Blown Away Becomes First Album Since 2010 To Hold The No. 1 Spot On Billboard’s Top Country Album Chart For First 4 Weeks
Nashville, TN – Superstar Carrie Underwood’s fourth album, Blown Away, is No. 1 for the fourth consecutive week on Billboard’s Top Country Album Chart. Blown Away becomes the first album since 2010 to debut at No. 1 and stay there for four consecutive weeks on Billboard’s Top Country Album Chart.
Upon its release on May 1, Blown Away made history by debuting at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country albums sales chart making Carrie only the second country artist in the 47 year history of the chart to have each of their first four albums debut at No. 1. Blown Away also debuted at No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart making Carrie only the second country artist in history to have three consecutive albums debut at No. 1. Blown Away became country’s best-selling digital album debut since 2010.
Carrie will perform at the 2012 CMT Music Awards live from Nashville on Wednesday, June 6. Carrie is the most nominated artist at this year’s CMT Music Awards with 5 nods. Her video “Good Girl” is up for “Video of the Year” and “Female Video of the Year.” Carrie and Steven Tyler’s performance of “Just A Dream/Dream On” on CMT’s Crossroads is nominated for “CMT Performance of the Year.” Carrie and Brad Paisley’s “Remind Me” video is up for “Video of the Year” and “Collaborative Video of the Year.”
Fans can cast their vote now at CMT.com through June 4 for the 2012 CMT Music Awards which will air LIVE from Nashville on Wednesday, June 6 on CMT and CMT.com.
Carrie is also nominated for “Choice Female Country Artist” at this year’s Teen Choice Awards which air Sunday, July 22 at 8pm ET on FOX. Fans ages 13-19 can vote once each day per category for their favorite Teen Choice 2012 nominees at www.teenchoiceawards.com .
Since releasing Some Hearts in 2005, Carrie has sold more than 14 million albums with Some Hearts, 2007’s Carnival Ride, and 2009’s Play On making her the best selling American Idol in the US. She’s amassed 14 No. 1 singles, six of which she co-wrote, and became the first country artist in history and the only American Idol winner ever to achieve 10 No. 1 singles from their first two albums. Underwood currently leads the nominations for the upcoming CMT Music Awards with five. She is a five-time Grammy winner, a two-time Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year, a three-time Country Music Association and ACM Female Vocalist winner, and a proud member of the Grand Ole Opry.
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