Kelly Clarkson Gets A Hollywood Star: ‘It Meant So Much’
Kelly Clarkson received her own star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame yesterday (9/19) in Los Angeles. The three American Idol coaches who chose her as the winner in 2002 were there: Randy Jackson, Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul.
Kelly posted a photo of the event on her Instagram, writing, “Thank you so much @NBC, @americanidol, @atlanticrecords, @kellyclarksonshow, @nbcthevoice, @creativeartistsagency, my personal team/crew, my band, my friends, and family, and all the fans that came out today at The Walk of Fame ceremony it meant so much to have y’all there, and it was so cool to celebrate with y’all! Here’s to the next 20 years!!.”
She closed with, ‘By the way, my star is between Harry Potter and Deadpool ….I dare anyone to top that!”
Several fans responded to the post, including one who wrote, “Well deserved! Thanks for the selfie & autograph #ItsAboutDamnTime.” One fan commented, “Congratulations, you deserved this way a long time ago! Thank you for being such a huge inspiration to me! I’m heading to American Idol, and I thank you for paving such an inspiring path for me! Much love #sofiasunshine.” One more fan responded, “I’m so proud of you, not because of that star, but because of who you are at heart and how hardworking you’ve always been, and how you carved your path through this unforgiving industry as a woman. Just so freaking proud of you, Kelly Clarkson.”
Simon Cowell and Jason Halbert spoke at yesterday’s ceremony. Kelly’s star is the 2,733rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It is located at 6801 Hollywood Blvd in front of Ovation Hollywood.
According to its official website, The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has proudly hosted the globally iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame since 1960. The Chamber exists to transform business and improve lives. Through the Walk of Fame, the Chamber celebrates the company that transforms us all – the business of entertainment. Entertainment is a unique blend of art and enterprise: elevating and inspiring us all.