"USO Warrior and Family Care provides services that help our heroes heal with honor," added Kelli Pendleton, programs manager for USO Fort Campbell. "We are so grateful to Kellie for thinking of the USO and the work we do to support our nation's wounded, ill and injured as well as to Ram and everyone who casts their bids in support of such a worthwhile initiative." To learn more about USO Warrior and Family Care visit http://uso.org/warriorandfamilycare.
The Road to the Ram Jam series was the ultimate country music fan experience. It helped bring fans closer to some of their favorite artists with exclusive video content, the opportunity to win prizes, free music downloads, as well as a chance to enter to win trips for two to the exclusive Ram Jam concert. The invitation-only 2012 Ram Jam concert event, held on Dec. 29 in Nashville, Tenn., was a huge success with performances by all five participating artists. Those who missed the live stream of the concert event on Ram Country on Yahoo! Music can go to http://music.yahoo.com/programs/ram-country/ and check out some of the highlights from the night.
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 where it was evident to all that she was a star. In 2006, she signed to 19 Recordings/BNA Records to release her debut, "Small Town Girl," which has gone on to sell more than 800,000 copies worldwide and produce three singles, "Red High Heels," "I Wonder" and "Things That Never Cross a Man's Mind."In 2008, Pickler released 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," with famed producer Frank Liddell (known for his work with Miranda Lambert) and Luke Wooten. An avid supporter of the U.S. military, she has performed on six USO Tours, having most recently visited Afghanistan in December 2012. Pickler also just announced that she has signed with a new label, Black River Entertainment in Nashville, and will begin work on a new album expected in 2013. For more information, visit www.kelliepickler.com. About the USO The USO (United Service Organizations) lifts the spirits of America's troops and their families millions of times each year at hundreds of places worldwide. They provide a touch of home through centers at airports and military bases in the United States and abroad, top quality entertainment and innovative programs and services. They also provide critical support to those who need it most, including forward-deployed troops, military families, wounded warriors and their families and the families of the fallen.