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Christmas In June? Carrie Underwood Announces 2020 Christmas Album

Carrie Underwood Christmas

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During a virtual fan club party earlier today (6/3), Carrie Underwood announced that a Christmas album is on the way. Underwood shared the news exclusively with the more than 1,200 viewers gathered for a live-stream hosted by the artist’s Official Fan Club. The virtual party took the place of the in-person event held at the Grand Ole Opry house every year.

Underwood has recorded multiple Christmas songs throughout her fifteen-year career including, “O Holy Night”, “Do You Hear What I Hear”, “The First Noel”, and “ Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” but has yet to release a full holiday album. She shared her excitement with fans during the live broadcast, explaining that it’s been in the works for a long time.

In addition to the announcement, the virtual fan club party included an audience Q&A, a raffle, and an acoustic performance. The country superstar opted to perform non-single fan favorites from each album, including, “That’s Where It Is”, “You Won’t Find This”, “Someday When I Stop Loving You”, and “Thank God For Hometowns”. 

Before signing off, Underwood acknowledged an important message in another song, and one that is desperately needed today. “God has given us the capacity to love each other,” said Underwood, before ending the live broadcast with a performance of her hit song, “Love Wins”. 

An official announcement and release date for the Christmas album are expected later this year. In the meantime, fans can catch Underwood and husband Mike Fisher in the four-part mini-series, I Am Second every Wednesday at 8PM EST.

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I Am Second Series with Carrie Underwood + Mike Fisher

Carrie Underwood Mike Fisher I Am Second

Country music has long been rooted in faith and family, and Carrie Underwood has never denied the importance of both in her life. Now the superstar and her husband, retired NHL player Mike Fisher, are opening up about marriage, joy, and loss in a new film series from I Am Second titled “Mike + Carrie: God and Country”.

Filmed last December near their rural Tennessee home, the four-episode mini-series will give fans an unprecedented look into the lives of one of country music’s most famous couples as they discuss the role faith-based values have played in their relationship, in raising their boys, and in their respective careers.

On paper, Fisher, an avid hunter, and carnivore could not have been more different than the vegan and animal activist Underwood. But 10 years of marriage later they have learned to embrace their differences, knowing that each of their passions and views come from the same place: their relationships with God. 

Episode one, which premiered last week, showed Underwood and Fisher alternating between playful banter (Mike teased Carrie for using the word, “welp” to describe a “welt”) and serious topics (they both got emotional remembering the birth of their first son, Isaiah). It’s clear that though comfortable in their respective spotlights (stage for one, ice for the other), behind the scenes they are just two people, looking to do right by their marriage and their family.

Teasers for the rest of the series show the couple opening up about their struggles with infertility (Underwood announced in 2018 that she had suffered 3 miscarriages before she got pregnant with her second son, Jacob) and sharing how they leaned on faith when things were toughest.

Viewers can watch the mini-series at www.iamsecond.com. New episodes will be released each Wednesday at 8 PM EST.

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The Best Country Music Instagram Captions for Mother’s Day

Carrie Underwood Mother's Day

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Mothers are the first strong women influences in our life to show us care, guidance and endless love. Mother’s Day is just right around the corner and we want you to share your love for your mother on Instagram using our top quotes from our ten favorite inspired country songs.

1. Taylor Swift – “The Best Day”

“Now I know why, all the trees change in the fall / I know you were on my side / Even when I was wrong / And I love you for giving me your eyes / Staying back and watching me shine.”

Swift walks through the joy of her childhood painting in the kitchen, playing dress-up, taking hayrides with her mother, and showing her endless gratitude.

 

2. Carrie Underwood – “Mama’s Song”

“You’ve given me everything that I will need, make it through this crazy thing called life.”

Written by Kara DioGuardi, Marti Frederiksen, Luke Laird, and Carrie, the song has Carrie singing to her mother telling her not to worry about her moving out and getting married.

 

3. Lauren Alaina – “Like My Mother Does”

“When I love, I give it all I got, like my mother does.”

