Kelly Clarkson Calls on ‘The Voice’ Coaches for Lively Cover of ‘Neon Moon’ [Watch]
In the karaoke-themed segment that opens her talk show, Kelly Clarkson called on her fellow Voice coaches to join her for a cover of Brooks & Dunn and Kacey Musgraves' rendition of the duo's hit, "Neon Moon."
Clarkson kicks off the song, nailing the first couple of lines with her powerhouse voice before Blake Shelton surprises the audience, finishing off the verse. Following in his footsteps is his girlfriend Gwen Stefani, who's voice soars on the track, soon joined by the smooth, silk vocals of John Legend.
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The foursome unite on the chorus' anchor line, "Oh but I'll be alright / As long as there's light / From a neon moon," the camera panning to show that Voice host Carson Daly has jumped in with the house band on guitar. He makes his way to the center of the stage, playing guitar as the group of superstars close out the performance with a final chorus, ending with a group hug.
Kellyoke quickly became a beloved part of Clarkson's new talk show, allowing her to flex her multi-genre music skills as she adds her own style to cover songs by artists ranging from Brandi Carlile and Sheryl Crow to Rihanna and Britney Spears.
"Neon Moon" was released by Brooks & Dunn in 1992 as the third single off their debut album, Brand New Man. The track became their third consecutive No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. They teamed up with Musgraves for an updated version of the song, with Musgraves adding modern production elements such as a vocoder, to the cover that appears on Brooks & Dunn 2019 duets album, Reboot.
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