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Kelly Clarkson Did a Stunning Duet of Her Song 'Breakaway' With Sam Smith

Their voices blend perfectly together!

By Jackie Manno
Sam Smith & Kelly Clarkson Duet 'Breakaway' | Kellyoke

What’s better than one amazingly talented vocalist on The Kelly Clarkson Show? Two, of course. And that's exactly what happened on the October 11th episode of the show, when Sam Smith joined Kelly Clarkson for a special Kellyoke. The song they performed? Clarkson's iconic and emotional hit “Breakaway” from her 2004 sophomore album of the same name.

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“There’s not many times on Kellyoke that we get to have a duet with another Artist,” said Jason Halbert, musical director of The Kelly Clarkson Show, in the below Instagram. So, of course, that makes this Smith-Clarkson mashup extra special. 

In the same Instagram, we also got an exciting look into Clarkson and Smith discussing their rehearsal techniques and harmonizing gorgeously while singing the intro and chorus of the track “I’m scared to sing this,” Smith explained before they started.

I’m scared to sing it because I do it on tour differently sometimes,” Clarkson admitted. 

The result, of course, was a masterful performance. Smith and Clarkson both sounded phenomenal, and you can watch the finished product in the above video. 

“I’ll spread my wings, and I’ll learn how to fly,” Smith sang the song’s signature lyrics with passion.

“Though it's not easy to tell you goodbye,” Clarkson joined in. “I gotta take risk, take a chance, make a change and breakaway." They then harmonized together perfectly in unison.

Just beautiful! Want more? The Kelly Clarkson Show airs daily! Check your local listings for more information. There will be plenty more incredible Kellyokes in store.