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CARRIE UNDERWOOD RETURNS TO �AMERICAN IDOL� TO PERFORM HER NEW HIT �WASTED� THURSDAY, MARCH 8, ON FOX
Two-time Grammy Award winning Carrie Underwood returns to the AMERICAN IDOL stage this week, performing her new hit �Wasted� on the results show Thursday, March 8 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed).
Carrie Underwood returns to the Idol stage where she was crowned AMERICAN IDOL in 2005. Underwood�s debut album SOME HEARTS has sold over 5 million copies and contains four #1 singles. Since winning AMERICAN IDOL, Underwood has taken home 2 Country Music Association Awards, 2 Academy of Country Music Awards, 2 CMT Awards, 2 People�s Choice Awards, 1 American Music Award and 8 Billboard Awards. She also claimed a most coveted trophy in 2006 by receiving her college degree after graduating Magna Cum Laude with high honors in mass communications with an emphasis in journalism from Northeastern State University.
Tune in Tuesday, March 6 (8:00�9:00 PM ET/PT) for the Top 8 guys� performances and Wednesday, March 7 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) for performances by the Top 8 girls. On the results show airing Thursday, March 8 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), Underwood will perform her new hit �Wasted� and four more contestants will go home, ending their quest to become the next American Idol.
Twenty-two-time Emmy-nominated AMERICAN IDOL is created and executive-produced by Simon Fuller, founder of 19 Entertainment; and executive-produced by Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO, FremantleMedia North America, Inc.; Nigel Lythgoe, President, 19 Television; and Ken Warwick, Executive Producer, FremantleMedia North America, Inc.