American Idol winner, Kelly Clarkson, who has remained a house-hold name since winner the competition in 2002, showed Atlanta and The Fox Theatre she’s still got it.
In a career spanning a decade, Clarkson has become the most successful Idol contestant around the world, with over 24 million albums and 39 million singles worldwide,according to Billboard and Nielsen SoundScan. Clarkson’s work also gained her numerous accolades, including two Grammy Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, twelve Billboard Music Awards, four American Music Awards and a Women’s World Award. Billboard also ranked Clarkson the number 14 artist of the 2000’s, as well as also being ranked on the top 200 album sellers of the Nielsen SoundScan era at number 187.
Clarkson sang the U.S. national anthem at Super Bowl XLVI on February 5, 2012.She received widespread acclaim for this performance from numerous publications and fellow celebrities.
Clarkson also performed at the 54th Grammy Awards on February 12, 2012. She and Jason Aldean sang their hit “Don’t You Wanna Stay”.
She most certainly has what it takes to stay around another few decades! Great job Kelly!
Opening for Kelly was Matt Nathanson. Matt, an American folk/rock musician hailing from Massachusetts, is best known for his platinum-selling song “Come On Get Higher”.