Kellie Pickler picked for NC Music Hall of Fame. Albemarle native Kellie Pickler, a country vocalist an "American Idol" contestant, is one of this years inductees. The induction will take place on Oct. 20, in Kannapolis, NC. This red carpet event is open to the public. This is the article written by my home town newspaper, The Stanly News and Press, thank you SNAP for the great article and congratulations to Kellie Pickler.