Carrie Underwood Snags Highest Certified Country Artist Distinction

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Singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood now has the distinction of being the highest certified country artist to hit the scene this century!

Carrie Underwood’s Some Hearts has gone 8x Multi-Platinum, the highest album certification of any country artist to emerge since 2000!

Following three back-to-back #1 singles, the Oklahoma native’s 2015 Storyteller album is now certified Platinum while each of her first four studio albums have added Multi-Platinum certifications. Besides Some Hearts, these include Blown Away (now 2x Multi-Platinum), Play On (3x Multi-Platinum), and Carnival Ride (4x Multi-Platinum).

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Underwood already holds the honor of being the current Top Country Artist (male or female) on RIAA’s Digital Single Ranking with 28 million.

On November 2nd, she’ll join Brad Paisley as the CMA Awards co-host for a ninth consecutive year. The 50th Annual CMA Awards airs live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena at 8 PM/ET via ABC.

This year, Underwood garnered her first nomination for the coveted CMA ‘Entertainer of the Year’ award, as well as nominations for ‘Female Vocalist of the Year’, ‘Album of the Year’ for Storyteller, and ‘Musical Event of the Year’ with Keith Urban for “The Fighter.”

Congrats on another major accomplishment, Carrie! Share this great news with other fans of the American Idol alum.

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