Carrie Underwood Returning to American Idol
Carrie Underwood will return to American Idol as a guest mentor on Sunday, May 13th. The top five remaining contestants — Gabby Barrett, Cade Foehner, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Maddie Poppe and Michael J. Woodard — will perform songs from the Carrie Underwood songbook on next week’s live show, following a special mentoring session with her during a surprise trip to Nashville.
Carrie will also perform her new hit single, “Cry Pretty,” which she co-wrote and co-produced. It debuted in its first week sales at Number One in the U.S. all-genres, topping the iTunes Top Songs charts in 12 countries. The new album will be released on September 14th, marking the first time she has co-produced her own album.
America Idol airs on Sunday on ABC at 8 pm. Carrie was crowned the winner of American Idol in 2005.
Carrie and her family enjoyed a trip to the Nashville Zoo on Monday, May 7th.