Quote: "Nothing's ever too edgy or whatever. It's all very pretty and feminine and ladylike." Carrie Underwood likes Reese Witherspoon's style.
Fact: Carrie Underwood only drinks water, coffee and red wine.
Fact: Adele is set to perform at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on 12 February (17). She joins previously announced performers Carrie Underwood, John Legend, Keith Urban, and Metallica. Adele is up for five awards on the night including album, record and song of the year.
Fact: Touring partners Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are to perform together at the 2017 Grammy Awards next month (Feb17). The country stars toured Urban's native Australia together at the end of last year (16), teaming up onstage for renditions of Tom Petty and Steve Nicks' Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around and The Fighter, which the singers recorded for Keith's Ripcord album.
Fact: John Legend, Metallica, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are set to perform at the 50th annual Grammy Awards on 12 February (17). The ceremony, which will be hosted by James Corden, will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Fact: Carrie Underwood stunned young Christians at a concert in Atlanta, Georgia on Monday night (02Jan17), when she showed up unannounced to perform. The singer was greeted by screams as she took the stage with Christian singer David Crowder at Passion 2017, an evangelical conference for college students. She performed her hit Something in the Water for the 50,000 Christians in the audience.
Quote: "He's the best thing. I never really knew what it was like to love something or someone unconditionally until I had him. He's so sweet and so smart. He's a little sponge just growing and learning every day. He's just the best thing." Singer Carrie Underwood is in awe at how much her young son Isaiah changes every day.
Fact: Carrie Underwood has expanded her sporting wear line to include swimwear. The country star showed off one of her new bikinis, created for U.S. retailer DICk's Sporting Goods, in a sunny swimming pool snap on Friday (01Apr16). "I'm so proud to be able to work with @dickssportinggoods to create a line of swimwear that makes me feel so good!" she captioned the image. "Adorable and athletic... and covers everything I want covered!" It's the latest addition to her CALIA by Carrie Underwood range of fashionable gym clothes, which she launched last year (15).
Fact: Carrie Underwood and her country pals Brad Paisley and Luke Bryan teamed up on Monday (21Mar16) to honour her husband, Nashville Predators star Mike Fisher, with a congratulatory video on his 1,000th game as a professional ice hockey player. The tribute also featured Dierks Bentley, Vince Gill and Rascal Flatts, who all gushed about the sportsman's achievement. The video montage aired before the Predators' game on Monday night. Fisher was also presented with a custom-engraved silver hockey stick as Carrie and their son, Isaiah, watched from the crowd.
Quote: "I really want to sing with Axl Rose at some point in my life. I've covered enough Guns N' Roses stuff, and it was people like him who taught me how to sing. I look at people like him and Freddie Mercury, those people who were doing all these crazy runs. It was so different." Country star Carrie Underwood is keen to collaborate with her rock idol in the future.
Fact: Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood made sure their late friend Little Jimmy DICkens was properly honoured at the 2015 Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday night (04Nov15) by having a laugh at his expense. Following a montage of the star's comedic moments throughout the years at the prizegiving, Brad said, "In one of my last conversations with Jimmy, he told me he wanted to leave this world making people laugh on stage. And so we brought him here tonight," revealing a large gold urn. Brad took off the lid, reached in and pulled out a small gold urn, taking a jab at the late singer's tiny stature. Little Jimmy DICkens died in January (15), aged 94.
Quote: "Everyone is getting divorced. They're dropping like flies! But we are good. It helped that we were both established before we were married. Neither one of us could be like, 'I didn't know it would be like this!'" Carrie Underwood insists her marriage to ice hockey star Mike Fisher is rock solid.
Tweet: "FREAKING OUT RIGHT NOW!!! HE KNOWS I'M ALIVE!!!!!!!! Play it cool, Carrie...play it cool..." Country star Carrie Underwood can't contain her excitement after receiving a tweet from Sir Patrick Stewart, who she recently named as her celebrity crush. The X-Men veteran commented on the news by writing, "@carrieunderwood's words excite me more than the solid results of my recent bone density scan."
Quote: "We've kind of got our bus outfitted for a baby... There's a crib, that's in the back... and there's a lot of drawers and doors on buses and a trash chute and a laundry chute... so we had to put locking mechanisms on all of them... You press a button and everything locks." Carrie Underwood has baby-proofed her tour bus so her eight-month-old son can join her on tour.
