Kelly Clarkson Delivers Robert Palmer’s ‘Simply Irresistible’ Cover – Billboard

Kelly Clarkson brought all the nostalgia to her eponymous talk show on Wednesday (September 21), performing an energetic version of Robert Palmer’s 1988 hit “Simply Irresistible.”

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The song, featured on Palmer’s ninth studio album Heavy Nova, won Best Male Rock Vocal Performance at the 31st Annual Grammy Awards. On the Billboard charts, “Simply Irresistible” peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 All Genre Songs chart on September 10, 1988, spending 20 total weeks on the chart.

Earlier this month, the original American Idol kicked off the fourth season of the Emmy-winning Kelly Clarkson Show. In the three seasons the daytime talk show had been on the air before that, Clarkson won five Daytime Emmys. Clarkson has won the award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host for all three seasons her show has been on the air. Kelly Ripa is the only other host to win three times in the category and her wins were not consecutive.

In June, Clarkson released her long-requested Kellyoke EP. The six-song project, which arrives via Atlantic Records, features her cover of Billie Eilish’s “Happier Than Ever” as the lead single and will also include covers of hits by Linda Ronstadt (“Blue Bayou”), The Weeknd (“Call Out My Name”), Whitney Houston (“Queen of the Night”) and more.

Clarkson’s other recent Kellyoke selections for his daytime show include Solomon Burke’s “Cry to Me,” Joni Mitchell’s holiday classic “River,” John Legend’s “In My Mind,” David Guetta’s “Heartbreak Anthem,” Galantis and LittleMix and more. .

Watch Kelly Clarkson cover Robert Palmer’s “Simply Irresistible” below.

Source: www.billboard.com