WATCH: Kelly Clarkson Shares Toe-Tapping Cover of Faith Hill’s ‘Let’s Go To Vegas’
The Kelly Clarkson Show is back for Season 3 and superstar host and artist Kelly Clarkson is showcasing her Texas…
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Clarkson performed the track during the fan-favorite “Kellyoke” segment of her talk show, putting her own honky-tonk spin on the 1995 hit.
Backed by her house band, Y’all, Clarkson had the in-house audience up on their feet, singing and clapping along.
“Let’s Go To Vegas” was written by Karen Staley and recorded by Hill as the lead single from her second studio album, It Matters To Me.
Click below to watch Clarkson’s performance of “Let’s Go To Vegas.”
This performance is one of several country covers Clarkson has shared on the show, including 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.
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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 Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. 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.