|Some Hearts||November 15, 2005|
|Carnival Ride||October 23, 2007|
|Play On||November 3, 2009|
|Blown Away||May 1, 2012|
|Storyteller||October 23, 2015|
|Greatest Hits: Decade #1||December 9, 2014|
|Inside Your Heaven||2005|
|Jesus, Take the Wheel|
|Don’t Forget to Remember Me||2006|
|Before He Cheats|
|Just a Dream|
|I Told You So||2009|
|Two Black Cadillacs|
|See You Again||2013|
|Something in the Water||2014|
|Little Toy Guns||2015|
American Country singer and the winner of American Idol Season 4, Carrie Underwood has released five studio albums and 29 singles so far. Her debut album ‘Some Hearts’ became the fastest selling country album ever since 1991 and the bestselling album of 2006, across all genres in USA and the best selling country album in both 2006 and 2007. According to Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), it also became the best selling solo country debut album released by a female singer. The album also made history as the top selling debut album of any American Idol winner. Some Hearts sold over 9 million copies worldwide, with over 7 million sold in the USA itself. Some of the notable singles include ‘Jesus, Take the Wheel’, ‘Don’t Forget to Remember Me’, ‘Wasted’ and ‘Before He Cheats.’ Underwood won the Grammy Awards for the Best New Artist in 2007 and the Grammy Award for best Female Country Vocal performance. ‘Some Hearts’ also became the fastest selling debut country album in the history of the Soundscan era and the best selling country album of the last 10 years. In order to promote ‘Some Hearts’, Underwood embarked on her first solo tour called Carrie Underwood: Live 2006 which began in April 2006 and ended in November 2006.
Underwood’s second album ‘Carnival Ride’ released in 2007 and debuted at No.1 on the Billboard. ‘Carnival Ride’ was Underwood’s first album to debut atop the charts on Billboard 200. It has sold 3,400,000 copies in the USA. This album has been widely praised by the critics. Underwood promoted the record through her tour in 2008, wherein she performed in 137 live shows to over a million audience. Underwood won five awards at the Billboard Music Awards, including the ‘Billboard 200 Artist of the Year’ and the ‘Country Artist of the Year’. The singles of ‘Carnival Ride’ included ‘All American Girl’, ‘So Small’, ‘Last name’ , ‘Just a Dream’ and ‘I Told You so’ amongst others.
‘Play On’, Underwood’s third album was released in the US in 2009. The singles of this album included ‘Cowboy Casanova’, ‘Temporary Home’, ‘Undo it’ and ‘Mama’s song’. As on October 2015, this album has sold 2,300,000 copies in the US, making it Underwood’s third album to reach the 2 million mark. ‘Play On’ won two awards at the American Country Awards. Underwood’s fourth studio album ‘Blown Away’ released in 2012. She won the Grammy Award for the Best Country Solo Performance at the 55th Grammy Awards for the second single of this album ‘Blown Away’. Underwood’s ‘Blown Away’ tour sold 486,504 tickets and earned $29.2 million. She released her first Greatest Hits album, Greatest Hits: Decade #1which debuted at No. 4 at Billboard 200 and at No.1 at the top Country Album charts. It also had the biggest sales debut for a hits collection in all genres of music in 6 years in the US.
Underwood released her fifth album ‘Storyteller’ in 2015 following the success of ‘Play On’. The album debuted at No. 2 at Billboard 200 and became a commercial success. It set multiple records and received rave reviews from music critics. Underwood described her latest album to be more twangy and laid back as compared to ‘Blown Away’. As on December 2015, the album sold 377,800 copies in the US and spent four weeks in the top 10 at Billboard. The singles include ‘Heartbeat’ and ‘Smoke Break’ which has gained wide popularity with her fans. Underwood will begin her ‘Story teller’ tour in January 2016. This will be Underwood’s first tour in three years.