Fact: Country star Carrie Underwood is to ring in 2016 by performing during the annual DICk Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest show in New York City's Times Square.
Quote: "I remember talking to (husband) Mike (Fisher) when I was really pregnant: 'Can I do this? Will I have that instinct?' He was always very reassuring... I feel like we learned, at the end of the day, we aren't going to break him. It is a learning process and we're going to make mistakes along the way and he's going to be fine and he's going to have two parents who love him so much." Carrie Underwood tells Parade magazine she struggled with the concept of motherhood before little Isaiah was born in February (15).
Quote: "I still haven’t figured out how to talk to the audience. I just want to sing. I am a little awkward when it comes to speaking, because I am a shy person." Carrie Underwood fears she's still not an all-round entertainer.
Quote: "I think it's important to sit quietly every day for 10 minutes. In the morning, I enjoy my cup of coffee and plan the day in my head to be ready for it. And sometimes at night, I sip a glass of red wine and just relax. I've learned to give myself a break." New mum Carrie Underwood takes time to meditate.
Quote: "I'm vegan and I love bread, but recently, I started making dinner a breadless meal. I’ll have a bowl of oatmeal for breakfast, and I'll make a sandwich on Ezekiel bread for lunch, but in the evening I’ll have protein and vegetables and no bread. When I wake up, my belly is flat!" Singer Carrie Underwood has found a simple way to stay trim after giving birth to her first child.
Fact: Country star Carrie Underwood is continuing to expand her presence in the fashion world as a guest judge for the season 14 finale of U.S. reality competition show PROJECT RUNWAY. The Before He Cheats hitmaker will help determine a winner based on the finalists' runway collections at New York Fashion Week next month (Sep15). Underwood is also set to make her debut at the annual event with a showcase featuring the new looks from her Calia fitness line.
Fact: Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood have signed up to return as co-hosts for the 2015 CMA Awards on 4 November (15). This will mark the eighth time the duo has hosted the annual country music prizegiving.
Tweet: "So hard to believe it's been 10 years! I'm forever grateful to American Idol for changing my life! #blessed" Country star Carrie Underwood marks the 10-year anniversary since she won the U.S. talent show in 2005. The seven-time Grammy winner has sold the most albums out of all the Idol alumni, with more the 14 million records shifted in the U.S. alone.
Tweet: "HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME! My 1st present = late night date with a tiny semi-bald chubby dude who likes to grunt & cry & pass gas! #bestgiftever". New mum Carrie Underwood receives a rude awakening from her 11-day-old son Isaiah Michael Fisher on her 32nd birthday on Tuesday (10Mar15).
Quote: "I like my comfy clothes, but I always have to have my hair and make-up somewhat done. I might be wearing sweat pants but the rest of me is done up!" Pregnant country star and Almay cosmetics ambassador Carrie Underwood rarely steps out without make-up.
Tweet: "I know why it's raining in Nashville. Little Jimmy is in heaven now making the Angels laugh so hard, they're crying. We'll miss you, friend!" Singer Carrie Underwood honours the memory of country legend 'Little' Jimmy Dickens following his death in Tennessee on Friday (02Jan15).
Quote: "When we were in Austria. I went there before our Sound of Music stuff last year. It’s like people could recognise us but they didn’t know why. They were just like, 'Oh these people look familiar, so we had people coming up to our tour guide and asking if my husband was Thor. I mean, I think, like, my husband is way hotter." Carrie Underwood reveals her husband is mistaken for People magazine's new Sexiest Man Alive Chris Hemsworth in Europe.
Quote: "I don't think I'm gonna be trying to push the wardrobe envelope like I have simply because I can't." Mum-to-be Carrie Underwood won't be changing costumes as many times as she has in the past when she hosts the CMA Awards for the seventh time on Wednesday (05Nov14).
Quote: "It's still kind of weird, to be honest. Sometimes I'll be with my husband, and it's like, 'I'm gonna be a mom. You're gonna be a dad. Is this real life?' But we're really excited." Pregnant country star Carrie Underwood cannot believe she and her husband Mike Fisher are going to become parents.
Fact: Carrie Underwood and pal Brad Paisley are teaming up yet again to co-host the 2014 Country Music Association (Cma) Awards for the seventh consecutive time. The singers will reunite onstage at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on 5 November (14), when the best of the industry will be honoured at the 48th annual prizegiving.
