Carrie Underwood announces a big tour and also drops another special appearance.

FOX News Radio's Michele Pollino reports:

Carrie Underwood has officially announced her tour with 40 dates starting early next year. 'The Storyteller Tour: Stories in the Round' kicks off January 30 with Easton Corbin and the Swon Brothers in tow.

Tickets will be available starting Friday, November 6, and fans can check out Underwood take the stage as co-host of the CMA's next Wednesday.

And she'll also help us ring in the New Year performing on 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest.'

Michelle Pollino, FOX News Radio