Carrie Underwood Honored by CMT during “Artists of the Year” Special10/20/16
Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for CMT
“The Storyteller Tour” Continues Sold-Out Concerts Across the U.S.
NASHVILLE, Tenn – (October 20, 2016) – Carrie Underwood was honored by CMT for the third time (2010, 2012 and 2016) as part of their “Artists of the Year” special which took place at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center and airs tonight, Thursday, October 20 at 8pm ET/PT. The honorees were selected for dominating the last 12 months in country music including radio airplay, album and single sales, and selling out arenas around the world.
As part of the celebration, Carrie gave a very special performance of “Like I’ll Never Love You Again” alongside The Love Junkies, made up of award-winning singer/songwriters Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna, and Liz Rose, who wrote the song for Carrie’s Storyteller album.
CMT’s “Artists of the Year” special was just a quick break in Carrie’s massive Storyteller Tour. She began this week performing to a sold-out crowd of over 16,000 fans at St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center and she continues tonight with another sold out crowd at Cincinnati’s U.S. Bank Arena.
Billboard ranked “The Storyteller Tour – Stories in the Round” the #1 country tour for the first half of 2016 which has performed for more than 800,000 fans since launching on January 30. Fans and music critics alike have praised Carrie’s stand-out performances and the tour’s dynamic production.
The Storyteller Tour fall dates:
|Oct-20||Cincinnati, OH||U.S. Bank Arena|
|Oct-22||Charlottesville, VA||John Paul Jones Arena|
|Oct-23||Charlotte, NC||Time Warner Cable Arena|
|Oct-25||New York, NY||Madison Square Garden|
|Oct-27||Albany, NY||Times Union Center|
|Oct-28||Uncasville, CT||Mohegan Sun Arena|
|Nov-6||Hamilton, ON||FirstOntario Centre|
|Nov-9||Rockford, IL||BMO Harris Bank Center|
|Nov-11||Evansville, IN||Ford Center|
|Nov-14||Birmingham, AL||Legacy Arena at The BJCC|
|Nov-16||Tampa, FL||Amalie Arena|
|Nov-17||Sunrise, FL||BB&T Center|
|Nov-22||Wichita, KS||INTRUST Bank Arena|
|Nov-23||Oklahoma City, OK||Chesapeake Energy Arena|
|Nov-26||Las Vegas, NV||T-Mobile Arena|
|Nov-28||West Valley City, UT||Maverik Center|
ripCORD World Tour 2016 New Zealand & Australia tour dates:
|Dec-8||Melbourne||Rod Laver Arena|
|Dec-9||Melbourne||Rod Laver Arena|
|Dec-12||Sydney||Qudos Bank Arena|
|Dec-14||Sydney||ICC Sydney Theatre|
The North American tour is promoted by AEG Live and includes special guests Easton Corbin and The Swon Brothers. Tickets are available now for the fall dates of The Storyteller Tour at www.aeglive.com. For information on fan club and VIP packages go to www.carrieunderwood.fm.