Quote: "I think there's a bit of a bromance. But Blake's got a lot of bromances going on - I don't want to talk to Mike about it. I don't want him to get jealous." Country superstar Carrie Underwood on her husband Mike Fisher bonding with Blake Shelton while she recorded the new track Somethin' Bad with Shelton's wife Miranda Lambert.
Fact: Carrie Underwood performed at the 2014 Samsung Hope For Children gala in New York City on Tuesday (10Jun14) for a star-studded crowd including Jessica Alba, Susan Sarandon and Tony Bennett.
Fact: Carrie Underwood, Ellie Goulding and OneRepublic have been shortlisted as the finalists for the Milestone title at the upcoming Billboard Music Awards. The winner, determined by fan votes, will be announced during the Las Vegas prizegiving on 18 May (14).
Fact: Carrie Underwood, OneRepublic and John Legend will compete with Ellie Goulding, Imagine Dragons and Luke Bryan for the Milestone Award at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. The winner will decided by a fan vote and unveiled during the Las Vegas prizegiving on 18 May (14).
Quote: "It took me forever to write the email to ask her, like I was writing to someone I had a crush on and you don't want to mess it up... It took a week for her to get back to me and I was telling (husband) Blake (Shelton), 'She hates me, she hates the song, she's never going to talk to me again, she's probably going to change her email address!' She finally wrote me back and said, 'I think it's awesome, let's do it!'" Country singer Miranda Lambert admits she was hesitant and nervous about asking friend and fellow country music superstar Carrie Underwood to join her for a duet on her upcoming album, Platinum.
Tweet: "Holy crap! I just met Norman Reedus! I think I played it pretty cool...I don't look excited in this pic at all, do I?" Country superstar Carrie Underwood turned into a gushing fan upon meeting The Walking Dead actor Norman Reedus, and posted a picture of herself grinning from ear to ear next to the star. The two were on hand for the annual Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, Louisiana, where Reedus, along with The Vampire Diaries hunk Ian Somerhalder, served as the festivities' Grand Marshals.
Fact: Carrie Underwood has been named American Idol's top-earning alum ahead of pregnant newlywed Kelly Clarkson. The Jesus Take the Wheel singer raked in approximately $31 million (Gbp19.3 million) between June 2012 and June 2013, according to the editors of business magazine Forbes.
Tweet: "Plain and simple: Mean people need Jesus. They will be in my prayers tonight... 1 Peter 2:1-25." Carrie Underwood responds to critics who have savaged her Sound of Music Tv special, which aired in America on Thursday night (05Dec13).
Tweet: "So yesterday I had a startling run-in with a bat... Yes, I said Bat! I wonder what today's rehearsals have in store! Where's Ozzy? Just kidding." Singer Carrie Underwood references Ozzy Osbourne's famous bat-eating stage trick as she rehearses for a live Tv production of The Sound Of Music.
Quote: "She's so wonderful. She's been so great to us and that means a lot. Whenever I do a cover of somebody's song or whatever, I always get permission of the artist first. I'm like, 'If you hate me, let me know and I won't sing your song!' So it was really really important for her to do that and just what a lovely person." Carrie Underwood gushes over Julie Andrews as she takes over the role of Maria in The Sound of Music, which will be aired live in the U.S. on Thursday (05Dec13).
Quote: "I'm really shy! I can perform in front of a big arena, but put me in a smaller setting like a baby shower or a birthday party and that's when I get nervous." Country star Carrie Underwood doesn't like small crowds.
Fact: Rashida Jones and Carrie Underwood performed a medley of holiday-inspired parodies of Daft Punk's Get Lucky, Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines, Miley Cyrus' Wrecking Ball, Katy Perry's Roar and The Lumineers' Ho Hey together on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Thursday (28Nov13). Underwood was accompanied by the kitten graphic Cyrus used while performing at the American Music Awards on Sunday (24Nov13) as she sang Wrecking Ball.
Fact: Country Music Association Awards co-hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley teamed up with the stars of hit reality Tv show Duck Dynasty to give Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines hit a makeover at the ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday (06Nov13). The singers reworked the lyrics for a new song titled Duck Blind as Jase, Willie, Korie and Missy Robertson danced behind them, blowing on duck call devices and carrying plastic mallards.
Quote: "I think I have a 'wow' moment every day. I remember in college, I was like, 'Okay, Ramen noodles again. I gotta pay my rent, pay this bill, I gotta go ask for more hours at work,' trying to figure out how to make it. And now I get to buy the good stuff at the grocery store. I get to buy the fresh fruit and vegetables. It's awesome." Former American Idol winner Carrie Underwood reminisces about her humble beginnings.
