Season 4 Winner: Carrie Underwood
By KRISTA WICK
May 16, 2013
At 21, country cutie Carrie Underwood made her hometown of Checotah, Oklahoma proud when she beat out runner-up Bo Bice to become season 4's winner in 2005.
Now 29, Underwood is a multi-platinum selling recording artist, a winner of several Grammy Awards, Billboard Music Awards and American Music Awards. She is also a Golden Globe Award nominee, a three-time ACM and CMA winner, and a two-time ACM Entertainer of the Year. In 2008, Underwood was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.
Underwood's fourth album, Blown Away, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in May of 2012.