Ah, Kellyoke — the day by day Kelly Clarkson Present music phase that solutions a totally rhetorical query requested repeatedly by her followers for years: “Is there something Kelly Clarkson can’t sing?”
And to date, the reply is a powerful no. From pop to rock to nation to oldies, the Grammy winner proves with every new tune cowl that she will be able to do all of it — with the assistance, after all, from her in-house backup band, Y’all. That goes particularly for her lineup of 2022 performances, spanning the second half of her Daytime Emmy-winning discuss present’s third season, which wrapped in June, and the primary half of its fourth, which premiered in September.
In reality, the O.G. American Idol champion’s day by day mini-performances have change into so well-liked since The Kelly Clarkson Present first started in 2019, she launched an EP that includes recordings of six Kellyoke-ified songs over the summer time. Her standout cowl of Whitney Houston’s “Queen of the Night time” (which positively earned a spot on this record) was one in every of them, together with Billie Eilish’s “Happier Than Ever,” The Weeknd’s “Name Out My Identify” and extra.
Additionally this 12 months, Clarkson’s Kellyoke custom grew to become much more particular when she launched into a tour by means of main U.S. cities in quest of a brand new duet accomplice, giving followers the possibility to point out their stuff by singing their very own variations of her 2004 hit “Since U Been Gone.” After the #KellyokeSearch concluded in September, she invited the 5 winners onstage together with her for an excellent group efficiency of The Beatles’ “With a Little Assist From My Associates.”
Maintain studying for Billboard‘s favourite Kellyoke performances this 12 months, in chronological order.