Kelly Clarkson
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1982-04-24
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Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson Biography (Wikipedia)

Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American singer and songwriter. She rose to fame in 2002 after winning the inaugural season of the television series American Idol, which earned her a record deal with RCA Records. Clarkson's debut single, "A Moment Like This", topped the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and became the country's best-selling single of 2002. It was followed by the release of her debut album, Thankful (2003), which debuted atop the US Billboard 200. Trying to reinvent her image, Clarkson decided to part ways with Idol management and shifted to pop rock music for her second album, Breakaway (2004). Fueled by top 40 radio number-one singles such as "Since U Been Gone" and "Because of You", the album sold over 12 million copies worldwide and earned Clarkson two Grammy Awards.

She took further creative control for her third album, My December (2007), by becoming the executive producer and co-writing the entire album. However, her label was dissatisfied with her darker, less commercial rock music and reluctantly promoted the album. Clarkson returned to the top of the charts with her more mainstream-oriented fourth album, All I Ever Wanted (2009). Its lead single, "My Life Would Suck Without You", holds the record for the biggest jump to number one on the Hot 100 chart. Her fifth studio album, Stronger (2011), made Clarkson the first artist to win the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album twice. It spawned her third Hot 100 number-one single "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)". She became the first American female artist to achieve the best-selling holiday album of the year with Wrapped in Red (2013). Following the release of her third number-one album Piece by Piece (2015), Clarkson concluded her contract with RCA Records and signed with Atlantic Records in 2016. Her soul-influenced eighth album, Meaning of Life (2017), debuted at number two on the Billboard 200.

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Since U Been Gone
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Because of You
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Because of You
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Heartbeat Song
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Heartbeat Song
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Never Enough
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Never Enough
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Stronger
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Stronger
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Would You Call That Love
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Would You Call That Love
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Love So Soft
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Love So Soft
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My Life Would Suck Without You
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My Life Would Suck Without You
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Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
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Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
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Invincible
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Invincible
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What Doesn't Kill You (Stronger)
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What Doesn't Kill You (Stronger)
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Miss Independent
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Miss Independent
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Breakaway
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Breakaway
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Past BBC Events

Live Lounge: Kelly Clarkson
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BBC Broadcasting House
2015-06-04T10:00:40
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Jun
2015
Live Lounge: Kelly Clarkson

Live Lounge: Kelly Clarkson

BBC Broadcasting House
Live Lounge: Kelly Clarkson
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2012-06-06T10:00:40
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Jun
2012
Live Lounge: Kelly Clarkson

Live Lounge: Kelly Clarkson

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
Live Lounge: Kelly Clarkson
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2009-02-24T10:00:40
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Feb
2009
Live Lounge: Kelly Clarkson

Live Lounge: Kelly Clarkson

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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