Congratulations are in order for Black River Entertainment‘s Kellie Pickler, as the bubbly blonde who has proven her value in music, entertainment, and entrepreneurship will be inducted into her home state’s Music Hall of Fame this year. Joining Kellie as North Carolina honorees and inductees are: The Avett Brothers; Band of Oz; Chuck Brown; Rhiannon Giddens & The Carolina Chocolate Drops; Percy Heath; David Holt; and Ron Tyson.

The induction will take place on October 20, 2016 in Kannapolis, North Carolina and is open to the public. VIP and general admission tickets will go on sale in the summer.

For more information on the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame event, visit the museum’s official website by clicking here.