Rice brought Clarkson to tears singing "Piece By Piece," being disowned by family at age 18
Season 11 runner-up Billy Gilman joined singer for "It's Quiet Uptown" during finale episode, backed by string quartet
Our take on reworking of insta-classic musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a slew of pop patriots
Clarkson sings mournful ballad "It's Quiet Uptown," Rhymes joins Roots, Joell Ortiz, Nate Ruess for remix of urgent "My Shot"
Roots, Nas, John Legend, Alicia Keys also to appear on Lin-Manuel Miranda's star-studded album
"I don't know how she does this, 'cause, ya know, you can't see," Clarkson says of Sia's signature, eye-shrouding blonde bangs
Vocalist also performed with Steve Wariner during Brooks' recent Nashville concert
Today's Ram Report shines the spotlight on the pop star's Nashville fundraiser, also featuring Ronnie Dunn, the Steeldrivers, Chip Esten and RaeLynn
Superstar played a one-of-a-kind solo show to mark his becoming the first artist to sell more than 10 million copies of seven different albums
Kelly Clarkson, gospel singer Yolanda Adams also set to perform at annual event
Powerhouse singer has a new record label deal for the first time since 'American Idol'
"Not all of us can sing like Kelly Clarkson, but all of our voices matter," Obama says in clip tied to 'Idol' finale
From Kelly Clarkson's return to a David Bowie tribute, here are the best performances from the series' last show ever
The Fox show said goodbye with a finale that reminded you of how wonderful — and WTF — this pop juggernaut once was
As the show sings its swan song, we look back at the franchise's most out-of-tune moment