Quote: "It's a giant challenge. I mean, nobody could fill those shoes. Being able to see a woman with such grace and class has been very influential. I just thank her for being such a great inspiration to so many of us." Carrie Underwood on taking on Julie Andrews' iconic role in The Sound of Music for an upcoming Tv special.
Quote: "It's like three hours of live Tv. I've gotta memorise lines. I move to New York in like a week so it's gonna be crazy, I'll be there for a couple months. I've never had to memorise lines before or really buckle down. This is different for me, and it's a different kind of music." Singer Carrie Underwood is feeling nervous as she prepares for her role as Maria von Trapp in the upcoming Tv revamp of The Sound Of Music. The three-hour special airs in the U.S. later this year (13).
Fact: Carrie Underwood sang the Beatles' Yesterday as part of a "tribute to the historic events of 50 years ago" at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night (22Sep13). Her musical spot came after actor Don Cheadle reminded the audience and viewers of the telecast of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr's famous march on Washington, D.C. and the Fab Four's arrival in America on The Ed Sullivan Show.
Fact: Singers Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will return to co-host the 2013 Country Music Association Awards for the sixth consecutive time. The 47th annual Cmas will take place at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on 6 November (13).
Fact: Country singer Carrie Underwood turned Tv broadcaster on Monday (12Aug13) during a guest hosting stint on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America. The star, who has a degree in mass communications, showed off her skills as she took part in the Pop News segment of the programme.
Tweet: "So... The 1D boys were totes at my movie theater last night. Jealous? I tried to chat w/them but they just stood there... awkward..." Carrie Underwood jokes about her 'encounter' with the members of One Direction, while posting a photo of herself posing with a cardboard cut-out of the boy band.
Tweet: "I got pooped on by a bird on my vacation. And of course my hubby just Had to take a pic! Ha ha!" Country star Carrie Underwood had an unfortunate encounter during her recent beach holiday. The singer shared a photo of her red bikini top splattered with bird poop with her Twitter.com fans on Thursday (18Jul13).
Tweet: "Three years ago today, I married the most wonderful man! Mike Fisher has made those 3 years the best of my life! Here's to many, many more!" Carrie Underwood marked her third wedding anniversary on Wednesday (10Jul13) with a sweet tweet.
Fact: Country singer Carrie Underwood and her husband Mike Fisher are selling their house in the ice hockey star's native Canada after setting up home in Tennessee, where the athlete was signed to the Nashville Predators. The five-bedroom pad features a movie theatre, gym, and three-car garage and is listed for $2.2 million (£1.4 million).
Quote: "As far as guys and love go, I take the role of being the guy in the relationship. I don't need a lot. I don't need to talk on the phone. I don't even need to talk every day. I am very happy being by myself. I need to be by myself sometimes." Country star Carrie Underwood insists she's a low-maintenance lover.
Fact: Carrie Underwood has replaced Faith Hill as the voice of top-rated U.S. sports show Sunday Night Football. The Jesus Take the Wheel singer will perform the programme's theme song, Waiting All Day for Sunday Night, for the weekly broadcast later this year (13).
Quote: "Even when he's like, 'I'm so out of shape,' he still has a six-pack. Having Mike there - I want to be a hot wife!" Country star Carrie Underwood is motivated to stay in shape by her ice hockey player husband, Mike Fisher.
Quote: "I never knew how much Steven probably taught me how to sing growing up because they've been around for so long that I would have been listening to him from birth. He knows I'm a big fan so I try not to geek out too much when I'm around them. With him, you listen and he talks. He has the most amazing and crazy stories that I want to soak up." Country star Carrie Underwood is a huge fan of Steven Tyler after learning to sing by performing Aerosmith tracks.
Tweet: "I got to my hotel room this morning to find roses from my sweet Valentine waiting for me...I am such a lucky lady! Happy V-Day everyone!" Country star Carrie Underwood receives a romantic bouquet from her husband, ice hockey player Mike Fisher.
Quote: "I bought this gorgeous old, from like 18 something, curio cabinet; it’s all green and gold and kind of ornate, it’s my fancy curio cabinet and they go in there." Carrie Underwood on where she keeps her awards.
Quote: "I'm afraid someone is gonna tackle me and steal (it)... I don't know how much it's worth but I know it's, I think, 380 karats... It's worth more than me." Carrie Underwood on the sparkling diamond necklace loaned to her for the Grammy Awards on Sunday night (10Feb13).