Written by Nathan Chapman, Liz Rose and Nikki Williams, Alaina’s idol song complements all of the features that she got from her mother.

 

4. Garth Brooks – “Mom”

“You’ll never have a better friend or a warmer touch to tuck you in // She’ll kiss your bruises, your bumps and scrapes”

Brooks pays tribute to mothers in “Mom” and told GMA, “It’s a beautiful song. I wish I’d written it, but I didn’t, and I’ve gotta tell you, ‘The Dance’ is my favorite Garth Brooks thing, you know, ever, just love that song,” Brooks told Roberts. “If there was ever a song that could ever rival it, this is (it), just because of the context of it. … You know I’m a mama’s boy.”

 

5. Kacey Musgraves – “Mother”

“Bursting with empathy, I’m feeling everything // The weight of the world on my shoulders // Hope my tears don’t freak you out // They’re just kinda coming out // It’s the music in me and all of the colors // Wish we didn’t live, wish we didn’t live so far from each other // I’m just sitting here thinking ’bout the time that’s slipping // And missing my mother, mother”

Musgraves touches up on the feelings when you love and miss your mother, and can’t be around her.

 

6. The Band Perry – “Mother Like Mine”

“All our cares would all be freer // If the world had a mother like mine”

The trio wrote this song about what the world would look like if everybody was raised by their mother.

 

7. Martina McBride – “In My Daughter’s Eyes”

“This miracle God gave to me // Gives me strength when I am weak” //In my daughter’s eyes”

Martina McBride’s ballad tells the story of everything a mother should be through the eyes of her daughter.

 

8. Florida Georgia Line –  “God Your Mama and Me”

“No one’s ever gonna love you more than God, your mama, and me”

There’s nobody in the world you need more than God, your mama, and your significant other holding you tight in this world.

9. Luke Bryan – “Most People Are Good”

“And most mamas oughta qualify for sainthood”

This song is nothing short of the truth.

 

10. Carrie Underwood – “What I Never Knew I Always Wanted”

“Never pictured myself singing lullabies // Sitting in a rocking chair in the middle of the night // In the quiet, in the dark // You’re stealing every bit of my heart with your daddy’s eyes // What a sweet surprise”

This song is coming from the perspective of a mother telling the story of the precious moments of being a mother even if you thought you weren’t sure about becoming one.

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Carrie Underwood ‘Find Your Path’ Book Review

Find Your Path

Carrie Underwood is an international country music superstar but she’ll tell anyone that her two other jobs, mother and wife, are just as, if not more, important. And to excel in all of those roles, she has to be the strongest, best version of herself. For Underwood, that means taking control of her life by committing to health and wellness. After fifteen years in the spotlight she is finally sharing what works for her in her new book, “Find Your Path: Honor Your Body, Fuel Your Soul, and Get Strong with the Fit52 Life”.

The project is autobiographical (fans will enjoy the stories from childhood, her time on American Idol, and a peek into her homelife with husband Mike Fisher, and two sons, Isaiah, age 5 and Jacob, 1), inspirational (it’s impossible not be motivated listening to the Queen of Country’s mindset and habits), and practical (complete with journal templates, mindfulness exercises, ideas for full workouts and recipes galore).

In a world of crash diets, exercise fads, and social media influencers claiming they know best, Underwood’s approach to health and wellness is refreshingly simple: eat well and move your body 52 weeks of the year.

The singer, who explicitly states that she is writing not as the global performer, but as “just Carrie”, writes from a place that is honest, upbeat, and accessible. While she has perfected what works for her, she never claims to be an expert on anything. In fact, the author collaborated with professional trainer Eve Overland and nutritionist Cara Clark throughout the project to offer their insight when appropriate. Instead, Carrie offers readers a look into her habits, both good and not so good, and explains how being conscious of her choices has positively impacted her career and her life. 

Find Your Path

Carrie is the definition of practice what you preach. Even with her demanding work schedule, being a devoted wife, and raising two little boys she is committed to making time for her workouts, preparing (mostly) healthy food for her family, and holding herself accountable to her goals. 

