Underwood's third single, "Some Hearts", was only released to Pop, Adult Contemporary and Hot Adult Contemporary stations in October 2005 and peaked in the top 25 on the Hot AC format, while it made the top 15 on the AC Charts.
"Don't Forget to Remember Me", the second of Underwood's singles to be released to country radio, her fourth single overall, also proved successful, reaching number one on the Radio & Records Country Chart, number two on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, and number forty-nine on the Hot 100.
She also competed in numerous beauty pageants at the university and was selected as Miss NSU runner-up in 2004. During the top 11 finalists' performance on the March 22, 2005, Underwood is one of five winners never to have been voted in the bottom three (the others being Kelly Clarkson, Taylor Hicks, Jordin Sparks, and David Cook); one of the show's producers later said that Underwood dominated the voting, winning each week handily.
Underwood sang "Praying for Time", a former number one for George Michael, during the seventh season American Idol Gives Back mini-marathon."Don't Forget To Remember Me" is her second number one country single and third number one single overall.Both "Jesus, Take the Wheel" and "Don't Forget to Remember Me" have earned number one spots in Christian radio countdowns.During her childhood, Underwood had performed at Robbins Memorial Talent Show while also singing at the Free Will Baptist Church and later on for local events in Checotah, including Old Settler's Day and the Lion's Club.For two years during the summer, she performed in Northeastern State University's Downtown Country show in Tahlequah. After Underwood sang "Could've Been" by Tiffany on the top 12 girls night, judge Simon Cowell commented that she would be one of the favorites to win the competition.On March 24, 2007, Underwood was featured as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live, performing her hit singles "Before He Cheats" and "Wasted".On April 11, 2007, Underwood continued her streak of top Country singles with the release of "Wasted".Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! Some Hearts was recently titled the Top Country Album of the Decade. Her debut album, yielded three number one hits on the country charts in the United States: "Jesus, Take the Wheel", "Wasted" and "Before He Cheats", her biggest hit to date.Underwood's double win is the first time since 1995 that an artist won both the female vocalist and Horizon award.On November 21, 2006, Underwood won the Breakthrough Artist of the Year Award at the American Music Awards, and was also nominated for Best Female Country Artist.