Kelly Clarkson Finds Out About Grammy Nomination During Radio Interview: Watch

December 6, 2016 By Jordan Miller

“Apparently you just have to cry on national television.”


AHHH, Kelly Clarkson!

Clarkson is hard at work on her forthcoming soul-pop album under a newly-inked deal with Atlantic Records, but she’s not done soaking up the success from her previous LP, Piece By Piece. It was announced today the powerhouse singer received a nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance at the 2017 Grammy Awards, and she was informed of the epic honor mid-interview today (Dec. 6), which was fortunately caught on tape.

At first, Clarkson appeared completely stunned, wondering what she would have been nominated for… but reality quickly sets in.

Related: The 2017 Grammy Nominations Announced

“The live thing? What! Apparently you just have to cry on national television,” she joked.


Surprise ? Congrats on your nomination, @kellyclarkson! Click the link in our ?bio?to see the full list of #GRAMMYs nominees.

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Re-visit Clarkson’s Grammy-nominated performance below:

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