Carrie is #79 on the Forbes most powerful celebrities Top 100 Poll. She is the only Country Music persona listed. Notice the $9 million pay day. I have a feeling that is going to be a lowball figure for this next year. Very low ball.
#79 Carrie Underwood - Forbes.com
Power Rank 79
Pay $9 mil
Former American Idol winner used TV fame to launch a career in country music. It's succeeding: In addition to two Grammys, her 2007 album, Carnival Ride, went double-platinum with sales of more than 2 million copies.