News

Kelly Clarkson expecting ‘best Christmas present ever’

Kelly Clarkson expecting ‘best Christmas present ever’

EXPECTING: Singer Kelly Clarkson is expecting her first child Photo: Associated Press/Wade Payne/Invision

Singer Kelly Clarkson announced on Tuesday that she is expecting a child with her new husband, Brandon Blackstock. Clarkson took to Twitter to announce the good news:

Clarkson, the first contestant to win the Fox singing competition “American Idol,” married talent manager Brandon Blackstock in October.

The Texas-born singer is one of the most successful winners of the show, having crossed over from country to pop music with hits such as “Since U Been Gone” and “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You).”

Clarkson is the stepmother to Blackstock’s two children from a prior marriage.

Clarkson released her first Christmas album, “Wrapped in Red,” on October 29.

Recent Headlines

in National

Police seek motive in fatal Washington state school shooting

mp

Authorities are seeking a motive as to why a high school student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others.

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

beatles

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

in Local

Longtime Mitchell High School Teacher Roger Allen Passes Away

Roger Allen

He died in Sioux Falls under hospice care on Friday.