The result of Kelly Clarkson singing straight from the heart had the entire audience in a fit of tears. Here was a previous winner standing center stage on the show that changed her life, returning for the last season, singing one of her very own songs while pregnant. The mountain of emotions was as high as could be. While the panel of judges were sat in the very front, their emotions could be seen as clear as the blue sky. One judge in particular couldn’t hold back the tears from rushing down his face.
Watching her emotional performance while hearing just how beautiful she sounded, it didn’t take long for the tears to spring to everyone’s eyes out in the audience as well. Keith Urban couldn’t hide the fact that her touching song made a huge impact on his own heart. Kelly Clarkson had a special way of delivering a performance that had you feeling what she felt. This song, ‘Piece By Piece,’ was one that she co-wrote with Greg Kurstin. The fact that this song was written from personal experience made it even more nostalgic returning once again to the American Idol stage to perform it.
Only minutes into the song, something happened which took everyone by surprise. Even Kelly had to apologize to the crowd as she, too, was becoming overwhelmed by the incredibly emotional lyrics. The entire audience felt the love and began chanting, “Kelly! Kelly!” to demonstrate their heart-felt support. Watch the performance that has touched millions in the emotional video below.