"My winning is getting to perform. That's my victory."

  • Born Kelly Brianne Clarkson on April 24, 1982, in Fort Worth, Texas
  • The winner of the first U.S. "American Idol" in 2002, Kelly Clarkson hit the ground running with her debut single (and victory song), "A Moment Like This," which went straight to No. 1.  Her 2003 debut album, Thankful, also debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and was certified double-platinum.
  • After winning two GRAMMYs for Breakaway and "Since U Been Gone" at the 48th GRAMMY Awards in 2006, Kelly Clarkson made her performance debut on the telecast that same year, singing "Because of You." 
  • Did you know? The lead single, "My Life Would Suck Without You," from Clarkson's fourth album, 2009's All I Ever Wanted, holds the record for the biggest jump to No. 1 ever on the Billboard Hot 100, going to the top from No. 97 in a single week.
  • Kelly Clarkson's Miracle on Broadway holiday concert, featuring Reba McEntire, Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks, took place in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2014, raising more than $400,000 for several local charities, including her own Fruition Fund, which she founded through the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

Kelly Clarkson

"My winning is getting to perform. That's my victory."

  • Born Kelly Brianne Clarkson on April 24, 1982, in Fort Worth, Texas
  • The winner of the first U.S. "American Idol" in 2002, Kelly Clarkson hit the ground running with her debut single (and victory song), "A Moment Like This," which went straight to No. 1.  Her 2003 debut album, Thankful, also debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and was certified double-platinum.
  • After winning two GRAMMYs for Breakaway and "Since U Been Gone" at the 48th GRAMMY Awards in 2006, Kelly Clarkson made her performance debut on the telecast that same year, singing "Because of You." 
  • Did you know? The lead single, "My Life Would Suck Without You," from Clarkson's fourth album, 2009's All I Ever Wanted, holds the record for the biggest jump to No. 1 ever on the Billboard Hot 100, going to the top from No. 97 in a single week.
  • Kelly Clarkson's Miracle on Broadway holiday concert, featuring Reba McEntire, Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks, took place in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2014, raising more than $400,000 for several local charities, including her own Fruition Fund, which she founded through the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

GRAMMY Award Results for Kelly Clarkson

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Nominations
Best Pop Solo Performance
Piece By Piece (Idol Version)
 
Nominations
Best Pop Solo Performance
Heartbeat Song
Best Pop Vocal Album
Piece By Piece
 
Nominations
Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Don't Rush
 
Wins
Best Pop Vocal Album
Stronger
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
Best Pop Solo Performance
Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
 
Nominations
Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Don't You Wanna Stay
 
Nominations
Best Pop Vocal Album
All I Ever Wanted
 
Nominations
Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
Because Of You
 
Wins
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Since U Been Gone
Best Pop Vocal Album
Breakaway
 
Nominations
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Miss Independent

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