Carrie Underwood : Sunday Night Girl

Carrie Underwood Feature1 560x218Carrie Underwood (Twitter) has taken over for Faith Hill as the theme singer on NBC’s Sunday Night Football. While we’ll certainly miss Faith’s legs, we applaud the move to update the role a bit. Carrie Underwood first entered our consciousness on American Idol back in 2005 when she won. Since then her life has been a whirl wind of stardom and hit records. Now just 8 years later Carrie is singing the opening song for the country’s number one rated television show. Here is her performance that aired leading up to last night’s game, which Underwood had apparently been waiting all day for :

To celebrate her new role, we’ve put together a gallery of 60 of the best photos from Carrie Underwood’s amazing career.