Kelly Clarkson Announces Birth of Baby Girl on Twitter
Grammy Award winner Kelly Clarkson turned to Twitter to announce the joyous news of the birth of her first child, a baby girl named River Rose. "Our baby girl River Rose Blackstock arrived on June 12th! Thank you everyone for all of your well wishes! Brandon and I are on cloud 9!! :)" tweeted the American Idol champion.
Clarkson recently tied the know with her beau BranDon Blackstock at a picturesque outdoor ceremony.
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 SinglesChart. 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.