Kelly Clarkson will be First Woman to Host NFL Honors

Kelly Clarkson - The Kelly Clarkson Show
Pictured: Kelly Clarkson — (Photo by: Weiss Eubanks/NBCUniversal)

American Idol OG winner and The Voice coach Kelly Clarkson will host NFL Honors on Thursday, February 9 at Symphony Hall in Phoenix. The primetime awards special that recognizes the NFL’s best players, performances and plays from the 2022 season will air LIVE at 9 PM ET / 8 PM CT on NBC, NFL Network and Peacock. The star of The Kelly Clarkson Show will be the first woman to host the show.

The Texas-born singer-songwriter first came to fame in 2002 as the winner of the inaugural season of
American Idol. Clarkson is one of pop’s top singles artists, with 17 singles boasting multi-platinum,
platinum and gold certifications around the world, including such global favorites as “Miss Independent”
and “Because of You.”

The singer was most recently honored with the 2,733rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is the
recipient of a slew of awards, including three consecutive Daytime Emmy Awards for “Outstanding
Entertainment Talk Show Host” for The Kelly Clarkson Show, three Grammy Awards, four American
Music Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, one MTV Movie & TV Award, two Academy of Country
Music Awards, two American Country Awards and one Country Music Assn. Award. She is also the first
artist to top each of Billboard’s pop, adult contemporary, country and dance charts.

The awards announced at NFL Honors presented by Invisalign include:

AP Most Valuable Player presented by InvisalignAP Coach of the Year
AP Comeback Player of the YearAP Offensive Player of the Year presented by Microsoft Surface
AP Defensive Player of the YearAP Offensive Rookie of the Year
AP Defensive Rookie of the YearBest Moment of the Year
Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year presented by NationwideNFL Inspire Change Tribute
Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2023 delivered with Uber EatsFedEx Air & Ground Players of the Year
Salute to Service Award presented by USAABud Light Celly of the Year
Art Rooney Sportsmanship AwardNFL Fan of the Year presented by Captain Morgan
Deacon Jones Sack Leader AwardAP Assistant Coach of the Year

On Thursday, Feb. 9, NFL Honors Red Carpet Show presented by Invisalign airs at 8 PM ET / 7 PM
CT on NFL Network leading up to NFL Honors.

Further details regarding this year’s NFL Honors presented by Invisalign will be announced at a later

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