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Kelly Clarkson Remembers 'American Idol' Win 14 Years Later

Can you believe it’s been 14 years since Kelly Clarkson won American Idol?!

The 34-year-old “Piece by Piece” singer took to Twitter to honor the day she won the first season back in 2002.

“14 yrs ago 2day @AmericanIdol opened a door w/such amazing opportunities & experiences 4 me! I am 4ever grateful & blessed! #heresto14more ๐ŸŽ‰” Kelly wrote.

In case you don’t remember, Kelly beat Justin Guarini with 58% out of 15.5 million votes cast.

Since then, she’s won three Grammy Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards, and four American Music Awards.

Not to mention, Kelly has sold over 25 million albums worldwide!

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Kelly Clarkson Covers Rihanna's 'Love on the Brain' (Video)

Kelly Clarkson is known for her awesome covers of other artists’ songs dating all the way back to her American Idol days and now she’s covering Rihanna‘s latest single.

The 34-year-old entertainer did a Facebook Live performance of “Love on the Brain” to celebrate the Friday release of her live covers on her website.

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“I just love this song, @rihanna kills it! #LoveOnTheBrain,” Kelly tweeted with a link to the video on YouTube. You can watch the full 20 minute stream on her Facebook now.


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Kelly Clarkson Forgets Her Lyrics in Facebook Live Rehearsal!

Kelly Clarkson went live on Facebook to sing a bunch of her hits during a rehearsal and she couldn’t remember any of the lyrics!

The 34-year-old singer and first American Idol winner had trouble remembering the lyrics on every song she did.

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Kelly performed “Catch My Breath,” “Beautiful Disaster,” “Cry,” “Already Gone,” “Walk Away,” and “A Moment Like This.” She did the live stream to announce the release of more live covers on KellyClarksonLive.com.

While forgetting the lyrics, Kelly kept joking about how she wrote a lot of the songs and she still couldn’t remember the words!

Kelly Clarkson Defends Michelle Obama's Mention of Slaves in DNC Speech

Kelly Clarkson took to Twitter to praise Michelle Obama for her speech at the Democratic National Convention on Monday night (July 25) and she later defended it as well.

“Damn! Just saw @MichelleObama speech at DNC tonight! That was amazing!! Love her ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ #imwithher #clinton,” Kelly initially tweeted.

One of Kelly‘s fans replied to her saying, “I’m not sure I liked the part where she said the White House was built by slaves.”

“Pretty certain the slaves that built it didn’t like it either,” Kelly said in response.

During the speech, Michelle talked about President Obama‘s historic legacy and how they “wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves.”

Kelly Clarkson Shares Adorable New Photos of Her Two Kids!

Kelly Clarkson has posted some adorable new photos of her two kids – daughter River and son Remy!

“The big sis love is real ๐Ÿ˜Š #river&remy,” the 34-year-old singer and former American Idol winner captioned a pic of her daughter holding her son.

Earlier this week, Kelly shared a cute pic of River striking a pose and she said, “Look out @vogue #riverrose is comin’ for ya! ๐Ÿ˜œ.”

Remy just turned three months old last week while River turned two in June.

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Kelly Clarkson Signs New Long-Term Record Deal With Atlantic!

Kelly Clarkson is gearing up for a major change in her music career!

The 34-year-old singer, who has been teasing an announcement all week long, has reportedly signed a new long-term worldwide recording contract with Atlantic Records, according to Billboard.

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After being signed to RCA since winning the first season of American Idol in 2002, Kelly has decided to move on and her first order of business on the new label will to be record an album for 2017 that “will draw from the inspiration of soul and R&B as the foundation of her endearing lyrics and powerhouse vocals,” according to the press release.

In celebration of the new deal, Kelly has been uploading fan-requested covers onto her official website for free – check them out here!

Kelly Clarkson Covers 'Dirty Dancing' Song to Tease Exciting Announcement (Video)

Kelly Clarkson has a new project that she is announcing on Friday and every day leading up to the reveal, she will cover a new song on Facebook Live!

The 34-year-old singer started off the week by covering the Otis Redding song โ€œThese Arms of Mine,โ€ which is featured on the Dirty Dancing soundtrack.

Kelly mentioned that all four songs she is performing this week on the live stream are ones that were requested by fans for her fan request performance on her last concert tour, but she didn’t get a chance to do them.

“These four artists that did these songs have something in common,” Kelly said as a hint.

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