Carrie Underwood & Kelly Clarkson Top Billboard’s Top 100 Songs by Idols

American Idol has churned out a number of country stars, none more well-known that Carrie Underwood — in addition to pop star Kelly Clarkson, who has dabbled in country music in recent months. As American Idol Season 12 moves into the first live shows, Billboard has released its ranking of the Top 100 songs by [...] Read More

2010 Rewind: No. 6 — Carrie Underwood Gets Married

Carrie Underwood’s mix of stunning vocal power and well-conceived production made her concert tour one of the best of 2010. Added to her history as an “American Idol” winner and a consistent hitmaker, it’s little wonder that country music’s all-American girl is also one of the genre’s most-intriguing personalities off the stage, too. Thus, her marriage this summer to hockey player Mike Fisher was one of the most-celebrated nuptials of the entire year, coming in at No. 6 on the GAC countdown of the one dozen top stories in country during 2010. Read More

Carrie Underwood’s Vow Preceded By Pledge

The run-up to Carrie Underwood’s wedding to hockey player Mike Fisher last weekend was loaded with speculation among interested fans and hungry media. For Carrie, the lead-in to her vows of matrimony was accompanied by recitations of patriotism. Dressed in her bridal gown, Carrie appears on the cover of Friday’s People magazine with flowers in hand, according to The Ottawa Citizen, and the story unveils some of the events of her big day, including the trick she used to keep from crying through the ceremony. Read More

Kellie Pickler’s Electric Personality

Ever since she first pushed Simon Cowell’s buttons as a contestant on “American Idol,” Kellie Pickler’s been winning over fans with her good looks and identifiable singing voice. And it helps that she’s got an energetic personality, too. But if you thought her obsession with shoes and hairstyles made her someone who’s great to look at but not much help around the house, Kellie proves you wrong. It turns out, she’s quite handy — particularly when it comes to wiring. Read More