Carrie Underwood’s “So Small” Scores the Highest Debut of Any Country Female in Chart History!

Country Radio Delivers Big Numbers, with 128 Reporting Stations Already Playing the Track on its Official Airplay Impact Date!

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August 6, 2007

Nashville, TN – Reigning CMA and ACM Female Vocalist and double GRAMMY winner Carrie Underwood broke multiple records with the blockbuster radio and sales success from her debut disc, Some Hearts, and the excitement continues unabated as “So Small,” the first single from her upcoming album, explodes onto the Billboard/R&R country airplay chart at #20, marking the highest chart entry by a solo country female in Nielsen BDS history.

Written by Carrie with Luke Laird and GRAMMY-winning songwriter Hillary Lindsey (who co-wrote three tracks on Carrie’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 a whopping 128 country reporting stations.

With its #20 debut at Billboard/R&R and a #25 entry in Country Aircheck, 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 October 23.

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