Carrie Underwood visits Persian Gulf troops
COUNTRY STANDARD TIME
HomeNewsInterviewsCD ReleasesCD ReviewsConcertsArtistsArchive
 

Carrie Underwood visits Persian Gulf troops

Monday, December 11, 2006 – Carrie Underwood will soon embark on her first USO tour to the Persian Gulf region. Underwood, who recently received the Country Music Association’s “Female Vocalist of the Year” Award and “Horizon” Award, will perform and meet with service members.

Specific dates of her visit were not disclosed by her publicist.

Underwood won American Idol in 2005. Her debut album, “Some Hearts,” was certified quadruple platinum and is the fastest-selling debut female country album since the introduction of the Nielsen SoundScan in 1991. “Some Hearts” will close 2006 as the best-selling country album of the year. In addition, all three singles from the CD have hit the top spot on the country music singles chart: “Jesus, Take The Wheel,” “Don’t Forget To Remember Me” and recent number one “Before He Cheats.”

The USO tour continues the group's tradition of bringing celebrities to visit troops during the holiday season. Celebrities who recently participated in USO tours include Chuck Norris, Drowning Pool, Bill Engvall, Craig Ferguson and Shinedown.


More news for Carrie Underwood


CD reviews for Carrie Underwood

CD review - My Savior Carrie Underwood's gospel music album may not be traditional in the sense that she sings these songs the same way she heard them as a child growing up. However, on the traditional/modern country music spectrum, this album leans closer to traditional country music than just about anything Underwood's recorded. Underwood always sings well, no matter how her songs are arranged, but it's a true treat to hear that voice without much of the big production that usually accompanies it. ...
CD review - My Gift It makes logical sense that Carrie Underwood, arguably mainstream country music's best pure vocalist, would make a Christmas album. And make no mistake about it, this is a 'Christmas' album, as opposed to a 'holiday' release. These 11 tracks are nearly all spiritual in nature. Therefore, you won't hear about Santa, reindeer or even toys under the tree. The only truly secular track is "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," which is not – by a long ...
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 ...


©Country Standard Time • Jeffrey B. Remz, editor & publisher • countrystandardtime@gmail.com
AboutCopyrightNewsletterOur sister publication Standard Time
Subscribe to Country Music News Country News   Subscribe to Country Music CD Reviews CD Reviews   Follow us on  Twitter    Instagram    Facebook