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Kellie Pickler, Is She Too Similar To Carrie Underwood?

January 28, 2006 11:03 AM by Joe Blackmon

Kellie_picklerIn the Greensboro, North Carolina auditions, Kellie Pickler emerged as one of the most likable contestants in the competition.  In fact, she could be classified as an early favorite, as she is one of the few contestants that already appears to be developing a strong online fan following.

Kellie Pickler definitely has a lot going for her.  She is attractive, has a great singing voice, and an amazing background story.  Having a good background story at this early stage in the American Idol competition is a huge advantage, because it makes the contestant more memorable to both the judges and the viewers.      

Kellie Pickler is a 19 year old female from Albemarle, North Carolina.  Kellie works as a roller skating waitress at a Sonic Drive-in and lives with her grandfather.  Kellie’s mother left her when she was two years old, and her father has been in and out of prison pretty much her whole life.  An article in The Meadville Tribune reveals that Kellie’s grandparents Clyde and Faye Pickler took care of her after her mother left.  Kellie’s grandmother Faye passed away two and half years ago. 

Kellie Pickler sang Kelly Clarkson’s “Since U Been Gone” and Martina McBride’s “Broken Wing” for her American Idol 5 audition.  Even though Simon Cowell expressed concern that Kellie was oversinging the songs, he also thought she was terrific and really liked her.  All three judges voted Kellie through to the next round, causing  Kellie to break down in tears of happiness.  After Kellie had left the room, Simon Cowell even remarked “that’s a nice girl..that’s someone that I would like to see do well.”

Kellie Pickler actually has more experience in singing in public than most would probably gather from her American Idol background clip.  Kellie competed in 2005 in a North Carolina signing competition called “Gimme The Mike! Charlotte.”  Kellie made it to the finals of the competition, but she did not win.  According to The Meadville Tribune, Kellie also won the Miss Stanly County Pageant in 2004 and competed in the Miss North Carolina Pageant, where she was the youngest contestant.  Kellie also sang the national anthem at a Wal-mart grand opening

With everything that Kellie has going for here, it would seem like that she would be a shoe-in to make it far in American Idol 5.  The only thing that could potentially derail Ms. Pickler is comparisons to last year’s American Idol winner Carrie Underwood.  The comparisons could both help and hinder Kellie.  Many of Carrie’s fans from last year could support Kellie as their contestant of choice, while other fans might avoid voting for Kellie because they don’t want to see a similar contestant win again this year.

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175 Responses to “Kellie Pickler, Is She Too Similar To Carrie Underwood?”

  1. Donna Lane Says:
    January 28th, 2006 at 5:44 pm

    I love Kellie- she is my pick to win this year and I will voting for her until the (probably very bitter) end.

  2. Greg Says:
    January 29th, 2006 at 3:15 am

    She’s good , but not the best so far , and we haven’t heard everyone. Kellie has a “dynamics”
    problem , where she equates loud with good. The Nesbitt girl
    ( I think she was only 16 ) was so much better!

  3. Jodi Says:
    February 1st, 2006 at 7:00 pm

    LOVE Kellie!!!! I think she deserves to win the competition. She definitely has more of a rockish voice then Carrie Underwood, so I don’t understand why people think they sound alike.

  4. AMBER Says:
    February 2nd, 2006 at 2:46 am

    I like her voice, but we need a guy to win this competition. There are some good ones! This girl is gonna go with the same style of Carrie, so we need something DIFFERENT.

  5. Brin Says:
    February 2nd, 2006 at 4:37 am

    People don’t think that Carrie and Kellie sing the same. People think they ARE the same. Both pretty blondes from the midwest, both beauty pageant winners, both country singers. That’s enough in common to either win you over or drive you away. ;)

    ~Brin

    -=-
    Simon Says Read My Blog! :) http://www.idolgohome.com/Oct15/BlogWorld/index.php?blog=55

  6. J Says:
    February 9th, 2006 at 3:20 am

    I don’t get why anyone loves Kellie. I hate her. She seems to have almost no brains, she’s a Carrie copycat, and her singing is alright.

  7. ~Ashley~ Says:
    February 9th, 2006 at 8:31 am

    Kellie is the best she is sooooo good and just cause she sings and looks like carrie underwood doesnt mean she wont win!!

  8. notgood Says:
    February 9th, 2006 at 6:44 pm

    I seriously doubt she will win. They’re looking for something different in this competition. We need a rocker winner or something. In case you haven’t noticed Kelly wants to win ’cause of sympathy. Oh yea, she thinks the whole “my dad went to jail. Feel sorry for me” will work. Look at her in her first audition. She acted so innocent. Now look at her hollywood audition. She’s the total opposite. She has potential, but I don’t think she will make it to the top 12. There are better female singers than her this season. Also, did you notice nobody was talking to her nor were with her? That says a lot.

  9. carrie'sbiggestfan Says:
    February 9th, 2006 at 9:17 pm

    I defiently think she will do well in the competition! I am rooting for her right now! She is my favorite. I don’t think she will win….but Ashely…please don’t say ANYTHING about sympathy votes. If she read that, think how much you would hurt her feelings. Be nice on the internet!

  10. Tom Griffin Says:
    February 10th, 2006 at 1:24 am

    Kellie is 100X pretty than Carrie.. Taylor Hick’s is the winner this year.. the grey hair guy.. best voice.. and is remeberable, and has the underdog feel to him

  11. Travis Says:
    February 12th, 2006 at 8:15 pm

    i am in love with kellie and i dont think that she sounds anything like carrie i love her too but wow kellie sang and i got chills she is ao good and if anyone should win it should be her she deserves it…….GO KELLIE

  12. Darrell Payne Says:
    February 13th, 2006 at 10:07 am

    I think Kellie Pickler is the best she’s got all the goods she’s beautiful she can really sing and she’s got a really touching story about her life i would do anything to meet her. When you vote, Vote for Kellie she is without a doubt she’s the best. Go Kellie!!!!!

  13. Christy Says:
    February 15th, 2006 at 11:19 am

    I think the girl can sing! It’s not fair that people are saying well she is just too much like Carrie…Heres the thing people, SHES NOT CARRIE she’s KELLIE and give credit where credit is due!!!Good Luck Kellie, You make North Carolina Proud!

  14. mike larkin Says:
    February 15th, 2006 at 1:23 pm

    i think kellie is awesome, she has everything an american idol needs and then some. her story is so beautiful and i cried right along with her as she advanced to hollywood, everyone needs to vote 4 her!!

  15. sT3w Says:
    February 15th, 2006 at 9:00 pm

    she is HOTTTTTTTT nd good

  16. Kate Says:
    February 15th, 2006 at 9:32 pm

    I think she will actually get somewhere. She has a great voice and its almost never off key. So what if she looks and talks Carrie, she has my vote!

  17. Russ G Says:
    February 15th, 2006 at 11:37 pm

    Kelly, please go out with me! Email me babe ;) Hope u get #1
    Ill be voting for ya

  18. Cindy Says:
    February 17th, 2006 at 8:08 pm

    when i first saw kelly’s audition, i really liked her from the start. but then i thought to myself, “people aren’t going to pay much attention to her voice because she RESEMBLES carrie underwood.” i mean, so what? just cause she’s a country girl & she’d blonde, that makes her ‘another carrie’ ? if some people weren’t so busy comparing her to carrie, they’d notice her own UNIQUE, BEAUTIFUL singing voice. besides, carrie had more of a country accent in her voice. go kelly.

  19. lana Says:
    February 17th, 2006 at 8:13 pm

    when i first saw kelly audition, i was blown away. she was one of my favorites since the beginning. but then i realized, “people aren’t going to vote for her, because she S0MEWHAT resembles carrie underwood.” i mean, just ’cause she’s a country girl w/ blonde hair, that doesn’t mean she’s another carrie. i think if people weren’t so busy comparing her to carrie, they’d have more time to recognize her own UNIQUE, and BEAUTIFUL singing voice. don’t stereotype her either! go kellie!

  20. Leah Says:
    February 17th, 2006 at 9:06 pm

    She is full of herself. On her top 24 idol interview they ask her her definition of an American Idol, her answer is ‘Kellie Dawn Pickler’
    She may think that sounds confident, but to me it just sounds so stuck up. She can sing, I won’t deny that, but I don’t like the fact that she always says she deserves it. there were plenty of people who had hard lifes and deserved it, but they didn’t get it. I don’t think she will win. If the competition went by who had the best sob story then I don’t think Carrie would not have won last season. Kellie needs to figure out that her story won’t get her everywhere.
    I don’t know Kellie so I am not judging that she is not a nice person, I just feel like she is using that story to try to win fans.

  21. PAM Says:
    February 18th, 2006 at 3:19 am

    PICK THE PICKLER. SHE’S AWESOME. SHE IS THE BEST ONE ON THE SHOW AND SHE IS FROM MY HOMETOWN. WAY TO PUT ALBEMARLE ON THE MAP GIRL. GOOD LUCK AND CAN’T WAIT FOR YOU TO WIN

  22. Anonymous Says:
    February 19th, 2006 at 1:19 am

    Kellie has a great voice, and I agree that she’s just too stuck up. Did you see her on her first audition? She looked humble, but now she looks like a …. you know what I mean. I think she wants sympathy for her “sad” story. Hey, it wouldn’t surprise me if it wasn’t true. Have you seen her on the hollywood auditions? Nobody talked to her and everyone was giving that annoying look. She was acting as if she already won and she was in control. She needs more brains.

