Exciting news is just coming all at once for Carrie Underwood fans this month. Not only has she just unveiled her hugely anticipated fifth studio album 'Storyteller', but she's also announced a mega 40 date tour across North America for 2016 in addition to the festival dates already revealed.

Carrie UnderwoodCarrie Underwood is about to hit the road again

From January 30th, the Grammy winning country star will be travelling all over the US and Canada for her first 360-degree set of performances i.e. whereby the stage will be placed in the middle of the audience. She'll be hitting some of the biggest arenas in North America with special guests including Mercury Nashville signee Easton Corbin and 'The Voice' finalists the Swon Brothers.

Overseas fans will also get the chance to see her as she joins the bill for Country To Country 2016 in March, with consecutive shows in Glasgow and London in the UK and Dublin in Ireland. Further festival dates include California's Stagecoach festival and the ACM Party For A Cause Festival in Las Vegas in April.

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Everyone who purchases the new album will even get early access to the upcoming ticket sale; and it certainly is worth buying. Produced by Mark Bright (Rascal Flatts), Zach Crowell (Sam Hunt) and Jay Joyce (Little Big Town), the album underwent the recording process in 2014, though was briefly interrupted by the birth of Underwood's first child - Isaiah Michael Fisher. The first single released from the record was 'Smoke Break'.

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She's not taking a break though, with several dates coming up to end the year including the CMA Awards, the Project Runway Finale, the American Music Awards, the 'Sinatra 100' concert in Vegas and Belk Bowl 2015 in December. Plus, one dollar per ticket sale for her 'Storyteller' tour will go to her educational charity, C.A.T.S Foundation.

Tickets will be available for the general public on November 6th 2015.

Storyteller Tour dates:
January 30 - Jacksonville, FL @ Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
February 1 - Duluth, GA @ Infinite Energy Arena
February 3 - Greensboro, NC @ Greensboro Coliseum
February 5 - Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum! Center
February 17 - Pittsburgh, PA @ CONSOL Energy Center
February 20 - Hampton, VA @ Hampton Coliseum
February 22 - Philadelphia @ Wells Fargo Center
February 23 - Boston @ TD Garden
February 25 - Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
March 11 - Glasgow, Scotland @ C2C Festival, Clyde Auditorium
March 12 - London, England @ C2C Festival, O2 Arena
March 13 - Dublin, Ireland @ C2C Festival, 3 Arena
March 17 - Youngstown, OH @ Covelli Centre
March 19 - Allentown, PA @ PPL Center
March 22 - Auburn Hills, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills
March 24 - St. Louis, MO @ Chaifetz Arena
March 26 - Lincoln, NE @ Pinnacle Bank Arena
March 29 - Colorado Springs, CO @ Broadmoor World Arena
March 30 - Denver @ Pepsi Center
April 1 - Las Vegas @ ACM Party for a Cause Festival
April 5 - Fresno, CA @ Save Mart Center
April 8 - Reno, NV @ Reno Events Center
April 10 - Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
April 12 - Stockton, CA @ Stockton Arena
April 14 - Phoenix @ Talking Stick Resort Arena
April 16 - Las Cruces, NM @ Pan American Center
April 18 - San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center
April 19 - Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
April 22 - Bossier City, LA @ CenturyLink Center
April 24 - Lafayette, LA @ Cajundome
April 27 - Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
April 28 - N. Little Rock, AR @ Verizon Arena
April 30 - Indio, CA @ Stagecoach Festival
May 3 - Madison, WI @ Kohl Center
May 5 - Green Bay, WI @ Resch Center
May 7 - Grand Forks, ND @ Ralph Engelstad Arena
May 10 - Casper, WY @ Casper Events Center
May 12 - Billings, MT @ Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark
May 15 - Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
May 17 - Rosemont, IL @ Allstate Arena
May 18 - Cleveland @ Quicken Loans Arena
May 24 - Buffalo, NY @ First Niagara Center
May 27 - Ottawa, ON @ Canadian Tire Centre
May 28 - Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
May 30 - London, ON @ Budweiser Gardens