‘American Idol’ champ Kelly Clarkson has dropped the teeny-bopper look in her latest video for ‘The Trouble With Love’. Her rep tells Star magazine, “She’s going for a mature look. It’s part of her growth as an artist. But she’s not going for a more sexed-up image.”
Kelly Clarkson Tips Roxanne To Win Pop Idol
November 17, 2003 – Kelly has tipped Roxanne Cooper to win ‘Pop Idol’. Clarkson performed on Saturday’s episode of the program, and remarked later, “Roxanne has a great chance of winning. She has a great voice, is beautiful and she also has an amazing presence.”
Kelly Clarkson Attends ‘Love Actually’ Aftershow Bash
November 17, 2003 – Kelly Clarkson, whose song ‘The Trouble With Love Is’ appears on the ‘Love Actually’ soundtrack, relaxed at afterparty for the London premiere of the film by getting a rub-down from one of the masseurs who were dotted around. The ‘American Idol’ champ flew in from America just for the premiere and got to meet the film’s star Hugh Grant. She tells The Sun: “It was only for about two seconds but it was worth it. I think he’s lovely.”
‘World Idol’ Showdown On Christmas
November 13, 2003 – The New York Post reports Kelly will compete in ‘World Idol,’ a global pop-star singing competition in which the winners from 10 other versions of the talent show will battle for the ultimate ‘Idol’ championship. “When I dreamed up the idea of [the U.K.’s] ‘Pop Idol,’ I always saw it is a global concept, and so I’m delighted to see ‘World Idol’ being made in London,” creator and producer Simon Fuller said in a statement. “The last two years have been fantastic and it is incredibly satisfying to see a British TV idea being so successful on a global stage.” The new show will air in two parts. In first, airing in primetime the night of Christmas Day, singers will perform for 11 judges, one from each country that a version of the show airs in. The second part, the results show, will air on New Year’s Day.