  23. Kendall Says:
    February 19th, 2006 at 1:13 pm

    I’m a 9 yr old girl from Stanley
    County NC. Kellie is my role model.
    She WOWED the judges with Kellie
    Clarkson’s Since U Been Gone!Now
    lets see if she can WOW viewers
    with what she has in mind next.
    I LOVE U KELLIE! GOOD LUCK! I’LL
    BE VOTING FOR YA!

  24. an angry grandma Says:
    February 19th, 2006 at 1:20 pm

    Kellie is a talented young lady and it seems a lot of jealousy is pouring in on her-we never pick our mom and dad but wherever they are makes no difference-and why would she lie about it-I feel sure all of this was known before she was chosen-she has a GOD given talent so “GO GIRL”

  25. Anonymous Says:
    February 19th, 2006 at 1:41 pm

    I’m kaley i am 6 yr old girl
    from Stanley County. I love
    Kellie. She’s gifted girl. I love
    her. She is the best in this
    competion!

  26. Anonymous Says:
    February 21st, 2006 at 3:43 am

    I’ve met Kellie before and she isn’t all that sweet at all. She is sweet with the “hot” ones. But she treats the rest different. No one even mentioned her during the auditions. If people liked her, they would’ve shown her hollywood audition and talked about her. And people were giving her annoyed looks on the first auditions. Is she a true person? She has a great voice and she shouldn’t blow up this huge opportunity with her attitude.

  27. Jill Says:
    February 21st, 2006 at 1:40 pm

    I did not like the fact that Kellie said she had never performed in front of anyone and she has numerous times. And then stated she had never performed with live music. I also feel she is trying to act shy and inexperienced when she is not. She was Miss Stanly County and in the Finals on Gimme the Mike Charlotte which aired on local television.

  28. scott Says:
    February 22nd, 2006 at 1:19 am

    Hey y’all who are jealous of Kellie. This girl is more genuine and sweet than all the other contestants combined. I will root and vote for her every time, without fail. You who cast stones and accuse her of being “stuck-up” have serious issues. This girl is the most “real” contestant American Idol has ever had, and you who can’t sympathize with her tear’s about her dad being in jail and mom leaving her at age 2 are heartless, callous, insensitive fools. Get a grip, and consider something outside of your own spoiled, pampered lives. Kellie is a role-model and inspiration to anyone who has ever spilled tears over their own broken or difficult family life. I hope for only good things for this sweetie, and she has stolen my heart, and votes from this day forward.

  29. Alyssa McMillen Says:
    February 22nd, 2006 at 2:40 pm

    I THINK SHE IS GOOD MIGHT NOT BE THE BEST. BUT SHE HAS A GOOD HEART AND SHE IS GOIN TO DO VERY WELL. I THINK SHE WILL BE ONE OF THE LAST ONES STANDING

  30. Alyssa McMillen Says:
    February 22nd, 2006 at 2:41 pm

    I THINK SHE IS GOOD MIGHT NOT BE THE BEST. BUT SHE HAS A GOOD HEART AND SHE IS GOIN TO DO VERY WELL. I THINK SHE WILL BE ONE OF THE LAST ONES STANDING

  31. Enrique Rodriguez Says:
    February 22nd, 2006 at 8:51 pm

    I think Kellie is FINE as a m/f and would do whatever to get with her. she has a good singing voice and a great body. So f-ing what if she looks a talks like Carrie Underwood; blonde and has a country accent, she’s from the mid-south you ignorant, ego-stricken losers. Thats just normal down here, Im from Tennessee and 78% of the girls here, and probably as well as in North Carolina, are blondes with a country accent. So get the pacifiers and baby bottles out ya mouths and grow the hell up. I hope she wins just to spite all you hateful a** people just cause you jealous or didn’t pass the auditions. So GO KELLIE, Im with you all the way to the end, girl! Laterz. ~Lil’ Joker~

  32. Tiare Says:
    February 22nd, 2006 at 9:28 pm

    I think Kellie should win American Idol! She is GREAT, and she deserves it! She has RAW talent! PICK PICKLER!
    From,
    Tiare

  33. Kellie Pickler's #1 Fan! Says:
    February 23rd, 2006 at 9:29 pm

    Kellie~ I already know your going to win! AND!! You already have a fan! I love Kellie Pickler shes such a good singer and I voted for her like 100 times on Tuesday! Go Kellie! I hope you win American Idol! i will definitley be seeing you in the Finals!

    –ILOVEKELLIEPICKLER!

  34. Carla Says:
    February 23rd, 2006 at 9:32 pm

    I went to kellies school in 5th grade!! I rember her so well! Kellie~~Don’t you rember me? I go to a different school now but i still cant beileve i knew you! wow! i realy think you will win

    –Carla

  35. Carla, Kellie's #1 fan. Says:
    February 24th, 2006 at 12:24 pm

    WOW!! I am so happy that Those two other girls got out and not you!

  36. gabrielle hancy Says:
    February 24th, 2006 at 11:29 pm

    the first time i heared kellie’s voice during the auditions it just blew me away….i hope she becomes the next american idol

  37. Anonymous Says:
    February 26th, 2006 at 12:28 am

    Did Kellie even go to school? I agree she’s one of the bests, but I doubt she’ll win. She will probably make it far, though. But she didn’t show education last week, when she interrupted Ryan Seacrest while he was talking. We all get that’s nice, but that wasn’t polite. It’s like talking with your mouth full while singing. She also stands as if she was in the toilet. She still has a lot to learn and too whiny also

  38. Tom Paddock Says:
    February 28th, 2006 at 11:49 pm

    Kellie IS the American Idol….Period! Even when I resist the urge to think about how easy it will be to package and present her professionally, I find it very easy to love her. Man, she has it all. Looks, youth, talent, humor & honesty. If someone plans to beat her they better be ready to come early and stay late! And just think….she’s just getting started! A Star Is Born!!! Only in America! WOW!

  39. Ernest Winter Says:
    March 1st, 2006 at 3:03 pm

    I agree with Tom Paddock, Kellie is the the American idol.

    She is someone that is down to earth,Not one to boast, or be
    over confident, has her head screwed on the way,looks good, and can sing. She reminds me of
    Barbara Mandell, And Dolly Parton, Do I have to say anymore. You Go Kellie. We in Canada are pulling for YOU.

  40. Anonymous Says:
    March 1st, 2006 at 4:58 pm

    lol im from stanly country and i went to school with her (north stanly high). I don’t know how you guys see her because i know her and i see her differently, but i dont think its right to say she is using her sob story to win. if you lived a life like hers, it would pretty much be all you thought about also. She has a wonderful voice and i think deserves to win, whether or not she does. But shes not as country in real life as she acts on television.

  41. Jane Lu Says:
    March 1st, 2006 at 7:20 pm

    I think that Kelly is awesome, and she deserves to get to the top 4. Carla, I can’t believe that you know her!! I feel so jealous!!! I voted for her a MILLION times, and I’m sure she’ll be the next American Idol. And people who say that she’s just another Carrie Underwood, Carrie’s CARRIE and Kellie’s KELLIE.

  42. Chelsea Says:
    March 1st, 2006 at 8:15 pm

    KELLIE YOU ARE MY FAVORITE I HAVE POSTERS ALL OVER MY ROOM OF YOU.YOUR BEAUTIFUL AND HAVE AN AMAZING VOICE IF U DONT WIN I WILL EAT MY HAT. PLEASE EMAIL ME BACCCKKKKKKKKKKKK!!!!!!!! I DREAM ABOUT UUU ALL THE TIMEE SO EMAIL CHELYBELY5@AOL.COM THANKK YOU

    XOXOX CHEL

  43. Jasmine Says:
    March 2nd, 2006 at 6:34 pm

    Kellie is so cute, everybody loves her, and if you dont and you posted a comment on this like ashley then why are you searching the internet for her huh? thats what i would like to know. if you dont like her then why are you reading stuff up about her? Kellie is going to win no doubt!!!!! I LOVE YOU KELLIE!!!

  44. Jason Rosal Says:
    March 3rd, 2006 at 12:11 am

    Kellie is so HOT i want to bang her brains out !!!!

  45. Jeremie Siefert Says:
    March 3rd, 2006 at 12:16 am

    Praise be allah for Kellie for she is Kamalas wife !!!! AAHHHHH

  46. bill Says:
    March 3rd, 2006 at 4:39 pm

    from Amber: ‘Both are pretty blondes from the midwest’

    —>Neither Oklahoma nor NC are in the midwest.

    From Anonymous: ‘I did not like the fact that Kellie said she had never performed in front of anyone and she has numerous times. And then stated she had never performed with live music. I also feel she is trying to act shy and inexperienced when she is not. She was Miss Stanly County and in the Finals on Gimme the Mike Charlotte which aired on local television.’

