Great weather, big stars great CCMF fans

Myrtle Beach expects a perfect weekend for CCMF fans. 90 degree days and 70 degree nights welcomes 35,000 tourists and locals to downtown Myrtle Beach.

Oliver Anthony highlighted day one with his hit song, “Rich men North of Richmond.” (See video below). CCMF Fans shot the video of Anthony performing bottom of article.

This weekend will highlight Cody Webb, performing tonight, Morgan Wallen on Saturday, Carrie Underwood, Diamond Rio, and Lady A all performing Sunday.

The event is completely sold out. MyrtleBeachSC News gave readers tips on how to avoid re-sale scams earlier this past week.

Cody Webb performs Fishing with Jesus

Long standing Country Music fans love “I just need you now” by Lady A

Feature from Day 1 Thursday – Oliver Anthony

CCMF is the signature event of the Myrtle Beach summer.

In the early weeks of June, local Myrtle Beach businesses are entirely dependent on the traffic this event brings to the city.


Since winning “American Idol” in 2005, Carrie Underwood has become a true country music sensation. With her powerful vocals and relatable lyrics, Underwood has churned out hit after hit, firmly establishing herself as one of the genre’s biggest stars. In this article, we’ll take a stroll down the memory lane to celebrate the top 10 Carrie Underwood hit songs that have defined her career thus far. Whether you’re a long-time fan or just discovering her music, these tracks are essential listening. CCMF Fans expect to hear many of the below this Sunday.

From “Idol” to Icon: Underwood’s Rise to Fame

Before we dive into the hits, let’s briefly reflect on Carrie Underwood’s journey. Emerging as the winner of “American Idol” Season 4, Underwood quickly proved that she was more than just a TV show victor; she was a force to be reckoned with in the music industry. Her debut album, “Some Hearts,” was certified eight times platinum, and she has since won multiple Grammy Awards, solidifying her status as a country music icon.

The Hits That Made Us Fall in Love with Carrie Underwood

Here are the top 10 Carrie Underwood hits that have left an indelible mark on country music and her fans’ hearts.

“Before He Cheats”

From her debut album, “Before He Cheats” is a fiery anthem of empowerment that showcases Underwood’s ability to tell a story with conviction and attitude. The song was a crossover success, resonating with audiences beyond the country genre and helping to cement Underwood’s place in the music world.

“Jesus, Take the Wheel”

“Jesus, Take the Wheel” is a soul-stirring ballad that captures the essence of faith and surrender. This song not only won a Grammy but also resonated with listeners for its emotional depth and Underwood’s heartfelt delivery.

“Blown Away”

The title track from her fourth studio album, “Blown Away” is a dramatic and powerful song that highlights Underwood’s vocal range. With its impactful lyrics and cinematic production, the song is a testament to Underwood’s growth as an artist. This is among CCMF Fans favorite Underwood performance.

“Cowboy Casanova”

This upbeat track is all about warning other women about the smooth-talking charmer that is the “Cowboy Casanova.” With its catchy chorus and Underwood’s sassy performance, it’s a song that encourages listeners to sing along and dance.

“Two Black Cadillacs”

“Two Black Cadillacs” tells a dark tale of two women who, upon realizing they’ve been betrayed by the same man, form an unlikely alliance. The song’s narrative and Underwood’s powerful vocals create a mysterious and captivating atmosphere.

“Good Girl”

In “Good Girl,” Underwood takes on the role of a friend doling out advice, telling a ‘good girl’ to steer clear of heartbreak. The song’s rock-tinged vibe and energetic tempo make it a standout track in her discography.

“Something in the Water”

This spiritually uplifting song combines Underwood’s country roots with elements of gospel music. “Something in the Water” is an inspiring anthem about the transformative power of faith and baptism, featuring a chorus that builds to a rousing crescendo. Christian CCMF Fans especially love this tune.


“Heartbeat” is a romantic ballad that showcases a softer, more intimate side of Underwood’s music. It’s a love song that perfectly captures the feeling of being alone with someone special, away from the chaos of the world.

“Smoke Break”

With “Smoke Break,” Underwood taps into the everyday struggles and the need for a moment to just breathe. The song strikes a chord with anyone who’s ever felt overwhelmed and in need of a break from life’s relentless pace.

“Love Wins”

“Love Wins” is a hopeful track that speaks to the power of love and unity in a divided world. It’s a song that champions optimism and the belief that love can overcome obstacles and bring people together. This might be the last song CCMF Fans hear as Underwood will likely close with this tune.