carrie underwood play on event main 'American Idol' Carrie Underwood has second No. 1 on Billboard“American Idol” winner Carrie Underwood’s album “Play On” has arrived at the #1 slot on the Billboard Top 200 chart.

This is the second Billboard #1 for Underwood, whose sophomore album “Carnival Ride” also sat atop the chart. Her debut album, “Some Hearts,” peaked at #2. “Play On” is currently sitting at over 318,000 copies sold, which vaulted it over Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” soundtrack.

“This Is It” sits at the #2 spot, followed by Andrea Bocelli’s “My Christmas,” the “Glee” season 1 soundtrack and “NOW” volume 32. Who knew they were still cranking out “Now That’s What I Call Music” albums?

Carrie gave her first live performance from “Play On” at last night’s Country Music Awards. She donned sparkly panties and graced us with a blazing performance of “Cowboy Casanova.” VIdeo below, if you missed it.

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