    —>She never said that she hadn’t performed in front of people before. She said she had never sung with live musicians or a band before. There is a big difference between Karaoke or singing to a backing track and singing with live musicians. I don’t think she was misrepresenting here at all because neither the pageant nor gimme the mic use live bands. It’s all karaoke style.

    I also disagree with those of you who say she is stuck up. That is hilarious. She is one of the most down to earth, real performers in the competition. She has been called out on being too nervous multiple times by the judges and readily admits it herself. I think this shows the opposite, that she is actually a little lacking in confidence and is probably a bit unsure of herself. People like that are usually not stuck up and if they are, it is only to mask other insecurities.

    She may not win the competition unless she steadily improves (which she might) but she is one of my favorites win or lose. Partially because she turned out as well as she has despite having a less than perfect home life. She is funny, very cute and very entertaining on the show. I hope she goes far.

  47. Brittany Says:
    March 7th, 2006 at 6:15 pm

    so what if she looks and sounds like Carrie Underwood…i would take that as a complement. Yes she has very few similarities but she isn’t just like her. Kellie has the “IT” factor and if you haven’t noticed yet, she is one of the favorites(as well as mine)she represents all of the people who have had a bad childhood and is one of my rolemodels. I hope she wins and takes the crown!

  48. Ashlee Adams Says:
    March 8th, 2006 at 12:02 am

    I think Kellie is so good and if the judges don’t see that than WOW they suck Kellie I think you are really great and so was Carie Underwood but, you have your own way of showing that you can do it and you will do what ever it takes and i’ll be behind you until the end!!!!!!! Love Ashlee Adams from MT!!!!

  49. Bozo Says:
    March 8th, 2006 at 9:46 am

    The comparisons between Kellie and Carrie are foolish. Carrie Underwood is from Oklahoma, Kellie is from North Carolina — two totally different regions of the country. I think a lot of yankees from the North or the Western USA tend to lump all “country folks” in the same package and don’t understand how different North Carolina can be from, say Mississippi or Georgia (the accents especially). There are many flavors of southern accents. Carrie Underwood does not have a southern accent, she has an Okie accent. Kellie, now there is a true southern accented girl (though she sounds different from the girls here in ‘Bama where I live).

    Secondly, for those who say they look alike, are you on crack? Kellie, imo, is 100 times better looking. Carrie is sorta bow-legged and lanky — Kellie is a petite, hot lil tight body. I think a lot of jealous people see two attractive blondes and say “oh they look alike.”

    Now that being said, I do NOT think Kellie has the best voice, even though I AM pulling for her to win. I am being objective here and must say Kat McPhee (who is Kellie’s roommate) is unreal — probably the best FEMALE vocalist idol has seen so far. Kellie is good, yeah, but not in the same league as Mcphee and Lisa Tucker. If Kellie has a hope to win, she cannot ruin herself by doing what Heather Cox did and try Mariah Carey or a Whitney Houston or someone WAY outta her vocal range. Kellie must take the country / Bonnie Rait / Mellisa Etheridge approach if she has a prayer. One on one, in a pure vocal sense, she can’t hang with McPhee or Tucker.

    Now, all THAT being said, I think a male may actually go home with the gold. If you ask me, the best overall singer and performer in this competition is Elliot Yamin. The dude is a Stevie Wonder with eyes — unreal voice. For those of who you disagree, I admit Yamin isn’t the most beautiful guy, but try this — go back on your TIVO and play his first week’s performance and do not watch but merely listen to his vocals — incredible. Hicks and Chris D. are awesome too. There are more talented guys this year than girls, but Kellie seems to have the largest following I have seen this season (although Taylor Hicks brings that same southern likeableness to the table and apparently has a following too). It will be interesting to see how it all pans out.

    As for reality vocal competitions, I must say American Idol needs to watch out for CBS’s “Rockstar show” (second season of it starts this fall). Last season’s show with INXS, I thought the contestants, by and large, blew any idol final 12 outta the water. The best female vocalist I have ever seen on a reality vocal show — Suzie McNeil from last year’s Rockstar. The girl would put any femnale to shame on idol this season. I realize comparing the two shows is not fair since Rockstar does not claim to be an amateur competition, whereas Idol will not let professionals on.

    P.S., if you didn’t watch Rockstar last season and don’t know Suzie, go to your favorite P2P service and download Suzie McNeil — Bohemian Rhapsody. Awesome stuff — puts Queen’s version to shame, and that is saying something!

  50. Jackie Says:
    March 8th, 2006 at 10:44 pm

    i think Kellie is an awesome singer and has a gifted voice and she didnt even hav singing lessons. i call that talent. she deserves to win. not only that she has a wonderful personality and is so nice and a likeable person. vote Kellie Pickler!!!

  51. Alison Says:
    March 9th, 2006 at 5:11 pm

    i don’t think that Kellie will WIN the competition but i do think that she will go far.

    you people that think she is stuck up, imagine YOURSELF in her position. if my mom left me and my dad was in jail i would go into MAJOR depression. i think it is amazing how well she handles it. anyways, i do think she has been doing well and that she will get near the end of the show.

    (my favorites… Katherine McPhee, Kellie Pickler, Elliott Yamin (good VOICE), and Kevin!! he is adorable… dont think he has the best voice though…

    anyways, since this is about Kellie,

    PICK PICKLER!!!

  52. Anonymous Says:
    March 10th, 2006 at 3:29 pm

    UMM N0!! THEY AREN’T REAllY AliKE… THE 0NlY REAS0N PE0PlE ARE C0MPARiNG THEM iS BECAUSE 0F THE Bl0NDE HAiR!!! i l0VE KElliE AND W0UlD l0VE T0 SEE HER WiN iT!! SHES MY V0TE & SHE DESERVES THiS…

  53. Jessica Says:
    March 11th, 2006 at 11:07 am

    I LOVE BOTH OF THEM CARRIE AND KELLIE. I VOTED FOR KELLY THE OTHER NIGHT LIKE A MILLION TIMES. SHE HAS A GREAT VOICE. I DONT THINK ITS FAIR THEY ARE COMPARING KELLIE TO CARRIE SO WHAT IF THEY HAVE A FEW SIMALARITIES. KELLY IS MY FAVORITE IN THE COMPITITION

    GO CARRIE AND KELLY!!

  54. rachelle Says:
    March 11th, 2006 at 5:58 pm

    hello kellie is kool its not kelly like kelly clarkson or carrie shes her own person and so are kelly and carrie so all u stop i like kelly kellie and carrie she will win kellie im votinf for her my family friends bf and my school and people i met and my family on my street

  55. Natalie Riggleman Says:
    March 14th, 2006 at 1:09 am

    Kellie is what I consider to be the perfect defintion of an American Idol. She is beautiful inside and out, she has a beautiful singing voice, and she melts my heart everytime I see/hear her. I can relate to her story so much, and I she is an inspiration to me. She is a very strong person for being able to cope with everything that has happened in her life. I am behind her 100% and I will continue to vote for her each week. I love you Kellie!
    PICK PICKLER!!

  56. wayne Says:
    March 14th, 2006 at 8:14 pm

    I think shes just awsome. If i was in the usa i would vote.

  57. ashlyn Says:
    March 14th, 2006 at 8:48 pm

    kellie you inspire me so much that I want a picture of you .My
    whole 4th grade in my school likes you ,you are the best.I LOVE YOU

  58. caroline Says:
    March 15th, 2006 at 12:03 pm

    I am a huge Carrie fan, so this year I am not voting for Kellie. SHe’s to much like Carrie, and she’s not even a good singer. She keeps picking power songs by Reba and other singers, and her voice just isn’t big enough for them. Well, I think she’s cute, but not good enough to win.

  59. caroline Says:
    March 15th, 2006 at 12:03 pm

    I am a huge Carrie fan, so this year I am not voting for Kellie. SHe’s to much like Carrie, and she’s not even a good singer. She keeps picking power songs by Reba and other singers, and her voice just isn’t big enough for them. Well, I think she’s cute, but not good enough to win.

  60. dee Says:
    March 15th, 2006 at 4:36 pm

    Kellie is the best she is sooooo good and just cause she sings and looks like carrie underwood doesnt mean she wont win!!

    Posted by: ~Ashley~ | February 09, 2006 at 08:31 AM

    HELLO SHE DOESNT LOOK ONE BIT LIKE CARRIE NOR HER VOCALS ARE ANYWHR NEAR CARRIE’S

    u’r just like her, a no brainer..dumb and dumber

  61. danny Says:
    March 16th, 2006 at 1:57 pm

    She is HOT. I love how people fall for that ‘innocent’ character she plays. Hot and from a Small Town in Middle America means one thing- She gives it UP!!! She will do great in hollywood, regardless if she wins AI or not, she will do Maxim and then get on all the talk shows, and then, well,,,, you know what is next….

  62. Maggie Baker Says:
    March 16th, 2006 at 3:44 pm

    Kellie Pickler is definitly the next American Idol. America is in love with her. She has a beautiful voice and her simplicity is wonderful. Lets all vote for Kellie. She deserves to win.

  63. Maggie Baker Says:
    March 16th, 2006 at 3:44 pm

    Kellie Pickler is definitly the next American Idol. America is in love with her. She has a beautiful voice and her simplicity is wonderful. Lets all vote for Kellie. She deserves to win.

