On Thursday night (April 7) at the American Idol Final, season 4's winner Carrie Underwood returned to perform her hit "Something in the Water." Prior to singing "Something in the Water," Underwood teamed up with Idol judge Keith Urban to duet on "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around."
"Something in the Water" is a song by American country music artist Carrie Underwood, from her first greatest hits album, Greatest Hits: Decade #1. The song was released on September 29, 2014, as the album's lead single through Arista Nashville. It was written by Underwood, Chris DeStefano, Brett James and produced by Mark Bright.
A crossover success, "Something in the Water" reached No. 1 on both the Billboard Hot Country Songs and Hot Christian Songs charts. It is Underwood's 14th career leader on Hot Country Songs and her second in 2014. It topped the former chart for seven weeks and the latter for 26 weeks, and also debuted at number 24 on the Billboard Hot 100. It set and broke multiple airplay records on country radio in its first week. The song received universal acclaim from music critics.
The song won the Grammy Award for Best Country Solo Performance.