Carrie Underwood Launches Her SiriusXM Channel, Announces Deluxe Album

Underwood also shared a brand new track: “Take Me Out.”

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Lauren Jo Black

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June 15, 2023

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Carrie Underwood; Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for SiriusXM

Carrie Underwood is one busy lady! 

The superstar celebrated the launch of her new SiriusXM Channel, CARRIE’S COUNTRY, on Friday, June 9 and also announced Denim & Rhinestones (Deluxe Edition), coming out Sept. 22. 

Underwood appeared live and in-person at SiriusXM’s Music Row Happy Hour at the Margaritaville Cafe in Nashville with SiriusXM host Buzz Brainard to celebrate the launch of the new channel. 

Carrie Underwood; Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for SiriusXM
Carrie Underwood; Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for SiriusXM

CARRIE’S COUNTRY debuted with a Town Hall special that was previously recorded at SiriusXM Miami Studios. The event featured Underwood discussing the new channel, answering questions from fans, as well as performances of some of her biggest hits, like “Church Bells,” and “Before He Cheats,” plus a performance of her new single, “Out Of That Truck.” 

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While at Margaritaville, Underwood spent time taking selfies and signing autographs for fans after pushing a big red button to officially launch the channel. 

“I’m thrilled to partner with SiriusXM on my new channel,” Underwood previously said in a press release.  “I can’t wait to welcome listeners into my personal musical universe, sharing my favorite music across all of the genres I love, from classic rock to the latest in country.”

Carrie Underwood; Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for SiriusXM
Carrie Underwood; Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for SiriusXM

Listeners can expect CARRIE’S COUNTRY to be a musical journey that highlights Underwood’s friends, favorite tracks, and influences, from new and classic country, to classic and hard rock, workout hits, gospel, and more. This set of music will be the ideal soundtrack for any exercise routines, road trips and late-night jam sessions. The channel will also unveil stories behind the female songstress’ music, her record-breaking career, and life on the road. 

Fans can listen to CARRIE’S COUNTRY on SiriusXM channel 60 as well as on the SXM App. 

Carrie Underwood - Denim & Rhinestones Deluxe Edition
Carrie Underwood – Denim & Rhinestones Deluxe Edition

Additionally, the eight-time GRAMMY winner also announced plans to release Denim & Rhinestones (Deluxe Edition) with six new tracks. To celebrate the announcement, Underwood shared the brand-new track: “Take Me Out.” 

Co-written by Underwood with David Garcia and Hillary Lindsey, “Take Me Out” shares the familiar story of a romance that needs rekindling due to the everyday hustle and bustle of life. Throughout the lyrics, Underwood begs her partner to “kiss me like it’s the first time tonight” and take her out on the town. 

“And take me out on the town/ Flirt with me in the dark/ Make my heart skip a beat/ Like only you can do to me/ Stealin’ kisses in some old dive bar/ Make me feel like your woman/ Slow burnin’ in a neon crowd/ Yeah, I’m wantin’ you to want me, baby/ So take me out/ Take me out,” she sings on the chorus. 

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The release of “Take Me Out” comes as her latest single, “Out Of That Truck,” was officially released to country radio as her next single. 

“Out Of That Truck” isn’t your typical truck song. The breakup anthem puts the superstar’s powerhouse vocals at the forefront as she sends a message to her ex. 

Throughout the lyrics, Underwood warns her past lover that memories of her won’t be quick to fade away. In fact, she says there’s “so much of me left I bet you must get déja vu.”

Carrie Underwood - Out Of That Truck
Carrie Underwood – Out Of That Truck

“When you’re runnin’ around in that stick shift Chevy/ I bet it drives you crazy/ Thinking about us on every/ Other back road, baby/ You got someone new on your bench seat/ Trying to forget me lately/ But my memory’s stuck/ So good luck/ Trying to get me out of that truck,” she sings on the guitar-heavy chorus.    

Carrie Underwood wrote “Out Of That Truck” alongside David Garcia and Lydia Vaughn.

With her wildly successful Denim & Rhinestones Tour behind her, Underwood will return to Las Vegas for REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency at Resorts World Theatre for select dates through December.

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Lauren Jo Black

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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.