  64. Pick Pickler Says:
    March 16th, 2006 at 9:36 pm

    If you ask me, Kellie and Chris are gonna be the last two to square off in the finale. I like Taylor Hicks to a point but do not think he is idol material. I believe he is going to go far, but his fans can only put him in so far. He will probably make it to the Top 5, but thats it. Paris and Mandisa go the same way. Kevin, Ace, and Bucky are going to be off soon

  65. Alison Says:
    March 17th, 2006 at 7:50 pm

    i think that kellie will make it to at least the top 6 but i dont think she will be in the top 2. i think it will be Chris and Katharine. Katharine is my favorite but anyways, Go Kellie.

  66. Alison Says:
    March 17th, 2006 at 7:50 pm

    i think that kellie will make it to at least the top 6 but i dont think she will be in the top 2. i think it will be Chris and Katharine. Katharine is my favorite but anyways, Go Kellie.

  67. NC Rocker Says:
    March 20th, 2006 at 2:04 am

    KELLIE ROCKS! She’s not just a country singer like Carrie, she’s more like Kelly Clarkson or somewhere in-between (country/rock). So to all those who say we don’t need another country singer to win this year, I agree! Vote for Kellie!!! :)

  68. Kevin Says:
    March 20th, 2006 at 9:27 am

    Kellie is truely genuine. Read the following article and decide for yourself. The article has lots of photos and lots of insightful stories about this girl from rural NC who had not even been to the nearest city down the road at age 16

    http://www.salisburypost.com/lifestyle/295821596065501.php

    Snippet from the article

    At the time, Pickler was 16 years old and had never even been to Charlotte. Miller introduced her to the big city down the road from Albemarle when she took her there to get her hair done before the pageant.

    “She was looking around like Alice in Wonderland,” Miller recalls. “I remember her saying, ‘Summer, people are so different here.’”

  69. Lorri Says:
    March 21st, 2006 at 10:57 am

    Kellie Pickler is awesome and I’m a bit disgusted to read some of the tacky things that people have been writing.

    #1 – She isn’t fake. All that you see is real. Simon Cowell himself has stated that Kellie and Ace are both “pretty” people that most will not expect to be that shy, sweet or normal…but in his words “I assure you they are”. However, even if it was fake…I think Jessica Simpson has made millions using the fake “dumb blonde” act. But, I believe Kellie is real. She isn’t dumb, just inexperienced to the world. Being in a local pageant and a local singing competition doesn’t make her worldly. Geez!

    #2 Why can’t people just admire her positive attributes instead of trying to tear her down for them. You’ve not walked a mile in her shoes. She has had a hard life. Give the girl a break. I can’t imagine having a father in and out of jail my entire life and a mother that just abandoned me. How hard it must’ve been for her. Yet this girl rose above it all with a wonderful and positive spirit and outlook on life. She is what more of our life idols should be. Her grandparents did a wonderful job and should be proud.

    #3 She never said that she’s never performed in front of people before. She said she’s never sang with a band like this – and I imagine she hasn’t. This is the big time…with truly talented musicians. Heck, Kellie didn’t even know what key to sing in…because she admitted not knowing keys. She is a natural…that’s never been formally trained. Think about that. Paris and Mandissa have had years and years of training. Mandissa is a music major. Paris comes from generations of singers. Imagine what Kellie could be if she had half of that in her life. Again, give the girl a break. Considering where she comes from and the lack of training that she’s had – I’m proud of the girl! She’s amazing…and with time and additional coaching – that girl has the potential to go far!

    #4 Lastly, she is not Carrie Underwood and is not even from the same area of the country. They’re both blondes…whoopey whoo! Brittney and Jessica are both blondes…are they the same? Madonna and Christina are both blondes (currently)…are they the same? No! So lay off it. Kellie is Kellie…original and beautiful.

    In closing, I find Kellie a breath of fresh air. I am glad that in this time, when so much ugliness plagues our news, our music, our movies, etc….that here stands what is still beautiful within the youth of our world. I’d rather her be what my child admires, than the tabloid trashy teens currently on them. I love Kellie! May the wings of love lift her to the highest heights.

  70. Princess Says:
    March 22nd, 2006 at 2:20 pm

    Kellie Pickler is the best singer in the competition and she has the best personality out of all the people on idol this season. She always looks great and each week she sings better and better! GO KELLIE! PICK PICKLER!

  71. Lady Laurie and T.B. Says:
    March 22nd, 2006 at 2:21 pm

    We both love Kellie Pickler but not as much as our friend princess. She is the best singer in the competion. Every one out there: PICK PICKLER!!!

  72. Kellie Pickler Says:
    March 22nd, 2006 at 6:19 pm

    hey i am kellie i read all of the messages on this website. i glad that some of you want me to win. Thanks I luv you fans. But ppl who are not voting for me and think i am a liar well i don’t care it is your opinon. But to tell you the truth what i said on the auditions was 10000000000000000% True trust me. well thanks for everyone who is voting for me.

    -Kellie Pickler

  73. Terri Says:
    March 23rd, 2006 at 1:17 pm

    Kellie had me at the auditions… that Southern accent, her roller skates and her story. She’s been a favorite of everyone since the beginning, me included.
    The only thing I would like to see her do is to have more fun and not try so hard, sometimes she tends to oversing and just belt the song out there. She’s got the voice, incredible talent, she just needs to enjoy herself and her music again. When that happens, America WATCH OUT! All the other pieces of the puzzle will fall in place and then there is NO stopping her! PICK PICKLER! We love ya Kellie!

  74. Anonymous Says:
    March 24th, 2006 at 11:26 pm

    American Idol is about being consistant. Kellie was very good in her audition but then there was a slight problem. American Idol has been on for a while now and Kellie didnt sound anything like her audition until March 21st. A true singer should be able to be consistant and sing every song really good and sing it their own way. For example, Chris Daughtry has been able to sing great every time no matter what song it is. Kellie should have done the same. Kellie’s performances should be WOW ..not just alright. Kellie has a great voice but she obviously can only sing certain songs…songs that are easy and dont make her take any risks. This should not make her the American Idol.

  75. Bridgett Says:
    March 26th, 2006 at 1:48 pm

    Kellie has so much going for her, like her voice, her looks, her oh so cute personality, and her confidence. I believe if she dosen’t win then that was just not what God had in plan for her, but she is there for a reason and I think that the reason is so she will win! I will vote for her for how ever long that see is on American Idol, she is definatally my favorite!I do not think that she should be compared to Carrie Underwood ,although I love her too, b/c they are two totally differnt people, besides we need people like Kellie to win anyway she is a great role model and I really look up to her.
    ***PICK PICKLER!***

  76. someone Says:
    March 28th, 2006 at 10:29 pm

    kellie probably wont win, imo, because she is too similar to carrie. and not that its a bad thing, because its really not fair for one person to be marked as “the country girl” (if kellie came first, and carrie second, i think carrie would be facing the same problem) i just think people might want something new.

    i cant decide if i really like her or dont like her. most of the time, i like her. most of the time, imo, i think she is genuine. but i think she sometimes milks the whole dumb blonde thing. but really, i think shes a cute, funny girl with a great voice. great enough to win? ehh…maybe not. but there are deffinatly others that need to go before her.

    i think that katherine mcphee, chris daughtry, & elliot yamin are the 3 best. i think katherine will win because shes very real and always genuine and extremely talented. but i still wish kellie the best of luck!

  77. Heidi Says:
    March 29th, 2006 at 11:51 pm

    I’m sorry – but I just don’t get it. I thought Carrie was great and all, but I digress. Kellie, although she may truly be genuine?, sweet, and VERY naive, just down right makes me sick. Between Salmon, Calamari, Minx and spider eyelashes, I just can NOT tolerate an idol who is just soooo dumb. Enough of the act! And when there’s incredible talent around like Mandesa, Paris, and Catherine she does not stand a chance. Please America, WAKE UP

  78. Pickles Says:
    March 31st, 2006 at 9:51 am

    Kellie, despite other views, is both a unique individual (as we all are) and a unique performer.

    It’s fairly typical both on the internet (and life in general) that when somebody starts to become prominent, plenty of people will step forward to speak poorly of that person and put her down.

    And why? I don’t know. Jealousy? An unpleasant aspect of human nature. I don’t know.

    Kellie has had a one-of-a-kind life and as a result she is one-of-a-kind:
    http://www.kpickler.com/kellie-pickler-info.htm

    God be willing she triumphs in this competition: a testament to faith, talent, and the ability to overcome adversity.

    Now, there’s reason for optimism.

    Thank you Kellie!

  79. Anonymous Says:
    April 1st, 2006 at 9:57 am

    You people really need to stop comparing Kellie Pickler to Carrie Underwood. First of all Carrie sings so much better than Kellie and unlike Kellie Carrie was very consistant throughout the competition. Also to the blind moron who said Kellie is 100x prettier than Carrie..you need to get your eyes checked. I was suprised your name is “carriesbiggestfan” but though you make such a statement. Kellie is very cute, but not near as beautiful as Carrie. Duh just look up pictures of Carrie online she is such much more prettier. I cant believe anyone would compare Carrie to Kellie. Kellie is nothing but a dumb blonde from a hick town who has sang one song really good since the auditions. I hate you all who vote for Kellie. You are INSANE!!!!

