Nashville, TN – (November 23, 2014) - Superstar Carrie Underwood won her 8th American Music Award last night, winning for “Favorite Female Artist - Country,” a fan-voted award, during the show that was broadcast from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. Among her 8 AMA trophies are four consecutive wins for each of her albums claiming “Favorite Country Album” honors- Some Hearts in 2007, Carnival Ride in 2008, Play On in 2010 and Blown Away in 2012. American Music Award Wins: 2014 Favorite Female Artist - Country 2012 Favorite Country Album - Blown Away 2010 Favorite Country Album - Play On 2008 Favorite Country Album - Carnival Ride 2007 Favorite Female Artist - Country 2007 Favorite Country Album - Some Hearts 2007 T-Mobile Text-In Award - Artist of the Year 2006 Favorite New Breakthrough Artist Carrie will release a new album on December 9, Greatest Hits: Decade #1. The album’s release was kicked off by the record-setting success of its first single, “Something in the Water,” which is quickly climbing the charts. The 25-track collection also includes the new song “Little Toy Guns” (written by Underwood, Chris DeStefano, and Hillary Lindsey), as well as four songs in never-before-released versions. Greatest Hits: Decade #1 is available for digital pre-orders now. Pre-order a physical copy here: http://smarturl.it/amzcarrieunderwood. Carrie Underwood emerged from the promise of her 2005 American Idol win to become a true multi-format, multi-media superstar, spanning achievements in music, television, and film, where the six-time GRAMMY® Award winner has amassed more than 95 major honors, sold more than 64 million records worldwide, and recorded 18 #1 singles, nine of which she co-wrote. The first female artist to be twice named the Academy of Country Music’s Entertainer of the Year, Underwood was recognized as Pollstar’s Top Female Country Touring Artist for each of her headlining tours, in 2008, 2010, and 2012. Her four albums, Some Hearts, Carnival Ride, Play On, and Blown Away – each certified multi-Platinum or Platinum, and each an American Music Awards winner as Country Album of the Year – tallied 38 weeks at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart with songs that have now been streamed more than 800 million times worldwide. Last year, she starred as Maria von Trapp in NBC’s three-hour holiday blockbuster, the Emmy®-winning The Sound of Music Live!, whose airings attracted 44 million viewers. A proud member of the Grand Ole Opry since 2008, Underwood is now in her second season as the musical voice of primetime television’s #1 program, Sunday Night Football, and recently returned for the seventh consecutive year as co-host of the CMA Awards. On December 9, Underwood will release Greatest Hits: Decade #1, her first hits collection, which also features her record-breaking new single, “Something in the Water.” Follow Carrie on Twitter @carrieunderwood. www.carrieunderwoodofficial.com www.carrieunderwood.fm
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