Carrie Underwood Is Now a New York Times Best-Selling Author
Carrie Underwood can now add New York Times best-selling author to her résumé. The superstar’s just-released first book, FIND YOUR…
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Carrie Underwood can now add New York Times best-selling author to her résumé.
The superstar’s just-released first book, FIND YOUR PATH: Honor Your Body, Fuel Your Soul, and Get Strong with the Fit52 Life, debuted at No.2 on the Advice, How-To & Miscellaneous list. The book also hit No.1 on Amazon during its release week.
Underwood made a number of high-profile media appearances in support of the book, including the TODAY Show, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and Rachael Ray. The seven-time Grammy winner graces the cover of current issues of Women’s Health and Parade Magainze and also appeared within the pages of InStyle, People, USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, and more.
To coincide with the release of the book, Underwood also launched a brand new fitness app, fit52, to encourage and support people on their personal wellness journeys. Designed with those who have a busy lifestyle in mind, the fit52 app features fitness routines that are simple to do anywhere, anytime and in as little as 30 minutes.
Carrie Underwood was scheduled to make the final stop on her book tour in Los Angeles on March 17, however, that appearance was cancelled due to the current outbreak of COVID-19. Underwood was also slated to perform at Choctaw Casino & Resorts in Durant, Okla. on Saturday (March 14). That show has now been rescheduled to September 11.
Lauren Jo Black
Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.