Mariah Carey fan site MariahBuzz.com reports the singer reportedly made a call to ‘American Idol’ winner Kelly Clarkson after she saw Kelly singing her hit single ‘Without You’ in the final shows of American Idol. Mariah is said to have commented that Clarkson’s “voice floored me” when asked about her by a fan who met up with Carey in Capri.
Kelly Clarkson Album Pushed Back
September 15, 2002 – Contributed by MissE119: Billboard.com reports that Kelly Clarkson’s album has been pushed back to early 2003, instead of the original date of Nov. 26, 2002.
Kelly Will Have To Record A Lot Of Material & See What Works
September 11, 2002 – RollingStone.com spoke with radio execs including RCA general manager Richard Sanders on how they’ll handle ‘American Idol’ winner Kelly Clarkson and her debut album. “She will be a pop artist, but whether it will be rock, country, urban, Top Forty hasn’t been decided,” Sanders said. “I’ve been told she writes songs, but everybody says they can write. We’ll have to record a lot of material to see what works.”