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Video: Carrie Underwood launches concert DVD teaser trailer, plus 2 new sweepstakes

by Brandy McDonnell Modified: July 19, 2013 at 2:00 pm •  Published: July 19, 2013

Pollstar’s Top Female Country Touring Artist of 2012, Carrie Underwood has launched a sneak-peek trailer of her upcoming concert DVD,” The Blown Away Tour: LIVE,” in conjunction with two new sweepstakes on www.CarrieUnderwoodOfficial.com.

As part of the excitement leading up to the Aug. 13 release of the DVD, fans can now take part in the exclusive “The Blown Away Tour: LIVE DVD Release Party Fly-a-way Sweepstakes,” where the grand prize winner will receive a trip for two to meet the Checotah native and attend a private DVD release party prior to the release date.

Fans can enter the Fly-a-way Sweepstakes between now and 11:59 PM CT on July 26.

Carrie Underwood performs on her "Blown Away Tour" at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman Archives
Carrie Underwood performs on her "Blown Away Tour" at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman Archives

Also, for anyone who got to see the six-time Grammy winner in concert on her “Blown Away Tour,” 10 lucky winners who include the hashtag #BlownAwayLive in a tweet about their favorite memory from the tour will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries to win an autographed copy of “The Blown Away Tour: LIVE DVD.”

Fans can enter the Carrie Underwood “The Blown Away Tour: LIVE DVD” Twitter Sweepstakes between now and 11:59 PM CT on Sept. 19.

Complete rules and details for the Fly-a-way Sweepstakes and the DVD giveaways can each be found on www.CarrieUnderwoodOfficial.com.

Filmed this past March, “The Blown Away Tour: LIVE” DVD features nearly 100 minutes of performance footage, including the Oklahoma native’s current smash single, “See You Again,” as well as many of her No. 1 hits, with such favorites as “Before He Cheats,” “Jesus, Take the Wheel,” and “Blown Away.”

The live concert was directed by Christian Lamb and produced by Domenic Cotter.

Alongside the performance footage are exclusive bonus clips, produced and directed by Todd Cassetty, providing a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the tour, including interviews with Carrie and Raj Kapoor, tour director responsible for the large production and effects that defined the remarkable visual elements of “The Blown Away Tour.”

Additional content includes a photo gallery, as well as all four of the music videos from Carrie’s Platinum-certified Blown Away album: “Good Girl,” “Blown Away,” “Two Black Cadillacs,” and “See You Again.”

DVD audio for “The Blown Away Tour: LIVE” will be in Dolby 5.1 and stereo.

“The Blown Away Tour: LIVE” is available for pre-order at http://smarturl.it/blownawaylive.

The 2005 “American Idol” winner’s remarkable “Blown Away Tour” launched in the spring of 2012 and continued through May 23, 2013, for a total of 112 dates in 110 cities, six countries, and three continents, playing for more than 1,000,000 fans and selling out every concert this year.

Her two previous headline tours, 2008’s “Carnival Ride Tour” and 2010’s “Play On Tour,” performed for a combined total of nearly 250 shows with 2.2 million fans in attendance. She wrapped 2008, 2010, and 2012 as the top female country touring artist.

Since releasing her debut album in 2005, Underwood has sold more than 15 million albums and placed 17 No. 1 singles on the charts. Her current album, “Blown Away,” made history by debuting at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart, making her only the second country artist in the 47-year history of the chart to have each of their first four albums debut at No. 1.

The now-platinum-selling “Blown Away” album also debuted at No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart, making her only the second country artist in history to have three consecutive albums debut at No. 1. Underwood is a two-time Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year, a three-time Country Music Association and ACM Female Vocalist winner, and a proud member of the Grand Ole Opry.

-BAM

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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