Kelly Clarkson: The Original Idol

March 17, 2014

Celebrity, Entertainment

kcAfter her success as the first ever American Idol, Kelly Clarkson went on to become one of the biggest artists of today. Her final song during the competition, “A Moment Like This” topped the US Billboard Hot 100 instantly. From there, she has released more albums that raked millions of dollars in total sales. In fact, the Idols following her have not really made a mark in the music industry except for a few of them. Claiming to be the original American Idol, Kelly has definitely made her mark in the music industry.

Biggest Hits

Among her most popular singles are “Breakaway,” “Since U Been Gone,” “Never Again,” and “My Life Would Suck Without You.” These songs along with many others have made it through various hit charts and have even become anthems. Most of her songs talk about love, independence, heartbreak and moving on. Due to the message of her songs along with its rhythm, Kelly was able to sell millions of albums worldwide. She has in fact solidified her status as one of the artists with the most number of albums sold. She has been certified with platinum records many times. Other than her success as a recording artist, her super skills were also acknowledged by various award-giving bodies including Grammy, MTV, Billboard and many others.

Life Before and After Idol    

Kelly never had a formal vocal training prior to American Idol. She knew it would be a tough call to battle it out in the nationwide search for the next singing superstar considering how talented her opponents were. However, week after week, she has proven that she can really rise above the others. In fact, after her victory as American Idol, she has also gone to become the runner up in the World Idol. Despite all her achievements as a singer, she has also become very passionate in helping others. She has partnered with Save the Music Foundation, Save the Children Foundation, UNICEF and many others.

If you wish to watch her live, you better follow her concert schedule. For now, you can also watch Daniel Tosh’s shows by booking tickets at