Born in Fort Worth, TX, Kelly Clarkson is a singer and songwriter that rose to fame in 2002 after winning the first season of American Idol. Clarkson’s debut single, “A Moment Like This”, became the best-selling single of 2002 in the U.S. It was followed with her debut studio album, Thankful, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. Her second album, Breakaway, and sold over 12 million copies worldwide and earned two Grammy Awards. Her accolades include three Grammy Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, four American Music Awards, and two Academy of Country Music Awards.