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11 May, 2015

Comments on Idol cancelation

Makes Statement

Clark comments about Fox ending American Idol after its fifteenth season.

Even when people say ratings are coming down, that’s like, what, 20 million to 15 [million]? It’s still millions more than the others! They’re killing all the other shows on the network. I do think it’s a lot harder because there’s such a plethora of them. I don’t think it matters how you got here, it matters if you’re good enough to hang around

5 Mar, 2015

Summer tour announcement


Clarkson announces on Good Morning America she is going on tour for her album, Piece by Piece. The 36-city tour will begin July 11 in Hershey, PA., and end Sept. 20 in Camden, N.J. Clarkson will play two nights at New York’s Radio City Music Hall and at Wolf Trap National Park For The Performing Arts in Vienna, Va. Pentatonix and Eric Hutchinson will open the shows. At least four songs from the album will be played, including Tightrope.

Because of an element I’ve never done on tour, it makes sense to incorporate that song I’m not flying or on a tightrope there’s not that but it makes sense with that song and how it sounds on the record that it will fit into the show.

3 Mar, 2015

On Air interview


Seacrest interviews Clarkson during On Air With Ryan Seacrest about her album Piece By Piece. 

It took long enough. Man, I haven’t had a record for a while, so I’m excited it’s finally out and everybody is going to hear it. I had already actually recorded my vocals on the Maroon Five tour we did two years ago. So I had already recorded my part, and then I had asked John to do it by the time we started actually doing the album. He recorded it while he was on the road and then I kind of re-cut my vocals again just to kind of match him on certain parts. God, he’s the coolest and he’s also the most talented. It must be so nice being John Legend.

2 Mar, 2015

History of Duets

Music Performance

Clarkson joins Fallon on The Tonight Show for a History of Duets, including I Got You Babe, Islands in the Stream and Don’t You Want Me Baby. Fallon:

Kelly Clarkson is on the show tonight and she’s awesome. I was actually reading a piece last week that says she’s been having trouble finding people to do duets with her. I don’t understand what they’re talking about I would love to do a duet with Kelly Clarkson!


18 Feb, 2015

BBC Radio 1 interview


Clarkson reveals in an interview with BBC 1 Radio that she sometimes feels she has a difficult time getting other artists to collaborate with her.

I honestly would collaborate with a lot of people, but everyone usually says no. I’m not kidding you. I have legitimately asked several people that I’m not going to call out, and that’s cool, but I don’t know. I ask good people, I don’t want to sing with crap people, so I mean, I ask people who are great vocalists, but I’m not going to point out anyone. I have asked several people… Sometimes I feel like I have the plague, or leprosy, they’re like, ‘If you get too close…’ I don’t know.

21 Jun, 2014

Shares first baby photo


KCriverClarkson and Blackstock introduce their daughter, River Rose, to the world on Twitter.

Here is our beautiful baby girl River Rose; 6lbs 6oz, 18 inches, and the greatest thing on the planet 🙂

29 Oct, 2013

Kelly Clarkson interview

Seacrest interviews Clarkson during On Air With Ryan Seacrest and questions her about inviting no one to her wedding but the groom and their children.

Honestly, I thought out of all the people, my mom would have been bummed just because I’m her youngest daughter, but she was so excited. She’s like, “I don’t have to go get a dress. I don’t have to feel fat in something. I don’t have to take pictures.” So she understood. She’s on my schedule (too) so she sees how busy we are. But everybody was really supportive.

20 Oct, 2013

Clarkson, Blackstock marry


Clarkson and Blackstock marry in Walland, Tennessee at Blackberry Farms, a hotel and resort in the Smoky Mountains. Friends and family, including Blackstock’s two children from a previous marriage, witness the ceremony.

15 Apr, 2013

People cover

Magazine Cover

clarksonClarkson appears on the cover of People to discuss how she keeps her marriage and career on fire.

He knows performing is what I love, and he completely supports me in it, as I do him. But if Mike ever told me he needed me to quit, I’d quit. When you make that promise to somebody, and you stand before God and your family and friends, you’ve got to do everything that you possibly can to make that work.

18 Feb, 2013

People cover

Magazine Cover

kelly-clarkson-300Clarkson appears on the cover of People to discuss her fall wedding and her plans to become a mom. On her wedding gown:

It’s sweetly damaged. A little rock and roll. A little tattered. Nothing like a princess thing!


10 Feb, 2013

Wins Grammy


Clarkson wins Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album for Stronger.

I didn’t know I was going to win. Thank you so much. I did not think I was going to win.

3 Dec, 2012

Kelly Clarkson interview

Seacrest interviews Clarkson during On Air With Ryan Seacrest and asks her if being in a relationship has changed her musical writing.

Yeah, definitely. Even with Catch My Breath writing that he knows we we’re already together and I was like I’m trying to write something that encompasses the fact that I’m grateful for my relationship.

27 Nov, 2012

Kelly Clarkson interview

Seacrest interviews Clarkson during On Air With Ryan Seacrest and asks her what who her dream musical collaborations would be with.

Oh man, there’s a ton of people I’d love to work with Adele, Bruno Mars, I love Lil Wayne actually, Pink or Lady Gaga. I like a lot of people in the industry. Well, if she works with all those artists she could put out Greatest Hits: Chapter 2 sooner than we imagined.

18 Nov, 2012

AMA performance

Music PerformanceTV Appearance

Clarkson performs a medley of her hit songs including Miss Independent, Stronger and Catch My Breath during the American Music Awards. Clarkson starts out the performance wearing her American Idol contestant number.

8 Feb, 2006

Wins Grammy


Clarkson wins the Grammy for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance  for Since U Been Gone and Best Pop Vocal Album for Breakaway.

Thank you everybody that has supported me.

24 Apr, 1982

Kelly Clarkson born in Fort Worth, Texas


c10c6456ee21aed7f1eda5acd6914f95Kelly Brianne Clarkson is born in Fort Worth, Texas to English teacher Jeanne Ann and engineer Stephen Michael Clarkson. She has an elder brother and an elder sister. She attends Pauline Hughes Middle School in Burleson, Texas.

I grew up pretty much the hard way and went through a couple of divorces within my family.

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