Kellie Pickler makes her debut on the dance floor tonight with the season premiere of ABC's Dancing with the Stars and says, "I'm excited. I'd be lying if I said I wasn't a little nervous, but I'm looking forward to everything. It's really fun actually."
Since Kellie competed on American Idol back in 2006, she's no stranger to courting votes from the people in TV land. In fact, Kellie is the first Idol to compete on Dancing with the Stars, and some of her fans have resurrected the "Pick Pickler" campaign from her Idol days to help get votes in her new venture.
"It means a lot that they even remember me saying 'Pick Pickler' on Idol and that they've kept that saying going," she says.
Kellie has been paired with three-time Dancing with the Stars champ Derek Hough...check out their first meeting below...
Dancing with the Stars, premieres tonight at 7pm CST on ABC!