  80. Kassie Says:
    April 3rd, 2006 at 4:58 pm

    hey my name is Kassie and i am a Kellie fan.. i love Kellie i wont her to win this year..she can sing like u have ever seen.. lol.. well if u r a Kellie Pickler Fan or just wont to e-mail me e-mail me at…. KellieFan94@yahoo.com … i would love to get to no u!!!u can also IM me at CarrieLover83… but i am not on there a lot so u might just wont to e-mail me!! Thanks

  81. nofanofkellie Says:
    April 3rd, 2006 at 7:06 pm

    thanks for those who hate kellie…she is about retarted, i am sick and tired of hearing how cute and likable she is….wow people if like talking to a tree then ok…honestly how can someone be that stupid,she really gets on my nerves!

  82. Valry Says:
    April 6th, 2006 at 9:06 pm

    She is soooo cool! Sho workd at sonic!!! so do i

  83. pickleface~stinks Says:
    April 7th, 2006 at 5:48 am

    this little country fried blonde sucks she can’t sing , shes butt ugly and she used the “oh my daddys in jail” sob story she lied about singing she was in a beauty pagent and give me the mic . plus ppl c’on shes a copy of underwood except underwood could sing. do you really think shed make a good rolemodel shes a dumb blonde . shes not gonna win

  84. NICOLE Says:
    April 9th, 2006 at 2:19 am

    KASSIE,
    YOU’RE WELCOME FOR ME NOT LIKING KELLIE. SHE’S ABOUT THE MOST RETARDED PERSON IVE EVER SEEN ON TV. TO ALL OF YOU PEOPLE WHO LIKE HER— DO ME A FAVOR–NEXT TIME SHE SAYS SOMETHING DUMB, LOOK AT HER FACIAL EXPRESSION AND YOU’LL SEE HER LOOKING AROUND FOR SOME SORT OF RECOGNITION TO HER IDIOTICNESS. ITS ALL AN ACT PEOPLE! GO TAYLOR HICKS!

    NICOLE IN MICHIGAN

  85. jennifer Says:
    April 9th, 2006 at 7:45 pm

    do not be rude kellie is just a person she deserves respect!its not her fault your jealous of her. GEEZE!GOSH!WIERDOS!POOP HEADS!

  86. Janey Says:
    April 10th, 2006 at 5:05 am

    Kellie is about as original as a McDonald’s. It’s the same old “I’m a stupid girl and please won’t you vote for me” pageant crap that at least one female from each season tries to pull off.

    She may be a nice girl, but she’s been raised to be a pageant, countrified, bimbo, southern, stupid-ass cheerleader, please let me sing on the side even though I couldn’t really care less about music girl that you see everywhere on television now.

    SHE may be nice, but 1. She doesn’t have a great voice. Them’s the facts. 2. She doesn’t care so much about music. (Seriously, who doesn’t know at least one Stevie Wonder song?) 3. Either she’s stupid or she’s manipulative. To use your stupidity as a campaign slogan? Yikes.

    Get rid of her from the competition and let her be on the OC or some other horrible sitcom.

  87. Maryanne Frnández Says:
    April 10th, 2006 at 4:24 pm

    I love Kellie, she must win American Idol!!!!

  88. Anonymous Says:
    April 10th, 2006 at 7:10 pm

    Kellie shouldnt be on American Idol. I could see her doing local competitions but how in the world did this girl get on TV and on one of the biggest talent competitions?? That is completely messed up. She has a really good voice, but apparently when you get her on stage and add some music she cant sing worth a you know what. For some reason Kellie just doesnt sound too good on stage. Yeah her audition was great but that is about it. She is no where near as good as all the others on the show. She has the likeablity factor because people like comedy…they like dumbasses similiar to Jessica Simpson (btw..kellie is even more ignorant than jessica..sad huh)..and the other majority of kellie’s fans are girls 12 and under or hormonal guys. That pretty much sums it up. That is definitly why she is still on the show.

  89. Anonymous Says:
    April 10th, 2006 at 7:54 pm

    Kellie is a great singer. In the beginning, if people accually payed attention, kellie was the only one who got into everyone’s song. Even if it sucked big time. She is always smiling and is very nice to everyone. So what if she is similar to Carrie.there are oter people who are the same (ex.Missy elliott and queen latifa). I want Katherine to win but kellie to be right with her when she does because KELLIE WILL BE PROUD OF HER FRIEND. p.s. she CAN sing!!!

  90. Jesse Says:
    April 11th, 2006 at 5:13 pm

    Kellie is adorable. If you don’t fall in love with her everytime you see her, you don’t have a heart. People need to realize that in this day and age vocals are not the most important factor. If that were true we would have a bunch of famous ugly girls that sing like Mariah Carey. Kellie has a great body, a positive attitude, she is pretty and she has a nice voice. I can’t think of any other remaining girl in the competition with a nice body. definitly not Katherine or Paris. So her voice isn’t the best. But look at other famous singers from America. Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, and Madonna all have nice voices, but by no means are they the best, actually Kellie sings better, yet they were all very successful and that sold millions of albums. I think she will be the last female on the show I don’t know if she would win the guys are pretty fierce but its not impossible.
    P.S. Becky O’ Donahue was Beautiful I wish she would have stayed longer so i could look at her.

  91. rachel Says:
    April 11th, 2006 at 9:13 pm

    i personally hate kellie pickler and everything about her. nothing more to say. she needs to get voted off NOW!!! so all u whores who vote for her suck!

  92. aly Says:
    April 12th, 2006 at 1:48 pm

    kElLiE rOx!!!

  93. anonymous Says:
    April 13th, 2006 at 1:23 pm

    Kellie Pickler is a lot like Carrie underwood, I’ll give you guys that, but if you think about it, EVERYONE loved Carrie, so why can’t EVERYONE love Kellie. Kellie doesnt need sympathy votes, she doesnt need sympathy period! She is just an amazing person all together…. Her background story is touching, although I am sure thats not what has gotten her this far! ITS HER VOICE! isnt that what american idol is suppose to be about? Kellie Pickler has GOT the VOICE! Stop being like Simon and judging people on things other than their voice!! SHES THE NEXT AMERICAN IDOL!!!!!

    ***PICK PICKLER PLEASE***

  94. Carrie Riddle Says:
    April 13th, 2006 at 1:46 pm

    I love Kellie Pickler. She is so good. She’s got the talent and the voice shes the NEXT AMERICAN IDOL!!!!!!!!!!!

  95. Jose Says:
    April 14th, 2006 at 8:28 pm

    I LOVE KELLIE!!! SHE HAVE A GREAT VOICE I

  96. Cass Says:
    April 15th, 2006 at 12:13 pm

    I do not like Kellie at all. I think her voice is ok but not good enough to win this competition. If she wins I will never watch American Idol again. There is way better singers on the show then her. For instance Katherine, Katherine Has an awesome voice way better then Kellies also Chris is a way better singer and deserves to win. My favorite is Taylor. Kellie is okay But there is no way she is better than some of the rest. I know alot of people who dont even understand why she is still on there.

  97. heather Says:
    April 15th, 2006 at 10:20 pm

    I think most people hate kellie than any other idol.So get rid of her.But do me a favor and don’t vote for paris first.I hate paris more than any idol.

  98. susie Says:
    April 15th, 2006 at 10:25 pm

    Why do you like kellie?I mean she is just acting to get your vote.Why waste a perfect vote on someone like that if you could vote for someone that is sweet and honest like Cris, Taylor or Elliot.Plus these guys are good.They are so hot.

  99. emma Says:
    April 16th, 2006 at 6:02 am

    hey will ya’ll all stop dissing kellie she is such a nice person and has an amazing voice.
    ok so she might have a country voice like carrie and be young and pretty like her too but kellie is her own person, no one deserves this kind of scrutiny that you people are giving her! shes just a normal person like any of you and none of you would like it if some one was saying things like that to you! so grow up. personally i think that kellie rocks and she should win, then we will have to amazingly talent american idols carrie and kellie!!!!
    Go kellie you deserve it!!!!!

  100. DontpickKellie Says:
    April 17th, 2006 at 1:05 am

    I don’t like Kellie. Her personality looks FAKE for me. I just feel like she is using that story to try to win fans, doesn’t matter it was true. It is not professional. She can sing good, BUT NOT SPECTACULAR OR OUT OF AVERAGE, SHE IS AVERAGE AND NOT GREAT. If Simmon decide she must win, I think is not fair for the REAL SINGERS, and Simmon always said He wants an American Idol out of average, I think HE MUST KEEP HIS COMMENTS.

  101. Anonymous Says:
    April 18th, 2006 at 8:47 am

    Dont EVER compare Kellie to Carrie. Carrie has an incredible voice and Kellie is average compared to all the other singers on American Idol. Its obvious Kellie is still on the show due to her looks and cute personality, oh and did I mention.acting dumb as dirt. Yeah..people seem to like this. People are so bored with their lives that they get extreme entertainment watching Kellie Pickler act more stupid than Jessica Simpson. Kellie is cute and stupid. So why does this keep her on American Idol? Well look at what 95% of the world is…morons. Peace :)

  102. Anonymous Says:
    April 19th, 2006 at 7:48 am

    KELLIE PICKLER DOES NOT SOUND A F****** THING LIKE CARRIE UNDERWOOD. KELLIE’S VOICE IS NO WHERE NEAR AS GOOD AS CARRIE. ARE YOU PEOPLE DEAF OR WHAT??

