kelly clarkson

Celebrating Pop Poetics: 25 Poets Who Draw Inspiration From Music Icons

Last month, Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, which sparked a lot of questions of whether music could be considered poetry or…
Andy Emitt / November 4, 2016

Watch Kelly Clarkson Cover “Chandelier” in a Sia Wig for Halloween

No scares here: Kelly Clarkson took advantage of Halloween to pay homage to one of her own favorite pop singers, Sia. In a video shot on Friday…
Anna Gaca / October 30, 2016

Kelly Clarkson Proves She’s the Brightest ‘American Idol’ Star With Epic Finale Medley

After 15 seasons, American Idol has finally ended. Country singer Trent Harmon was named the last-ever winner during last night's series finale, but the biggest draws of the show…
James Grebey / April 8, 2016

Kelly Clarkson Claims Record Label Blackmailed Her to Work With Dr. Luke on ‘Since U Been Gone’

In the wake of Kesha's ongoing legal battle with pop producer and alleged rapist Dr. Luke, fellow chart topper (and fellow Sony artist) Kelly Clarkson…
Brennan Carley / March 7, 2016

Kelly Clarkson Brings Keith Urban to Tears on ‘American Idol’ With ‘Piece By Piece’ Performance

Original American Idol victor Kelly Clarkson returned to the stage that launched her career last night, breaking down in tears as she performed her 2015 song "Piece By Piece"
Anna Gaca / February 26, 2016

Kelly Clarkson Cancels Six Tour Dates for Vocal Rest

Kelly Clarkson released her new album Piece By Piece earlier this year, and she's been touring cross-country all summer — with a series of…
Brennan Carley / September 12, 2015

Kelly Clarkson Sang Embarrassing Tinder Profiles on ‘Kimmel’ Last Night

After setting Twitter abuzz with her robust cover of Lana Del Rey's "Off to the Races" this weekend, Kelly Clarkson made an appearance…
Brennan Carley / August 19, 2015

Kelly Clarkson Covers Lana Del Rey’s ‘Off to the Races’

The extroverted and effusive Kelly Clarkson doesn't seem like an obvious choice to cover a pop star as sighing and generally reserved as Lana Del…
Andrew Unterberger / August 16, 2015

Kelly Clarkson Sang a Booming Cover of Bryan Adams’ ‘Heaven’

Shortly after reimagining Taylor Swift's "Blank Space," Prince's "Purple Rain," and Nick Jonas' "Jealous," frequent cover singer Kelly Clarkson tried her hand at Bryan Adams'
Rachel Brodsky / August 9, 2015

Kelly Clarkson Masterfully Covers Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’

UPDATE: Turns out TV On the Radio also covered "Purple Rain" during a recent tour stop in Minnesota. That's below. Following a…
Rachel Brodsky / August 6, 2015

Watch Kelly Clarkson’s Slowed Down Cover of Taylor Swift’s ‘Blank Space’

Kelly Clarkson filled in a "Blank Space" of her Piece by Piece Tour when she covered Taylor Swift's standout 1989 cut while touring in Canada. The…
James Grebey / July 26, 2015

Miguel’s ‘Leaves’ Takes Its Riff from a Hit Song, But It’s Not Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘1979’

It was stunning to me this morning to read that Miguel felt one of the songs on his most recent album, WILDHEART, was indebted enough to…
Andrew Unterberger / July 15, 2015

Kelly Clarkson Breaks Through Barriers In New ‘Invincible’ Music Video

Kelly Clarkson started off this fine Friday by sharing the video for her second Piece By Piece single, "Invincible." The new visual matches the empowering theme of the…
James Grebey / May 29, 2015

Q&A: Kelly Clarkson Talks ‘Piece By Piece,’ Identity Politics, and Recording While Pregnant

On March 3, pop superstar Kelly Clarkson will release her seventh studio album, Piece By Piece. It's a largely anthem-driven project that's been in the making…
Brennan Carley / February 27, 2015

Kelly Clarkson Shares Two More Pieces of ‘Piece by Piece’

Kelly Clarkson has been dealing out tracks from her upcoming album Piece by Piece piecemeal, sharing just about one track every day. Now she's dropped two more…
James Grebey / February 26, 2015
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