American Idol Carrie Underwood‘s fourth album, Blown Away, has been certified Platinum by the RIAA and returns to the No. 1 spot this week, marking six cumulative weeks at the summit of Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart. Earlier this week the nominations were announced for “The 46th Annual CMA Awards” and Carrie earned her seventh Female Vocalist nomination.
Carrie has received five CMA Awards in her career, including three consecutive wins as Female Vocalist (2006, 2007, 2008), as well as Single of the Year (2007 for “Before He Cheats”), and the Horizon Award (2006).
Carrie and Brad Paisley will return to host “The 46th Annual CMA Awards” for a fifth time in 2012. “Country Music’s Biggest Night” airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Thursday, Nov. 1.
Blown Away‘s second single and title track entered the Top 10 this week as it continues to climb the Billboard country airplay chart. This marks Carrie’s 16th single to reach the Top 10, which according to Billboard is a record among women in the tally’s 68-year history.
On September 14, Carrie willlaunch the North Americanportion ofher third headline arena tour, “The Blown Away Tour,”in Manchester, New Hampshire. Stay tuned to our Weekly Scoop article every Monday to see where she is headed.
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