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Carrie Underwood's "Blown Away Tour" stop to air live Sunday night on AXS TV

by Brandy McDonnell Published: February 27, 2013
Carrie Underwood performs Oct. 25, 2012, at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. (Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman Archives)
Carrie Underwood performs Oct. 25, 2012, at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. (Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman Archives)

Checotah native Carrie Underwood will bring her critically acclaimed “Blown Away Tour” to AXS TV for a live full concert performance from Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif., on Sunday.

The six-time Grammy winner’s concert will air at 10:45 p.m. Sunday on the music network, according to a news release.

Named the top female country touring artist of 2012, Underwood is currently on the second leg of the highly successful “Blown Away Tour,” which continues through May throughout the U.S., Canada, and across the pond to the UK and Ireland.

Underwood said in the release, “I’ve had the opportunity to play in so many wonderful cities and venues on this tour and still have many more to go, but I am so excited that AXS TV has given us the opportunity to be able to share the concert experience live with fans at home. It’s going to be a great night!”

“The Blown Away Tour” Live 2013 is not Underwood’s first appearance on AXS TV. The multiple award-winning artist gave the network’s nightly live music news, trends and interview program, AXSLive, an exclusive backstage interview and live look in to “The Blown Away Tour” when it stopped at Staples located in the heart of the network’s home campus, L.A. Live.

“Carrie Underwood and AXS TV share two undeniable traits: a love for live music and passionate country music fans. I am thrilled to personally welcome Carrie to the AXS TV cadre of live LIVE artists. Fans will not be disappointed by the front row seat we give them to The Blown Away Tour on March 3rd,” said AXS TV Chairman Mark Cuban in the release.

AXS TV is billed as a premier destination for 100 percent live concerts on television. Live artists who have joined AXS TV in providing a one-of-kind music destination to fans include Linkin Park; Aerosmith; 3 Doors Down and Daughtry; R. Kelly; Pitbull; Sara Evans; Bud Light Port Paradise Music Festival featuring Flo Rida, Far East Movement and Wiz Khalifa; Alanis Morrisette; The Warren Haynes Christmas Jam featuring Blind Boys of Alabama, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, The Avett Brothers, Sheryl Crowe, String Cheese Incident and Warren Haynes Band; among many other artists.

Underwood, who has sold more than 15 million albums and has achieved 16 No. 1 singles, debuted “Blown Away” last year at the top of Billboard’s Top Country Albums and all-genre Billboard 200 charts. Her fourth studio album, “Blown Away” has been certified platinum and earned her a 2012 American Music Award for Favorite Country Album. The critically acclaimed and fan-favorite album has also spawned No. 1 hits with “Good Girl” and the title track, “Blown Away,” which also earned her a sixth Grammy award for Best Country Solo Performance.

To read my review of last fall’s Oklahoma City stop on the “Blown Away Tour,” click here.

-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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