Happy 30th birthday, Kelly Brianne Clarkson, born April 24, 1981 in Fort Worth, Texas. Kelly moved to Los Angeles after high school and got a few roles as an extra on various TV shows, but then in 2002 came “American Idol” came along and the rest is history.
Clarkson has two No. 1 albums, three No. 1 singles and countless awards, including two Grammys, for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance (“Since U Been Gone”) and Best Pop Vocal Album (“Breakaway”).
Celebrate Kelly’s birthday by looking back at her body of working and picking out your favorite song – yes, you can only choose one. We know it’s hard. We’re throwing our vote to “Miss Independent” – an oldie but a goodie.