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Kelly Clarkson Shares Beautiful Wedding Video

Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock Wedding

It’s wedded bliss throughout the Kelly Clarkson fandom!

As we posted yesterday, the multi-genre superstar tied it up with Starstruck talent manager, Brandon Blackstock, this weekend. Yesterday, the new Mrs. Blackstock shared a few amazingly gorgeous pictures from the day leaving all of us on cloud nine with her. And today, she erupted twitter when she shared a beautiful wedding video. It’s the sweetest thing ever.

We’re all kind of obsessed with all things Clarkson-Blackstock right now, and we don’t mind one bit!

We couldn’t be happier for Kelly. Congratulations again, Mr. & Mrs. Blackstock! Thank-you for sharing with us!

Here is the video by her videographer, Weiss Eubanks. It is set to “Heavenly Day” by Patty Griffin. Perfect!

Brandon and Kelly Blackstock from Weiss Eubanks Films on Vimeo.

And in case you missed the pictures by Archetype Studio, Inc., check them out:


Kelly Clarkson Brandon Blackstock Wedding

Kelly Clarkson Wedding

Kelly Clarkson Marries Brandon Blackstock


Ah, some people wait a lifetime for a moment like this. Congratulations are in order for Kelly Clarkson, who finally tied it up with Brandon Blackstock in Tennessee on Sunday. After months of gushing about her man, her ring, being in love, and all things wedding-related (except the idea of having an actual wedding), Clarkson and Blackstock are officially man and wife.

Kelly took to Twitter to share the happy news, tweeting, “I’m officially Mrs. Blackstock :) We got married yesterday at Blackberry Farms in TN, the most beautiful place ever!”

Earlier this year, the pair announced that they’d forego having Blake Shelton do double-duty as both minister and wedding singer in favor of a more intimate event. The two exchanged their vows in a small ceremony on Sunday at Blackberry Farms in the Smoky Mountains. The wedding was so intimate that Blackstock’s famous stepmama, Reba, wasn’t even in attendance. Instead, the two opted to have just their children (from Brandon’s first marriage) join them as they said “I do.”

The question now on everyone’s minds is when Baby Blackstocks will make an appearance. As has been reported as of late, the former “Miss Independent” has made it no secret that she intends to get pregnant immediately and wants Brandon to give her the gift of a baby for Christmas. Welp, that gives new meaning to the song title “Underneath the Tree.” Perhaps we’ll be hearing the sequel to Kelly’s song, “Tie It Up” in the next month or two, which will likely be entitled “Knock It Up.”

Congrats to the happy couple, and let the Blackstock baby watch commence … Now.

Kelly Clarkson Unwraps “Underneath the Tree”


It may not even be Halloween yet, but Kelly Clarkson‘s already got us hitting the fast-forward buttons on our calendars. Her Christmas album, Wrapped In Red, hits stores October 29th, but today, Clarkson spoiled her fans with an early Christmas gift. The pop-country dynamo unwrapped “Underneath the Tree” on her official Vevo account a day after taking to Twitter to spotlight the Christmas single’s omg-adorable lyrics.

While the lyrics are cute in their cursive print on festive red stationery, it’s the toe-tapping melody, sleigh bells, perfect saxophone solo and unmatched vocals that make “Underneath the Tree” sound like an insta-classic. Clarkson sings as though she’s got the Hallelujah Chorus, Santa’s entire workshop and the little girl from Love Actually (forget Mariah!) trapped within her vocal chords, and we mean that in the absolute best way possible. Frankly, she “sleighs” it. (badum!)

Enough from us, you just have to listen:

Clarkson will be filming a Christmas special at the Venetian in Las Vegas on October 30th, and already-announced guests include Reba McEntire and Trisha Yearwood. The show, Kelly Clarkson’s (Cautionary) Christmas Tale, will air following The Voice on December 10th or fans can grab tickets to the live taping here.

And if you can’t get enough Christmas in October from Clarkson, she revealed a STUNNING rendition of “White Christmas” earlier this week.


Kennedy Noel: Never Stop Video Debuts Tomorrow


At the end of last year, we introduced you to Kennedy Noel, a teenage prodigy with her hands in several projects in order to help her musical career thrive. Well, over the last ten plus months, Kennedy has continued to put her incredible talent to work, keeping her eyes on the prize and ensuring she came out a winner.

We recently caught back up with Kennedy, who you may all remember as a teenager far wiser than her years, and with her feet in the country music capital and her heart in rock ‘n’ roll. We are so excited to announce that our young and ever-so-driven Keepin’ It Country friend, Kennedy, will be releasing a video for her original rock song, Never Stop, tomorrow, October 15th. Not only did this uber talented musician write the song (which is an anthem for not allowing others’ negative words to keep you from accomplishing your goals), but she also wrote the treatment and had all the creative ideas for the video. Kennedy’s talents are truly limitless, and we cannot wait to watch Never Stop when it becomes live!

Check out Kennedy’s original video tomorrow by clicking here … And don’t try to cheat! The video will not become public before then!

Congratulations to Kennedy! We are so proud of you!

Kelly Clarkson Rocks NYC for Green Mountain Coffee


The Highline Ballroom in New York City was abuzz Thursday night, due in part to the seemingly endless supply of coffee available, but largely due to the star power present. In support of October being Fair Trade Month, GRAMMY-Award Winner Kelly Clarkson partnered with Green Mountain Coffee for an exclusive concert to raise awareness for the cause.

