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KELLY CLARKSON

KELLY CLARKSON

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Emmy Award-winning talk show host, Grammy Award-winning artist and America's original Idol, Kelly Clarkson is one of the most popular artists of this era with total worldwide sales of more than 25 million albums and 40 million singles.

Clarkson is currently filming Season 3 of her own multi-Emmy Award-winning daytime talk show, "The Kelly Clarkson Show," which has already been picked up for its fourth season. She also recently served as a coach on Season 20 of NBC's multi-Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice."

Clarkson has released nine studio albums ("Thankful," "Breakaway," "My December," "All I Ever Wanted," "Stronger," "Wrapped in Red," "Piece by Piece," "Meaning of Life," "When Christmas Comes Around…"), one greatest hits album and two children's books (New York Times Top 10 bestseller "River Rose and the Magical Lullaby" and recent follow-up "River Rose and the Magical Christmas").

The Texas-born singer-songwriter first came to fame in 2002 as the winner of the inaugural season of "American Idol." Clarkson's debut single, "A Moment Like This," followed and quickly went to No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100, ultimately ranking as the year's best-selling single in the U.S. Further, Clarkson is one of pop's top singles artists, with 17 singles boasting multi-platinum, platinum and gold certifications around the world, including such global favorites as "Since U Been Gone," "Stronger," "Underneath the Tree," "Miss Independent" and "Because of You."

She is the recipient of an array of awards, including Emmys in 2020 and 2021 for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host for "The Kelly Clarkson Show," three Grammys, four American Music Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, two Academy of Country Music Awards, two American Country Awards and one Country Music Assn. Award. She is also the first artist to top each of Billboard's pop, adult contemporary, country and dance charts.

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