Kelly Clarkson To Be A Mentor On ‘The Voice’ — Is This A Diss To ‘American Idol’?
Kelly Clarkson the Voice - Kelly Clarkson joining 'The Voice', "American Idol"-winner Kelly Clarskon, 29, will be a mentor on the upcoming season of the TV singing competition show "The Voice". Clarkson will work alongside one of the show’s coaches and give advice and guidance to the contestants. The Popdust Files: Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, The Voice
More celebrities for NBC! Their star-studded lineup of Voice mentors just got a little more, uh, starfull, with the addition of pop star Kelly Clarkson to the fold. Kells, you will of course remember, was the winner of the first-ever American Idol competition, and thus knows a thing or two about this here TV singing competition game.
She’ll be helping out Core Four mentor Blake Shelton—he of the hilarious Twitter feed—with his team, similar to how Reba did last year, and will probably be singing with someone at some point. “The thing I love about The Voice is that they’re more mentors — they’re not judges,” Clarkson has said about the show. “I would never really want to be a judge, just because I don’t want to break people’s hearts.”
Is there any chance that the show is grooming Kelly for a possible lead mentor role on the show, just in case Christina Aguilera ever goes too far off the reservation? Hey, this is NBC’s one hit show of the last 12 months—they can’t be too careful with their insurance policies.