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.”
“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.
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.