Before They Were Stars
CMA Stars Before the Fame
After the post-CMA Awards dust has settled, Snakkle wants to look back on some of our favorite CMA winners, nominees and other country music hard-hitters. You might think you know your favorite singers by sight, but how about if their pictures reflect their early years, before fame and personal stylists were in their lives? Check out this hot photo gallery of country music's elite, before they were stars! By Tara Bennett
Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library, Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
In 1992, cute-as-a-button third grader Carrie Underwood brightened the halls of Checotah School in Checotah, Oklahoma before wowing the nation on American Idol.