Kelly was on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. She discusses The Voice and Ugly Dolls, among other things. Check out her interview and live performance below as well as photos. Enjoy!
I’ve updated the gallery with all the missing screencaps, stills, and promotional images of Kelly from this season of The Voice. Sorry for the delay. Big thanks to my friend Milane for her help. Enjoy!
I’ve added a ton of photos of Kelly from the new season of The Voice, season 16. I’m so excited to see how this season plays out. I’ll be rooting for #TeamKelly. Enjoy!
Kelly was on The Ellen Show yesterday discussing Ugly Dolls, The Kelly Clarkson Show, The Voice, and more! Check out some clips below.
Congratulations again to Kelly for winning season 15 of The Voice with Chevele Shepherd. I’ve finished updating the gallery adding the missing screencaps, stills, promos, and events from the past 2 weeks. I want to give a big shoutout to my friend Mouza from Team Shevine for her help with screencaps this season. Be sure to visit her fansite dedicated to Adam and Blake. Enjoy the photos.
The Voice: Episode 15×23 – Screencaps
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The Voice: Episode 15×27 – Screencaps
The Voice: Episode 15×23 – Stills
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December 17 – The Voice Live Finale
December 18 – The Voice Live Finale Results
Moments after Chevel Shepherd was named the Season 15 champ of “The Voice” on Tuesday, her coach, Kelly Clarkson, got choked up marveling at the 16-year-old country artist’s finale performance of “Broken Hearts” a night earlier.
“She made it just pure country, and it’s beautiful. I was listening to her last night and I was like, ‘I remember like before, when I was like her. You just remember that point of your life,’ ” she told USA TODAY, as her eyes teared up thinking about the performance and the memory. “I’m so glad this isn’t on video. I’m always caught crying. … My makeup artist hates me.”
Shepherd took her cue from her coach, saying she was now going to cry. Clarkson offered a word of advice: “Don’t join me. Fight it.”
But all the tears were joyful ones as the teen from New Mexico and the superstar coach celebrated the NBC singing competition victory backstage with a press conference, photos and numerous interviews. And there was nonteary joy, too.
“It’s crazy. I feel so excited,” Shepherd told USA TODAY.
“It feels freaking awesome to win again,” said Clarkson, enjoying her second trip to “The Voice” winner’s circle after Brynn Cartelli’s Season 14 victory last spring. “I’ve just believed in (Chevel) since the blind auditions. She’s been a little favorite of mine.”
She was especially pleased to triumph against fellow coach and country music star Blake Shelton, a frequent “Voice” winner who has masterfully guided country competitors, including Chris Kroeze and Kirk Jay, two of this season’s final four.
“We beat Blake with a country artist!” Clarkson said triumphantly, bringing her arm down in an overhand motion and exclaiming: “Boosh! That is like the best drop the mic.”
Shepherd was hardly certain about winning going into Tuesday’s finale, nearly two hours of musical performances that ended with about five minutes of tension when host Carson Daly announced eliminations and the winner.
“I had no idea what was going to happen because all four artists were incredible and we’re all so different,” she said. “Each of the country artists, me, Kirk and Chris, were all different aspects of country, so I didn’t know what would happen. I was just out there praying.”
Clarkson worried that having three country singers in the finale would make it tougher for Shepherd to win.
“So that’s why I kind of prepared her: ‘It doesn’t matter if you win, girl.’ I thought they were going to split the country vote, and I thought it would be Kennedy (Holmes),” who finished fourth, Clarkson said. “It’s amazing it’s Chevel, but Kennedy, Chris and Kirk deserved it (too). They all worked really hard. And it matters what you do after, regardless of if you win or not.”
For Shepherd, that means working on a music career, but first she’s headed home to Farmington, New Mexico, where “my whole town is freaking out right now, as we speak. I want to thank them personally because they’ve done so much. They had a watch party at my high school and it was at capacity, and they all voted for me.”
Once the celebration quiets a bit, “I’m just going to be a normal teenager for a little bit and then work on an album.”
As for that album, “I want to start putting my own classic country music out there and show the world who Chevel really is and who she really wants to be as a country artist,” she said. “I love Loretta (Lynn) and Dolly (Parton) and just the honky-tonkish but classic country sound. I want to put out an album like that.”
Clarkson said she “would be involved as much as (Shepherd) wants me to be” in her career and offered to set her up with songwriters and producers. Shepherd and some other Season 15 competitors, including Abby Cates, Kymberli Joye and Sarah Grace, will perform with Clarkson on her tour as Clarkson, who won the first “American Idol” and is known for her refreshing candor, has added some elements to her touring performance to prepare for her upcoming daytime talk show.
Clarkson sees similarities between her two “Voice” winners, Shepherd and Cartelli, and herself. “All three of us are workhorses.”
As a former “American Idol” winner who moved on to a very successful music career, Clarkson hopes she can offer the kind of perspective that wasn’t available when she won Fox’s singing competition in 2002.
“I had a conversation with Brynn at my house. I said, ‘We’re going to be working. You’re going to be doing radio and all this stuff. Take care of yourself, and tell us when you need a break. Don’t feel like you’re being lazy or a diva. You’ve got to take care of yourself first and then you’ll be able to do your best at what you do,’ ” she said. “I wish I had somebody saying that to me, so that’s what I tell them and how I help them. I didn’t have anyone.”
Phew! I’ve finally added screencaps of Kelly from The Voice episodes 8-22. Sorry it took forever but I finally have them in the gallery. I’ll be adding screencaps from this week’s episodes later on in the week as well as screencaps from 2 Christmas specials she is featured in, one by John Legend and the other by Pentatonix, so be sure to check back for those. Enjoy!
The Voice: Episode 15×09 – Screencaps
The Voice: Episode 15×10 – Screencaps
The Voice: Episode 15×11 – Screencaps
The Voice: Episode 15×12 – Screencaps
The Voice: Episode 15×13 – Screencaps
The Voice: Episode 15×14 – Screencaps
The Voice: Episode 15×15 – Screencaps
The Voice: Episode 15×16 – Screencaps
The Voice: Episode 15×17 – Screencaps
The Voice: Episode 15×18 – Screencaps
The Voice: Episode 15×19 – Screencaps
The Voice: Episode 15×20 – Screencaps
The Voice: Episode 15×21 – Screencaps
The Voice: Episode 15×22 – Screencaps