  103. Ann Says:
    April 19th, 2006 at 12:46 pm

    Okay, I have to agree…Kellie Pickler is a lot like Carrie Underwood, and i am a huge fan of Carrie. Even though Kellie is like Carrie…so what? I meen its her own style and she can do whatever she wants. I am voting Kellie ALL THE WAY!

  104. Janice Says:
    April 19th, 2006 at 6:52 pm

    Kellie is NOTHING like Carrie Underwood. Carrie is so so much better. And that dumb fake country act of Kellie’s is REALLY nerve racking! She definitely
    WILL NOT get my vote. It’s time for her to go home!!!

  105. Anonymous Says:
    April 20th, 2006 at 10:15 pm

    how can you be a fan of carrie and after hearing her music you think she is a lot like kellie. i see no comparison at all. carries voice is much better..totally different. whoever thinks kellie is like carrie is a stupid IDIOT

  106. kristi from gadsden alabama Says:
    April 21st, 2006 at 12:03 pm

    kelly pickler should not be compared to carrie underwood, because kelly can’t sing at all and carrie can sing really good. nobody cares about kelly’s childhood. she needs to quit whining about it all the time. it’s really getting old. bucky and ace shouldn’t have been eliminated, kelly should have. if you want the truth kelly should have never made it past auditions in the first place. she sings really bad. kelly will never in her life be like or sing like carrie underwood. if america would vote for the best kelly would have been out a long time ago and bucky and ace would still be here, and the worst singer in the world would be gone from american idol. that singer of course in kelly pickler the titty baby who talks about her screwed up daddy who is in jail for only god knows what, it’s probably for murder or something really bad. she’s just to ashamed to say. i don’t like kelly pickler and never will. kelly is a wanna be country girl stuck in a dumb blondes body. she really needs to go home so the best singer can win american idol. kelly is never going to win. she is not good at all. go home and cry over daddy some more and quit telling people who don’t care abouy your family how bad it is to be a messed up wanna be country girl. I am from gadsden alabama where all the girls are country and we don’t have to fake it. just go home and leave american idol for somebody who can sing. bye bye spoiled brat.

  107. sara Says:
    April 21st, 2006 at 11:08 pm

    kellie i think you sing great. GOD will judge those who drug your name to the dirt. your story will touch alot of lives.Ihope only the best for you.Ihope it is you and chris at the end.
    keep it up girl dont let these TRASHY talking people discourage you.Ithink if they cant say nothing nice they should stay off the internet.Anyway everybody please pick KELLIE she deserves it

  108. judy kutta-holahan Says:
    April 23rd, 2006 at 4:15 pm

    Kellie is a terrific fresh talent, however, I do believe Chris will be the winner. In my opionion American Idol, was originally thought up to produce a unique “Rock” Idol. I think Chris is the first to come along that fits the bill. He is exactly what “they” had in mind when they first aired the program. Thats not to say Kellie wont go on to a new singing career…….along with probably one of the first recording contracts and new cds of the fall. Go Chris, and congratulations Kellie, because you are just adorable, and sweet and all the important things.

  109. Rose Says:
    April 24th, 2006 at 10:41 am

    I think you are just awesome Kelly.. I could not believe all the negative comments about Kelly.. You are the greatest.. I am hopeing for you all the way girl!!!!! KELLY ROCKS!!!! F*** all the people with negative comments.

  110. Anonymous Says:
    April 24th, 2006 at 7:07 pm

    To the person being hateful towards Kellie and her past you need counciling, I’m sure you wrote that just to get some kind of arousel, and i’m sure you will check back and see this because you have nothing better to do with your life. whethere she is acting or not no one deserves to have to read things about them like that. Kellie your very cute I think you will be successful no matter what the outcome. but do stop picking songs like Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered and do some more enjoyable songs like Reba songs.

  111. Patsy LeRoux Says:
    April 25th, 2006 at 8:11 pm

    Hi Kelly, I am totally disgusted with all three judges tonight. I think by far you were the best. I am from Newfoundland Canada. I would not the show for the world.

  112. Tooni Says:
    April 26th, 2006 at 2:26 pm

    Last night on Scarborough Country they announced a story that Pickler may be in hot water for “stuffing ballots”–If this is true, it’s the only explaination I can see for her success so far. She’s merely average talent whom should have been voted off weeks ago.

  113. Ally Says:
    April 26th, 2006 at 8:56 pm

    I dont understand why people talk rude about people on the internet…I think kelly is the best and I am so sad to see her go. I am sure she will do really good in the future!!!:);)

  114. Sue Says:
    April 26th, 2006 at 8:58 pm

    You are a sweetheart Kelly and will be missed by all your Canadian fans!

  115. JoJo Says:
    April 26th, 2006 at 9:04 pm

    In all honestly, she wasn’t the best singer.
    But I wished she could have stayed longer then say, Paris.

    Canada misses you Kellie!

  116. Anonymous Says:
    April 26th, 2006 at 9:13 pm

    Finally! The right contestant was voted off today! Good riddance to Kellie! I never really liked her much, and the last couple of weeks she has been so off pitch! Glad she’s gone now.

  117. IdolChatterer Says:
    April 26th, 2006 at 10:16 pm

    It still can’t believe how many people don’t actually GET when someone is sincere. People keep/kept talking about “falling for” some act Kellie was putting on. Wake up JADED America, there are still some people in the world who are honest and innocent. Does everyone have to be like us instead?

    Bye Kellie, I’m sure we’ll Playboy will be knocking on your door trying to give you an education really soon. I hope you will opt for the movie and tv deals instead. Just please don’t sing any more… Stick to idolizing Kelly Clarkson! KC rocks! Since U Been Gone Kellie…American Idol is looking more like a singing competition. Good luck and God speed.

  118. Vinman Says:
    April 27th, 2006 at 2:26 am

    Hey Kelly,

    You may not be the best singer to grace the American Idol stage, but your warm persona touched me deeply. To get where you did with the adversity you have faced in your life, is an achievement. Don’t ever let anyone take that away from you. And to all who have used this site to insult Kelly….”get a #$%*^ life. You couldn’t do better if you tried! Kelly, I think you’re the best…a class act all the way. Good luck…good things will come your way.

  119. Bob Guiney Says:
    April 27th, 2006 at 11:21 am

    Kellie is an idiot. Reality TV is rigged and staged.

  120. Amy Irizarry Says:
    April 27th, 2006 at 11:36 am

    My daughter Stephanie-Marie who is nine years old loves Kelly and believes she should of won. In her heart Kelly is the only winner. We feel kelly will still make it big. My nine year old is her biggest fan. She cried for hours. Please E-mail us so she can let Kelly know how much she is admired by my daughter

  121. Amy Irizarry Says:
    April 27th, 2006 at 11:37 am

    My daughter Stephanie-Marie who is nine years old loves Kelly and believes she should of won. In her heart Kelly is the only winner. We feel kelly will still make it big. My nine year old is her biggest fan. She cried for hours. Please E-mail us so she can let Kelly know how much she is admired by my daughter

  122. Anonymous Says:
    April 27th, 2006 at 2:08 pm

    shes sucha pretty happy go lucky chika.. i cnt belive she actually gt eliminated.. i mean.. luk a paris.. she mite sing well.. her vocals r defnitly betta than those of kellie’s .. but.. she’s hella cte.. shes like evrybodyz fav !.. sniff nsiff

  123. Eric Says:
    April 27th, 2006 at 2:27 pm

    I think Kellie did an awesome job through out the entire audition. She seems to be a very sweet girl, and there seems to be a lot of hatred out there towards her, I don’t know why?! Maybe their messed up in the head! Some of her songs weren’t the best, but I believe that God has an awesome plan for Kellie, and if she follows him, I think she’ll do just fine. It’s not the end of the road for her, just the beginning.

  124. dolphinfanatic Says:
    April 28th, 2006 at 8:58 am

    Hmmmmm…..after reading all of these comments abt Kelly Pickler, the people who bashed Kelly are friggin Naive! I know everyone has their own opinions and have thr right. But didn’t anyone ever read the rules abt using this and abt comments? It says “Please noe personal attacks…” Hmmmmmm doesn’t that make u blonde too? I know this is a reality but shouldn’t u be using positive comments instead of negative? If you tend to think negative, then u will have negative influence on urself and your famiy and people gets turned off easily. And obviously you don’t have a life or anything better to do.
    Now that being said, Kelly is unique in her own way. She was raised by her grandparents. I’ve been in her shoes and I know what it is like. I’ve been in the pageant myself and lived in the country. We may be clueless at times but that doesn’t mean we r dumb? She is naive yes, but she has great intentions. She’s a great singer and yet she made it through and got voted off. That’s ok! She may have more opportunites that may be in her path.
    Best of luck to you Kelly and God Bless you!

