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Carrie Underwood Returns to American Idol, Will "See You Again"
Following last night's surprising American Idol elimination, only six contestants remain on Season 12.
And those super six were given a front row seat last night to everything they could ever want to be, as one of the most successful show alums returns to perform her latest single.
The Top-Earning American Idol Star Is ...
Forbes has released its annual list of the top earning American Idol stars, and Carrie Underwood leads the whole field by leaps and bounds.
In fact, the country star earned so much more than any other Idol, the top four money-makers after Carrie barely eclipse her total combined.
Lauren Alaina and Carrie Underwood Team Up on "Before He Cheats"
Lauren Alaina may not have won American Idol last night, but the aspiring country star earned a pretty solid consolation prize: she got to sing in front of millions with her own idol.
Indeed, Carrie Underwood returned to the stage that made her famous and teamed up with the young singer for a fun duet of "Before He Cheats."
Lauren Alaina Channels Carrie Underwood on Idol
Not unlike how Haley Reinhart sang Lady Gaga, Lauren Alaina picked an atypical song from a current powerhouse chart-topper last night on American Idol.
With Carrie Underwood's "Flat on the Floor," Lauren sounded more energized than she has in weeks. For all intents and purposes, she channeled Carrie well.
Celebrity Grammy Fashion Winner: Carrie Underwood!
No offense to Beyonce, Kanye West or any other sharp-dressed star, but in the opinion of The Hollywood Gossip, Carrie Underwood owned the Grammys.
In terms of celebrity fashion, that is. Although she also won a real award - Best Female Country Vocal Performance for "Before He Cheats." Hooray!
Carrie Underwood is an All-American Girl
Don't worry, Carrie Underwood, we haven't forgotten about you!
As we sing the praises of new American Idol hopefuls - such as Kady Malloy and Michael Lee Johns - we still have time for our favorite contestant of all-time.
American Idol Alumni Update: Katharine McPhee Dropped, Carrie Underwood Kissing
We can only hope finalists from the upcoming season of American Idol provide us with as much news - and beauty - as Katharine McPhee and Carrie Underwood.
We're sad to report, though, that McPhee has parted ways with RCA after just one album, a 2007 self-titled CD that debuted at #2 on The Billboard 200.