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Danielle Bradbery Says Carrie Underwood is the One Woman Who Always Inspires Her Music

The rising country singer gushed her love for Underwood on the blue carpet at the 2019 CMT Music Awards.

Danielle Bradbery attends the 2019 CMT Music Award at Bridgestone Arena on June 05, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (June 4, 2019 - Source: MIKE COPPOLA/Getty Images North America via ZIMBIO)

Danielle Bradbery has a lot to say when it comes to country queen Carrie Underwood.

The rising country singer could not stop smiling on the blue carpet when talking about Underwood to our reporters at the 2019 CMT Music Awards earlier this month, saying that the 20x CMT Music Award winner is the one she’s always looked up to musically.

“[Carrie] is the country music woman that I look up to and that I’ve always looked up to. I think I’ve said that to her face and I don’t know if it came out right because she was in front of me,” Bradbery gushed. “She’s amazing and just all the power pours out of her and I’m like, ‘that’s what I want to be.'”

Since getting her start winning Season 4 of NBC’s The Voice, Bradbery since garnered multiple ACM and CMT Award nominations, as well as released two full-length albums. She stepped into her own lane with sophomore album I Don’t Believe We’ve Met in December 2017, as she re-introduced herself after taking time since her debut LP to focus on the writing process and, for the first time, infusing her own story into her songs – penning seven of the album’s 10 tracks.

This summer, Bradbery will continue touring fairs and festivals throughout the summer before starring on the CMA Introducing Nashville European tour this October as she writes new music for her next album.


Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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