Kelly Clarkson’s Flawless “Silent Night” With Trisha Yearwood & Reba McEntire

ByQuyen Anne

Mar 17, 2024

Kelly Clarkson wowed audiences with a breathtaking rendition of “Silent Night,” joined by country superstars Trisha Yearwood and Reba McEntire. Clarkson opened the performance with a solo verse, followed by Yearwood who graced the second verse, while Clarkson harmonized seamlessly in the background. When McEntire stepped in at the third verse, the trio’s vocals blended into an ethereal chorus.

The three vocal powerhouses were in top form and showcased their impressive skills on full display. The real showstopper of their performance was an acapella ensemble in the fourth verse, creating an atmosphere reminiscent of a cozy, soul-stirring gospel gathering. This memorable musical moment was part of Clarkson’s “Cautionary Christmas Music Tale” on NBC, and it became her second most-viewed Christmas tune online, amassing over 45 million views.

The art of acapella singing requires immense vocal control and precision, and these three accomplished artists exceeded expectations, giving their all in a compelling vocal synergy. Their combined star power and exceptional voices made for an unforgettable stage presence.

The performance resonated deeply with fans, who expressed their adoration online, praising the harmonies as “unbelievably sublime” and confessing the powerful emotional impact of this extraordinary rendition on their hearts. For those who may be wondering what Clarkson’s top Christmas hit is, that would be the lively “Underneath the Tree”.

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Featured on her sixth album and inaugural holiday collection, “Wrapped in Red,” Clarkson’s version of “Silent Night” was performed live at The Venetian in Las Vegas for the NBC special. The event was a glittering showcase of talent, with appearances by Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, William Shatner, Blake Shelton, Heidi Klum, Jay Leno, and
Danica Patrick.

During this festive extravaganza, Clarkson belted out classic yuletide tunes including “Run Run Rudolph”, “Please Come Home for Christmas” and “White Christmas”, as well as a number of her original songs.

“Wrapped in Red” marked a milestone for the celebrated Texan artist, climbing to the top three on the Billboard 200 and earning Platinum status, signifying a bold shift from her pop rock roots to embrace the holiday spirit—a transformation that Clarkson embraced to expand her musical horizons.

The album’s premier single, “Underneath the Tree,” resonated worldwide, achieving double Platinum status in the United Kingdom and securing Gold and Platinum accolades across various global markets. Co-written by Clarkson with Greg Kurstin, the track has been lauded by the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers as the era’s standout Christmas hit since the millennium. Fans eager for more from Kelly Clarkson can indulge in her musical journey by subscribing to her YouTube channel.

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