Throughout the book, Carrie offers practical tips anyone can use, like sticking to simple meals full of what she calls “foods that God made” (aka those eaten in their natural form like veggies, fruits, and whole grains), making healthy swaps when you can, finding ways to stay active (whether that’s formal exercise, chasing the kiddos on the playground, or turning household chores into a workout), and not depriving yourself of the things you love. 

Carrie’s “pleasure principle” challenges all of us to “find that line between sensible restriction and sensitive indulgence” so we can enjoy life while staying on track. For her, that means doing her best to fuel her body with healthy food so that she can appreciate a glass of red wine with her husband, or some pizza with friends (she really loves pizza). Carrie is mostly vegan but insists that we should make our own decisions when it comes to food because only you know your body best.

Most people accept that eating better can improve your life, but starting or ramping up a fitness routine can feel daunting. Carrie has a plan for that too. The book includes numerous examples of real workouts that can be done anywhere, anytime with limited, if any equipment. There is even a new mobile app for iOs users called Fit52, that provides anyone with a smartphone a simple and automated way to do the exact workouts done by Carrie herself on and off the road.

As Carrie says at the conclusion of her book, “we are all growing and changing all the time” and part of that means you have to find what works for you and adjust it as life happens. Each one of us is capable of making positive changes in our lives, and picking up a copy of “Find Your Path” is a perfect place to start.

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Carrie Underwood Launches “Find Your Path” Book Tour in Brooklyn, NY

Carrie Underwood has one of the most impressive resumes. She’s a multi-award winning singer-songwriter, actor, activist, and designer, just to name a few. Today, she can add author to her list as her debut book, “Find Your Path” is out today. It’s part lifestyle, part advice, part recipe, and for the most part, about Underwood’s fitness journey.

Today, fans in Brooklyn had the opportunity to meet Carrie Underwood and hear her speak amongst a panel of inspiring women. She was joined by Women’s Health editor in chief Liz Plosser, her personal trainer Eve Overland, and her college friend and co-writer Cara Clark. The four women gave fitness advice and talked about what living fit52 means.

fit52 is Underwood and personal trainer Eve Overland’s new app that is an everyday extension of what’s featured in the book. It’s described in a press release as “a wide variety of workout routines that can be done in as little as 30 minutes”. It’s more affordable than going to the gym – $1 p/week and $52 p/year. fit52 focuses on sustainable living and health, much like Underwood practices and what her new book is about.

“I do feel like I’ve always kinda had that inner health and fitness nerd inside of me,” Underwood shared with the crowd. “Growing up, I was [always outside]… I was always trying to further my journey.”

Longtime friend and collaborator Eve Overland expressed her admiration for her friend, saying, “If you know anything about Carrie, you know she’s one of the most disciplined people out there. Even in college, when she was auditioning for Idol, she was still just the hardest worker I knew.” This couldn’t be more true, and it’s one of the many reasons Underwood is nominated for Entertainer of the Year at this year’s ACM Awards.

After the panel, all attendees got to meet Underwood, taking pictures and having their own discussions with the queen of country. The Find Your Path book tour is an intimate look into Underwood’s life, one that fans have not gotten to know yet.

Find Your Path is available wherever you buy books. To catch Carrie Underwood on her sold-out book tour, go to the official website to find out more.

To keep up with Carrie Underwood follow her on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter.

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Florida Georgia Line Shouts Out To Carrie Underwood About Collaboration

Earlier today Florida Georgia Line took to social media to reach out to Carrie Underwood about a brand new song that they just wrote with pop sensation, Julia Michaels. Tyler and BK are in their TreeVibez studio and announced a PSA (Public Song Announcement) in the video. “We’d really love for Carrie Underwood to hear the song, we think it’d be a massive collaboration…”

The duo shared a snippet of the pop-leaning country tune, something they have perfected over the years.  The chorus repeats, “Feels good, cause I love you” as the duo bops along. Watch the post below.