Quote: "Underneath every skirt, every dress, I'm wearing shorts. So that everyone in the world knows, if I ever fell down, nobody would get a peek at anything." Country star Carrie Underwood takes extra precautions to make sure she doesn't have a wardrobe malfunction onstage.
Tweet: "Well, folks, hockey is back! Very bittersweet...I just lost my purse holder but gained cheering on my hot husband as he kicks butt!" Singer Carrie Underwood marks the return of North America's hockey season after a deal was reached this weekend (06Jan13) to end the lockout which threatened to completely derail the Nhl's 2012/13 season. The star's husband, Mike Fisher, plays for the Nashville Predators.
Fact: Country star Carrie Underwood is selling the home she bought with the cash she won on American Idol. The singer bought the three bedroom home in Tennessee for $384,000 (Gbp240,000) back in 2005 and it's on the market for $372,500 (Gbp232,500). Underwood and husband Mike Fisher now live in a sprawling Nashville-area home.
Fact: CMA Awards hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood joked about inducing Sugarland star Jennifer Nettles' pregnancy to provide fans and Tv viewers with a telecast moment to remember at the big event in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday (01Nov12). Paisley's friend and collaborator Little Jimmy DICkens appeared behind a group of sexy nurses, dressed in scrubs and a cowboy hat, and yelled, 'Push Jennifer' as the co-hosts donned medical gloves.
Tweet: "@KeithUrban Happy Birthday!!!!! I hope you have a wonderful day celebrating with family and friends!" Singer Carrie Underwood sends her best wishes to her fellow country star on Friday (26Oct12) as he turns 45.
Tweet: "Four Aca nominations?! Are you kidding me? Thanks so much!!! Wow! Another great news kind of day! seriously blessed". Singer Carrie Underwood can't believe she has landed quadruple nods for the 2012 American Country Awards.
Fact: Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will return to host the Cma Awards for the fifth time in November (12).
Tweet: "Happy anniversary to my handsome, sweet, smart, wonderful husband! Can't believe it's been 2 years! Time flies!" Country star Carrie Underwood marks her second wedding anniversary to ice hockey player Mike Fisher.
Quote: "I autograph a lot of body parts of intoxicated people. And lots of shoes. And I signed a diaper once!" Country star Carrie Underwood on her strange autograph requests.
Quote: "I thought, 'Why not go?' There are some people I literally have not seen since the day we graduated, and I was curious to see how people turned out, what they're doing, who they married, how many kids they have. Most people were pretty normal. I took a few pictures and signed a few things..." Carrie Underwood is pleased she decided to drive for almost 10 hours to attend her high school reunion last year (11).
Tweet: "A very big congratulations to my hubby... for winning the Nhl Foundation award! There is no one more deserving!" Carrie Underwood is thrilled her ice hockey star husband Mike Fisher was honoured for his charity work at Wednesday's (20Jun12) National Hockey League (Nhl) Awards in Las Vegas.
Quote: "If I died tomorrow and they wanted to do a movie about me, I've always loved Reese Witherspoon and I feel like we have the same stature. We're about the same height and she can sing." Carrie Underwood would like to be played by Reese Witherspoon in a biopic. Ironically, the Walk The Line star is seven years older than the country singer.
Quote: "It makes tour life a little difficult, because those are things I don't really have time to do. So that's what we do on my days off; we go to the laundromat. I get my quarters and we go... I just don't like other people doing my laundry, it freaks me out." Singer Carrie Underwood likes to take care of her domestic chores with husband Mike Fisher on her days off.
Quote: "He knows that even if the skirt's a little short, I would never do anything. That's my motto - I would never do anything that my kids would be embarrassed about when they grow up." Modest Carrie Underwood would never upset her conservative husband Mike Fisher.
Quote: "I'm glad I can present a polished version of myself when it counts. When I was on Idol, I said some dumb stuff, and learned what that could do, and that stuff lives on. It seemed like every single solitary stupid thing I said was aired and featured and replayed over and over and over again." Country star Carrie Underwood has learned from her embarrassing moments during her turn on U.S. reality series American Idol in 2005.
