kelly clarkson 30th birthday Kelly Clarkson turns 30   which song of hers is your favorite? Vote now!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.

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."