Kelly Clarkson: ‘I will sink or swim as awards show host’ – Music News
Kelly Clarkson is able to “sink or swim” in her position because the host of the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.
The Voice coach shall be internet hosting and acting on the reside present, which airs 20 May (18). During a chat with Billboard’s Pop Shop Podcast, the Stronger singer talked nerves forward of her internet hosting debut, and what she plans to carry out on the night time.
When requested if that is the primary time she’s hosted something, she responded: “Uh, yup! So, it’s like, sink or swim!”
The 36-year-old, who discovered fame after successful expertise present American Idol in 2002, admitted that she’s so nervous in regards to the prospect of internet hosting a reside music awards present that she’s gone into “denial”.
“You know, like it’s just not real,” she insisted. “I is likely to be in denial, and actually, now we have a lot occurring. Like I am actually at The Voice rehearsals proper now for my contestants so there’s simply a lot occurring.
“Literally there is no such thing as a break day between every now and then, so I feel that is good ‘trigger I am going to simply hold being busy. And additionally, we simply deliberate one thing tremendous enjoyable so I am enthusiastic about it. Now I am extra enthusiastic about it.”
Kelly plans to shock followers on the night time together with her music alternative, and the present producers, as she hinted she will not stick with the script on the teleprompter. However, she is working arduous on the all-important host monologue, particularly as she admits comedy is not precisely her lane.
“I imply, y’all, I am not a comic… You know, like you could have associates in your group which might be capable of get away with sure jokes and such as you’re not,” she joked. “So like I am not going to have the ability to stand up there and like make enjoyable of a bunch of artists. And I do not wish to do this ‘trigger it is probably not my vibe.
“So, unless it’s like, you know, Blake (Shelton) were sitting there, I’d make fun of him. Or Adam (Levine) or Alicia (Keys) maybe, but I don’t know anybody that well other than them to like make fun of anyone,” she added, mentioning her fellow Voice coaches.
Publish Date: 2018-05-16 10:30:00