62. Carrie Underwood
Band Or Solo Artist?: Solo
Genre: Country, Pop
Greatest Hit: "Before He Cheats" (2006)
Carrie Underwood didn't fall trap to the American Idol fame. After winning the fourth season in 2005, she went on to win multiple Grammy awards, Billboard Music Awards and American Music Awards, amongst others. The reigning queen of country music has achieved mainstream radio success for hits like "Before He Cheats," and became the only solo country singer to have a No. 1 hit on Billboard Hot 100 Songs in the 2000s with the chart-topper, "Inside Your Heaven" in 2005.