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Carrie Underwood is a Grammy Award winning American pop country music singer who won the fourth season of American Idol. She has since become a multi-platinum selling recording artist. Her debut album, Some Hearts, was certified quintuple platinum, and is the fastest selling debut country album in Nielsen SoundScan history. It is also the top selling debut album of any Idol winner or contestant. Underwood is the first American Idol winner to sweep up honors at all three major music awards in the same awards show season (06-07), including one American Music Award, five Billboard Music Awards, and two Grammy Awards (including Best New Artist).