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Jun 3

Carrie Underwood Spends Fourth Week at No. 1 on Country Albums Chart

Carrie Underwood's 2012 CD Blown Away. Photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville.

Carrie Underwood’s Blown Away album is at No. 1 for the fourth consecutive week on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart. It is the first album since 2010 to debut at No. 1 and stay there for four straight weeks.

Blown Away had a historic debut following its May 1 release. Carrie became 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. The album also debuted at No. 1 on the all-genre Top 200 chart, making Carrie just the second country artist in history to have three consecutive albums debut in the top spot.

Read our review of Carrie Underwood’s Blown Away >>

Carrie sure has come a long way since winning American Idol in 2005. Check out our photo gallery of Carrie Underwood’s career to see how she’s transformed from a fresh-faced girl from Oklahoma to one of country music’s biggest stars! See the Carrie Underwood Career Highlights Gallery >>

Carrie is also nominated for ‘Choice Female Country Artist’ at this year’s Teen Choice Awards which air Sunday, July 22 at 8/7 p.m. Central on FOX. Also nominated in the category are Lauren Alaina, Miranda Lambert, Kellie Pickler and Taylor Swift. Fans ages 13-19 can cast their votes once a day for their favorite Teen Choice nominees at www.teenchoiceawards.com.

You can catch Carrie performing with Alan Jackson right here on GAC this Saturday, June 2, at 9/8 CT on Noteworthy at the Opry. Carrie will hit the road on her Blown Away Tour this summer with dates in the UK and Australia before kicking off the North American leg this fall.

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