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Name: Kelly Clarkson                                                             
Birth name: Kelly Brianne Clarkson                                               
Born: 24 April 1982 Fort Worth, Texas                                           
Genre(s): Rock, Pop, pop rock, adult contemporary, country                       
Occupation(s): Singer, songwriter, actress                                       
Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American pop rock singer,     
songwriter, and occasional actress. Clarkson made her debut under RCA Records   
after she won the highly publicized first season of the television series       
American Idol in 2002. She was originally marketed as a pop musician with her   
debut album Thankful (2003). With the release of her multi-platinum second album 
Breakaway (2004), Clarkson moved to a more pop rock-oriented style of music,     
and won two Grammy Awards. Clarkson's third album, entitled My December, was     
released on June 26, 2007. It went Platinum in many countries, including the U.S.,
Canada, U.K. and Australia. Clarkson has sold over 9.5 million albums in the US 
alone and 18 million albums worldwide as of 24th February 2008.