Her accolades include three Grammy Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, four American Music Awards, and two Academy of Country Music Awards.
Billboard hailed Clarkson as "one of pop music's greatest singers"s pop, adult contemporary, adult pop, country and dance charts.
It was followed by the release of her debut album, Thankful (2003), which debuted atop the US Billboard 200.
Trying to reinvent her image, Clarkson decided to part ways with Idol management and her second album, Breakaway (2004), featured a pop rock sound.
She rose to fame in 2002 after winning the inaugural season of the television series American Idol, which earned her a record deal with RCA Records.