On May 13, Carrie Underwood marked her 15-year membership anniversary with the Grand Ole Opry in a stunning mini dress that showcased her radiance. She celebrated the special moment with her family and two young sons while captivating the audience with her performance. Backstage, the Opry paid tribute to her illustrious career with a nine-tiered cupcake cake and a commemorative plaque. The CareBears, Underwood’s devoted fan group, sent her a beautiful bouquet of flowers and a generous $250 donation to her C.A.T.S. foundation. The foundation supports initiatives in Underwood’s hometown of Checotah, Okla., including public school resources, playground equipment, and a pet shelter.
Social Media Posts
After the celebrations, Carrie took to social media to share a carousel of photos, capturing the magic of the evening. She expressed her gratitude to all who came out to celebrate with her and felt honored and loved. Her posts also revealed snapshots of Underwood mingling with fellow stars at the event, including Deana Carter and Susan Lucci, whom Carrie met for the first time that evening. Overwhelmed by Lucci’s charm, Carrie exclaimed: “What a sweet and gorgeous (and legendary) woman!”
In addition to celebrating her Opry anniversary, Carrie also celebrated Mother’s Day with her two sons. She shared an adorable throwback photo of herself as a baby with her mother and penned a touching tribute in the caption, thanking all the moms out there and especially her own mother for being loved, appreciated, and irreplaceable. Carrie spent the day with her family and reflected on the importance of family time amidst her busy life, saying, “I remember when we first found out we were gonna have him [Isaiah], it was like, ‘How are we gonna do this?’”