Kelly Clarkson/Chris Daughtry Duet CONFIRMED!

Mystery solved. You know that Idol duet Kelly Clarkson teased would be on her upcoming album? Singer/songwriter, Richard Marx spilled the beans in an interview with ABC News Radio:

In addition to his own songs, Richard has had a very successful career for the past 15 years or so writing songs for other artists. He confirms that he’s more recently co-written a song called “One More Yesterday” that Kelly Clarkson and Chris Daughtry have recorded as a duet. Kelly has stated publicly that her new album contains a duet with someone that fans have wanted to see her sing with for quite some time, so it’s possible that the track will appear on her upcoming album. Richard says, “I’ve heard the rough mix of it, and the singing can’t be beat, between the two of them.” Richard says he will also collaborate with Chris on Daughtry’s forthcoming CD.

The song was co-written by Chris Daughtry, Richard Marx, and Jason Wade of Lifehouse according to ASCAP.

So hard to keep these surprises secret! Kelly and Chris recorded a duet that was eventually scrapped.  Kelly seemed excited about this latest collabo, so I hope it makes the cut.

Are you excited for a Chris/Kelly collaboration?

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  • TwigLA

    I’m really looking forward to it.

  • Pam

    I bet it’s fantastic. Can’t wait to hear it.

  • windmills


    The song’s cowritten by Chris, Richard Marx, and Jason Wade of Lifehouse according to ASCAP.

  • breakdown

    Yes! I hope this is true!

  • CarieB

    Super excited. Cannot wait to hear this. Their voices together will be insane. :)

  • desiree_chick

    Nice! Can’t wait :)

  • sma11ie


    I’m not a Lusk fan, but Richard Marx sounds like a D-bag, though.

  • sr4mjc

    Can’t wait to hear this!

  • Fullmoon

    Love Kelly and Daughtry and can’t wait. Their voices will go perfect together.

  • JJ123

    I’m so beyond excited for this! They sounded great together doing Tracy Chapman’s Fast Car live last year so I’m sure this will be amazing!

  • fuzzywuzzy

    I’m not a Daughtry fan, so I’m not really enthusiastic about this duet, but as long as Kelly’s singing I’m fine. :)

  • lifeisgood

    I love Daughtry’s voice – can’t wait to hear the duet! I play Kelly’s Already Gone all the time:)

  • ilovekrisallen39

    I really hope it makes the cut. I love them both and they have a voice that’s amazing. And I think would go really awesome together.

  • merkureye

    Can’t wait for the KC/CD duet! Great Chemistry. For a warm-up . . . TC’s Fast Car – Nashville 5/2010

  • koshka

    Can’t wait to hear half of it. LOL

  • sagi

    just lurking, but had to comment @ koshka’s avatar! LOL! Love it!!

  • milwlovesadam

    A Kelly/Chris duet: Sign me up. I’ll listen/buy it fer sure.

    koshka: your ever changing avi’s crack me up . Can’t wait to see what’s next! Maybe Adam giving GQ a raspberry?

  • girlygirl

    Nice! Looking forward to hearing this

  • bean99

    I’m very excited and hope it’s on the album. You’d think it would be a good draw. I’d buy it. :)

  • MrDuffin

    I’m not a Daughtry fan, so I’m not really enthusiastic about this duet, but as long as Kelly’s singing I’m fine.

    I’m not a fan of either one of them but am happy for the folks that are!

  • http://MJO judes

    I think this will be great. I actually like all of them, Daughtry, Marx, Kelly & Jason Wade of Lifehouse. Can’t wait to hear this.

  • thebluemartini

    As a big fan of both…I’m SUPER excited! I love Idol collaborations!

  • Grammie Kari

    Kelly works well with any partner. She’s so awesome!

    Tapestry Revisited: Richard Marx sang “Beautiful” on Carole King’s Tribute album.

  • Junior

    I’ve never understood the enthusiasm and excitement about duets. I mean, it’s ok once in a while…I just don’t understand the appeal.

    I’m sure it’ll sound good though.

  • primeminister

    I love Jason Wade. I’m excited to hear this!

  • duncan

    So excited!! Chris is my favorite Idol contestant.

  • Jade

    Kelly and Chris are great (love rendition of Fast Cars), but Kelly and David Cook would be EPIC!!!