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American Idol Alum Kellie Pickler Is Hoping for a Reunion Before the Show Ends

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American Idol Alum Kellie Pickler Is Hoping for a Reunion Before the Show Ends

Originally posted 05/17/2015 08:00PM

American Idol announced its final season last Monday and former contestant Kellie Pickler has a very understanding view towards the show's end.

"Everything that starts comes to an end at some point," she tells PEOPLE.

"It changed my life and so many others and I was so blessed to be a part of the show," Pickler, 28, explains at a Lung Force event on Tuesday. "Hopefully they will have a little Idol reunion for the finale next year and we can all reunite."

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Kellie Pickler Lands a Movie Role – Playing a Potato | Kellie Pickler

UpdatePosted 10/14/2014 01:45PM

Kellie Pickler Lands a Movie Role – Playing a Potato

Originally posted 10/14/2014 12:25PM

Kellie Pickler's career path has taken her many places: the American Idol finals; a correspondent job on Jay Leno's Tonight Show; the table at The View; and the Dancing with the Stars ballroom. And now?

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Kellie Pickler Not Shaving Her Head Again, but Still Fighting for a Cause this Breast Cancer Awareness Month

UpdatePosted 10/03/2014 06:30AM

Kellie Pickler Not Shaving Her Head Again, but Still Fighting for a Cause this Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Originally posted 10/02/2014 12:00PM

Blush and bashful were just two of the many shades of pink at the invitation-only Eat. Drink. Party Pink event in Nashville on Tuesday, a kickoff to Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A sea of pink-clad guests mingled on a pink carpet, amongst pink lights, sipping pink cocktails. The only thing not drenched in the hue? The event hosts Amy Grant and Kellie Pickler.

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Former Titans Kicker Rob Bironas Killed in Car Crash

Rob Bironas, Ex-Titans Kicker & Terry Bradshaw's Son-in-Law, Killed in Car Crash

Originally posted 09/21/2014 03:40PM

Rob Bironas, who worked his way through odd jobs and the Arena Football League before becoming one of the NFL's most accurate kickers, died in a car crash. He was 36.

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Kellie Pickler Helps Feed the Poor House Cats of New York | Kellie Pickler

UpdatePosted 08/14/2014 06:30AM

Kellie Pickler Gets Her Feline Fix by Helping Feed the Poor House Cats of New York

Originally posted 08/12/2014 04:55PM

When Kellie Pickler gave up her cat for her allergic husband, she knew she'd have to get her feline fix elsewhere.

The country star has partnered with Meow Mix cat food to help local, less fortunate families feed the house cats of New York.

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First Lady Michelle Obama Will Guest-Star on Nashville

Michelle Obama Will Guest-Star on Nashville

Originally posted 04/21/2014 07:00AM

The First Lady is going country – Michelle Obama will make a cameo on TV's Nashville!

Obama, 50, will star as herself on the show May 7, ABC announced. Kellie Pickler is also set to appear in the episode, which finds country music queen Rayna James (Connie Britton) organizing a charity concert at Army base Fort Campbell in Kentucky.

The guest spot marks the latest stop on Obama's TV tour: She's visited the sets of Sesame Street, iCarly, and The Biggest Loser to promote physical fitness and healthful eating for her Let's Move! initiative.

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Kellie Pickler Excited to 'Play' in Vegas Before the ACM Awards

Kellie Pickler Excited to 'Play' in Vegas Before the ACM Awards

Originally posted 04/01/2014 03:00PM

Kellie Pickler has a confession: She hasn't really had the chance to put the 'sin' in Sin City.

"I've never been able to go to Vegas and be a tourist," she tells PEOPLE. "Every time I go, I never get to go and play. I hope to get to do that soon – just go and watch a show."

Hopefully that'll be the case this weekend, when the songstress attends the ACM Awards with husband Kyle Jacobs, who's nominated for single record of the year for producing Lee Brice's "I Drive Your Truck." "I'm a huge fan of the song," she shares. "I remember Kyle playing it for me when he first found that song for Lee, and I was like, 'This is going to be a big song.' So I'll definitely be in his corner [on Sunday]."

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DWTS Champ Kellie Pickler Returns to the Dance Floor for Charity

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Kellie Pickler Performs at Nashville Ballet Ball

Originally posted 03/10/2014 09:50AM

Former Dancing with the Stars champ Kellie Pickler returned to the dance floor Saturday for a charity event in Nashville. 

The country star performed at the Ballet Ball 2014, which raises money for programs that bring dance classes to local children. 

"Kellie did an amazing job performing at Ballet Ball, which benefits Nashville Ballet. It was fun to see dancers bring her songs to life, and she even showed off a few of her own dance moves!" a source tells PEOPLE. "She told the dancers they looked like angels and she has a sincere appreciation for what they can do."

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Inside Kellie Pickler's USO Christmas with Troops in Afghanistan

Kellie Pickler Spent Her Christmas with Troops in Afghanistan

Originally posted 12/28/2013 06:30PM

Wearing camouflage leggings and rhinestone boots, Kellie Pickler was thousands of miles away from home on Christmas Day, but she smiled as she looked out at her audience from her makeshift stage.

The country singer was in Kandahar, Afghanistan, with her husband, Kyle Jacobs, on her seventh USO tour. "There's no place I'd rather spend Christmas," she reportedly told the troops.

The former American Idol contestant, who has been working with the USO since 2007, and was on a nine-day tour in the Middle East and has been sharing pics of her experience on Twitter.

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How Kellie Pickler Keeps Her Marriage Spicy

Kellie Pickler on Keeping Her Marriage Spicy

Originally posted 12/04/2013 03:30PM

Kellie Pickler proved that the sexiest thing about a woman is her sense of humor during a hilarious appearance on Bethenny.

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