Carrie Underwood’s ‘CARRIE’S COUNTRY’ To Debut On SiriusXM This Week

Underwood will celebrate the launch with an appearance in Nashville.

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Lauren Jo Black

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June 7, 2023

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Carrie Underwood; Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for SiriusXM

Carrie Underwood will launch her SiriusXM Channel, CARRIE’S COUNTRY, on Friday, June 9. 

The superstar confirmed the news on Wednesday morning (June 7), revealing that the official debut of the exclusive, year-round channel will take place on Friday, June 9 at 7:45 pm ET on SiriusXM channel 60 as well as on the SXM App. 

Channel To Debut On June 9

Carrie Underwood; Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for SiriusXM
Carrie Underwood; Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for SiriusXM

To celebrate the launch, Underwood will appear live and in person at SiriusXM’s Music Row Happy Hour at the Margaritaville Cafe in Nashville with SiriusXM host Buzz Brainard. 

CARRIE’S COUNTRY will also simulcast on SiriusXM’s The Highway (channel 56) on Friday, June 9 from 8:00 pm ET until midnight ET. 

Underwood recently visited the SiriusXM Miami Studios where she recorded a Town Hall special to air on launch day. 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.” 

“Out Of That Truck”

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The Town Hall special will air on Friday, June 9 at 9:00 pm ET, rebroadcast throughout the weekend, and will be available to stream anytime on the SXM App.  

Following the Town Hall broadcast, at 10:00 pm ET, CARRIE’S COUNTRY will air Underwood’s June 6 performance from the Grand Ole Opry.  

SiriusXM announced CARRIE’S COUNTRY in early May, sharing that the new channel will be curated and presented by Underwood. The Oklahoma native joins SiriusXM’s artist channel lineup of Kenny Chesney’s No Shoes Radio, The Beatles Channel, Drake’s Sound 42, and more.

“Before He Cheats”

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“I’m thrilled to partner with SiriusXM on my new channel,” Underwood 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.”

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. 

An Exclusive, Year-Round Channel

Carrie Underwood; Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for SiriusXM
Carrie Underwood; Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for SiriusXM

“Carrie Underwood is one of country music’s biggest and most multi-faceted artists today, and to collaborate with her on her very own SiriusXM channel is truly special,” said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM’s President and Chief Content Officer. “CARRIE’S COUNTRY will give listeners and fans the opportunity to connect with her on a new level, beyond her musical choices and influences, as she curates the channel’s programming. We welcome her to the SiriusXM family as we continue to expand our country music offerings to our subscribers.” 

Following the debut of CARRIE’S COUNTRY, Carrie Underwood will return to Sin City for the re-launch of her REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency at Resorts World. 

Carrie Underwood; Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for SiriusXM
Carrie Underwood; Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for SiriusXM

On The Road

Later this summer, she will join the Guns N’ Roses’ World Tour on select North American stadium dates this August including Croix-Bieue Medavie Stadium in Moncton, NB, Parc Jean Drapeau in Montreal QE, and GEODIS Park in Nashville, TN. 

For a complete list of Carrie Underwood’s upcoming tour dates, click HERE.

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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.