The famous singer also brought Ryan Urban to tears with her ‘Piece by Piece’ performance.
A Pregnant Kelly Clarkson cried when she returned to American Idol on Thursday. Clarkson’s emotional return to the show also reduced Keith Urban to tears.
33 Year old Kelly Clarkson is due to give birth to a baby in the coming weeks, however, it failed to stop her from returning to the stage. She was the winner of the first American Idol in 2002.
Now a famous pop star, Kelly Clarkson was serving as a judge on the show where she imparts advice to the contestants. She also performed her song Piece By Piece.
When the crowd began chanting Kelly’s name, both her and Keith Urban could be see crying.
Clarkson said that she was pregnant and nostalgic. It was unbelievable that the season was coming to an end. She also apologized for crying, however, she was proud that she had made it that far.
Clarkson had given her approval for the frontrunner La’Porsha Renae. She also said that Renae would win the show. La’Porsha Renae had performed Rihanna’s Diamonds which had blown Kelly away. She made no attempts to hide her enthusiasm for the young singer and showered praise in her.
‘That is such a talent. You’re gonna win, if you don’t win I don’t understand. I love everyone here but you are so, so blessed,’ said Kelly before getting up for another dance.
The show had started with an announcement by Ryan Urban that six of the contestants will be going to the Top 10 where they will join Trent Harmon, Olivia Rox, La’Porsha and Dalton Rapattoni.
Gianna Isabella, Tristan McIntosh, Sonika Vaid, MacKenzie Bourg, Lee Jean and Avalon Young made it through while Manny Torres, Jenn Blosil, Jeneve Rose Mitchell and Thomas Stringfellow couldn’t make it.
As the drama unfolded, Kelly Clarkson was introduced with the help of a video. She was assisted towards her seat by Ryan. The Top 10 contestants offered their performances for Clarkson.
Kelly Clarkson had risen to fame when she won the first season of the American Idol in 2002. Since then, she has been known as the ‘original American Idol.’