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Carrie Underwood Breaks 'American Idol' Record

July 23, 2010 (7:38 am) GMT
The newly-wed singer has become the first 'Idol' contestant to go seven-times platinum with her debut album 'Some Hearts'.
Carrie Underwood

has another reason to celebrate two weeks after marrying ice hockey star . She has just scored a new post-"" record.

The country star has become the first 'Idol' contestant to go seven-times platinum after landing seven million sales of her debut album "". Underwood heard the news while honeymooning with Fisher on the French Polynesian islands.

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher began dating after they met at one of Carrie's concerts in 2008. The pair got engaged in December 2009 before they finally tied the knot at the Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation, in Georgia, on Saturday night, July 10 this year. Post the wedding, they released a statement which read, "We could not feel more blessed to have found each other and to have shared this day with our friends and family that mean so much to us."

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