Published On: Mar 05 2012 03:42:50 PM CSTUpdated On: Mar 10 2016 01:00:00 AM CST
Carrie Underwood, who turns 33 on March 10, is just one of the many hot country divas who have added some sizzle to country music. Take a look at Underwood and some of her fellow female country stars.
Carrie Underwood's debut album was 2005's "Some Hearts," which she released after winning the fourth season of "American Idol" earlier in the year.
Carrie Underwood sings for race fans before the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup series Coca-Cola 600 on May 28, 2006, at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Carrie Underwood performs during the 48th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 5, 2014, in Nashville, Tennessee.
Miranda Lambert in a promotional photo.
Miranda Lambert's 2007 album "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"
Miranda Lambert performing in Dallas on July 1, 2007.
Miranda Lambert's fifth album, "Platinum," was released on June 3, 2014.
Miranda Lambert, winner of Best Country Album for "Platinum," poses in the press room during the 57th Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles.
Miranda Lambert performs onstage at Fashion Rocks 2014 presented by Three Lions Entertainment at the Barclays Center on Sept. 9, 2014, in New York City.
Musgraves self-released three albums before breaking through with her fourth studio album, "Same Trailer Different Park," which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 album chart in March 2013, selling 42,000 copies in its first week. It also entered at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and eventually sold more than 430,000 copies.
Musgraves seen in a promotional photo for "Same Trailer Different Park"
Musgraves won two Grammys out of her four nominations at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards on Jan. 26, 2014, taking home Best Country Song for "Merry Go 'Round" and Best Country Album for "Same Trailer Different Park."
Kacey Musgraves performs onstage during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival Village on Sept. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas.
The Pistol Annies, featuring (from left to right) Miranda Lambert, Angaleena Presley and Ashley Monroe
Pistol Annie's debut album, "Hell on Heels," was released on August 23, 2011.
The Pistol Annies' second album, "Annie Up," was released on May 7, 2013, and peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
Ashley Monroe broke through as a solo artist with the album "Like a Rose," released in March 2013.
The cover of Rimes' 2005 album "This Woman"
LeAnn Rimes performs a free concert for U.S. airmen at Ramstein Air Base in Germany on Sept. 23, 2004.
LeAnn Rimes performs on stage during the Academy of Country Music's USO concert at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada on April 17, 2010.
Taylor Swift poses in a promotional image.
Taylor Swift performs at a concert in 2007.
Taylor Swift's 2008 sophomore album "Fearless"
Taylor Swift arrives at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 6, 2014.
Swift attends the "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014, in New York City.
After writing songs recorded by the likes of Sheryl Crow, Miranda Lambert, The Band Perry, Reba McEntire, LeAnn Rimes and Kacey Musgraves, Clark released her debut album, "12 Stories," in October 2013. She was nominated for Best New Artist at the 2015 Grammy Awards.
Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum
Lady Antebellum (Dave Haywood, Hillary Scott and Charles Kelley) arrive at the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 18, 2010.
Kellie Pickler performing live on July 8, 2007
Kellie Pickler in concert in Jacksonville, Fla., on Nov. 6, 2008
Kellie Pickler posing for a promotional photo
A promotional image for Martina McBride's 2007 album "Waking Up Laughing"
The cover for Martina McBride's album "Eleven," so named because it was her 11th studio album, featured 11 tracks and was released on Oct. 11, 2011.
Martina McBride performs at Skyville Live studios on Jan. 14, 2015, in Nashville, Tennessee.
Sara Evans' 2005 album "Real Fine Place"
Sara Evans performs Aug. 22, 2008, at Naval Amphibious Base, Little Creek, near Virginia Beach, Va., as part of the 2008 Navy Summer Concert Series.
Sara Evans attends the 2014 American Country Countdown Awards at Music City Center on Dec. 15, 2014, in Nashville, Tennessee.
The "Dancing with the Stars" dancer made her country singing debut with her self-titled album on May 20, 2008, debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Album chart and No. 3 on the Billboard 200.
Julianne Hough performs during the 2010 CMA Music Festival on June 11, 2010, at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee.
Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland
Jennifer Nettles attends the 2014 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 4, 2014, in Nashville, Tennessee.
Kimberly Perry of The Band Perry
Kimberly Perry of The Band Perry performs during the 2012 Country Stampede on June 24, 2012, in Manhattan, Kansas.
Kimberly Perry performs onstage during the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Kimberly Perry attends Fashion Rocks 2014 presented by Three Lions Entertainment at the Barclays Center on Sept. 9, 2014, in New York City.
The singer Jewel went country in 2008 with her album "Perfectly Clear."
Jewel's second country album, titled "Sweet and Wild," came in 2010.
Alison Krauss performs live on stage with Union Station during the third day of Hard Rock Calling at Hyde Park on July 15, 2012, in London, England.
Alison Kraus in a promotional photo for her greatest hits compilation album, "A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection"
Three suspects have been arrested at gunpoint on State Highway 154 after allegedly committing multiple felony offenses including an armed robbery. The crimes reportedly occurred in the Santa Ynez Valley. Full details have yet to be released.
The Rey fire has grown to 31,255 acres but it is also now at 35% containment with most of the active fire in the north east side of the fire zone above the Cachuma Lake and the Gibraltar Reservoir watershed.
UPDATE: The Morro Bay Police Department has identified the victim and suspect in a murder-suicide investigation. 36-year-old Angelica Ramos was the victim. The apparent suspect was 47-year-old Brian Keith Tuck.