Nashville, TN- (July 26, 2012) - The broadcast and online world premieres of Carrie Underwood’s latest video, “Blown Away,” will take place on Monday, July 30, during a 24-hour exclusive window domestically and internationally on E! News at 7 and 11:30 p.m. ET/PT and on the homepage of E! Online.
This Saturday, Carrie will attend the Private World Premiere of the “Blown Away” video with country radio station KJ97 and over 200 of their listeners in San Antonio, Texas. Among hundreds of participating stations, KAJA-FM won an Arista Nashville sponsored nationwide country radio contest to host this special event by receiving the most listener votes.
Carrie’s “Blown Away” video was directed by Randee St. Nicholas and produced by Brandon Bonfiglo for Randee St. Nicholas Photography. “Blown Away” is the title track of Carrie Underwood’s fourth album and her current single, which has amassed sales in excess of a quarter of a million. The song was written by Josh Kear and Chris Tompkins who also co-penned her smash hit, "Before He Cheats."
To view a sneak peek, follow this link: http://smarturl.it/blownawaytrailer
Carrie will launch the North American portion of her third headline arena tour, “The Blown Away Tour” on September 14 in Manchester, New Hampshire continuing through December.
Carrie’s Blown Away album made history this spring by debuting at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums 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. “Good Girl,” her first single from Blown Away, has already achieved the No. 1 slot on both Billboard and Country Aircheck’s country airplay charts and became her 15th career No. 1 single.
Since releasing Some Hearts in 2005, Carrie has sold more than 15 million albums with Some Hearts, 2007’s Carnival Ride, and 2009’s Play On making her the best-selling American Idol in the U.S. She’s accumulated 15 No. 1 singles, seven 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. 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.