Originally posted on Fox Sports Carolinas  |  Last updated 2/7/12
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- For years, Brittany Kerr was the only person who knew the sound of her singing voice. As one of the invited finalists on American Idol, which begins its Hollywood Week on Wednesday, the whole country will now soak in this Kerrs striking vocals. A dancer for the NBAs Charlotte Bobcats, Kerr earned the invitation to Hollywood after impressing the judges at the Savannah, Ga., audition when she sang Josh Stones Spoiled. But her trek to Hollywood has been a bit unusual. Unlike most contestants, such as last years winner Scotty McCreery, who is also from North Carolina, Kerr has no formal training nor did she have much experience singing before audiences prior to her tryout. Kerr had performed in front of crowds for years as a cheerleader and athlete in high school and last year during her first season as a dancer with the LadyCats. But singing in front of people was a different deal. The Charlotte native and University of Alabama graduate regularly belted out not...
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