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By Vernell Hackett

Carrie Underwood: A Biography follows the singer from a small city in Oklahoma to the levels of the main prestigious live performance halls on the planet. alongside the best way, enthusiasts will examine this girl-next-door's determination to compete on American Idol and her next triumph there, approximately her first recordings in Nashville and her platinum albums, and approximately her sold-out live performance excursions with superstars like Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, and Keith Urban.But the booklet isn't really purely approximately Underwood as a star. it's also approximately how she makes use of that big name to do solid works, together with conversing out for the Humane Society of the U.S., engaging in a tune that benefited get up For melanoma, doing public provider bulletins for the Do whatever adolescence association, and traveling for the USO.

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4. Peter Cronin, “Carrie Underwood’s Wild Ride,” CMA News Service, October 4, 2006. 5. John Wooley, “Tracking Checotah’s Carrie Underwood in her Quest to Become the Next ‘American Idol,’ ” Tulsa World, March 24, 2005. 6. ” Tulsa World, May 22, 2005. 7. Matt Gleason, “Carrie Supporters to Watch Their Favorite Idol Show,” Tulsa World, February 22, 2005. 8. Ibid. I AIN’T IN CHECOTAH ANYMO RE 27 9. Ibid. 10. John Wooley, “Carrie-d Away,” Tulsa World, May 14, 2005. 11. Ibid. 12. Ibid. 13. Staff reports, “Idol with a Twist,” Tulsa World, May 19, 2005.

The singer explained, “This isn’t the end of our lives, when the competition’s over. So I’m just going to get out here and do the best I can every week, and if I win, YES. ”16 Fox Network opened an additional phone line for each contestant so fans could get through more easily to vote for their favorites on the next to the last week of American Idol. Officials from the network said there had been a higher volume of calls in 2005 than 2004. When the final results were tallied, Underwood and Bice were the two finalists on season four American Idol.

Both contestants had special moments on the final night of the show. ” Bice sat in with southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd. Throughout the season a record 500 million votes were cast by viewers. When the winner was announced by the show host, Ryan Seacrest, it was Underwood who was declared the “American Idol” for the show’s fourth season. She reacted to the announcement by bursting into tears. After gaining her composure, the singer declared it the best night of her life and vowed to remember the moment forever.

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