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About a year later, she landed a contract with Capitol Records and cut a few demos (current whereabouts unknown), but the deal fizzled because of a corporate change of management—the usual sad Music City story.
By the time she went off to college in Tahlequah, Underwood "was pretty much resigned to, Hey, the singing thing was done," Dean says.
Idol judge Randy Jackson remains a big fan and has enjoyed watching her progress. Travis has been asked to invite Underwood to be the Opry's newest and youngest current member. As Underwood's friend and cowriter Barry Dean puts it, "This girl went from working at a chicken restaurant or whatever she was doing in college to being one of the top female country artists of all time." He describes how, after winning Idol, Underwood moved from rural Checotah, Oklahoma, population 3,500, to a quiet Nashville suburb, and how she would leave her name and number on the sign-up sheet for pickup games at the local tennis courts. She had even gone back to Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, to finish her degree in mass communications in 2006 after winning Idol.Carrie Underwood (born 10.3.1983)Carrie Underwood is an American country-pop songwriter and singer.She first came to public attention when she won the fourth series of American Idol.Carrie Underwood always sleeps with the bathroom light on in her hotel room everywhere she goes because often she wakes up in the middle of the night having no idea where she is, and no one is there to tell her. In three months, it'll be `Carrie said she's not dating anybody,' yet last night, I was out on the town with some guy. "If I meet somebody, and they don't know anything about me, that's like, `Oh, you're going to actually get to know me a little bit before you go Google me?She's been on the road since February supporting her double-platinum sophomore album, Carnival Ride, traveling by bus almost every day, hitting the stage most nights at another big arena in another middle-size city, and is scheduled to play about 140 gigs by the end of this year. ' " But Underwood's mass celebrity is almost impossible to escape at this point.When Carrie Underwood's name was called, she went into a hotel conference room thinking, Why am I here? Her mother, who had driven with her all night to get there, waited tensely outside.Underwood nervously introduced herself and then, unaccompanied, quietly began singing the Bonnie Raitt hit "I Can't Make You Love Me." Her smooth, warm voice wrapped around the wistful ballad like a blanket, and the floodgates opened as she sailed into the chorus: "'Cause I can't make you love me if you don't/ You can't make your heart feel something it won't." It was an honest, unassuming performance, and, magically, the judges did love her.I'm 41 and I can bring up a song from my era, and she'll know all the words—from every kind of genre.") Underwood's father was a computer operator at a paper mill; her mother taught elementary school."I never did without, but we weren't rich by any means," Underwood says. My parents were in a good financial position when I was born, so I was probably a little more spoiled than my sisters were." (They married at 17 and 19 and now have children.)In third grade, Underwood began landing leading roles as Mother Nature and Mrs. "That was the first time I noticed people being pleased with what was coming out of my mouth," she says, laughing. "But I never met him, I never mentioned him in an interview, I never mentioned him in that way to anybody that I know. Anytime any [media source] ever says `a friend said,' or `a close' whatever—no, they didn't! It's clear she'd rather talk about anything else, but she submits, perhaps eager to set the record straight. "All celebrities," she jokes, "have to be involved in drama—or they're not celebrities! "As friend and fellow Idol alum Kellie Pickler says of the controversy Underwood attracts, "She's already proved she can sing her ass off. Wynonna Judd says Carrie's brand of country is vanilla! At the mere mention of Simpson's name, Underwood begins biting her nails nervously.