The All-American Girl Takes on the U.K.! Carrie Underwood Shares Her Cry Pretty Tour Diary

From her Glastonbury Festival debut to meeting fans from across the globe, the country star is giving fans a peek inside her life on the road for the Cry Pretty Tour U.K., which concluded on July 4 in London. In September, she'll set out again to resume the Cry Pretty 360 Tour in North America — making even more memories

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Amanda Young

"We kicked off the whirlwind Cry Pretty Tour U.K. at the Birmingham Resorts World Arena."

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Amanda Young

"The U.K. fans were on point with their Cry Pretty glitter tears!!!"

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Carrie Underwood Tour BTS
Amanda Young

"I was so honored to perform on the main stage at the world-renowned Glastonbury Festival. Definitely a career highlight for me!!"

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Carrie Underwood Tour BTS
Amanda Young

"The calm before the storm…a little make-up touch-up before our Glasgow show."

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Carrie Underwood Tour BTS
Amanda Young

"Manchester, England was another first this tour, here we are backstage at the Manchester Arena. I love being on the road with THESE guys!"

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Amanda Young

"Showing my love for WHAM! at the BBC’s studios in London."

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Amanda Young

"Stopping to see fans outside the BBC’s studios."

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Amanda Young

"This tour was jam-packed with shows in six cities in one week, but we did manage a day off in Glasgow where we took over the hotel bar for an impromptu jam session!"

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Amanda Young

"Fans literally traveled from around the world to attend our U.K. shows — not only England, Wales and Scotland, but people came from everyplace from Germany, France, Spain and Holland to Australia, Singapore, Iraq, Canada…and, of course, the U.S.!"

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Amanda Young

"Getting glam-ready before the show…it takes a village to put on a show like this!"

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Amanda Young

"The audiences were amazing throughout our U.K. tour, we had such a great time every night and I can’t wait to go back."

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Amanda Young

"A little bubbly with my amazing band backstage to celebrate our show at Wembley Arena!"

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Amanda Young

"We never miss our prayer circle before every show, no matter where in the world we are. I am so thankful for this group of people and I absolutely love getting to do what I do onstage every night with all of them."

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Amanda Young

"Signing the special Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail sculpture for the Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity."

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Amanda Young

"Soundcheck…just hours before thousands of fans pack the arena!"

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Amanda Young

"It was so fun having the U.K.’s best-selling country act of all time, The Shires (a.k.a. Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes), open for us on the Cry Pretty Tour U.K. They are both so sweet and incredibly talented."

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The Cry Pretty Tour UK

"So much love from the fans in Manchester — one of my favorite places to visit and perform in the world."

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The Cry Pretty Tour UK

"Radio interview backstage with Jo Whiley from BBC Radio 2 at the Glastonbury Festival — what a memorable experience to play the main stage at such an iconic festival!"

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Carrie Underwood
The Cry Pretty Tour UK

"We had the best time in the U.K., but I definitely missed my boys this trip!!!"

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