Watch the future pop-country powerhouse cover Etta James at the inaugural 'Idol' tryouts
River Rose Blackstock is the singer's first child
Her new special was heavy on the holiday tunes, but light on the humor
Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg and more will appear on 'Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale'
Singer celebrates wedding at Blackberry Farm in Tennessee
Lil Jon, Kelly Clarkson, Ozzy Osbourne and four more suggestions for the head table
The guitar players will perform together at April 7th ceremony
From bonding with Jerry Garcia over tic-tac-toe to standing behind Whitney Houston in her darkest days, the iconic record exec and producer opens up in his sequel memoir
Singer cites 'memory lapses' music chief says he fact-checked
Famed record executive also opens up about working with Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston, Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson also set to sing at February 10th awards show
Singer overcomes jitters to command 'My Country, 'Tis of Thee'
Singer honors Barack Obama's second term
She will perform 'Star-Spangled Banner' on February 3rd
James Taylor and Kelly Clarkson are also set to perform