 

Just last week we caught Florida Georgia Line when they performed during Country Radio Seminar in Nashville. The duo sang their biggest hits as well as their current radio single “Blessings”. Full recap of the event here.

Let us know, would you love a collaboration between two of country music’s biggest acts?

Be sure to keep up with all things new music from Florida Georiga Line by following them on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter.

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2019, The Year of Women in Country Music

As country music has become more mainstream, we seemingly have forgotten about the powerful female forces that once ruled the genre. However, this year, 2019, female entertainers seemed to have taken back their power and their voices. 2019 was the year of women empowerment and women (and men) supporting other women. From all-female tours to opening gigs to being the CEO of a record label to exciting podcasts, women in country music are proving that they are going to fight for their right to be heard.

Here are six reasons that this is the year of women in country music!

Carrie Underwood Women

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1. All Female Tours.

This year superstar Carrie Underwood pulled off the unthinkable and headlined an all-female tour, playing at the most coveted venues across the country. Taking supporting acts, trio Runaway June and duo Maddie & Tae on the road with her, she sold-out shows across the nation, including the iconic Madison Square Garden in NYC. Other female artists are following in her footsteps. Maren Morris’ highly successful ‘GIRL: The World Tour’ boasts an all-female lineup. For the first leg, Cassadee Pope and RaeLynn joined the songstress, while the second leg featured Hailey Whitters and Kassi Ashton. Finally, Miranda Lambert welcomed newcomers, Caylee Hammack, Tenille Townes, and Ashley McBryde, along with Elle King and Maren Morris to perform as part of her ‘2019 Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour’. We love seeing the female tours that are popping up, and we cannot wait until it becomes the norm in country music.

2. Number One Hits and Chart Accomplishments.

Unfortunately when it comes to country radio, female artists are working hard to get the recognition and airtime they deserve. However, we took some giant leaps forward in 2019 when both Kelsea Ballerini’s “Miss Me More” and Maren Morris’ “GIRL” reached the top spot on the charts and just this week, Carrie Underwood’s “Southbound” claimed the coveted number one spot.  Although only three songs by a female artist have gone number one on country radio this year, it is still a magnificent feat. Ballerini and Morris, who were both co-writers on their smash hits found success with songs that are both empowering and emulate confidence, two concepts that are gaining in popularity in the country genre. Underwood also co-wrote the summertime smash, “Southbound”. Furthermore, Runaway June’s radio single “Buy My Own Drinks” is the first single by a female country music trio in more than a decade to break into the Top 5 on the Country charts. This is progress!

Nicolle Galyon Women

3. CEO of a Record Label.

We proudly highlighted the extraordinary Nicolle Galyon in one of our Women of the Month features. She is a leader in empowering women in the industry and advocating for an equal playing field. Galyon was recently announced as the head of a brand new record label in Nashville named ‘Songs & Daughters.’ Big Loud Records out of Nashville is partnering with Galyon on this new imprint to sign rising female artists. This “music house for female creatives,” as she calls it, will definitely change the game. We can’t wait to catch the flagship artist, Madison Kozak this December when she opens up for Morgan Evans.

4. The Highwomen.

Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, Maren Morris, and Natalie Hemby recently joined forces to compose an all-female phenomenon entitled The Highwomen. The four magnificent singer-songwriters created an unprecedented musical group, where there is not a definitive lead. Additionally, each of the members have successful careers of their own. In celebration of women-hood in general and of course in country music, these talented ladies challenge societal standards, break and create molds, and of course exceed expectations. They are blazing the path for more female artists in the industry, inviting all artists to come as they are. Take a listen to their self-titled debut album, The Highwomen here.

Maren Morris

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5. Inspiring Music.

Although we appreciate a good break-up anthem and some clever songs about boys or cheating, we are loving the shift in what is acceptable for women to sing about. Both Morris with “GIRL” and Ballerini with “homecoming queen?” sing about their vulnerabilities and question their self-confidence, but somehow beautifully remind girls that it’s okay to be themselves, encourage us to love ourselves, and remind us all that we are just trying to do our best. Other artists, such as our 6 favorite rising female artists and our 6 undiscovered female artists that we are loving are doing the same, writing and recording songs with substance, heart, and with a greater purpose.

