After claiming the crown of American Idol in 2000, Kelly Clarkson shot to fame on the show. Today, she is a pop rock star who has a long and storied career. The singer, who recently announced that she is divorcing her ex-husband Brandon Blackstock, is excited about her upcoming birthday this summer. She has many plans for her 40th birthday, including traveling to New Zealand and a cruise in the Caribbean.

While she has many projects in store, she also recently filed to legally change her name to Kelly Brianne. The former The Voice coach has two children with her ex-husband, River and Remington. Her most recent venture has been hosting her own talk show since 2009 and co-hosting the American Song Contest, a competition based on the Eurovision Song Contest. Although she is currently busy promoting her new album, she still has time to make time for her fans.

As a child, Kelly had to live with a bear, which made her turn forty an exciting time for her. The singer has a son with ex-husband Nick Lachey and two daughters with ex-husband River Clarkson. The singer has also been a coach on The Voice since its fourteenth season. She has hosted her own talk show since 2009 and is currently co-hosting the American Song Contest with Snoop Dogg.

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Earlier this month, Kelly filed to legally change her name to Kelly Brianne. She has two children with ex-husband Nick Lachey. As a coach on The Voice since the fourteenth season, Kelly Clarkson has become a familiar face. She has also launched her own talk show and co-hosts a song competition with Snoop Dogg. And she recently became the first woman to win a Grammy for her single “Born to Be” in the competition.

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