American Idol

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KELLIE PICKLER

Age: 19

Hometown: Albemarle, NC

Audition City: Greensboro

Favorite Female Artist:
Kelly Clarkson

Favorite Male Artist:
Keith Urban

Kellie Pickler

When did you first start to sing?

Before I could talk! Ha! Ha!

Do you have any formal singing training?

No.

What other talents do you have?

Dancing, gymnastics, and shopping for shoes!

If you don't make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?

I will always try to pursue music!

What are your personal goals in life?

To live a long happy life.

What album would your friends be surprised you own?

I can never surprise my friends.

Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?

My grandma.

Do you have any rituals or things you do each time you perform?

PRAY!

Most embarrassing moments?

Telling Paula, Randy, and Simon that I was sweating so bad that I had to wipe my arm pits.

What has been your proudest moment in life so far?

Overcoming family obstacles.

If you couldn't sing, which talent would you most like to have?

Anything in the music field (play an instrument).

What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?

Kellie Dawn Pickler.

Who is your favorite judge and why?

Ask me when I know them better.

What would people be surprised to learn about you?

That I can burp like a man.

How has this changed your life?

It's making my dreams come true.

Do you have any lucky charms?

Bracelet - I'm going to wear it through the show.

Who are your heroes in life?

Grandma and Grandpa.

What's been your toughest obstacle in life?

When my grandma passed and family problems.

Do you think the audition process was fair?

Yes.

If you win, who will you thank first?

God, Grandma, Grandpa, family, friends and American Idol!

SEASON 5 PHOTOS

KELLIE PICKLER PHOTOS

SEASON 5 TOP 12

SEASON 5 BEST OF THE REST

SONG LIST

  • Tue, Feb. 21 "How Far"
  • Tue, Feb. 28 "Something To Talk About"
  • Tue, Mar. 7 "I'm The Only One"
  • Tue, Mar. 14 "Blame it on the Sun"
  • Tue, Mar. 21 "Walkin' After Midnight"
  • Tue, Mar. 28 "Suds in the Bucket"
  • Tue, Apr. 4 "Fancy"
  • Tue, Apr. 11 "Bohemian Rhapsody"
  • Tue, Apr. 18 "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered"
  • Tue, Apr. 25 "Unchained Melody"