Carrie Underwood rises to top of song chart
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Carrie Underwood rises to top of song chart

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 – Carrie Underwood earns her seventh number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs as Just a Dream jumps from third to first, knocking out Toby Keith's She Never Cried in Front of Me.

Kenny Chesney continues atop the country album chart with "Lucky Old Sun," although it is no longer the best selling CD in the U.S. AC/DC took over that spot with "Black Ice." Chesney fell to third.

"I am just so honored," Underwood said. "All of the support that I've had throughout all my singles is just incredible. And I'm just very appreciative."

Of Underwood's eight official country singles, all but one - Don't Forget to Remember Me - reached the top slot. Brad Paisley and Keith Urban earned their 20th and 18th top 10 single, respectively, as their duet Start a Band jumped from 13th to 10th.

Hank Williams III debuted in 18th in the top 200 of all albums sold with "Damn Right Rebel Proud" (Curb) selling 20,000 units. Sugarland was 19th with "Love on the Inside." Lee Ann Womack started in 23rd with "Call Me Crazy," selling 17,000.

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CD review - Cry Pretty Carrie Underwood's life was reading straight from the storybooks: one of the few American Idol Winners with ongoing success; a professional athlete for a husband; a beautiful baby boy. The string of great fortune turned sharply in 2017, when Underwood began the unfathomable experience of three consecutive lost pregnancies. This was atop a frightening fall at her home that ended with her face in nearly 50 stitches. Sharing these moments with her fans makes the beamingly-beautiful singer ...

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