Carrie Underwood Storms The Charts As “Blown Away” Claims The No. 1 Spot on The Country Airplay Charts This Week
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RIAA Certifies “Blown Away” Platinum For More Than 1 Million Digital Downloads
Nashville, TN – Superstar Carrie Underwood storms the charts this
week as her latest single, “Blown Away,” claims the No. 1 spot on both
the Billboard and Mediabase country airplay charts giving Carrie her
16th No. 1 single. “Blown Away,” the title-track off Carrie’s latest
album was certified Platinum this week by the RIAA becoming her 11th
Platinum or Multi-Platinum digital single to sell more than 1 million
The video for “Blown Away” has spent an impressive 10 consecutive
weeks at No. 1 on GAC’s “Top 20 Countdown” show since its debut in
Carrie launched the North American portion of her third headline
arena tour, “The Blown Away Tour,” last month to packed arenas.
Carrie is nominated for Female Vocalist at “The 46th Annual CMA
Awards” which airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on
Thursday, Nov. 1 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Carrie will also return to host the show with Brad Paisley for a fifth
time this year.
Blown Away 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, also achieved the No. 1
slot on both Billboard and Country Aircheck’s country airplay charts,
was certified platinum for selling more than 1 million digital
downloads, and the video set a new record with 14 weeks at #1 on CMT’s
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 16 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.
Please visit www.carrieunderwood.fm for up to date information on “The Blown Away Tour.”
Follow Carrie on Twitter @carrieunderwood.