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Kelly Clarkson

The winner of Fox TV's first American Idol competition during the summer of 2002, Kelly Clarkson went from an anonymous talent to a nationally known singer in a matter of months, performing for an audience of millions. One of the show's most naturally gifted singers, the affable Texan then went on to enjoy a successful pop career, with only Carrie Underwood rivaling her as American Idol's most commercial export.

Clarkson was born in Fort Worth and raised in Burleson, Texas, and her vocal talents were discovered in seventh grade, when a music teacher heard her voice and urged Clarkson to join the school choir. After high school, she opted to skip college and went to Hollywood to make her name; she appeared as an extra on an episode of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, but no other opportunities materialized. Upon returning to Burleson, Clarkson worked at a movie theater, promoted Red Bull energy drinks, and ultimately worked as a cocktail waitress at a comedy club before entering the American Idol contest.

One of 10,000 aspiring singers, Clarkson distinguished herself not only with her big, surprisingly mature voice, but also with her down-to-earth charm and sense of humor; at one of her auditions, she switched places with judge Randy Jackson, who did an impromptu version of R. Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly." Over the course of the 13-week show, her consistently strong performances of songs like "Respect," "Natural Woman," "Stuff Like That There," and "Without You" earned Clarkson enough audience votes to claim one of the contest's two finalist positions. After singing "A Moment Like This" and "Before Your Love," both of which were written for the show, Clarkson won the American Idol contest with 58 percent of the audience's votes. In addition to the show's prize of one million dollars and a recording contract with RCA, Clarkson secured a deal with Creative Artists Agency and several bookings, including the national American Idol tour and a performance of the national anthem at the September 11 commemoration at Washington, D.C.'s Lincoln Memorial.

Despite her newfound fame, Clarkson opted to remain in Texas rather than move to New York or Los Angeles. Her first single, "A Moment Like This," was released just two weeks after she won the contest and quickly earned platinum sales. Clarkson's debut full-length, Thankful, was released in spring of 2003, just in time to coincide with the second season of American Idol (and right before the American Idol movie, From Justin to Kelly). Breakaway followed in late 2004 and was a huge success, selling over five million copies (making it the third best-selling album of 2005) and spawning the hit singles "Because of You," "Behind These Hazel Eyes," and the enormously popular "Since U Been Gone." That song and Breakaway earned Grammys for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Best Pop Vocal Album, respectively, at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards in early 2006. Clarkson continued her busy touring schedule into the summer and announced plans for her third album.

Clarkson released My December, the studio follow-up to Breakaway, in 2007. Notable as Clarkson's first foray into songwriting, My December featured a darker, more rock-oriented edge than its predecessor and even featured a guest appearance by punk icon and bassist Mike Watt. However, label exec Clive Davis openly disapproved of the album's direction, claiming that it lacked the commercial appeal of Breakaway. A public feud ensued, and Clarkson was dealt another blow when poor ticket sales resulted in the cancellation of her upcoming tour. The leadoff single "Never Again" nevertheless became a Top Ten pop hit, and My December climbed its way to platinum status by the year's end.

Clarkson returned to the top of the charts in early 2009, when the sugary single "My Life Would Suck Without You" set a record for the largest leap to number one. Composed by songwriting vets Max Martin, Lukasz Gottwald, and Claude Kelly, the song also set the stage for her fourth album, All I Ever Wanted, whose pop-minded material was mostly produced by OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder. While touring in support of All I Ever Wanted, Clarkson announced that she had begun work on material for her follow-up. Eventually, she collaborated with a handful of writers and producers, including Claude Kelly and Howard Benson, as well as Jason Halbert, Rodney Jerkins, and others. In 2011, Clarkson released the resulting album Stronger. Her fifth studio effort, the album featured the single "Mr. Know It All." A Greatest Hits package followed in 2012, and Clarkson's first holiday album, Wrapped in Red, was released in October of 2013. As well as the usual selection of festive favorites, it included a number of newly written songs, including several co-penned by Clarkson herself.

Clarkson spent much of 2014 recording her next LP with producer Greg Kurstin. The first single, "Heartbeat Song," appeared in January 2015 and, a few months later, Piece by Piece debuted atop the Billboard 200. This marked her third number one album and first since 2009. It included songs penned by Sia Furler and Kara DioGuardi, as well as a feature for John Legend on "Run Run Run." Nearly a year later, after a heartfelt performance during the final season of American Idol, title track "Piece by Piece" shot into the Billboard Top Ten. Following the unexpected success of the single, Clarkson announced that she had signed with Atlantic Records. In June 2016, she also unveiled kellyclarksonlive.com, which distributed live recordings of fan-requested cover songs performed during her Piece by Piece tour, including Radiohead's "Creep" and Coldplay's "Fix You." ~ Heather Phares
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Selected Discography

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Track List: Stronger

1. Mr. Know It All

2. Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)

3. Dark Side

4. Honestly

5. You Love Me

6. Einstein

7. Standing In Front Of You

8. I Forgive You

9. Hello

10. The War Is Over

11. Let Me Down

12. You Can't Win

13. Breaking Your Own Heart

15. Alone

16. Don't Be A Girl About It

17. The Sun Will Rise

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Track List: All I Ever Wanted

