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‘Last Name’ Marks 7 Trips to the Top for Carrie Underwood

Posted in News on July 27, 2008
Pictured are (l-r): Carrie Underwood, front and center, with BMI's Shelby Kennedy, co-writer Luke Laird, BMI's Beth Mason, co-writer Hillary Lindsey and BMI's Jody Williams.
Pictured are (l-r): Carrie Underwood, front and center, with BMI's Shelby Kennedy, co-writer Luke Laird, BMI's Beth Mason, co-writer Hillary Lindsey and BMI's Jody Williams. Photo: Kay Williams

A Friday luncheon July 11 provided the cozy setting for toasting Carrie Underwood’s latest chart-topper, “Last Name.” Co-hosted by BMI, the party feted the three co-writers, Underwood, Luke Laird and Hillary Lindsey, whose lyrical wit paired with an infectious melody made “Last Name” the seventh consecutive no. 1 hit for the powerhouse vocalist.