Watch Carrie Underwood Sparkle During Performance of “Southbound” on Season Finale of “American Idol”

Watch Carrie Underwood Sparkle During Performance of “Southbound” on Season Finale of “American Idol”

Carrie Underwood knows a thing or two about winning over the crowd—and judges—on American Idol.

After winning Season 4 of the reality competition in 2004, Carrie returned to the show during the Season 17 finale on May 19 to perform her new single, “Southbound.” Decked out in a colorful sequined dress, Carrie delivered a rousing performance of the new tune, prompting judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie to get out of their seats to shake a leg.

Penned by Carrie, David Garcia and Josh Miller, “Southbound” is currently No. 35 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart after three weeks.

Watch Carrie’s performance below.

photo by O’Connor/Arroyo, AFF-USA.com

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