Kelly Clarkson Shares Bluesy Cover Of Jason Aldean’s ‘You Make It Easy’

Kelly Clarkson is the country covers queen! The superstar recently performed a cover of Jason Aldean’s chart-topping hit, “You Make…


Lauren Jo Black

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December 11, 2020


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Kelly Clarkson; Photo Courtesy The Kelly Clarkson Show

Kelly Clarkson is the country covers queen!

The superstar recently performed a cover of Jason Aldean’s chart-topping hit, “You Make It Easy,” during the Kellyoke segment on The Kelly Clarkson Show. The three-time Grammy winner’s vocals soared throughout the chorus as she perfectly hit each and every high note.

“You Make It Easy” is featured on Aldean’s 2018 album, Rearview Town, and was co-written by Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley with Morgan Wallen and Jordan Schmidt.

Clarkson and Aldean have history together as they previously collaborated on the multi-week No.1 single “Don’t You Wanna Stay” in 2010. The song was a massive hit and took home the title of CMA Musial Event of the Year. It was also nominated for Best Country Duo/Group Performance at the 54th Grammy Awards.

This performance is one of several country covers Clarkson has shared in recent weeks, following Billy Currington’s “Let Me Down Easy,” Faith Hill’s “It Matters To Me,” Pam Tillis’ “Maybe It Was Memphis,” Wynonna’s “No One Else On Earth” and Jo Dee Messina’s “Heads Carolina, Tails California.

Previous “Kellyoke” segments have featured covers of Blake SheltonJohnny Cash, Lady A, Rascal Flatts, Travis Tritt, Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood and Kelsea Ballerini (just to name a few).

Click above to watch Kelly Clarkson perform “You Make It Easy.”

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.