Since competing on American Idol, country music star Kellie Pickler broke out a name for herself in the industry with hits like “Best Days of Your LIfe” and many others. Crowds are on their feet dancing, clapping, and singing along with her music! At the Andy Williams Moon River Theatre in Branson, she brings her masterful talents to the stage with moving lyrics that bring audiences to a new place.
Pickler got her start on American Idol, where she came in sixth place. The experience helped launch her career, and in 2006, she signed to 19 Recordings/BNA Records. While working on her debut album, “Red High Heels,” Kellie also toured with the American Idols LIVE! Tour, and her first single debuted on September 13, 2006. A month later, the video was released and was nominated for a CMT Video Award for Breakthrough Video of the Year. On Halloween of 2006, Kellie released her debut album, and it reached number nine on the Billboard 200 and in the first week, the album sold over 79,000 copies, granting Pickler the highest-selling-first-week sales for a new artist in 2006. After her initial success, Pickler released several albums, won awards, and even won Dancing with the Stars.
Currently, Kellie writes and performs music, and she is involved in multiple forms of philanthropy, including being a huge advocate for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and for the American Red Cross. She has also participated in three USO tours, and has performed for soldiers deployed in foreign war zones.
Awards & Accolades
American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers Songwriter Award for 'Red High Heels'
CMT Music Award for Breakthrough Video of the Year ('I Wonder')
CMT Music Award for Tearjerker Video of the Year ('I Wonder')
CMT Music Award for Performance of the Year ('I Wonder' at the CMA Awards)
American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers Songwriter Award for 'I Wonder'
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Songwriter Award for 'Best Days of Your Life'
Hear Kellie’s great hits, 'Red High Heels,' 'Best Days of Your Life,' and more as she shares her southern charm for an up-close-and-personal performance!