Carrie Underwood wins Best New Artist at the Grammys

'American Idol' singer takes home coveted prize

Carrie Underwood – a former ‘American Idol’ contestant -has been crowned the Best New Artist at tonight’s (February 11) Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

The full nominees for the award were:

James Blunt

Chris Brown

Imogen Heap

Corinne Bailey Rae

Carrie Underwood

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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