TV has been good to Kellie Pickler. She launched her career after placing sixth on the fifth season of "American Idol" in 2006. Earlier this year, she earned new fans when she and partner Derek Hough won "Dancing With the Stars." This new infusion of broadcast fame is perfectly timed: After leaving Sony Music Nashville's BNA Records in 2012, she's going independent for her fourth album, "The Woman I Am," due Nov. 11 on Black River Entertainment.

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