Universal Music Group (UMG) has announced a new worldwide recording agreement with US singer Carrie Underwood.
Her label will be Capitol Records Nashville, one of four labels that form Universal Music Group Nashville.
“I’m so thrilled that Carrie has decided to make Capitol Records Nashville and UMG her home globally," said Sir Lucian Grainge, UMG chairman and CEO. "As a talented writer, recording artist, performer and actor, Carrie is that exceptionally rare artist who can do it all.
"I know I speak on behalf of our teams around the world when I say that we look forward to executing her creative vision and bringing her musical career to the next level.”
Underwood is a seven-time Grammy Award winner and two-time ACM Entertainer Of The Year.
“It’s so inspiring to me as an artist to feel this excited about the future," she said. "The incredible team at UMG shares the heart and passion I have for music as well as the drive, and their innovative spirit has shown that together the possibilities are endless.
“I also want to be sure to thank every single person who has played a part in my recording career so far. I will be forever grateful to them for all we achieved together."