Carrie Underwood is a country singer who first came to prominence on American Idol. She has since become a multi-platinum selling recording artist. Her debut album, Some Hearts, was certified quintuple platinum, and is the fastest selling debut country album of all time. It is also the top selling debut album of any Idol winner or contestant. Underwood is the first American Idol winner to sweep all three major music awards, including one American Music Award, eight Billboard Music Awards, and two Grammy Awards (including Best New Artist) in a single season.