Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter and occasional actress. in 2003, Clarkson released her debut album, Thankful, which was a commercial success and established herself in the pop music industry. The album’s lead single, “My Life Would Suck Without You” (2009), surpassed “A Moment Like This”’s record for the biggest leap to number one on a single week in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 Chart, a milestone it still holds today. Billboard also ranked Clarkson as the 14th best-selling artist of the 2000s, as well as also being ranked on the top 200 album sellers of the Nielsen SoundScan era at number 187. She wanted to become a marine biologist but changed her mind after seeing the movie Jaws. in seventh grade, a teacher (Mrs. Cynthia Glenn) overheard her singing in a hallway and asked her to audition for the school choir; Clarkson told the teacher that she had never received professional vocal training. I was confident enough that something better would come along.” She went to Los Angeles late 2001 to pursue a career in music, but worked as a waitress and appeared as an extra in such shows as Sabrina, the Teenage Witch and Dharma & Greg to support herself.
Kelly Clarkson to judge new TV talent show Kelly Clarkson has joined the judging panel of new TV talent show ‘Duets’, alongside Lionel Richie, Jennifer Nettles and Robin Thicke. Kelly Clarkson… [link]