Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2008 Carrie Underwood picked up four nods to lead all artists as the nominees were announced for the second annual CMT Online Awards?

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Carrie Underwood.

  • She was the winner of Season 4 of American Idol (2005); runner-up was Bo Bice.
  • She plays guitar and piano in addition to singing.
  • She is a vegetarian and an avid supporter of animal rights.
  • Her debut album was 2005's Some Hearts.
  • She has said that she loves horror movies, Dallas Cowboys football and Star Trek: The Next Generation.