After winning Season 14, Kelly Clarkson returns as a coach for Season 15 of NBC's four-time Emmy Award-winning music competition series, "The Voice."
Clarkson, who recently released her critically acclaimed eighth studio album, "Meaning of Life," is among the most popular artists of this era, with total worldwide sales of more than 25 million albums and 36 million singles. The Texas-born, Nashville-based 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," 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 without a doubt 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 "Miss Independent" and "Because of You." Clarkson has released eight studio albums ("Thankful," "Breakaway," "My December," "All I Ever Wanted," "Stronger," "Wrapped in Red," "Piece by Piece," "Meaning of Life"), one greatest hits album and two children's books (the New York Times Top 10 best-seller "River Rose and the Magical Lullaby" as well as the recent follow-up "River Rose and the Magical Christmas").
She is the recipient of an array of awards, including three Grammys, four American Music Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, two Academy of Country Music Awards, two American Country Awards and a Country Music Association Award. She is also the first artist to top each of Billboard's pop, adult contemporary, country and dance charts. In addition, Clarkson hosted the "2018 Billboard Music Awards."