Carrie Underwood: From “American Idol” To Now

It’s been more than a decade since we first saw Carrie Underwood and witnessed how she became the winner of the fourth season of the American Idol. As a commemoration of such milestone, Underwood shared a photo of her on Instagram and wrote, “I’m forever grateful to American Idol for changing my life.”

In this line, let’s take a look back at some of Underwood’s transformation throughout the years.

1. American Idol Audition

The 21-year-old hopeful captured the judges’ attention with her rendition of Bonnie Raitt’s “I Can’t Make You Love Me.” Before the American Idol, Carrie was just an ordinary lady with a big dream. Guess time really flies so fast now that she has become one of the biggest and most adored singers in the industry.