'90210' Books 'American Idol' Alum

Kellie Pickler, who finished sixth in Season 5 of the reality competition series, will sing and act on the CW's primetime soap.
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Kellie Pickler

Former American Idol contestant Kellie Pickler has a new ZIP code.

As first reported by TV Line, Pickler will head to the CW’s 90210 for one episode when the primetime soap returns for its fourth season next month, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

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Pickler, who finished sixth during the fifth season of Fox’s American Idol, will appear in one episode as Sally, Austin’s (Justin Deeley) cousin.

The singer-turned-actress will perform her single, “Tough,” from her upcoming third studio album, as part of her guest turn.

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90210’s fourth season bows Tuesday, Sept. 13 on the CW.

Singer Brandy will also mix it up with the recent West Bev graduates for a major arc on 90210 this fall.

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