Women in Country

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6. Women Supporting Women.

We believe that this is the key reason for why women are finding more success this year. Podcasts, such as radio personality, Elaina Smith’s ‘Breaking Thru,’ formally called ‘Women Want to Hear Women,” and radio programming such as Radio Disney’s ‘LET THE GIRLS PLAY,’ are shattering stereotypes and evoking necessary conversations about equality. Here at NYCountry Swag, we highlight a different woman in the industry each month in our ‘Woman of the Month’ segment with the hopes of bringing you stories from inspiring women who are chasing their dreams and who have worked hard to be successful. Additionally, we host our annual ‘Babes, Booze and Brunch’ event, and this Friday, we will be hosting our final sail, featuring two incredible female artists, Kalie Shorr and Lauren Davidson, all in the name of supporting other women.

With a little over two months left in the year, we hope to continue to see and champion women in the industry as they achieve the success and accolades they deserve. The CMA Awards, taking place on November 13th will also honor women with three female hosts, Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton, and Reba. And just yesterday, Miranda Lambert penned a note on social media in support of Carrie Underwood taking home the big award of the night, Entertainer of the Year.

 

We don’t need to wear anyone else’s crown, as Maren says, “there’s enough to go around.”

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Carrie Underwood, Runaway June & Maddie and Tae Sell Out Madison Square Garden

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Last night (October 2nd) Carrie Underwood brought her Cry Pretty Tour 360 to The Most Famous Arena in the World, Madison Square Garden. Her pure talent, stamina and ability to entertain the sold-out room in its entirety was impeccable. The sheer magnitude of the stage which spanned the arena, to the giant screens, fireworks, smoke and sparkles only helped to enhance the beauty and natural singing abilities that each of the women standing on that infamous stage obtains.

In a time when fans don’t bat an eye when all-male country tours make their way across the country, it was a big deal back in 2018 when Underwood announced she would be bringing not one but two female country acts along for this epic ride. Up first to warm up the crowd was one of our favorite rising female groups, Runaway June. Hannah, Jennifer, and Naomi looked fierce taking the stage to perform songs from their debut album, Blue Roses including “Trouble With This Town”, “Head Over Heels” and their rendition of Dwight Yoakam’s “Fast As You”. “Playing Madison Square Garden is a dream come true!” Jennifer told the crowd in between songs. “Thank you Carrie Underwood for sharing your stage with us”.

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The ladies closed out their opening set with one of the most poignant songs on the album, co-written by our Woman of the Month, Nicolle Galyon, “We Were Rich” and their latest top 5 smash, “Buy My Own Drinks”. The crowd immediately stood up to sing along to the female empowerment anthem that has garnered the ladies so much success in the past year.

Next up, Maddie and Tae took the stage, who are gearing up to release their next EP, Everywhere I’m Goin‘ which will be available on October 18th. Both ladies walked around the stage, singing some of their latest tracks including “Bathroom Floor”, “Friends Don’t”, and “Tourist In This Town”. Their flawless harmonies soared throughout the venue and the way they were standing on opposite sides of the arena yet still displayed perfect cohesion proved their star power.

Maddie and Tae Carrie Underwood Tour

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Maddie and Tae were sure to feature two of their older hits, “Fly” and closed out their set with “Girl In A Country Song”, the one that got things started for them nearly 5 years ago. They also included what they called a “country throwback” for their NYC fans by singing a cover of Diamond Rio’s “Meet Me In The Middle”.  It’s a true testament to Carrie Underwood and her team, allowing these rising female artists to take the spotlight on this huge tour, allowing them to garner even more fans as they make their way across the U.S.

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As the lights dimmed and giant screens dropped to the stage, deafening screams could be heard swirling around the venue. The anticipation in the room was palpable and from the moment the superstar rose up from the center of the massive stage, she was greeted with screams, cheering and was poised for two hours of entertaining some of her biggest fans. She kicked the night off with her current single, the summer bop “Southbound” and as the songstress strutted around the 360 set up, her sparkly dress glittered throughout the grand arena.

