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Anatomy Of A Hit: Kelly Clarkson's 'Since U Been Gone'

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Kelly Clarkson's new holiday album is titled Wrapped in Red. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Two Sides Of Holiday Cheer From Kelly Clarkson, Nick Lowe

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Ryan Tedder: A Hit-Maker With A Golden Touch

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Kelly Clarkson's new album is Stronger. Harper Smith/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kelly Clarkson: A Pop Star Survives

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The fictional band from This Is Spinal Tap plays a real-life concert in 1984. Nigel Tufnel, the guitarist played by Christopher Guest, favored amplifiers whose volume could be cranked up to 11. Ebet Roberts/Redferns hide caption

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These Go To 11: Songs Best Heard Extra-Loud

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Kelly Clarkson's Vocals Keep Getting 'Stronger'

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Marina Diamandis of Marina and The Diamonds performs live at the Reading Festival on August 27, 2010 in Reading, England. Simone Joyner/Getty Images hide caption

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Hey Ladies: Pop Stars Vs. Role Models

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