Kellie Pickler is an American country singing sensation. She was ranked number four on the Hot Country Songs list. She has sold over 100 million copies of her albums. She has been nominated for many awards including an Academy Award for Best Songwriter.
K.M. Pickler was born in Texas but moved to California when she was young. She grew up in the city of Naperville, Illinois where she sang her first song at the age of eight. Kellie Pickler has gone on to experience fame and success in many fields such as acting, writing and songwriting.
In the early nineties, Kellie Pickler enrolled in a music school in Austin, Texas in order to find out what it takes to be a professional songwriter. After two years, she graduated from the University of Texas in Austin where she pursued a degree in English. This was the same year she began working as a writer for several companies including Jannick, Silver Publications and Biddle & Bee. During this time, she would also spend several years attending small town girl’s church in her area.
It was while working as a writer that Pickler finally began to focus her efforts on her music career. The success that she experienced in the early life was what helped her achieve success in this field as well. Several recording sessions with artists such as Jack Wilkins, Tommy Lee and Chuck Berry helped her to achieve some level of fame. Kellie Pickler has said that these early experiences helped her deal with the stress of being an out-of-state teen at the time, which helped to define her as a southern girl and eventually, an artist.
Kellie Pickler would go on to have a successful career as a songwriter, producer and artist. She released five records throughout her career. She is best known for her songs “Hail To The Lovely Night”, “I’m a Believer” and “White Christmas”. Her upbringing in the southern United States gave her a strong sense of pride and love for her home state. When asked what her proudest moment was, she responded “my mother’s wedding day”.
Kellie Pickler is today a happy and healthy woman. She is married and has two children. Her work has helped pave the way for many other musicians to make the same success as she did. Kellie Pickler is one of America’s greatest female musicians and as she is well known, has many cma awards.