Kellie Pickler life and biography

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Kellie Pickler biography

Date of birth : 1986-06-28
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Albemarle, North Carolina, United States
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-03-07
Credited as : Country music artist, American Idol contestant, Makin' Me Fall In Love Again

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Kellie Dawn Pickler is an American country music artist and television personality. She gained fame as a contestant on the fifth season of the Fox reality show American Idol, eventually finishing in sixth place. In 2006, she signed to 19 Recordings and BNA Records as a recording artist, releasing her debut album, Small Town Girl, later that year.

In 2005, North Carolina born-and-raised singer Kellie Pickler landed a spot in the fifth season of American Idol. Though she finished sixth, the former waitress and Miss North Carolina contestant charmed American audiences with her Southern twang and blonde ambition, resulting in a contract with BNA Records that yielded her debut album, Small Town Girl, in the fall of 2006 and an eponymous sophomore release in 2008.

Pickler was nominated for "Female Video Of The Year" at the 2009 CMT Music Awards for "Don't You Know You're Beautiful". She lost once again to Taylor Swift. She also presented the award for "USA Weekend Breakthrough Video Of The Year" with Idol judge Randy Jackson.

Music video Kellie Pickler - Makin' Me Fall In Love Again :

Pickler accompanied Taylor Swift on the first leg of her Fearless Tour 2009. In June, she launched her first ever headline concert tour in promotion of her self-titled album. On October 8, it was announced that Pickler will be part of the second leg of Fearless Tour.

"Didn't You Know How Much I Loved You", a re-recording from Picklers' first album Small Town Girl, was released as the album's third single on August 30, 2009. The song debuted at #55 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, and became her fifth Top 20 hit, peaking at #14 in February 2010.

On October 26, Pickler won the title of Country Weekly's poll of most beautiful woman in country music for the second year in a row. Reba McEntire and Carrie Underwood were the second and third places, respectively.

"Making Me Fall In Love Again" was released as the album's fourth single on April 19, 2010 and debuted at #53.

It was announced that Kellie's third album will be produced by Frank Liddell, known for producing country artist Miranda Lambert's albums.

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