Quote: "Any guy I've ever dated, there would always be that doubt: 'He didn't answer his phone. What's he doing? It's late.' I'm not the crazy-girlfriend type, but there was a little voice in the back of my head. I don't have to worry about Mike. I don't think twice. He's going out? I don't care; it doesn't bother me. I don't bat an eye." Country singer Carrie Underwood is confident her ice hockey star husband Mike Fisher will always be faithful.
Quote: "I have yet to successfully make it through that song. It's not meant to be sad, but it's that whole circle-of-life kind of thing. It's from the point of view of a daughter singing about her mother. I even get emotional talking about it." Country music star Carrie Underwood struggles to belt out her new song Forever Changed live because she can't sing the tune without bursting into tears.
Quote: "I really don't know if I would do the whole fragrance thing. I don't want to smell like anybody else. If people walked up to me smelling like me, it might weird me out. So that one's not quite for me." Carrie Underwood has no plans to launch her own perfume.
Tweet: "Hello Twitter world! Excited to have another way to connect with my fans from my team and me…can't wait to hear from you!" Country star Carrie Underwood greets her fans after signing up to the social networking website on Friday (24Feb12).
Fact: Carrie Underwood and Tony Bennett will perform their duet It Had to Be You from Bennett's Duets II album at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (12Feb12). Both stars are nominated for awards.
Fact: Carrie Underwood has been named Country Music’s Most Beautiful Woman of 2011 following a reader's vote in Country Weekly magazine. She beat out the likes of Shania Twain and Taylor Swift.
Quote: "She's the Sonny to my Cher. She's the Tennille to my Captain. She's the Bert to my Ernie - in a strictly platonic way. She's the Barbie to my Ken. She's my gal." Country star Brad Paisley on pal Carrie Underwood.
Fact: Carrie Underwood and Tony Bennett are to perform their new duet for a bunch of TV cops in the second season premiere of Tom Selleck's new drama Blue Bloods. The singers will appear as themselves on the episode and they'll perform the standard It Had To Be You at a New York police fundraiser. Underwood and Bennett have recorded the song for the veteran's upcoming album, Duets II.
Fact: Country star pals Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood have signed on to host the 45th annual Cma Awards in November (11) for a fourth time. The singers made the announcement in an online video on Monday (11Jul11) from the set of their new video Remind Me.
Fact: Newlyweds Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher have bought up 400 acres in rural Tennessee close to Leipers Fork. The country star and her ice hockey hero husband plan to build a retreat on the land.
Quote: "My entire goal for being on (American) Idol was to make enough money so I could go back to school when I got kicked off... Obviously, I was nicely surprised, and it worked out all right!" Singer Carrie Underwood wasn't planning on launching a career in entertainment when she tried out for the U.S. reality TV show American Idol - and won.
Quote: "I never go out to eat. I never do anything. I think that's why I consider myself not a celebrity. I'm a normal person who sings on stage." Grammy Award-winning singer Carrie Underwood doesn't feel like a celebrity.
Quote: "I imagine him on a Sunday afternoon at home eating cupcakes on the couch, like fully bedazzled at all times." Country singer Carrie Underwood is convinced her Academy of Country Music Awards duet partner pal Steven Tyler is always dressed to impress.
Quote: "We'll get the bug when we get the bug, but we do not have it right now. We wed just under a year ago, so I think we just want to be married and be a couple." Country star Carrie Underwood has no plans to start a family with ice hockey star husband Mike Fisher just yet.
Fact: Country star Carrie Underwood's long-distance marriage has been given a huge boost - her Canadian ice hockey ace husband Mike Fisher has been transferred to the city she now calls home. The couple has largely been apart since exchanging vows seven months ago, but now Fisher has been traded by the Ottawa Senators to the Nashville Predators in Tennessee.
Quote: "I can go sing in front of a gazillion people, but ask me to speak publicly about something and I get nervous, start talking really fast, and stutter!" Country star Carrie Underwood is not comfortable in front of crowds when she's not performing.
Quote: "I don't wanna be responsible for cooking meat cause I'll get everyone landed in the hospital. Some people, like, drag me into this horrible conversation about how you should eat meat. I'm like, 'Wait a minute. I don't care what you put in your body, leave me out of this.'" Vegan Carrie Underwood defends her lifestyle choice.
Quote: "I'm a big fan of the Narnia books and films, so I was really excited about seeing this new movie and writing and performing a song for it. I was blown away by the film, and I think people are going to be really excited when they see it." Carrie Underwood on her new song There's a Place for Us, which will feature in new movie The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.