  125. Alyssa Says:
    April 28th, 2006 at 8:48 pm

    Kelly is the BEST EVER!!!!! She is so fun and nice, and she deserves to win American Idol!
    GO KELLY UR THE BEST!!!
    ~Alyssa~

  126. malia Says:
    April 28th, 2006 at 9:56 pm

    kellie even though you got voted off you are on my birthday cake and you are my idol i might be a werstling fan but you come before that i have met your step sister summer miller and she is a great singer but your better i also met your coach for american idol moncia otten they are in mountain creek harmony snice you didn’t win join in with your sister you rock your my idol your the best never ever quit
    love ya

  127. Teresa Parish Says:
    April 30th, 2006 at 10:22 am

    Bottom line, Kellie was and is the best in everyway. I think jeliousy has hit people that want so much to be like her! You go Kellie and let them eat there hearts out!!!!!

  128. Alyssa Says:
    April 30th, 2006 at 5:46 pm

    omg i feel so bad for keely becuz she got voted off of american idoll mke and my mom were bawling our eyes out when she got kicked off…..i miss her so much…. my mom said ” i am never gunna watch this show nomore becuz she got kicked off”…. i felt so bad for her i cant stop thinkin about her gettin kicked off and i was always voted for her and i only voted for her….

    well i have to go bye

    kellys #1 fan

    alyssa

  129. Alyssa Says:
    April 30th, 2006 at 5:46 pm

    omg i feel so bad for keely becuz she got voted off of american idoll mke and my mom were bawling our eyes out when she got kicked off…..i miss her so much…. my mom said ” i am never gunna watch this show nomore becuz she got kicked off”…. i felt so bad for her i cant stop thinkin about her gettin kicked off and i was always voted for her and i only voted for her….

    well i have to go bye

    kellys #1 fan

    alyssa

  130. Alyssa Says:
    April 30th, 2006 at 5:46 pm

    omg i feel so bad for keely becuz she got voted off of american idoll mke and my mom were bawling our eyes out when she got kicked off…..i miss her so much…. my mom said ” i am never gunna watch this show nomore becuz she got kicked off”…. i felt so bad for her i cant stop thinkin about her gettin kicked off and i was always voted for her and i only voted for her….

    well i have to go bye

    kellys #1 fan

    alyssa

  131. Alyssa Says:
    April 30th, 2006 at 5:47 pm

    omg i feel so bad for keely becuz she got voted off of american idoll mke and my mom were bawling our eyes out when she got kicked off…..i miss her so much…. my mom said ” i am never gunna watch this show nomore becuz she got kicked off”…. i felt so bad for her i cant stop thinkin about her gettin kicked off and i was always voted for her and i only voted for her….

    well i have to go bye

    kellys #1 fan

    alyssa

  132. kellie luverrr Says:
    May 3rd, 2006 at 7:49 pm

    even though kellie got voted off, she was the best contestant on american idol. i’m so mad at all the people who think she says a fake story to people so she can get votes. she aint’ lyin in my opinion. she is hott and an AWESOME SINGER!!!! and i think she should’ve won american idol and i voted 4 her 4 time every week. love ya kellie

  133. kellie luverrr Says:
    May 3rd, 2006 at 7:54 pm

    Kellie Dawn Pickler…
    will always be my American Idol

    I LOVE YA KELLIE!!!! YOU WERE THE BEST ON AMERICAN IDOL!!!!

    shame on the people who didn’t vote 4 kellie

  134. larry Says:
    May 4th, 2006 at 11:11 am

    im a kellie fan and i love kellie the show will never be the same she was the best singer anyway and am not voting for anyone of the rest and i hope tayor wins it all…

  135. Karen Says:
    May 7th, 2006 at 12:39 pm

    Kellie is awesome!She’s sweet, fun, and outgoing! How can people say she’s fake! She might say some dumb things but everyone says those things sometimes! This competition isn’t about how dumb, or innocent contestants are, its about who sings the best. Kellie is a fun loving person that actually cares about herself and the world she should’ve won she truly is the best! GO KELLIE!

  136. Karen Says:
    May 7th, 2006 at 12:42 pm

    Kellie is awesome!She’s sweet, fun, and outgoing! How can people say she’s fake! She might say some dumb things but everyone says those things sometimes! This competition isn’t about how dumb, or innocent contestants are, its about who sings the best. Kellie is a fun loving person that actually cares about herself and the world she should’ve won she truly is the best! GO KELLIE!

  137. kelly Says:
    May 8th, 2006 at 4:20 am

    I think Kelly Pickler is awful. She tries to act so stupid to get attention but does not realize that she is only making people sick of her. She will always be the sorry little wannabe who tried to be someone she is NOT!!!

  138. Anonymous Says:
    May 8th, 2006 at 12:16 pm

    kelly pickler should be in porn she is so hot

  139. Anonymous Says:
    May 8th, 2006 at 12:18 pm

    kelly pickler would look so hot in a threesome and getting bang from the ass

  140. Anonymous Says:
    May 8th, 2006 at 12:22 pm

    kelly pickler should join porn spread the word she would look so hot in a gangbang

  141. Drew Says:
    May 8th, 2006 at 2:49 pm

    Thank god Kellie got voted off the show. I’m not quite sure what all you people saw in her, but while reading all your posts, it all became clear to me. Half of you people dont know correct grammer, or even how to spell simple words. You also put apostrophes where they dont belong, and leave them out of where they are supossed to be. Seems the only people who know a lick of the English language are the ones who don’t like her. Look, she has an OK singing voice, and she’s pretty good looking. She’s also as dumb as a stone, or pretends to be, which is even worse, and she lied about performing in front of people before. I dont know…she was just OK in my book…certinly not one of the favorites. As for her mom and dad story…It’s sad and heart wrenching, but why would i want you to win the competition because of that? She had like 10,000,000 reasons why she should win the competition, and not 1 of them was how good she sings, because she doesn’t.

  142. Drew Says:
    May 8th, 2006 at 3:16 pm

    P.S. It’s me again from the above comment…Why are all you people talking about how she is an honest and genuine person like you play bingo together or something. Of course it was an act. Probably everyone who’s ever been on the show put on some kind of act. I dont know if they were actually telling the truth, but one person actually said that they met Kellie, and she was a total snob to everyone who wasn’t good looking. I can totally see her being one of those people. All I know is I absolutely hated Kellie Pickler, because while she sailed through the show from a lot of america voting for her stupidity, good people left the show. If she got voted off after Katherine or Chris, or Taylor, you know the people who can actually sing well, I never would have watched the show again. I really do believe that a lot of people forget that it IS a singing competition, and why wont you vote for the best singer? One person mentioned that Brittany Spears, and J Lo aren’t that good at singing but they are good looking, so why can’t Kellie pull it off? Well, I’ll tell you why. Because I dont want another J Lo or Brittany Spears, I want someone on a SINGING competition who can actually SING good. Personality, for all anyone knows, is FAKE on the show. Give the fat girl who can actually sing, like Mandisa, a chance, and not another Brittany Spears…

  143. TonieLee Says:
    May 11th, 2006 at 2:38 pm

    Hey Kelly
    I Got a cd Of Songs waiting for You, And a Free Place to stay! I hear Your on Your way To Nashville! Great Look Us Up Weve Got Hits for You! Google me ToneieLee
    Find sad songs Duets A song that will break Your heart about missing children! I have an Unused upstairs bed bath extra computer room! And plenty songs to sing…….Call Us We are waiting
    TonieLee

  144. Haha Says:
    May 12th, 2006 at 1:10 pm

    Hahaha, Kellie had to leave because she SUCKED ASS.

  145. Alex Says:
    May 12th, 2006 at 4:05 pm

    kellie is ridiculously good in bed though

    fyi

  146. TonieLee Says:
    May 16th, 2006 at 2:06 pm

    Hello Kellie
    This is TonieLee Who-ever Posted THe Remarks above And somehow connected our website to it Under the name TonieLee Is Bogus I Would Love for you to do any of our songs!
    THIS IS WRITTEN FROM THE TRUE TonieLee
    And TO Who-ever Has Used our Info We will be investigating Considering the horrible things You wrote about Our Idol Using Our Name and site.

  147. TonieLee Says:
    May 16th, 2006 at 3:16 pm

    Ok I See Someone who is what they called you wrote that!!! I can breathe now….lol…
    Look us up we’d love to hear from You Kellie,
    Google Us
    ~ “TonieLee” ~

  148. Fukkad Says:
    May 18th, 2006 at 3:11 am

    Kellie, girl u really can sing and an top Idol material girl.
    All my votes for u girl.

  149. Fukkad Says:
    May 18th, 2006 at 3:13 am

    Kellie, girl u really can sing and an top Idol material girl.
    All my votes for u girl.

  150. caroline Says:
    May 23rd, 2006 at 11:31 am

    kellie is great she is so petty

  151. Hope Says:
    May 24th, 2006 at 10:18 pm

    I think Kellie is cute! She has had a hard life and I wish her only the best!

