'Dancing With the Stars' front-runners Kellie Pickler, Derek Hough on Ellen on Friday

04/05/2013 3:40 AM

04/05/2013 9:57 AM

Country singer and N.C. native Kellie Pickler is set to appear on Friday's episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" (WCCB, 5 p.m.) alongside her "Dancing With the Stars" partner Derek Hough.

Pickler and Hough will discuss their DWTS strategy. Also, according to Pickler's Twitter feed, the former "American Idol" finalist will make a "special announcement about our upcoming performance next week."

Pickler and Hough earned the highest score on DWTS' "Prom Night" edition on Monday.

"Dancing with the Stars" returns Monday at 8 p.m. on WSOC.

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