Angela Hacker, from the musical hotbed of Muscle Shoals, Ala., beat out her brother Zac and another finalist David St. Romain, from Baton Rouge, La., to win the fifth season of "Nashville Star" last night (March 1) in Nashville.
With her victory, Hacker wins a deal with Warner Bros. Nashville and a new Chevy Silverado. Warner plans to have Hacker's debut album in stores on April 3.
The show's most famous alumni are Buddy Jewell, who won in season one, and Miranda Lambert, who took third place. According to Nielsen SoundScan, Lambert has gone on to sell nearly 850,000 copies (in the United States) of her debut Columbia Records Nashville album "Kerosene."
Hosted by Jewel and Cowboy Troy, "Nashville Star" airs on the USA Network.