News

Carrie Underwood named ‘Idol’s’ top earner

Carrie Underwood named ‘Idol’s’ top earner

ROLLING IN DOUGH: Carrie Underwood is the top-earning "American Idol." Photo: Associated Press

Carrie Underwood has been named “American Idol’s” top-earning alum ahead of pregnant newlywed Kelly Clarkson.

The “Jesus Take the Wheel” singer raked in approximately $31 million between June 2012 and June 2013, according to the editors of business magazine Forbes.

Clarkson, who married last year and announced her pregnancy, was the show’s first winner.

The 13th season of “Idol” premieres on Jan. 15 on FOX.

Recent Headlines

in Sports

Tiger Woods to open restaurant

Fresh
tiger

Tiger Woods is trying out some new courses.

in Entertainment

‘Rush Hour’ could be headed to the small screen

Fresh
rushhour

The series will reportedly follow the style of the movies.

in Sports

McIlroy wins PGA Tour player of the year

Fresh
mcilroy

The award was announced on Wednesday and surprised no one.