Carrie Underwood's country music career in numbers

By Clare Douglas

It’s hard to imagine that Carrie Underwood has much time (or desire) to celebrate her 32nd birthday on March 10 - the country superstar and her husband, Mike Fisher, are busy cherishing their new role as parents to baby boy Isaiah Michael, who made his debut on Feb. 27. “We’re definitely blessed to have him join us in our lives,” NHL-star Mike told reporters following a game in their hometown of Nashville, adding, “There’s no better feeling. The important thing is everyone is feeling good and mom’s feeling good.”

The arrival of her first child is another milestone in an already incredible journey for the Oklahoma native. It’s been 10 years since Carrie was crowned the winner of the fourth season of American Idol and since then she has been making history, smashing record sales and blazing an unforgettable trail as one of country music’s brightest stars.

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One of her biggest fans is none other than singing great Dolly Parton. “She’s spectacular of course,” Dolly has said of Carrie, “she’s a sweet beautiful girl and can sing like nobody’s business.” Proof of her talent rests in the growing list of number-one hits, permanent residency on the charts and the 186 award nominations she has received over the past decade.

Still, the down-to-earth beauty is the first to admit that her greatest accomplishments and sources happiness are found at home with her husband of four years and baby Isaiah. “This has been one incredible ride,” the singer has said in regards to her successes to date… and it’s safe to say that Carrie’s ride is far from over.

To celebrate this special time in the superstar’s life, Hello! looks at the numbers that have set so many milestones in Carrie Underwood's career.

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