"American Idol" welcomed back its golden girl Thursday night (April 4), Season 4 winner Carrie Underwood. The Oklahoma native, who catapulted to international superstardom after the show, was introduced with a video montage highlighting her road to fame. She then graced the stage in an ethereal peach gown and sky-high heels for the live television debut of her new single, "See You Again." Watch Carrie's performance below.

"See You Again" is the fourth single released from the country star's latest album, Blown Away, which is up for Album of the Year at this Sunday's ACM Awards. Carrie is also up for Female Vocalist of the Year.

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