Carrie Underwood Is the First Headliner for BCMF 2020
Artist Announcements | Jan 7, 2020
Wow. Just letting this sink in… Our first headliner announcement for our first year! Please join us in welcoming this seven-time Grammy Award winning gal who has sold over 64 million records worldwide and 26 No. 1 hits – WELCOME our FIRST HEADLINER to the Barefoot Country Music Fest™ stage, Carrie Underwood, June 19-21, 2020 in Wildwood, NJ! Early Bird tickets go on sale this Friday, January 10 at 8 am.
Carrie Underwood emerged from the promise of her 2005 American Idol win to become a true multi-format, multi-media superstar, spanning achievements in music, television, and film. A seven-time GRAMMY® Award winner, she has sold 64 million records worldwide and recorded 27 #1 singles, 14 of which she co-wrote. Last Fall, she released the Gold-certified studio album Cry Pretty, her first on Capitol Records Nashville, including the RIAA Gold-certified hit “Love Wins,” marking the first time she has co-produced her own album. The title track and lead single, co-produced and co-written by Carrie, topped the iTunes Top Songs charts in 12 countries. In 2018, she also released the hit event anthem she co-wrote, “The Champion” featuring Ludacris, which opened NBC’s Super Bowl LII and was incorporated into the network’s coverage of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games and has been certified Platinum by the RIAA. In 2013, Carrie starred as Maria von Trapp in NBC’s three-hour holiday blockbuster, the Emmy®-winning The Sound of Music Live!, whose airings attracted 44 million viewers. She is lead designer for her fitness and lifestyle brand, CALIA by Carrie Underwood, which launched in 2015 and is exclusively available at DICK’S Sporting Goods nationwide and online at www.caliastudio.com. In 2019, Carrie celebrated her 11th anniversary as a proud member of the Grand Ole Opry. She returned this Fall for her seventh season as the voice of primetime television’s #1 program, NBC’s Sunday Night Football. In October 2019, Carrie wrapped her The Cry Pretty Tour 360 featuring an all-female line-up with Maddie & Tae and Runaway June and sold-out shows including New York’s Madison Square Garden, Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, and L.A.’s Staples Center. This past November, she hosted the CMA Awards for the 12th consecutive year, joined by Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire. She also won her 14th and 15th Annual American Music Awards celebrating her 7th win for Favorite Female Artist – Country and 6th win for Favorite Country Album for Cry Pretty, breaking the AMA record for Most Wins in the Favorite Country Album Category. In 2020, HarperCollins/Dey Street books will publish Carrie’s first book, FIND YOUR PATH: Honor Your Body, Fuel Your Soul, and Get Strong with the Fit52 Life, a fitness lifestyle book in which she shares her belief that fitness is a lifelong journey, providing a common-sense approach to staying active, eating well, and looking as beautiful as you feel, 52 weeks a year.