Kelly Clarkson Sings to Every ‘Narcissist’ Out There With Heartbreaking Kellyoke Cover
The American Idol alum sang a moving rendition of rising singer Avery Anna’s tune “Narcissist” and received a standing ovation from the live studio audience.
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Clarkson also received social media love from an elated Anna, who wrote on Twitter, “I am freaking out,” alongside exploding-head emojis. Earlier on Friday, Anna shared a video of Clarkson’s performance on her Instagram Story. The aspiring star wrote, “You guysssssss this is insane.”
The song opens with the captivating lyrics, “Outta touch with my emotions/ I can’t stop it if I feel happy or sad/ Today’s tears made me feel like a psychopath/ You should hate yourself for treating you like that/ We both know that you only love me/ Did you know that ?”
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With such a sad message, Anna’s song may have touched an emotional chord with Clarkson, who ended her marriage to Brandon Blackstock, the father of her children, last month. She filed for divorce in 2020 after nearly seven years of marriage, citing “irreconcilable differences.”
In addition to hosting her own daytime talk show, Clarkson co-hosts NBC’s new singing competition American Song Contest alongside Snoop Dogg.
Watch Clarkson cover Anna’s original song, “Narcissist” below.
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