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Celebrity Baby Blog / Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson Reveals the Sweet Meaning Behind ‘Heartbeat Song’

01/12/2015 at 02:00 PM ET

Kelly Clarkson Talks Tough Pregnancy, New Single
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While promoting her single “Heartbeat Song” on Monday, Kelly Clarkson shared some behind-the-scenes details about how motherhood nearly ended her career  only to make it better than she could have ever imagined.

“I honestly had a lot of wine one night and had confessions with my husband [Brandon Blackstock] of, like, ‘What I was going to do with my life?’ because my voice was really bad,” she recalled to Elvis Duran and The Z100 Morning Show. “I figured [my baby] was going to come out yelling, ‘Shut up!’ “

Quite the opposite. As Clarkson, 32, recently (and adorably) showed with a 15-second snippet of “Heartbeat Song,” little River Rose cannot get enough of her mom’s next single.

Even more heartwarming, Clarkson reveals that the track’s beat is “actually River’s heartbeat slowed down from when she was in my tummy!” (It’s no wonder then that River was super-excited about the song!)

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Kelly Clarkson Teases New Single with Adorable Clip – Starring River!

01/09/2015 at 07:00 PM ET

We’ll be “up, up, all night long” watching River Rose dancing it out to Kelly Clarkson‘s new single!

The American Idol alum, 32, teased a snippet of her upcoming release “Heartbeat Song” in the cutest way possible—with a video of her 6-month-old daughter jamming along in the studio!

The clip shows the singer’s baby girl kicking and giggling while wearing headphones the size of her tiny little head.

“Hey, River, what are you listening to?!” Clarkson says in the official clip posted on her website and social media accounts. “Dance it out! You wanna show everybody? Yeah you do!”

Kelly Clarkson River Heartbreak Song
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So Cute! Kelly Clarkson’s Daughter Visits Santa Claus

12/23/2014 at 11:00 AM ET

Talk about a holly jolly Christmas!

Kelly Clarkson‘s 6-month-old baby girl got all dressed up in her holiday-themed apparel — a reindeer hat and a onesie that read, “I drink until I pass out” — to celebrate her first photo with St. Nick.

River Rose hangin’ with Santa Claus for the first time! She LOVED him ha!” Clarkson, 32, captioned the snapshot of the two smiling.

Before the big meet up, the new mama was busy spreading her own good cheer.

Kelly Clarkson River Santa Claus
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Kelly Clarkson Shares Adorable Backstage Shot of Daughter River

12/14/2014 at 06:35 PM ET

Now, that’s one cute groupie.

Kelly Clarkson squeezed in a one-on-one with a very special visitor before hitting the stage, she wrote Saturday on Instagram.

“Hangin’ backstage with River before my show tonight in Oklahoma!” she captioned the post, sharing a sweet pre-concert snap.

The singer’s little one is having no trouble navigating the music biz: She visited the set of Clarkson’s music video for “Wrapped in Red” in October, and she already sat front row at her first concert (a September Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood show).

Kelly Clarkson River back stage
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Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Gift Kelly Clarkson’s Baby Girl a Guitar

10/14/2014 at 01:00 PM ET

Beware fellow Voice judges: Blake Shelton is already recruiting the next generation.

On Tuesday, new mom Kelly Clarkson Tweeted a photo of her baby girl River Rose posing with a special present — a personalized guitar — from her country family.

“Aunt @mirandalambert & Uncle @blakeshelton 4 the win! She is destined 2 b a Country/Rock legend with this! Thnx guys!” the singer captioned the sweet shot of her smiling 4-month-old.

But Shelton — who is managed by Clarkson’s husband Brandon Blackstock — and Miranda Lambert aren’t River’s first brush with Nashville’s biggest names.

Kelly Clarkson River Rose guitar
Kelly Clarkson/Twitter; Inset: Taylor Hill/Getty

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Kelly Clarkson Takes Daughter River to Work

10/06/2014 at 05:36 PM ET

Some people wait a lifetime for a moment like this, but Kelly Clarkson‘s baby girl is already entering the music biz.

River Rose, almost 4 months, visited her pop star mom on the job Monday, documenting the milestone in a snuggly snapshot.

“River is visiting me on the set of my new music video shoot for Wrapped in Red! #babysfirstvideo,” Clarkson, 32, captioned her Instagram.

The singer and husband Brandon Blackstock, 37,  introduced River in June with a similarly sweet photo of their daughter lying amid white lace in a red carriage.

Kelly Clarkson River Music Video Set
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So Cute! Kelly Clarkson’s Daughter River Rocks Out

09/06/2014 at 10:00 AM ET

It’s Garth Brooks‘s littlest fan!

It was only a matter of time before Kelly Clarkson had her baby girl sitting front row at her first concert — and on Friday night it finally happened.

The singer shared a snapshot of 3-month-old daughter River Rose rocking out (complete with her pacifier and bejeweled headphones!) at Brooks and Trisha Yearwood‘s live show. But the country couple weren’t the only ones putting on a stellar performance.

“Got 2 sing with @TYcom tonight in Chicago & watched her and Garth as well! Amazing show! It was River’s 1st concert!” Clarkson Tweeted.

Kelly Clarkson River Rose First Concert
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