6. Before 'American Idol,' Carrie Underwood had never been on an airplane.

She was just a small town girl from Oklahoma before auditioning for 'American Idol' in 2004. That meant Wednesday night prayer meetings, local talent contests and good grades at school. Before flying to Los Angeles to be a part of the Hollywood rounds, Carrie Underwood had never traveled by airplane. Years later, she can likely buy her own private jet.