Quote: "Mike's the missing piece to my puzzle - he's a few pieces. He makes me a better person." Newlywed country singer Carrie Underwood gushes about her husband, ice hockey star Mike Fisher.
Fact: Carrie Underwood's new video, MAMA'S SONG, features her mum Carole and new husband Mike Fisher.
Quote: "I have to stay hydrated so I don't pass out onstage." Carrie Underwood insists she's the perfect choice to become a spokesmodel for drinks firm VitaminWater.
Fact: Country sensation Carrie Underwood has been named as Olay Skin Care's first North American celebrity ambassador. The blonde beauty will front a new advertising campaign for the beauty products, which will appear on TV and in print later this year (10).
Quote: "It's so weird saying, 'My husband!'" Singer Carrie Underwood can't get used to being married to ice hockey star Mike Fisher. The couple wed earlier this month (Jul10).
Quote: "My sister told me if I feel like tearing up, say the Pledge of Allegiance. I must have said it 20 times that night!" Singer Carrie Underwood reveals her secret to preserving her make-up when she became emotional during her wedding to ice hockey star Mike Fisher.
Quote: "That night exceeded all the hopes I had. It was a great party." Newlywed country star Carrie Underwood on her fairytale wedding to ice hockey player Mike Fisher last weekend (10Jul10).
Fact: Newlywed country singer Carrie Underwood wore a tiara containing more than 40 carats of diamonds when she exchanged vows with ice hockey star Mike Fisher last weekend (10Jul10). The sparkling crown was a wedding gift to the blonde beauty from her new husband.
Quote: "It's a surprise. I have no clue where we are going, which is nice. I know it will be warm, that's about it." Carrie Underwood admits she has no clue where husband-to-be Mike Fisher plans to take her on honeymoon.
Fact: Kelly Clarkson is the most successful American Idol contestant ever. She has sold 10.6 million albums, outstripping contemporaries including country star Carrie Underwood and Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson.
Quote: "I get scripts in all the time. It would really have to be the right thing. I'm not going to kid myself and pretend that I'm an actress, because I'm not, but if something ever came up that was just fun, something that it would be fun to look on when I'm older, I'd be into that." Country music star Carrie Underwood isn't in a rush to kickstart an acting career after making her debut in U.S. TV sitcom How I Met Your Mother.
Fact: Carrie Underwood has received the ultimate honour - she has been turned into a Sesame Street character. Carrie Underworm will make its debut on Thursday (11Feb10) when the country star appears on the kids show.
Fact: Carrie Underwood and Queen Latifah will provide the entertainment before the Super Bowl on 7 February (10) - Underwood will perform the U.S. National Anthem, while Latifah will sing America the Beautiful.
Quote: "The show was so much fun! I got to hang out with the whole cast, dress up like a flight attendant, play a cavewoman, and had a baby pig poop on me... jealous?" Singer Carrie Underwood on her cameo role in U.S. TV show HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER.
Fact: When country star Carrie Underwood weds fiance, ice hockey star MIKE FISHER, her legal name will become Carrie Fisher, a moniker she'll share with the Star Wars actress.
Quote: "Our schedules don't provide us that much time to get married... We're trying to work it out and move stuff around." Carrie Underwood on her plans to wed ice hockey star Mike Fisher.
Quote: "If I’m ticked off, I’ll get a punching bag and beat the c**p out of it." Singer Carrie Underwood on how she works out her frustrations.
Quote: "I would never immortalise a guy that did me wrong. I would never give him that much credit." Carrie Underwood insists her song COWBOY CASANOVA is not about ex-boyfriend and Dallas Cowboy quarterback Tony Romo.
Quote: "Simon's obviously very smart. But he's not the smartest person I know." Former American Idol star Carrie Underwood takes a swipe at the show's mastermind Simon Cowell.
Fact: Actress Christina Applegate joined country star Carrie Underwood for her holiday TV special in America on Monday night (07Dec09) - the two blondes teamed up to perform a rendition of The Ronettes' Be My Baby
Quote: "I don't have an acting bug. It's not something that is on my bucket list. But if the right thing came up... Something small, something fun and it sounds like it would be a good time then I'd be in." Singer Carrie Underwood is pondering an acting career.
Quote: It's an Underwood family tradition, the rear goes away - it goes in and out - so I have to work really hard to try and make sure it stays where it's supposed to be." Carrie Underwood on her bum battle.