1. My Life Would Suck Without You

2. I Do Not Hook Up

3. Cry

4. Don't Let Me Stop You

5. All I Ever Wanted

6. Already Gone

7. If I Can't Have You

8. Save You

9. Whyyouwannabringmedown

10. Long Shot

11. Impossible

12. Ready

13. I Want You

14. If No One Will Listen

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Track List: My December

1. Never Again

2. One Minute

3. Hole

4. Sober

5. Don't Waste Your Time

6. Judas

7. Haunted

8. Be Still

9. Maybe

10. How I Feel

11. Yeah

12. Can I Have A Kiss

13. Irvine

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Track List: Breakaway

1. Breakaway

2. Since U Been Gone

3. Behind These Hazel Eyes

4. Because Of You

5. Gone

6. Addicted

7. Where Is Your Heart

8. Walk Away

9. You Found Me

10. I Hate Myself For Losing You

11. Hear Me

12. Beautiful Disaster (Live)

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Track List: Thankful

1. The Trouble With Love Is

2. Miss Independent

3. Low

4. Some Kind Of Miracle

5. What's Up Lonely

6. Just Missed The Train

7. Beautiful Disaster

8. You Thought Wrong (feat. Tamyra Gray)

9. Thankful

10. Anytime

11. A Moment Like This (New Mix)

12. Before Your Love (New Mix)

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Track List: Before Your Love / A Moment Like This

1. Before Your Love

2. A Moment Like This

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Track List: Catch My Breath (Cash Cash Remix) (Single)

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Track List: Catch My Breath (Single)

1. Catch My Breath

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Track List: Don't Rush (Single)

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Track List: Get Up (A Cowboys Anthem) (Single)

1. Get Up (A Cowboys Anthem)

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Track List: Heartbeat Song (Didrick Remix) (Single)

1. Heartbeat Song (Didrick Remix)

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Track List: Heartbeat Song (Single)

1. Heartbeat Song

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Track List: Invincible (Single)

1. Invincible

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Track List: Never Again (Single)

1. Never Again

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Track List: Piece By Piece (Deluxe Version)

1. Heartbeat Song

2. Invincible

3. Someone

4. Take You High

5. Piece By Piece

6. Run Run Run (Feat. John Legend)

7. I Had A Dream

8. Let Your Tears Fall

9. Tightrope

10. War Paint

11. Dance With Me

12. Nostalgic

13. Good Goes The Bye

14. Bad Reputation

15. In The Blue

16. Second Wind

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Track List: Piece By Piece (Single)

1. Piece By Piece

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Track List: Piece By Piece Remixed

1. Piece By Piece (Idol Version)

2. Heartbeat Song (Lenno Remix)

3. Invincible (Vicetone Mix)

4. Someone (Frank Pole Remix)

5. Take You High (Rytmeklubben By Henrik The Artist & Torjus)

6. Let Your Tears Fall (Cutmore Remix)

7. Dance With Me (Young Bombs Remix)

8. Nostalgic (Mighty Mike & Teesa Aka Kolaj Remix)

9. Second Wind (Cheat Codes Remix)

10. Tightrope (Tour Version)

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Track List: Sober

1. Sober

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Track List: Tie It Up (Single)

1. Tie It Up

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Track List: Up To The Mountain

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Track List: Walk Away (Chris Fox Full On Club Mix) (Radio Single)

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i. Love. You.
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I love you so so much
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Kiss your hand 10 times and post this on 2 other songs and look under your pillow for a pink or blue iphone
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She sure is looking sexy on the cover of this album.
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I. Love. Her.
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Kiss your hand and post this on two other songs and look under your pillow for a blue or pink iPhone 6
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Kelly has one of the best voices out there. She ROCKS.
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I love her song since u been gone
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You rock!
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You are the best!
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Hi
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I ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ you!!!!!!!
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Don't read this you will be kissed in the nearest possible Friday. Tomorrow will be the best day of your life. Now that you are reading this don't stop. If you read this and ignore it you will have bad luck. Post this on 15 other songs in 143 minutes. When you are done press the space bar and your crushes name will appear on the screen big letters.
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Dont read this you will be kissed on the nearest friday by the love of your life. tommorrow will be the best day of your life. now that youve started reading thid dont stop this is so freaky but if you read this and ignore it you will have very bad luck. put this on 15 songs in 144 mins when your done press the space bar and your crushes name will appear in bright letters on the screen this is so freaky it actually works
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Kiss your hands two times repost this on two other songs look under your pillow you will either find a pink or blue I phone
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.i always have Stronger stuck in my head.
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Even I don't know you.You are vary pritty
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Say mermaid 5 times post on tow other songs don't talk until you touch water
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Kiss your hand 5 times
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Love you!!!������
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My favorite
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Don't read this you will be kissed in the nearest possible Friday by the love of your life. Tomorrow will be the best day of your life. Now that you are reading this don't stop. If you read this and ignore it you will have bad luck. Post this in 15 other songs in 143 minutes.when you are done press space bar and your crushes name will appear on the screen in big letters.
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Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
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Love
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Kiss your hands 5 times post this on 2 other songs then look under your pillow
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No one knows everything about you only family. And BFFs
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I'm your fan
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I see you this weekend cutest baby Jeffcoat a high somethingPol o horse stomach. Any baby pulled.her. Stomach in she had a baby today I'm
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I love your song stronger it really inspires me. Thank you alot.
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Kiss your 5 hand times and post this 2 times and look under your pillow
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Kiss your hand 5 times and post this 2 times and look under your pillow
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CONGRATS ON BABY GIRL #2. !!!!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
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ALREADY GONE REALLY GOOD SONG ❤️❤️❤️❤️
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Say iPhone 5 times
Pick a color
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#kelly clarkson for life
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And just think she was discovered on american idol, i guess we all won that day to be able to hear her stories through music.
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His son sorry follow Back please Don't
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Favorite Song so much better If
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Say your name punch your left hand tell your crush's name post this on two other songs. You will have a boyfriend n the next week
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