Kellie Pickler Plots Her Next Career Move

Kellie Pickler; Photo by Robby Klein
Kellie Pickler; Photo by Robby Klein
Kellie Pickler; Photo by Robby Klein

Kellie Pickler is preparing to embark on an exciting new chapter in her career. 

The American Idol alum will soon join SiriusXM’s The Highway as an on-air host. Pickler will host middays from 12pm-4pm ET Mondays through Fridays on SiriusXM’s The Highway via satellite (ch. 56) and on the SXM App.

“I am so excited to join the SiriusXM family as a host on The Highway,” shares Pickler. “This is such a fun and amazing opportunity to really connect with Country music fans across North America. I’m looking forward to sharing some of my current favorite songs and artists, along with chatting with some very special guests!”

Fans can tune in to hear the North Carolina native on-air beginning Monday, February 14. 


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Pickler has remained mostly out of the spotlight in recent months, however, in 2021 she was announced as one of the USO’s Global Ambassadors, supporting the organization’s Give More Than Thanks initiative – a campaign encouraging all Americans to find actionable ways to express their gratitude for the service and sacrifice of our troops and their families.

Pickler is best known for her RIAA Gold-certified debut album Small Town Girl, which was released in 2006. The project included her breakout hits, “Red High Heels,” and “Best Days Of Your Life” and propelled her career to new heights after Idol. Pickler went on to release three additional albums, Kellie Picker (2008), 100 Proof (2012) and The Woman I Am (2013). 

The singer/songwriter spent time on the road touring with artists such as Rascal Flatts, Brad Paisley, Sugarland, Taylor Swift and more. 

She also had a successful run on the talk show Pickler & Ben, which earned five Emmy nominations.

She’s also an actress, having appeared on several films on the Hallmark Channel, including Christmas at Graceland and Wedding at Graceland

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