She seamlessly transitioned from hit to hit, barely taking time to slow down, take a breath or stop moving. The concept of having fans completely surround you must be daunting, but the energy level was high, fans could be found holding hands, swaying along and screaming the lyrics back to Underwood as she made her way from one side of the venue to the other. After 15 years in this business and six, well-received, critically acclaimed albums, it must be so hard to pick and choose which songs will make each tour setlist but Underwood carefully chose tracks from each of the records that she holds so near and dear to her heart.

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Between oldies like “Wasted” and “Last Name” to brand new tracks from her 2018 album Cry Pretty, “Backsliding”, “End Up With You” and “Drinking Alone”, the songstress did not miss a single note, her voice somehow sounding better live than it does on the studio recordings. She told the crowd how she is especially proud of her latest album, she did a ton of writing for this record and even tried her hand at producing, watching the song take life from the writer’s room to the studio and ultimately what is heard on country radio.

Other stand out moments included when Underwood slowed things down to do a medley of tracks she doesn’t usually perform in concert like sitting at the piano to play “See You Again” while the entire room was lit up by cell phone lights, “Temporary Home” and “Just A Dream” which she mashed with Aerosmith’s “Dream On” and in classic Carrie Underwood fashion, her endnotes would give Steven Tyler a run for his money.

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She welcomed back to the stage Maddie and Tae and Runaway June to honor the women of country music’s past. “There are so many reasons that this is possible and those reasons are the women that came before us, the women of country music that blazed the trails, that paved the way, that taught us how to be up here, and to sing and taught us how to write a good cheating song,” she explained. “In honor of those women, we’ve put together a little something special to honor all of the women of country music, but we’ve used a few of our ‘sheroes’. The 6 women strutted around the stage singing a medley of songs from Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton and Trisha Yearwood to Shania Twain, Faith Hill, and Martina McBride. It was an epic moment and a highlight of an already empowering evening.

 

After a brief moment, Underwood rose from under the stage once again wearing a striking pink dress under the most stunning glittering chandelier to close out the show with “Cry Pretty” and “Love Wins”. As rainbow-colored confetti rained down, the sold-out venue walked out all smiles, impressed by the incredible country music show they had just witnessed. For more exclusive clips from the show head to NYCountry Swag’s Instagram.

The Cry Pretty Tour 360 continues through the end of the month. For remaining tour dates head to carrieunderwoodofficial.com.

To keep up with Carrie Underwood follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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Carrie Underwood Releasing a Fitness Book Titled ‘Find Your Path’

 

Announced today, Dey Street Books, an imprint of the William Morrow Group at HarperCollins Publishers will publish Carrie Underwood’s first book titled FIND YOUR PATH: Honor Your Body, Fuel Your Soul, and Get Strong with the Fit52 Life. No stranger to the entrepreneur world, Underwood has ventured into the fitness world with her clothing line, Calia by Carrie Underwood. Fans of the multi-media superstar have also been inspired by her fitness journey, through two pregnancies and follow closely what she eats, and how she remains fit throughout her busy lifestyle of touring, recording and being a mother of two.

“Fitness and healthy living have been a passion of mine for years,” says Underwood in a recent press release.  “It took time to find my way and navigate my wellness journey, and this book will provide tips and tools to help the reader find what is practical and sustainable in his or her everyday life for all 52 weeks of the year, and help lead them toward a positive lifestyle.”

The CMA Entertainer and Female Vocalist of the Year nominee opens up in this new book about her fitness journey, healthy simple meals, and being able to make time each day to move your body but to also love your the skin you are in.

FIND YOUR PATH: Honor Your Body, Fuel Your Soul, and Get Strong with the Fit52 Life will be published in 2020.

Underwood’s Cry Pretty Tour 360 is heading to the NYC area on October 2nd, 2019 at Madison Square Garden. For tickets click here.

To keep up with Carrie Underwood follow her on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

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