Kellie Pickler to perform on 'American Idol's March 19 broadcast
By Christopher Rocchio, 03/18/2008
Fox has announced Kellie Pickler will return to the American Idol stage to perform her single "Red High Heels" during the live seventh-season results show broadcast on Wednesday, March 19 at 9PM ET/PT.
The former Idolfifth-season finalist released her debut album "Small Town Girl" in November 2006, and it was certified gold the following January. "Red High Heels" was the first single released from the album, and it peaked at No. 15 on The Billboard Hot Country Songs single sales charts.
Pickler is currently touring with Rascal Flatts and recently received a Top New Female Vocalist nomination by the Academy of Country Music.
Idol'sTop 11 seventh-season finalists -- Carly Smithson, Michael Johns, Jason Castro, Chikezie Eze, Amanda Overmyer, David Cook, David Archuleta, Brooke White, Ramiele Malubay, Syesha Mercado and Kristy Lee Cook -- will once again sing songs from the John Lennon/Paul McCartney songbook during a live two-hour performance episode broadcast on Tuesday, March 18 at 8PM ET/PT.
On Wednesday, another finalist will be eliminated from the competition based on home viewer votes, revealing the season's Top 10 finalists.