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Carrie Underwood breaks her own record

Thursday, September 6, 2007 – Carrie Underwood entered Billboard's Hot Digital Songs chart at number 6 with 70,808 downloads, earning the highest debut position and greatest first-week sales of any country airplay single in the history of the digital chart.

Co-written by Underwood with Luke Laird and Hillary Lindsey, "So Small" made the record books last month, when its number 20 Billboard/R&R country airplay debut established the highest chart entry by a solo country female in Nielsen BDS history.

The only country artist to ever top Underwood's achievements on the Digital Songs chart is Underwood herself, whose American Idol "Idol Gives Back" charity recording of the Pretenders' classic, "I'll Stand by You," this past May became the best-debuting digital track ever recorded by a country artist.

"So Small" is from Underwood's upcoming album, "Carnival Ride," dropping Oct. 23.


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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 ...


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