Carrie Underwood Makes RIAA History

Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats” has become the first country track to receive RIAA certification as a double-platinum digital single for exceeding 2 million paid digital downloads. Concurrently, her recording of “Jesus, Take the Wheel” received platinum digital certification for 1 million downloads. “Before He Cheats,” which spent five weeks atop the country singles chart, is nominated for best country song and overall song of the year at the upcoming Grammy Awards. Underwood will perform on the Feb. 10 awards show in Los Angeles.