Site not look beautiful? Click here

Noise

Some super-exciting, utterly random factoids about Kelly Clarkson!

It’s all you ever wanted

Image
She’s, like, super cool.

• First: Season of American Idol won by Clarkson (2002).

• 58 and 42: Percentage of votes for her and for runner-up Justin something, respectively.

• Didn’t it start with a G?: Yeah, Justin Guano … Guantanamo … whatever.

• $5 million: Box-office take for 2003 film From Justin to Kelly.

• $67 million: Box-office take for 2003 film Kangaroo Jack.

• Guarini!: Yes, that’s it!

• 4: Clarkson’s albums so far: Thankful, Breakaway, My December, All I Ever Wanted.

• A full year: Time Breakaway spent in Billboard Top 20, only fourth album ever to do so.

• 10.3 million: Album sales in U.S.

• 20 million: Worldwide, bitches!

• 187: Clarkson’s ranking in the top 200 in album sales in the Nielsen SoundScan era.

• No idea: What that actually means.

• 8: Clarkson’s top-10 singles.

Calendar

Kelly Clarkson with Parachute
Nov. 6, 8 p.m., $45.50-$171
The Joint
693-5000

• “You Can Tap a Keg of My Love”: Single we mistakenly attributed to Clarkson at a party one time, trying to impress this really hot chick with our musical knowledge. Worked, too.

• Second: Clarkson’s finish in 2003 World Idol competition, losing to Norwegian Idol Kurt Nilson.

• It’s true: There really is a Norwegian Idol.

• No. 97 to No. 1: Rise, in ranking, of Clarkson’s 2009 single “My Life Would Suck Without You,” in its first week of release. That’s a record.

• That’s nice, but: We still can’t get over Norwegian Idol.

Jaws: Film that reportedly changed Clarkson’s mind about a career in marine biology. So thank Steven Spielberg and Bruce the fake shark for this fine concert opportunity.

Share
Photo of Scott Dickensheets

Scott Dickensheets

Get more Scott Dickensheets

Commenting Policy

Previous Discussion:

Top of Story