Underwood was one of many “Idol” winners to return for the last episode of the FOX music competition.Underwood was announced as one of the finale headliners late last month.
Like if I run into someone at the grocery store, I really don't know what to say because I don't have a microphone in my hand or bling on,' she confessed.
'They expect me to be Carrie Underwood, but I'm just Carrie. 'After becoming mom to son Isaiah, two, with her pro ice hockey playing husband, Mike Fisher, 36, the country music star admits she's still trying to figure how how to balance her career with being a mother.
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Carrie Underwood performed “Something In The Water” on Thursday’s “American Idol” series finale. She was joined by predecessors Ruben Studdard and Fantasia, as well as a number of successors, from Taylor Hicks and Jordin Sparks to last season’s winner Nick Fradiani.
The country superstar, of course, kicked off her career with “Idol” back in 2004, auditioning with Bonnie Raitt’s “I Can’t Make You Love Me.” As the season progressed in 2005, Underwood became one of the frontrunners.
On May 25 of that year, she beat Bo Bice to become the season 4 winner.In picking up her award, Underwood thanked God 'for so many incredible blessings that we have in our lives ...we are so grateful and we are so blessed.'Underwood looked incredible as she walked the red carpet ahead of the telecast in a glittering top and skirt combination.Urban was also a big winner at the star-studded event taking home four trophies including video of the year for Blue Ain't Your Color.The Australian artist, who is married to Hollywood star Nicole Kidman, also won male video, collaborative video and social superstar of the year at the Music City Center awards show.But Carrie admits she's finally learning to accept outside help.