Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2006 Carrie Underwood's debut album, "Some Hearts," went triple-platinum?

It's true! Meaning the record sold more than 750,000 copies in the U.S.

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Carrie Underwood.

  • She plays guitar and piano in addition to singing.
  • She is a vegetarian and an avid supporter of animal rights.
  • She has said that she loves horror movies, Dallas Cowboys football and Star Trek: The Next Generation.
  • Her win for Female Vocalist of the Year at the 2006 CMA Awards surprised many, but her subsequent string of wins at the American Music Awards, ACMs and Grammys quieted the naysayers.
  • she made her acting debut in a guest-starring role on a 2010 episode of the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother.