'Jesus Take the Wheel'

Carrie Underwood was on the receiving end of good fortune when then better-known country singer Sara Evans turned down "Jesus Take the Wheel." Underwood's version became a No. 20 pop hit and spent six weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's country singles chart in 2005.

( Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times ; Andrew Eccles / Arista Records / May 9, 2014 )

Carrie Underwood was on the receiving end of good fortune when then better-known country singer Sara Evans turned down "Jesus Take the Wheel." Underwood's version became a No. 20 pop hit and spent six weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's country singles chart in 2005.

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