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Country pop star Carrie Underwood, famous for her hit 2005 Christian song "Jesus, Take the Wheel," has opened up about her faith in an interview in the upcoming June issue of Glamour magazine, while the OWN Network is set to air an interview between Oprah Winfrey and Underwood and her husband.
Underwood, who recently released her new album "Blown Away," shared in the magazine that her songs, sometimes focused on God, Jesus and faith, are part of her "Bible Beltness," where such themes are popular. She noted that she was not the first, nor will she be the last, to sing about God.
The country star also shared that day-to-day religion is an important part of her life.
"Every Wednesday, my husband and I have a study group with our friends. I attend church. We try to devote time in the morning, say a prayer," Underwood shared. "I'm not a big reader, though. I have to feel it, hear it, touch it be involved in it."
Underwood and her husband, professional hockey player Mike Fisher, are also scheduled for their first TV interview together this Sunday on "Oprah's Next Chapter," the Tulsa World reported.
In the "Next Chapter" interview, the country singer reportedly looks back to her beginnings and rise to stardom, and she and her husband share how they balance busy careers with their two-year marriage.
"Blown Away" recently debuted at number one on Billboard's Top Country and All-Genre sales charts, making Underwood only the second country artist in history to have her first four albums debut in the top spot.
Underwood's success also includes 14 number one singles, which also makes her the only "American Idol" winner to date to achieve 10 top-ranking singles from her first two albums.