Carrie Underwood has “a lot of thrilling” information to share.
In a letter to followers, revealed on her web site Tuesday, the American Idol winner mentioned her face is “therapeutic fairly properly” after her freak accident final 12 months; in November, she slipped outdoors of her house in Nashville and broke her wrist; she additionally required between 40 and 50 facial stitches. In a e-newsletter, Underwood warned followers she might look “a bit completely different” when noticed see her once more.
In Tuesday’s letter, Underwood mentioned she is “bodily” feeling “fairly darn good.”
“My wrist is nearly again to regular, about 90% there…and the docs say that final 10% will are available in time. And my face has been therapeutic fairly properly as properly. I positively really feel extra like myself than I’ve shortly. One of many silver linings for me on this therapeutic course of is the time I’ve gotten to spend with [Mike Fisher] and [Isaiah Fisher]. I have been calling it ‘compelled rest’ Generally I feel issues occur with the intention to make us decelerate,” she mentioned. “It additionally means I have been house to help my favourite hockey participant popping out of retirement! I hope you are all prepared for extra foolish posts of me at Preds’ playoff video games! Yet one more run for the Cup! Go Preds!”
Underwood then thanked her fan for making her newest single, “The Champion,” so successful. “I have been so touched seeing how individuals world wide have been impressed by it and have shared their private ‘champion’ tales and photographs and movies. The tune has develop into so significant to so many individuals, myself included, in methods I by no means might have imagined after I wrote it final 12 months,” she mentioned of the Winter Olympics anthem. “I’ve at all times been a fan of Ludacris and attending to work with him has made me a die-hard fan for all times. What an unbelievable expertise! You guys will certainly have to assist me out by singing his half once we play it on the street!”
The 35-year-old singer will debut a brand new single in the course of the 2018 Academy of Nation Music Awards Sunday—the primary below her recording contract with Common Music Group Nashville.
“I have been within the studio writing and singing a TON, however I’ve additionally been in a position to be artistic in a approach that I’ve by no means been earlier than, which has been very fulfilling and empowering,” Underwood wrote in her letter, including that she has teamed up with author/producer David Garcia work on the follow-up to 2015’s Storyteller. “I’ve at all times been fortunate to have a voice within the writing and recording course of, however that is the primary time I’m this concerned within the manufacturing of my music. It has been difficult and extremely rewarding to be concerned in each facet from begin to end. David has been a tremendous trainer and companion, and I am so happy with what we’ve created.”
Underwood co-wrote her first single, “Cry Fairly,” with Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna, Liz Rose—a.ok.a. Love Junkies. “I joined certainly one of their writing classes final 12 months to see if we might give you some magic…and we did! The title refers to when feelings take over and also you simply cannot maintain them again. It actually speaks to lots of issues which have occurred up to now 12 months and I hope once you hear it, you’ll be able to relate these emotions to these instances in your life. It is emotional. It is actual. And it ROCKS! It comes out TOMORROW at 6 a.m. ET, and I am so excited I will be performing it stay on the ACM Awards this weekend, so I hope you may all tune in to see it!” Underwood informed followers. “For sure, I’m past excited for this new album and every thing that comes with it…extra on that quickly. In fact, we’re already speaking a couple of tour, however that is a weblog for an additional day! Thanks all a lot to your love and help this 12 months and at all times. I really feel it and I admire it. And I am unable to wait to start out this new chapter with you! xoxo, Carrie.”