Kelly Clarkson was the winner of the first season of American Idol
, in September 2002. She won 58% of the vote landing her the one million dollar contract.
Kelly Clarkson is one of the most popular singers in the US and in the world, concerning that before American Idol
, she never had a professional singing lesson.
She beat out more than 10,000 people to land a $1 million recording contract on the first season of American Idol
In January 2004, Kelly participated in the first World Idol. She won the second place, after Norway's Idol, Kurt Nilsen.
Kelly Clarkson is in the December 2005/January 2006 issue of Teen People with Ashlee and Jessica Simpson on the cover. She is one of the Artists of the Year.
Kelly Clarkson's audition number on American Idol
Before American Idol
, Kelly Clarkson worked in some odd jobs, such as a Red Bull
promo girl, and a Telemarketer.
Kelly Clarkson suffered from an eating disorder before she found her fame on American Idol
. However, she snapped out of it really quickly unlike many celebs. Kelly said her eating disorder only lasted for six months.
On the American Idol
2 Finale, Clive Davis made a SPECIAL appearance to present a platinum record to Kelly Clarkson for selling 1,300,000 copies of her album Thankful. She didn't even know about it. Kelly's respond was, "I can't believe you guys pulled one on me, I didn't know