WATCH: Kelly Clarkson Delivers Angelic Amy Grant Cover

Fans are comparing Kelly Clarkson‘s voice to that of an angel after she covered Amy Grant‘s “Breath Of Heaven” on…


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December 10, 2021


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Fans are comparing Kelly Clarkson‘s voice to that of an angel after she covered Amy Grant‘s “Breath Of Heaven” on The Kelly Clarkson Show

Taking the stage for the “Kellyoke” segment of the award-winning talk show, the Texas native shared a stunning version of the track as she donned a beautiful gold dress. Surrounded by dimly lit candles and accompanied by a piano, Clarkson’s divine performance had the studio audience on their feet for a standing ovation as they stood in awe of her breathtaking vocals.

Fans in the comments section on YouTube gushed over the performance.

“She is a Breath of Heaven! What an incredible Lady,” wrote one user, while another shared, “Wow these lights made the performance so magical plus her versatility and the attachment to the song is goosebumps, this made my night.” 

Kelly Clarkson; Photo by: Weiss Eubanks/NBCUniversal
Kelly Clarkson; Photo by: Weiss Eubanks/NBCUniversal

“Breath Of Heaven” (Mary’s Song) was recorded by Amy Grant for her 1992 album, Home For Christmas. The song was written by Grant and Chris Eaton and has since been covered by many artists, including Jessica Simpson, Gladys Knight, and Vince Gill. 

Clarkson shares a variety of covers during the “Kellyoke” segment of her show, including a recent rendition of Blake Shelton‘s “Who Are You When I’m Not Looking” and  Faith Hill‘s “Let’s Go To Vegas.” 

She has previously performed songs such as 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.

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

The Kelly Clarkson Show is syndicated. Check local listings for airtimes. 

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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.