“A Crucial Catch” Halftime Performance Supported Breast Cancer Awareness Month Initiatives
NASHVILLE Tenn -- (October 7 2014) -- Country music singer/songwriter and North Carolina native Kellie Pickler delivered the halftime performance last Sunday October 5th during the Chicago Bears vs. Carolina Panthers game at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte NC.
The Black River Entertainment artist’s performance during the “A Crucial Catch” halftime show was presented by Belk and supported October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Pickler was joined on the field during her performance by 150 Breast Cancer Survivors and those who have been affected by the disease. She was also accompanied by her best friend Summer Miller a cancer survivor who joined Pickler and the NFL in celebrating life by taking on the honored role of the “Keep Pounding” drummer for the game which took place right before kickoff.
An avid supporter of Breast Cancer Awareness Picker’s “A Crucial Catch” halftime show came on the heels of her performance last week at Athena® bottled water’s “Eat. Drink. Party Pink!” event in Nashville with fellow Athena® Warrior Amy Grant.
Additionally Pickler released a limited edition of her album The Woman I Am on pink vinyl on September 30 2014 in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. A portion of the proceeds from the album sales goes to Gilda’s Club a community organization for people living with cancer their families and friends. The record is available in very limited quantities and can be purchased for a limited time in select record stores. Throughout the month of October NFL players referees and coaches will show the power of pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Join the conversation on twitter with #NFLPINK.
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ABOUT KELLIE PICKLER:
Kellie Pickler grew up immersed in country music in the small town of Albemarle North Carolina with the words of Tammy Wynette Patsy Cline Loretta Lynn and Dolly Parton shaping her musical footing. At the age of 19 she gained fame as a contestant on the fifth season of “American Idol.” In 2006 she signed with 19 Recordings/BNA Records and released her debut album Small Town Girl which has gone on to sell more than 900000 copies worldwide and produce three hit singles: “Red High Heels” “I Wonder” and “Things That Never Cross a Man’s Mind.” She followed that in 2008 with her self-titled sophomore record featuring country radio hits “Don’t You Know You’re Beautiful” “Best Days of Your Life” (co-written with Taylor Swift and her first Top 10) and “Didn’t You Know How Much I Loved You.” Having established herself as not only a powerful vocalist but also a songwriter Pickler released her third studio album 100 Proof in 2011 to huge critical acclaim. The album was named the No. 1 Country Album of The Year by Rolling Stone and was listed on “Best of 2012” lists by Washington Post Rhapsody AOL’s The Boot and more. In spring of 2013 Pickler partnered with dance coach Derek Hough and won the Mirror Ball Trophy on “Dancing with the Stars.” On Nov. 11 2013 Pickler released her new album The Woman I Am on her new label home Black River Entertainment. She co-wrote three songs on the album including the title cut. Pickler is also an avid supporter of the U.S. military having recently completed her seventh USO Tour in December 2013. For more information please visit www.kelliepickler.com.
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