Singing her heart out

Bried, Erin
August 2007
Self;Aug2007, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p148
The article profiles singer Kelly Clarkson. She claims to have a competitive streak and shares that she was even told by people that she would not sell more than 600,000 copies of her second album "Breakaway." She proved them wrong because her album won a Grammy for best pop vocal album and sold 11 million copies worldwide. She shares that the lyrics of her songs were fueled by loneliness and humiliation and that songs for her third album reveal much more raw emotion than before. INSET: Clarkson dcodes My December..


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