The first American Idol Winner (2002) Kelly Clarkson is still making her fans happy through The Kelly Clarkson Show. The American singer-songwriter delivers monologues, which offer audiences insight into her life.

Kelly Clarkson’s trending cover songs in The Kelly Clarkson Show
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2019 Billboard Music Awards - Show LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 01: Host Kelly Clarkson speaks onstage during the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 01, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Meanwhile, in Clarkson's "Kellyoke" segment, she covers several popular songs. The former "American Idol" winner has been earning positive feedback about her talent.

Here are some of Clarkson's best song covers that have become trending on YouTube. 

"Think" by Aretha Franklin

"Think" is a song released less than a month after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Aretha Franklin and their family were close to King. The repeated lines of "freedom" in the song evokes one of the famous quotes of King: "Free at last, free at last, thank God almighty we are free at last."

Kelly Clarkson sings the power-house anthem and gets the crowd on their feet during the Kellyoke. The cover was uploated on September 12, 2019, now, as of writing, has 263,217 views.

"Won't You Be my Neighbor?" by Fred Rogers

Kelly Clarkson sang a jazzy, soulful rendition of "Won't You Be My Neighbor" by Fred Rogers. Clarkson tugged on the heartstrings of the viewers on the Kellyoke segment of The Kelly Clarkson Show. The song's cover continuously touches the hearts of viewers on YouTube, with 295,573 as of writing. 

"Believe Me Baby (I Lied)" by Trisha Yearwood

The quarantine couldn't stop Kelly Clarkson and Trisha Yearwood from getting their "Kellyoke" playing. Remotely, Clarkson and Yearwood teamed up to sing Yearwood's "Believe Me Baby (I Lied)," with the virtual accompaniment of a band. Since June 11, 2020, when the duet was uploaded on YouTube, it was already enjoyed by 301,417 viewers.

"I'd Rather Go Blind" by Etta James

Kelly Clarkson delivered one powerful performance on Kellyoke and belted out her version of "I'd Rather go Blind" by Etta James. Before singing, Kelly honored the legendary singer (Etta James) and an Juneteenth (Freedom Day, Black Independence Day, and Jubilee Days). The remarkable song has 318,754 views on YouTube.

"How Will I Know" by Whitney Houston

Kelly Clarkson had always loved to sing Whitney Houston songs even before she became a pop star. Clarkson delivered a soulful version of "How Will I Know" in Kellyoke . On YouTube, the cover is described as the first song Clarkson sang during her auditions. The video on YouTube garnered 345,384 views.

"You Say" by Lauren Daigle

Kelly Clarkson never fails to impress the viewers in performing a song for Kellyoke. In her episode where she sang "You Say" by Lauren Daigle, Clarkson took the opportunity to honor frontliners who are working hard during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The video also features healthcare workers singing along virtually with Kelly Clarkson and the band. The touching video, which was uploaded on YouTube on May 18, 2020, has 346,818 views.

"Chain of Fools" by Aretha Franklin

Days after the news broke that Kelly Clarkson filed for a divorce from her husband, Brandon Blackstock, Clarkson performed the classic hit "Chain of Fools" by Aretha Franklin on her talk show. Some fans interpreted Kelly's song choice as something relevant to her sudden split. Clarkson's performance was uploaded to YouTube on June 16, 2020, and has garnered 360,567 views.

"Like a Prayer" by Madonna

On the April 30, 2020 uploaded a video on YouTube, Kelly Clarkson covered Madonna's iconic hit song "Like A Prayer." Clarkson slew on singing the song on her fun spin. The video has 498,596 views today and garners positive feedbacks, just like the other song covers by Clarkson.

"What About Us" by Pink

Kelly Clarkson got the audience up on their feet as she belted out "What About Us" by Pink. On YouTube, the cover shows how the audience enjoys the segment of Kelly Clarkson. The song cover uploaded on November 4, 2019, now has a total of 523,369 views on YouTube.

"Believer" by Imagine Dragons

Singing a rock song shows the versatility of Clarkson. Wearing a sexy black mini dress, heels, and red lipstick, Clarkson slew singing "Believer" by Imagine Dragons. The video uploaded on Youtube on September 20, 2019, continues to spark the viewers' admiration. It now has 611,579 views.