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Kelly Clarkson accepts a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album for Stronger at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards.
08/06/2013

From singing cover songs in front of millions of television viewers a week, to selling hit records and garnering numerous awards, see what past 'American Idol' contestants, including favorites such as Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Adam Lambert, have been up to since becoming stars on FOX's hit singing competition show.

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11/21/2013
Kelllie Pickler and Derek Hough talked to OTRC.com after week 9 on Dancing With The Stars on Nov. 11, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

"Dancing With The Stars" season 16 champ Kellie Pickler is set to return to the ballroom as just one of the performers featured on the two-part season 17 finale.

The singer will be opening the show on Nov. 25 with her hit song "Little Bit Gypsy." Pickler's performance will be accompanied by pro dancers. Monday's show will also feature the final four couples competing in three rounds of dance.

11/11/2013
Kelllie Pickler and Derek Hough talked to OTRC.com after week 9 on Dancing With The Stars on Nov. 11, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Kellie Pickler talked to OTRC.com about the shocking 'Dancing With The Stars' season and what's up next for her.
04/16/2013
Selena Gomez performs on Dancing With The Stars: The Results Show on April 16, 2013. - Provided courtesy of ABC

Check out photos from the week 5 results episode of "Dancing With The Stars" season 16, which aired on April 16, 2013 and featured performances from Selena Gomez and The Band Perry.

The nine celebrities faced with possible elimination were Kellie Pickler, Sean Lowe, Jacoby Jones, Aly Raisman, Ingo Rademacher, Zendaya Coleman, Victor Ortiz, Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley.

03/26/2013
Josh Groban performs on the first results show for Dancing With The Stars season 16, which aired on Tuesday, March 26, 2013. - Provided courtesy of ABC / Adam Taylor

Check out photos from the first elimination episode of "Dancing With The Stars" season 16, which aired on March 26, 2013 and featured a performance from Josh Groban.

The 12 celebrities faced with possible elimination were Kellie Pickler, Sean Lowe, Jacoby Jones, Dorothy Hamill, Aly Raisman, Ingo Rademacher, Zendaya Coleman, Victor Ortiz, Lisa Vanderpump, Andy Dick, Wynonna Judd and D.L. Hughley.

05/22/2013
Dancing With The Stars season 16 winners Kellie Pickler (pictured) and Derek Hough talk to OTRC.com after their victory on the season 16 finale of the ABC show on May 21, 2013. - Provided courtesy of ABC Photo/ Kelsey McNeal

See photos of Kellie Pickler, an "American Idol" alum, and partner Derek Hough on 'Dancing With the Stars' season 16 in 2013.

The two won the ABC show. It was Hough's fourth such victory.

03/13/2013
Dancing With The Stars season 16 cast members Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough rehearse ahead of the premiere on March 18, 2013. - Provided courtesy of ABC / John LeMay

See photos of 'Dancing With The Stars' cast members such as Kellie Pickler, Lisa Vanderpump, Victor Ortiz, Aly Raisman, Zendaya Coleman, Jacoby Jones, Andy Dick and Wynonna Judd rehearsing for the ABC show's 16th season.

The show premieres on March 18, 2013.

06/05/2013
Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift and Kellie Pickler arrive to the 2013 CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tenn. on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. - Provided courtesy of AP / AP Photo/Charles Sykes

Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Kellie Pickler turned heads at the 2013 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday, June 5.

The country divas, who all stunned upon arriving to the fan-voted awards show, went for three completely different looks on the award show's purple carpet. While all of the ladies dazzled, who do you think rocked their look best?

05/22/2013
Dancing With The Stars contestants Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough talk to OTRC.com after season 16s finale episode on May 21, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Kellie Pickler, who lost "American Idol" seven years ago, made her reality show comeback this year and went all the way to win season 16 of ABC's "Dancing With The Stars" and the Mirror Ball Trophy.

The 26-year-old bleached-blonde, fun-loving, self-proclaimed "crazy" country music singer from North Carolina maintained her mischievous demeanor during an interview with OTRC.com following Tuesday's finale. Check out OTRC.com's interview with Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough.

05/22/2013
Kyle Jacobs, husband of Dancing With The Stars contestant Kellie Pickler, talks to OTRC.com about her and partner Derek Houghs win. The two won season 16 of the ABC ballroom dancing competition show on May 21, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Kellie Pickler's husband, Kyle Jacobs, says he is proud of her for competing -- and winning "Dancing With The Stars," adding that she is a "little warrior."

Pickler, a 26-year-old former "American Idol" finalist and country singer, and partner Derek Hough were awarded the Mirror Ball Trophy on the season 16 finale of the ABC ballroom dancing competition series on Tuesday, May 21. They beat celebrity contestants Aly Raisman, an Olympic gymnast, Zendaya of the show "Shake It Up!" and NFL star Jacoby Jones. Check out an interview with Kellie Pickler's husband.

05/21/2013
The cast of ABCs Dancing With The Stars appears on the show on May 20, 2013. - Provided courtesy of ABC Photo / Adam Taylor

The "Dancing With The Stars" season 16 finale took place on Tuesday, May 21, and one out of four celebrity finalists was awarded the Mirror Ball Trophy after 10 weeks of performances. Spoiler alert!

On Monday, the remaining four celebrities left in the ABC ballroom competition series -- "American Idol" alum Kellie Pickler, "Shake It Up!" actress Zendaya, Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman and NFL star Jacoby Jones -- performed three dances with their partners, including a Cha Cha Cha relay. Find out which celebrity WON "Dancing With The Stars" below!

05/21/2013
Kellie Pickler, an American Idol alum, and partner Derek Hough react after they are announced as the winners of Dancing With The Stars on the ABC shows season 16 finale on May 21, 2013. - Provided courtesy of ABC Photo/ Kelsey McNeal

Check out photos from the "Dancing With The Stars" season 16 finale, which aired on May 21, 2013 and featured performances from PSY, Pitbull and 'American Idol' alum Jessica Sanchez and singer and former contestant Wynonna, as well the return of the other eliminated contenders.

The four celebrity finalists competing for the Mirror Ball Trophy were Jacoby Jones, Aly Raisman, Zendaya Coleman and Kellie Pickler.

05/22/2013
Kyle Jacobs, husband of Dancing With The Stars contestant Kellie Pickler, talks to OTRC.com about her and partner Derek Houghs win. The two won season 16 of the ABC ballroom dancing competition show on May 21, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Kellie Pickler's husband, Kyle Jacobs, talks to OTRC.com about wife's 'Dancing With The Stars' victory.
05/21/2013
Dancing With The Stars contestants Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough talk to OTRC.com after season 16s tenth week of performances on May 20, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough wowed the "Dancing With The Stars" crowd and left judge Carrie Ann Inaba in tears on Monday, May 21, after their emotional Freestyle.

OTRC.com caught up with Pickler and Hough on Monday after their performances and Hough said that even if the two don't win the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy, the experience of working with Pickler during the season was enough of a reward.

05/21/2013
Dancing With The Stars contestants Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough talk to OTRC.com after season 16s finale episode on May 21, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC 'Dancing With The Stars' contestant Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough speak after the season finale on May 21, 2013.
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