Carrie Underwood Surprises Fans With New Album Announcement

Carrie Underwood delivered a surprise announcement to fans on Christmas day, revealing plans to release a new album next Spring….


Lauren Jo Black

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December 28, 2020

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Carrie Underwood delivered a surprise announcement to fans on Christmas day, revealing plans to release a new album next Spring.

The superstar shared the news via social media in a video message explaining that the project, dubbed My Savior, will include gospel hymns and serves as a companion to My Gift, her first-ever Christmas album.

After thanking fans for their support of My Gift, Underwood explained that her holiday album inspired her to keep making music that makes her feel good.

“I basically didn’t want all of that to end,” Underwood shared. “I felt like my soul was in such a great place, I wanted to keep making music like the music off of My Gift.”


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While she didn’t reveal the exact release date for My Savior, Underwood said it will be available before Easter, which falls on April 4, 2021.

“I’ve been making music that I love and been giving my heart to the Lord,” she said.

My Gift was released in September and dominated the charts in the weeks leading up to Christmas. The album debuted at the top of multiple charts, securing the Grammy-winner’s eighth consecutive No.1 debut on the Billboard Country Chart.

Underwood brought My Gift to life with a one-hour special airing exclusively on HBO Max.

Prior to releasing My Gift, Underwood released her latest studio album, Cry Pretty, in September of 2018.

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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 and her work being featured on 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.