The Highline Ballroom was equal parts chic urban concert hall and Peruvian mountainside, with colorful tapestries adorning the booths and centerpieces made of coffee beans. Photos of Clarkson’s journey to Peru flanked the tables, while the big screen flashed images and facts about fair trade.

Supported by only a pianist and 2 guitarists, Clarkson treated fans to an intimate acoustic performance that showcased some of the most powerful vocal chords in the music industry today. She kicked off the show with her classic, “Since You Been Gone,” before segueing into other favorites like “Walk Away,” “Behind These Hazel Eyes,” “People Like Us” and “Stronger.”

Clarkson’s voice was in fine form, despite her apologizing for sounding a little “Janis,’ due to a whirlwind promotional schedule that included a 4:30 AM wake-up call for Good Morning America. Highlights of her set included a stripped-down solo version of “Don’t You Wanna Stay,” proving that holograms aren’t always necessary. Another high point of her set was a masterful & emotional rendition of fan-favorite “Sober” from the unfairly maligned My December album.

In-between songs, Clarkson charmingly engaged with the audience like she was in a room full of her closest friends, lamenting the state of her toes pre-pedicure, recalling being a “mess” (but not an alcoholic) when she wrote the metaphoric “Sober,” and remarking that she was glad her tour was over so she can get married. In between her amusing banter, she recalled anecdotes from her trip to Peru, including a visit to the coffee farmers and their children.

While the concert itself was held in an intimate venue, it was streamed to fans across the Internet via Green Mountain Coffee’s Facebook page. It will re-air on October 24th and we’d recommend catching it if you have a chance. We were there, but it was so good that we just may have to watch it again.

Musicians on Call Nashville Announces Kelly Clarkson For Sixth Anniversary Concert

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Musicians on Call (MOC) Nashville has enlisted Kelly Clarkson to help them celebrate their sixth anniversary in Music City. The GRAMMY Award winner will perform an intimate acoustic show at Nashville’s Hard Rock Cafe on November 14th. Tickets for the event, presented by Citi Private Pass, will go  on general sale at noon Friday, Oct. 11. Tickets start at $160 and include a VIP Cocktail Reception provided by Hard Rock Cafe and valet parking provided by Eagle Parking. Pre-Sale for Citi Private Pass Members began at 10 a.m. CDT today.

In addition to a performance by Clarkson, the event will include a silent auction featuring items from local vendors and autographed celebrity memorabilia. All proceeds will go to MOC Nashville to continue bringing music to hospital patients. Last Christmas, Clarkson paired with MOC Nashville, surprising patients at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt with an impromptu performance for the holidays.

 For more information on the MOC Nashville Sixth Anniversary Concert, visit www.musiciansoncall.org/kellyclarkson. For sponsorship inquiries, contact Dana Sones at dana@musiciansoncall.org.


Celebs Tweet the Darnedest Things!


If you follow us on Twitter (@keepinitblog), you know we are relatively active and love to chat with our readers. We also occasionally tweet sarcastic and comedic (at least WE think we are being comedic!) comments out to the over 32,000 people who see us in their timelines. Lucky for us, the artists we report on share our senses of humor. As such, we thought it would be fitting if we started sharing with all of you some of our favorite celebrity tweets that we come across in our timeline each week. With that being said, we would like to introduce you to our new feature, entitled Celebs Tweet the Darnedest Things!

Trisha’s Southern Kitchen to Feature Kelly Clarkson and More

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Fans of food and Trisha Yearwood are in luck, as her Emmy-winning Food Network series Trisha’s Southern Kitchen will return for a fourth season this fall. The new season promises more family-inspired recipes, great music and visits from famous friends. Those famous friends will include Kelly Clarkson, Wendy Williams, Chef Art Smith, Olympic Gold Medalists Nadia Comaneci and Bart Conner and NFL star Kurt Warner.

“In my family, cooking has always been a collaborative effort that brings everyone together,” said Trisha. “Including the ‘whole family’ has always been a part of the show and that’s why I’ve invited even more friends to join me in the kitchen this season, along with my usual crew.”

The season premiere will transport viewers to the nostalgic days of black and white television and TV dinners, featuring a 1950s theme in clothing and food, including Chicken Pot Pie, Chocolate Pudding Frosted Cupcakes and Green Beans with Cheese Sauce. The fourth season will also feature holiday and other special themed episodes, including Thanksgiving, Holiday Brunch and ladies night.

New episodes will begin airing on Saturday, November 9th at 10:30am on the Food Network.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: CMChat’s One to Watch — Abbi Scott

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Abbi Scott is an Indiana teenager who is in her senior year of high school and looking forward to graduation (much like all other high school seniors!). However, Abbi is not your typical high school senior. While Abbi has her face in textbooks, she has her sights set on music, and there is no stopping this country girl from making her dreams come true! Abbi describes herself as “a true country girl, living on twenty-five acres, and . . . in love with the outdoors.” Abbi has been compared to Miranda Lambert, Gretchen Wilson, and Kelly Clarkson, and values these music industry phenoms’ strong work ethic and ability to maintain a sense of humor.

DVR Alert: Kelly Clarkson’s Cameo On “The Crazy Ones” Tonight!


As we reported several months ago, Kelly Clarkson will appear alongside Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar in the pilot for CBS show, The Crazy Ones. Well, tonight is the night you will find Kelly on your televisions, playing a hilariously exaggerated and oversexed version of herself. Do you REALLY want to miss this?!

Set your DVR for tonight’s episode of The Crazy Ones, airing at 9:00pm EST/8:00pm CST!