Carrie Underwood's "So Small" sets country music record
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Carrie Underwood's "So Small" sets country music record

Monday, August 6, 2007 – Carrie Underwood's first single from her sophomore disc, "So Small," is racing up the charts and setting a record along the way. The song hit number 20 on the Billboard/R&R country airplay chart, marking the highest chart entry by a solo country female in Nielsen BDS history.

Penned by Underwood with Luke Laird and Hillary Lindsey (who co-wrote three tracks on Underwood's debut disc, including the chart-topping "Wasted" and "Jesus, Take the Wheel"), "So Small" was this week's most-added new single at Billboard/R&R and Country Aircheck. Serviced to country radio last Monday, with an official airplay impact date of today, "So Small" is already spinning on 128 country reporting stations.

The track also earns the distinction of becoming the highest debuting single of any country artist this year.

Underwood's to-be-titled new album, which will include "So Small," arrives Oct. 23.

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