During American Idol's fourth season, Simon Cowell raised eyebrows when he predicted that Carrie Underwood would outsell any of the show's previous winners. And, lo and behold, the Oklahoma native has done just that, selling nearly 10 million albums thanks to her country-pop crossover appeal. Come November 12, she'll face her next great challenges - sweating out two nominations, performing live and soldierÂing her way through awkward banter - when she cohosts the Country Music Awards with Brad Paisley. The 25-year-old superstar, who's currently on a national tour, talked to us about how she's prepping for the big day.
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