CMT Awards 2018: Kelly Clarkson Rocks First Performance of ‘American Woman’

Kelly Clarkson brought some rock in addition to roll to the 2018 CMT Music Awards!

The singer performed her cover of the 1969 Guess Who classic, “American Woman,” for initially at the awards show on Wednesday, wowing the crowd that has a rocking, guitar-heavy performance which showcased her stunning vocals in addition to featured an all-female choir backing her up.

Clarkson — who attended the CMT Awards with husband Brandon Blackstock, in addition to snapped pics with some of country music’s biggest stars, like Dierks Bentley in addition to Lauren Alaina — looked stunning at the awards show, rocking a long-sleeved black gown with stunning diamond details on the carpet in addition to changing into a shorter black dress that has a wide belt in addition to shoulder fringe for her show-stopping performance.

Kelly Clarkson 2018 CMT Awards

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Clarkson’s cover of “American Woman” can be also the theme song for the fresh Paramount Network TV series of the same name — which stars Alicia Silverstone in addition to can be based on the childhood of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kyle Richards.

“Bonnie, my character, who can be inspired by Kyle’s mother, can be This particular glamorous, firecracker, badass, fierce woman, who can be definitely a trailblazer of our time,” Silverstone told ET’s Leanne Aguilera at the show’s premiere last week. “the item’s 1975, the item’s This particular beautiful time in addition to she’s dressed with the jewels in addition to glamour in addition to the hair in addition to everything… in addition to then her whole world comes crashing down, in addition to she’s like, clawing her way back up. the item’s a story of women’s liberation, in addition to watching all of these women fight for their lives in addition to claim their power, the item’s definitely exciting.”

Another performer at Wednesday’s awards show was Clarkson’s fellow Voice coach, Blake Shelton, who still owes her after the songstress became available victorious during her first season on the singing competition!

In accordance with a hilarious side bet made by Clarkson in addition to Shelton earlier This particular year, the country crooner has to at This particular point address her as “Queen Kelly Clarkson.” However, during Clarkson’s post-finale press conference with Voice winner Brynn Cartelli last month, the American Idol champ admitted she wasn’t holding out much trust which Shelton could actually come through.

“He ain’t even gonna say the item,” she said, laughing. “He ain’t gonna follow through.”

See more on the goodnatured rivalry within the video below.

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