  152. Drew Says:
    May 26th, 2006 at 8:40 am

    Wow…So next year I should just go on American Idol, and act like a complete moron to get into the top 12. Seriously, I can’t tell you how many times I heard about salmon swimming upstream in middle school. I mean she did graduate third grade…right? She has been to a major supermarket, right? As for all you people saying that people are jealous of Kellie Pickler…I can say with absolute certianty that not one person who wrote “bad” things about her is jealous. They were sick of good singers getting kicked off (i.e. Lisa Tucker) while Kellie got through with one good performance in her audition, and the stupid/feel sorry for me act. Sure the story about her parents was sad, but I’m sure 800,000 other people have the story. Do they all “deserve” to be the American Idol? Nobody’s jaded, and nobody’s jealous. Maybe a little pissed off that the stupid/feel sorry for me act got her so far. Someone please point out to me where all the good performances were so I can go back and watch, because as far as i could tell in almost all of her performances she was flat, and forgot words, and basiclly just sucked. Why can we not vote for the good singers? Kellie Pickler was just OK…she doesn’t even come close, singing wise, to Katherine, Chris D, Taylor, and Elliot…can anyone tell me seriously that they think she does?

  153. chris Says:
    May 27th, 2006 at 2:46 pm

    you stupid idiots! it was’nt fair she got eliminated!she was the best female

  154. Androcles Says:
    May 30th, 2006 at 3:52 pm

    Give it a rest people. Not everyone knows that the “L” in salmon is silent. Do you have any idea how many people I’ve seen misspell the word “probably” as “prolly”. You’re on the internet so you should know that not everyone always says (or spells) everything perfectly.

    I like Kellie Pickler. She’s pretty, cute, and talented. I think she’s a very nice girl. She was not the best singer on American Idol this year, but she was one of the best. She deserved to make top 6 and probably further. Taylor Hicks is a bit of a joke. His voice is alright but his on-stage antics are WAY over the top. I would have preferred Kellie, Katharine, Elliott, or Paris to win over him.

    Is Kellie too similar to Carrie? Who cares, I love ‘em both. You can never have too many cute, sweet, blonde country girls. ^_^

  155. C.K. Dabney Says:
    June 1st, 2006 at 9:05 am

    Kellie…so much to like about her. After 4 seasons of Idol, I finally “tuned in” after catching a brief shot of her audition. Great voice, great smile, and a genuine appreciation for the opportunity Idol gave a “small-town girl”.

    Kellie. I was with you every step of the way…Thanks for everything and hope to hear from you again real soon.

    Take care and God Bless!
    Charles

  156. Alyssa Says:
    June 2nd, 2006 at 5:02 am

    i agree with you(Drew)
    Kellie has, indeed, sung in front of people and is no stranger to the stage. Eventually, she even changed her statement to “I’ve only sang in the shower before”, which is an even lamer lie. Kellie won a county beauty pageant when she was 17 and subsequently competed to become Miss North Carolina. Oh, and her talent at both pageants? It wasn’t baton twirling. Do ‘Broken Wing’ and ‘Independence Day’ sound familiar to you? And in beauty pageants, don’t they wear fake eyelashes? The kind Kellie was talking about never having worn before? That’s not all. Just last year, Kellie competed in a North Carolina version of American Idol called Gimme the Mike! which had a large audience. She won 2nd place after si nging a bum note (Kellie, sing a bum note? Never!) and had plenty of television exposure on this show as well. She also sang at the opening of evil empire Walmart in her hometown. No matter how you slice it, that’s more than just “in the shower”. It’s obvious that by pretending that she has never sung in front of an audience before, Kellie can use nerves as her excuse for singing poorly when that’s probably not the case at all.

  157. Alyssa Says:
    June 2nd, 2006 at 5:05 am

    A message written from someone who comes from her hometown:::::
    “I’m from North Carolina and it makes me sick that this girl is representing us. Contrary to popular belief we eat salmon, spinach and calamari and we know the difference between a minx and a mink. It’s amazing that while she’s getting her fake tan, teeth whitened and hair done that she has never run across SALMON before.

  158. Brandon Says:
    June 8th, 2006 at 4:06 pm

    Kellie should have won American Idol. What is wrong with America letting Taylor win? Kellie has a great voice and made American Idol fun! After she was voted off the show I didn’t care who won the competition because none of the contestants stood out like Kellie. She was an inspiration to many young people. I don’t think her personally was “put on” at all. I believe she remained true to herself. I hope Kellie goes far and produces many records! I will definately buy them!

  159. jeap Says:
    June 10th, 2006 at 5:34 pm

    http://www.crystalclearmovies.com/join.php?vid=1162
    isn’t that kellie ?

  160. Cathy Black Says:
    June 13th, 2006 at 8:16 pm

    I think Kelly is sincere with a great personality. She is a great singer and I love to watch her on TV. She is funny and, well…we know that laughter is like a healing medicine! Thanks Kelly for the laughs and wonderful music. I believe there is a great future ahead of you. Just keep the Lord first and HE will exalt you.

  161. Anne marie Says:
    June 18th, 2006 at 5:20 pm

    I think Kellie Pickler rules!! She has the best attitude on the show!She believes in herself and puts her past behind her and focuses on what she’s doing now!!She is th BEST!!!

  162. Allison Says:
    June 22nd, 2006 at 1:16 pm

    FIRST OF ALL YOU ALL MUST BE JEALOUS! TALKING ABOUT KELLIE PICKLER LIKE THAT WHEN YOU DONT EVEN KNOW HER! ITS NOT BAD BEING A BLONDE AND THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH HER COUNTRY ACCENT, BECAUSE I TALK JUST LIKE HER! SO STOP BEING JEALOUS AND TALKING ABOUT THE GIRL AND SHE CAN SING SHE JUST NEEDS TO LEARN THE RIGHT SONGS AND SHE DO GREAT! SO ALL OF YOU LOSERS WHO JUST WANNA SIT AND TALK ABOUT HER BECAUSE INSIDE IT MAKES YOU FEEL BETTER!!! NEED TO STOP AND IMAGINE IF YOU WERE HER & HOW READING THIS WOULD HURT HER FEELINGS!~

  163. Ernie Says:
    June 26th, 2006 at 4:25 pm

    Most of you don’t know that in fact Kellie wanted to dye her hair so she wouldn’t be compaired to Carrie, and the producers would not allow it.

  164. John Nicolaou Says:
    June 28th, 2006 at 8:34 am

    Happy B Day Kelly!!!!!

  165. Robin Says:
    July 20th, 2006 at 4:25 am

    I like kelly and i hope she goes a long way.since she has a recording contract now and her 1st single will be out in Nov.gooooooooooooo kelly.

  166. subert&moosetracks Says:
    August 1st, 2006 at 3:55 pm

    WE LOVE YOU KELLIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    we think you should get another chance because you look like carrie it dose not mean that people do not have to vote for you

    -subert& moosetracks

  167. peggie Says:
    August 5th, 2006 at 12:55 pm

    i think kellie was a good singer..i do beleive she got voted off way too early..i dont think she was good enough to win american but yes she was a good singer…her singing should have took her farther but her personal life should have been left at home

  168. Lily Says:
    August 8th, 2006 at 8:47 pm

    I love Kellie. I think she has a good voice. Even though i dont like country music i will always listen to her. I dont really know Carrie cause i just started watchin’ AI this year but i think they have lots in comman !!

  169. kylee stainbrook Says:
    September 16th, 2006 at 10:55 am

    I love Kellie.I called her house to see if she could come to my birthday,but she was on tour.I did talk to her grandpa!I love Carrie also.JESUS TAKE THE WHEEL is my favorite song!

  170. kylee stainbrook Says:
    September 16th, 2006 at 10:55 am

    I love Kellie.I called her house to see if she could come to my birthday,but she was on tour.I did talk to her grandpa!I love Carrie also.JESUS TAKE THE WHEEL is my favorite song!

  171. Albemarle Says:
    September 23rd, 2006 at 10:44 am

    you called her house, wow you are a nutcase!

  172. Barbara Goad Says:
    October 3rd, 2006 at 6:00 pm

    well i think Kellie should have wow she is a very good singer,And she from a very nice State NC i am also from NC WakeForest and u peoples get on line and express u feelins,what u like and doin,t like about Kellie and Carrie when u people doin,t even know these ladys they both are very good singers.If peoples in this would mind their own business and quit cutting others peoples down this word would be in a better place.Keep up the good work Kellie and Carrie in My book u both are my favority.I would like 2 see Kellie go farner with her singer i am proud of u Kellie because u are from my state NC u friend Barbara Goad Tues 10/03/06 7.pm

  173. G.G Says:
    November 8th, 2006 at 3:02 pm

    I LOVE YOU KELLIE!!! I have already bought her album Small Town Girl..and I must say that she has put alot of heart and soul into this first album..I tear up in just about every song I have listen to..I must say a star has been born. But, I knew with her amazing talent and lovely personality she you work her way up very quickly in the Country Music World CONGRATS KELLIE BABY!!! We knew you could do it!

  174. Roy Mabe,Jr. Says:
    January 19th, 2007 at 10:25 am

    Why do we in some of the pics we have seen of Carrie ,have to see her in backless dresses?Does she like showing off her back or something?

  175. sarah Says:
    March 1st, 2007 at 8:42 pm

    i despise kelly pickler. she can’t sing

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