Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and John Legend join Kelly Clarkson for star-studded 'Kellyoke'

The talk show host and singing sensation has covered some of our favorites from pop, country and R&B superstars. Check out her best performances so far.
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Carson Daly, John Legend, Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton joined Kelly Clarkson on her show "The Kelly Clarkson Show."NBC

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By Alexander Kacala

We're loving Kelly Clarkson's new talk show, "The Kelly Clarkson Show," and one of the best parts is that in every episode, the "American Idol" winner comes out singing a song.

Already well known for featuring the tunes of others during her live shows, Clarkson opens her television show with a song picked by that day's studio audience. The segment, titled "Kellyoke," features her amazing vocals paired with some of our favorite songs — a recipe that is simply heaven to our ears.

Lots of fans agree, with one writing on YouTube, "She's the only one who can do any cover and you know for sure she cannot mess it up, doing these classics much more than justice."

Well, she just had a very special star-studded edition of "Kellyoke" where her co-stars from "The Voice" came out and joined her for a performance of "Neon Moon."

Fellow judges Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, John Legend and "The Voice" host Carson Daly nailed a cover of the song that Brooks & Dunn originally released in 1992, but re-recorded earlier this year with the help of country pop star Kacey Musgraves.

That's just the latest cover to get Clarkson's audience clapping. From Lizzo to Madonna, here are 14 more of her covers we just can't stop listening to — in no particular order, of course.

1. "Uptown Funk" (Bruno Mars cover)

Clarkson had the crowd clapping and dancing with her electric take on Bruno Mars' 2014 hit single. She served up plenty of energy and soul as she belted out the verses and added her own epic vocal runs to the chorus.

2. "What About Us" (Pink cover)

The host, who's long admired Pink both personally and professionally, delivered a version of the singer-songwriter's dance-club ballad that started out slow and soft, and then built up to a bold, belt-out-loud performance.

3. "Before He Cheats" (Carrie Underwood cover)

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Clarkson's country roots were apparent when she took on this banger by fellow "American Idol" alum Carrie Underwood.

4. "If It Makes You Happy" (Sheryl Crow cover)

Another tune with some country twang, Clarkson made us very happy with her version of this Sheryl Crow classic.

5. "Straight Up" (Paula Abdul cover)

Before reuniting with the judges of "American Idol," Clarkson tackled this '80s hit, which belonged to Paula Abdul. Obviously, she did Paula proud.

6. "Sugar" (Maroon 5 cover)

She did her former fellow "Voice" coach, Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine, proud with a version of his band's dance track that had her audience on their feet and moving to the music.

7. "Bad Romance" (Lady Gaga cover)

Her '80s rock-and-roll version of Lady Gaga's pop hit "Bad Romance" proved that Clarkson can take any song and truly make it her own. Now, what about a Gaga/Kelly duet?

8. "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" (Whitney Houston cover)

She crushed a cover of Whitney Houston's energetic track "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" that made the audience leap to their feet with jubilation and moxie.

9. "Chandelier" (Sia cover)

Her powerful vocals are the perfect match for Sia's emotional ballad "Chandelier."

10. "Let's Go Crazy" (Prince cover)

The crowd went crazy for this Prince cover that would appease any die-hard fan of "The Purple One."

11. "Think" (Aretha Franklin cover)

Clarkson covered a whole lot of Aretha during her time on "American Idol," so we're not surprised she served us one of the late diva's greatest anthems of all time. When she belts "freedom" ... chills!

12. "Express Yourself" (Madonna cover)

More than just a material girl, Clarkson revived this Madonna hit and put our love of this song to the test. Results are in, and Clarkson gets an A+.

13. "Juice" (Lizzo cover)

Probably our favorite of all the covers she has done so far, Clarkson tackled Lizzo's empowering anthem from her 2019 album, "Cuz I Love You."

14. "Walking on Broken Glass" (Annie Lennox cover)

The crowd went crazy for this Annie Lennox favorite, which perfectly showcased Clarkson's wide range and vocal ability.

Ree Hines contributed to this article.