Newlywed Kelly Clarkson Expecting First Child!
Newlywed Kelly Clarkson, who just last month married her beau BranDon Blackstock at a picturesque outdoor ceremony, took to Twitter yesterday to confirm that she is expecting her first child! "I'm pregnant!!! Brandon and I are so excited! Best early Christmas present ever :) ," Kelly tweeted yesterday. Congrats to the happy couple!
Since bursting onto the music scene 10 years ago, Kelly Clarkson has released five studio albums (Thankful, Breakaway, My December, All I Ever Wanted, Stronger), one Greatest Hits album, sold more than 20 million albums worldwide, 10 million albums in the US and has had 10 singles in the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart. She is also the recipient of three Grammy Awards, four American Music Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, two Academy of Country Music Awards, one Country Music Association Award and 12 Billboard Music Awards.
Clarkson's last studio effort Stronger debuted at #2 on both the Billboard Top 200 and Digital Albums Chart. The album produced the SMASH singles, "Mr. Know It All" and "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" which marks Kelly's 9th and 10th Top 10 hit. "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" was #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 Chart for two consecutive weeks (3 weeks total) marking her 3rd #1 on the Hot 100 chart. Clarkson's Stronger was certified Platinum by the R.I.A.A. and won the Grammy for Best Pop Vocal AlbuM. Clarkson released Greatest Hits - Chapter 1 last year which featured three brand new tracks as well as a compilation of some of her greatest hits to date.
Kelly spent the summer touring with Maroon 5 and recording her very first Christmas album Wrapped In Red, which dropped on October 29.