See Kelly Clarkson’s Changing Looks on Her 35th Birthday!


Happy Birthday, Kelly Clarkson!

The music icon turns 35 years told today — so we’re taking a look back at the past American Idol winner’s changing looks over the years. Kelly starred on the hit singing competition when she was in her early 20s back in 2002 — and she’s changed a lot since then!

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Kelly is celebrating her big day with a fun girls trip — and her reaction to the news really proved she was excited for her weekend away without her two little ones, daughter River, 2, and son Remington, 1.

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“Woke up this morning to a birthday scavenger hunt that ended with an anagram!! Best surprise ever! #MorningHair #WhereIsTheGirlStrip #Sweaty,” the mom-of-two wrote on Instagram alongside a video of herself going absolutely wild after learning of her vacation with her friends. Too funny!

Watch the video below to watch Kelly’s transformation over the years!

Kelly has changed so much since her career began on American Idol — click through the gallery below to see what other contestants look like then vs. now!