Carrie Underwood: From Idol to Country Bride!

As Nashville's golden girl weds, look back at her amazing five-year journey to stardom and happiness

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Set up the trophy case! The stunned singer takes home her first two Country Music Association Awards – including female vocalist of the year – in November 2006. "Two years ago I was sitting at home watching these very awards and watching all these people win," she tells reporters. "This is the best year of my life."