Kelly Clarkson Delivers Powerful Nod To Lee Ann Womack With Surreal ‘I Hope You Dance’


Their really isn’t anyone like Kelly Clarkson. From the moment she auditioned for American Idol back in 2002 with a stunning rendition of Madonna’s “Express Yourself”, it was obvious she was destined for greatness.

Almost a decade after being named the first ever winner of America’s premiere singing series, the powerful vocalist delivered an unparalleled rendition of Lee Ann Womack’s emotional country ballad, “I Hope You Dance”. 

In the typical Clarkson fashion, the superstar gave her all to the performance, emotion pouring from her with each passing verse. Her rendition of the cherished country song is nothing shy of perfection in delivery highly reminiscent of Womack’s original. 

“I Hope You Dance” was released by Womack in 2000 going on to become an international success, transcending genres even rising to No.1 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart. The song expresses the narrator’s hopes and dreams for her children, whom she hopes chooses to “dance” whenever given the chance. 

You can watch Kelly Clarkson’s cover “I Hope You Dance” below. 

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