29 Facts About Kellie Pickler


Kellie Pickler gained fame as a contestant on the fifth season of American Idol and finished in sixth place.

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Kellie Pickler says the major influences in her life are her grandfather, Clyde Raymond Kellie Pickler, Sr.

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Kellie Pickler graduated in 2004 from North Stanly High School in New London, North Carolina.

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Kellie Pickler's sang "On the Side of Angels" by LeAnn Rimes at her high school graduation.

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Kellie Pickler's participated in the Miss America circuit and won the "Miss Stanly County" pageant at age 17 and subsequently competed for Miss North Carolina 2004.

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Kellie Pickler's sang both Kelly Clarkson's "Since U Been Gone" and Martina McBride's "A Broken Wing".

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Kellie Pickler once predicted Pickler would be in the final three, and said he preferred her over the previous season's winner, Carrie Underwood.

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Kellie Pickler has stated in the past a previous ignorance of common popular culture before her Idol fame.

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Kellie Pickler received numerous awards from local and statewide government officials praising her accomplishments as a contestant on the American Idol television show.

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Kellie Pickler pursued her recording aspirations in Nashville, Tennessee, shortly thereafter.

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Kellie Pickler's performed her second single, "I Wonder", which is a personal song about her absent relationship with her mother, Cynthia Morton.

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Kellie Pickler was nominated for "Top New Female Vocalist" for the 42nd Academy of Country Music Awards.

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Kellie Pickler appeared in country music artist Brad Paisley's music video "Online" in 2007.

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In September 2007, Kellie Pickler released a version of "Santa Baby" for a Christmas country compilation.

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Kellie Pickler's was nominated for "Top New Female Vocalist", but the award went to Taylor Swift.

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Kellie Pickler's was nominated for "New Artist of the Year" for the second year in a row, but lost to Lady Antebellum.

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Kellie Pickler was nominated for "Female Video of the Year" at the 2009 CMT Music Awards for "Don't You Know You're Beautiful".

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Kellie Pickler's presented the award for "USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year" with Idol judge Randy Jackson.

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Kellie Pickler accompanied Swift on the first leg of her Fearless Tour 2009.

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Kellie Pickler wrote the title track with her husband, songwriter Kyle Jacobs.

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Kellie Pickler's performed a well received super sized freestyle, which scored a perfect 30 and garnered effusive praise from the dance judges.

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In 1992, Kellie Pickler's mother returned to Albemarle, but rarely made contact with her.

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In 2007, Kellie Pickler was in a relationship with Nashville Predators player Jordin Tootoo and visited his family in Nunavut.

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Kellie Pickler stated that she initially decided to go vegetarian for health reasons, but a television advertisement that vegetarian Pamela Anderson did for animal rights group PETA piqued her curiosity.

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Kellie Pickler's participates in charitable events to help raise funds for various organizations.

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Kellie Pickler has participated in three tours on behalf of United Service Organizations.

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In January 2010, Kellie Pickler made stops in Iraq and Kuwait on a 10-day tour with Randy Houser and Jamey Johnson.

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In early August 2009, Kellie Pickler participated in ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition's rebuilding of James Terpenning's family home in Beavercreek, Ohio.

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Kellie Pickler performed a free concert at the home, and helped during reconstruction.

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