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Photo gallery: Carrie Underwood performs, wins favorite country album at Sunday's American Music Awards

by Brandy McDonnell Published: November 19, 2012
Carrie Underwood arrives at the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP)
Carrie Underwood arrives at the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP)
Carrie Underwood performs “Two Black Cadillacs” at the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, in Los Angeles.
Carrie Underwood performs “Two Black Cadillacs” at the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, in Los Angeles.

Carrie Underwood Tulsa, OK

Country music superstar Carrie Underwood earned the favorite country album for her 2012 release “Blown Away” Sunday night at the 40th annual American Music Awards.

In addition, the Checotah native performed the third single from “Blown Away,” the dramatic story song “Two Black Cadillacs,” on the awards show in Los Angeles.

Underwood will bring her “Blown Away Tour” to Tulsa’s BOK Center on Wednesday night. To read my interview with her, click here.

Check out Associated Press photos of Underwood at the event, after the winners list:

Artist of the year: Justin Bieber

New artist of the year: Carly Rae Jepsen

Pop/rock female artist: Katy Perry

Pop/rock male artist: Justin Bieber

Pop/rock band, duo or group: Maroon 5

Pop/rock album: Justin Bieber, “Believe”

Country female artist: Taylor Swift

Country male artist: Luke Bryan

Country band, duo or group: Lady Antebellum

Country album: Carrie Underwood, “Blown Away”

Rap/hip-hop artist: Nicki Minaj

Rap/hip-hop album: Nicki Minaj, “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded”

Soul/R&B female artist: Beyonce

Soul/R&B male artist: Usher

Soul/R&B album: Rihanna, “Talk That Talk”

Alternative rock artist: Linkin Park

Adult contemporary artist: Adele

Latin artist: Shakira

Contemporary inspirational artist: tobyMac

Electronic dance music artist: David Guetta

Carrie Underwood performs.
Carrie Underwood performs.
Carrie Underwood and her husband, Mike Fisher, arrive at the show.
Carrie Underwood and her husband, Mike Fisher, arrive at the show.
Carrie Underwood performs her new single.
Carrie Underwood performs her new single.
Carrie Underwood accepts the Favorite Country Album award for "Blown Away."
Carrie Underwood accepts the Favorite Country Album award for "Blown Away."
Carrie Underwood performs.
Carrie Underwood performs.
Carrie Underwood walks the AMA red carpet.
Carrie Underwood walks the AMA red carpet.

-BAM

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by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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