Carmen Rasmusen

Carmen RasmusenCarmen Rasmusen is Canadian-born and of Norwegian descent.  She’s an American country music artist who ranked sixth on the second season of American Idol in 2003. She also plays piano and guitar. Carmen has been performing in public since the age of five: singing, dancing (including cheerleading, tap, ballet and hip-hop dance), and playing the piano.

After releasing an EP, Carmen, in 2004, Rasmusen signed a deal with Lofton Creek Records and released her debut album, Nothin’ Like the Summer, in 2007. The music video for the title track was directed by Roman White, who has directed music videos for various artists like Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift.

Rasmusen has been married to Bradley Herbert, the son of Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert, since December 2005. The couple have two sons, Boston (born in 2008) and Beckham (born in 2010). In the fall of 2007, Carmen’s first book was released. Staying in Tune discusses how she’s been able to uphold her values while involved with the entertainment industry.

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