Kelly Clarkson is a world famous singer from America
Kelly Brianne Clarkson was born on born April 24, 1982 in Fort Worth, Texas and brought-up in town of Burleson.
Kelly Clarkson is the youngest child of mother, Jeanne Ann Rose and father, Stephen Michael Clarkson, a former engineer. She has a brother, Jason and a sister, Alyssa. She is an American pop rock singer. She also writes her song. She occasionally indulges herself in acting also.
In 2004, september24, Clarkson got the brilliant opportunity to won the first season competition of American Idol. She had earned 58% of the audience vote.The ballad "A Moment like This" was the song written, to be performed by the winner of American Idol. She won the hearts of million after singing the balled. The same ballad was subsequently recorded on her debut album “Thankful”.She had also participated in a competition of “World Idol” in London, UK in which all the winners of the first seasons of Idol performed from all around the world. It was in December 2003. She participated and won the second position behind Kurt Nielsen.
RCA Records released her album “Thankful” on April 15, 2003. It stepped at number one position on the U.S. Billboard 200. The album was certified double platinum by the RIAA because of the tremendous sale of two million copies.Her second album “Breakaway” released in 2004 received five U.S. top ten singles and won two Grammy Awards. She was rewarded her first Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. For the single "Since U Been Gone". She also won the award for Best Pop Vocal Album. The video of the song "Because of You" won the 2006 MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video. In 2006, she also wrote and composed songs for her third album, My December. My December was certified both gold and platinum on December 12, 2007 by the RIAA. She is presently working on a new album releasing in the end of the year 2008.
Soon after winning American Idol, she starred in the movie “From Justin to Kelly”. The film was a flop, and earned a total of only $5 million at the American box office. She made guest appearances on various television programs, some of which included Saturday Night Live, The Oprah Winfrey Show and The View.