Quote: "I still am shy, I don't say much... I love to sing but around your friends it's awkward." Grammy-winning country singer Carrie Underwood admits she's uncomfortable being in the spotlight among close pals.
Quote: "It just sounds like organised stalking to me... I’ll be in a restaurant and I’ll get home and somebody tweeted and they talked about what I ordered and what I was wearing... It’s a wee bit of an invasion of privacy." Carrie Underwood isn't a fan of Twitter.com.
Fact: Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood have been recalled as the hosts of the Country Music Association Awards in November (09). The couple teamed up to present the awards show in 2008. Between them, the pair has 16 CMAs.
Quote: "I have nothing bad to say about that experience. It was awesome. I just didn't know how to deal with it. I learned a ton about dating someone in that kind of spotlight. It was such a whirlwind, but no regrets." Chace Crawford on romancing country star Carrie Underwood.
Fact: Carrie Underwood has become the first artist to claim 10 number one country singles from her first two albums.
Fact: Eva Longoria PARKER, Brooke Shields, Lauren Hutton, Carrie Underwood and Anjelica Huston are to appear in a new print ad celebrating the 20th anniversary of clothing giants Badgley Mischka. The women, all big fans of Badgley Mischka designs, will pose in gowns the duo have made.
Quote: "I'm anti-Valentine's Day. I don't believe - and this goes for anybody - your man shouldn't love you for one day out of 365. He should love you 365 days out of the year. I want Valentine's Day every day." Country singer Carrie Underwood isn't a fan of the romantic occasion.
Fact: Country music singer Martina McBride revived the memory of rock and roll legend Elvis Presley on Wednesday (03Dec08) when she sang alongside a 1968 video of the star performing holiday tune BLUE CHRISTMAS on U.S. show Good Morning America. MCBride overdubbed vocals to create the duet for new album Elvis Presley Christmas Duets, where the King is paired with singers Carrie Underwood, AMY GRANT and Olivia Newton-John.
Fact: Country star Carrie Underwood has been immortalised at New York's Madame Tussauds museum. The singer unveiled her waxwork on Thursday (23Oct08).
Fact: Reigning Country Music Association male and female vocalists of the year Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will co-host the 42nd Annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on 12 November (08).
Quote: "I love going out to clubs. Granted, I don't get hammered or do anything to embarrass myself. I'd call myself wholesome but it's not like I only drink milk." Country music star Carrie Underwood is satisfied with her good-girl image.
Quote: "Girls have it harder in country music - guys can be balding and overweight. But look at the women... I hire people to make me beautiful so I can keep up with everybody else." Carrie Underwood on the pressures of looking good.
Quote: "The car I have, a Ford Mustang convertible, is the one I won on (AMERICAN) IDOL... I've never bought a car in my life." Thrifty country singer Carrie Underwood.
Quote: "I don't know how y'alls' dating life is, but mine's not so great." Country singer Carrie Underwood is not enjoying single life following the breakdown of her relationship to CHACE CRAWFORD.
Quote: "I went to Clive Davis' Grammy party, and I nearly spontaneously combusted because everyone on my iPod was there - Carrie Underwood, Alicia Keys, and I met Whitney Houston. That was crazy." British pop star Leona Lewis was overawed by the stars she met at music mogul Davis' February (08) bash.
Fact: Carrie Underwood's Grammy Awards Best Country Song, BEFORE HE CHEATS, was originally written for GRETCHEN WILSON.
Quote: "I was heavier. Still, there's nothing worse than going online and reading that someone called you chubby." Country singer Carrie Underwood tried to ignore criticism of her recent weight-gain.
Fact: Former American Idol champ Carrie Underwood has made pop chart history in America by scoring the highest-debut ever for a female artist in the country countdown. The pretty singer's new track So Small has entered the Billboard Country Airplay chart at number 20.
Quote: "I'm not saying I want to get married tomorrow, but I'd like to have someone other than my mom to call when I have good news." Country singer Carrie Underwood, who has been romantically linked to American football hunk TONY ROMO.
Quote: "People look at me like I must be a country bumpkin. They think I'm stupid. I'll do interviews, and everybody's like, 'Do you milk cows..?' I've never milked a cow my entire life." American Idol star Carrie Underwood, who graduated from Oklahoma's Northeastern State University with a journalism degree earlier this year (06).
Fact: American Idol champion Carrie Underwood's amazing year continues - the record-breaking country star has been chosen to sing the US National Anthem at baseball's All-Star Game in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on 11 July (06).