Carrie Underwood New "American Idol"
Carrie Underwood, the country girl from Oklahoma, has won the "American Idol" contest, beating fellow competitor Bo Bice. She won a recording contract.
Underwood won the competition over 100,000 who auditioned in seven US cities last summer. The two-hour live finale, featuring performances by famous musicians, announced the winner.
The TV show has attracted an audience of around 23 million per show, over the five months of the competition, making it one of the most popular shows on TV. Jeff Pollack, CEO of Pollack Media Group stated that the bigger the show, the more it crosses other genres and will continue to revitalize itself.