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Carrie Underwood tapped for "Sunday Night Football" theme, tour continues

Country superstar Carrie Underwood, who is currently on her "Blown Away" tour, is the new voice of "Sunday Night Football." // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Country superstar Carrie Underwood, who is currently on her "Blown Away" tour, is the new voice of "Sunday Night Football."

The Season 4 "American Idol" winner and six-time Grammy winner will record "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night," the opening theme for NBC's hit primetime spot, Sunday Night Football. The first performance takes place Sept. 8 -- the first SNF broadcast of the 2013 season—when the Dallas Cowboys host the New York Giants.

"I am thrilled to be a part of NBC's Sunday Night Football and am so honored they asked me," Underwood said in a press release. "I have always loved football season, and it is so exciting to now become part of it every Sunday night!"

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The singer continues the North American leg of her "Blown Away" trek Friday (5/10) in Rockford, IL, and follows it up with eight mostly Canadian stops. Four festival appearances round out the current itinerary.

Underwood unveiled her fourth studio set, "Blown Away," last May. The 14-track collection debuted at the top of The Billboard 200 and the magazine's Top Country Albums, making the songstress the second country artist in the chart's 47-year history to have her four albums debut at No. 1.

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May 2013
10 - Rockford, IL - BMO Harris Bank Center
12 - Omaha, NE - CenturyLink Center
13 - Sioux City, IA - Tyson Events Center
15 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - MTS Centre
17 - Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan - Mosaic Place
18 - Edmonton, Alberta - Rexall Place
20 - Dawson Creek, British Columbia - Encana Events Center
21 - Prince George, British Columbia - CN Centre
23 - Abbotsford, British Columbia - Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre

June 2013
30 - Dauphin, Manitoba - Dauphin's Countryfest

August 2013
3 - Detroit Lakes, MN - WE Fest
16 - Brownsville, OR - Willamette Country Music Festival

September 2013
13 - Puyallup, WA - Puyallup Fair

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