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Originally posted 04/03/2013 08:00AM
Carrie Underwood has been living on a bus for her sell-out "Blown Away" tour for the better part of eight months now.
But even while on the road she has constant motivation for staying in shape: her hard-bodied husband, NHL star Mike Fisher.
"Even when he's like, 'I'm so out of shape,' he still has a six-pack," she tells PEOPLE in this week's cover story. "Having Mike there – I want to be a hot wife!"
Although she acknowledges that the frequent distance between them can be challenging, the six-time Grammy-winning singer, 30, says she would walk away from her career if it ever started to cause problems between her and Fisher, 32.
Originally posted 03/11/2013 07:30PM
Carrie Underwood is singing the blues about her birthday.
"It's actually not my birthday," the country star, who turned 30 on Sunday, tells CMT Radio. "It is the first anniversary of my 29th birthday. So it's more of an anniversary celebration than a birthday. I mean, I'll still, like, blow out candles and stuff because I want my wish, but it's not a birthday."
Her hubby, Mike Fisher, on the other hand, loves all three decades of her in a sweet Tweet.
Originally posted 01/07/2013 03:00PM
Most hockey fans are thrilled the 113-day NHL lockout is over.
Carrie Underwood? Not so much.
Although Underwood – who has been married to professional hockey player Mike Fisher since 2010 – was quick to celebrate her husband's return to the ice, she couldn't help but joke about it.
"Well, folks, hockey is back!" she Tweeted on Sunday. "I just lost my purse holder but gained cheering on my hot husband as he kicks butt! #GoPreds."
Originally posted 11/20/2012 06:00AM
Don't get Carried away!
After winning best country album at the 40th Annual American Music Awards on Sunday, Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher celebrated at Koi Los Angeles.
"They looked happier than ever. Carrie seemed overjoyed and excited throughout the evening and every time her husband made a toast," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "Her demeanor made it obvious to everyone – even those who didn't catch the show – that she had taken home an important award."
Underwood and Fisher weren't the only two enjoying Koi after the AMAs. On the back patio, Gloria Estefan, joined by her husband and several friends snacked on signature sushi rolls and crispy rice.
Still dressed up from the awards, the group "laughed and enjoyed themselves all night," the source adds. – Carlos Greer
Originally posted 06/11/2012 06:00PM
Carrie Underwood has come out in favor of marriage equality.
"As a married person myself, I don't know what it's like to be told I can't marry somebody I love, and want to marry," the "Jesus, Take the Wheel" singer – and devout Christian – told Britain's The Independent newspaper.
"I can't imagine how that must feel," she said. "I definitely think we should all have the right to love, and love publicly, the people that we want to love."
Underwood says it's actually her faith that's led her to support gay marriage.
"Above all, God wanted us to love others," the recent CMT award winner said. "It's not about setting rules, or [saying] 'everyone has to be like me.' "
Originally posted 06/06/2012 01:15PM
It was a gorgeous, slightly breezy day in Nashville. There was a breakfast buffet stocked with muffins and fruit set up – and the sound of gunfire crackled loudly in the air.
Turns out, Tim McGraw had a specific target in mind.
"I'm going to take out Luke Bryan," the country superstar, and host of the charity Tug McGraw Celebrity Sporting Clay Shootout, said jokingly to PEOPLE Tuesday at the Nashville Gun Club. "He's a Georgia boy, and I'm a Louisiana boy, so I've got an advantage right off."
"But I'm a little rusty, so I'm aiming for Luke's foot," McGraw, slated to hit the road this weekend on his summer tour with Kenny Chesney, continued. "I think if I can take him out, I've got it."
Originally posted 05/22/2012 01:15PM
Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher don't have parenthood in their immediate future, but Fisher already knows his wife will make a great mother.
In their first television interview together, the couple talked to Oprah Winfrey for the latest episode of Oprah's Next Chapter, where the host asked Underwood a deeply personal question: "Who are you, really?"
"I'm a happy person," said the country star. "I feel like I want to do good in the world. I want to make people proud of me. I'm a daughter, I'm a wife, I'm a mom to my dogs."
Originally posted 05/19/2012 07:00PM
Carrie Underwood spends the bulk of her time on the road or in the studio, so where does she head when she has a day off from touring?
The laundromat, of course.
The country superstar says she insists on doing her own laundry and grocery shopping, even while on the road.
"It makes tour life a little difficult because those are things that I really don't have time to do," Underwood, 29, tells Oprah Winfrey on Oprah's Next Chapter airing Sunday. "So that’s what I do on my days off. We go to the laundromat. I get my quarters, we go to the laundromat and go do our laundry."
Originally posted 05/04/2012 01:55PM
Nearly two years into their marriage, the flame is still going strong for Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher.
"I mean, he's hot!" Underwood, 29, gushed to PEOPLE on Thursday. "He's a hot guy."
The Southern songstress, who still refers to herself and Fisher as "newlyweds," says she cherishes the time when she and her hubby get even "three seconds alone" with each other, which is why she's holding off on children.
Originally posted 04/13/2012 12:30PM
Carrie Underwood is very excited that husband Mike Fisher's hockey team is in the NHL playoffs, but she's not quite as enthused about the rituals that come along with the games.
"I'm not looking forward to the playoff beard," she joked to PEOPLE while promoting Olay's new "Beauty by Example" campaign in New York on Thursday. "[The players] all grow out their facial hair during the playoffs."
Continued the country star: "So before they started, I told Mike, 'You need to shave close.' He always looks good with a little stubble, but it's probably going to get out of hand soon."
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