Kelly Clarkson Skipped the Grammy Awards and Everyone's Wondering Why

Don't worry: She has a good excuse.

Sunday night's Grammy Awards featured some of our absolute favorite faces in the music industry (hi, Dolly Parton and Kacey Musgraves!). But there was one person who was noticeably absent from the ceremony: Kelly Clarkson.

Kelly, who was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album for, had viewers concerned after they realized she was a no-show. "WHERE IS KELLY CLARKSON," . "Where is Kelly Clarkson? I feel like she belongs at every #Grammys," .

But fret not, Kelly fans, the singer had a completely understandable reason for not being in . "I’m out touring so couldn’t make #Grammys2019 tonight," The Voice coach announced on Twitter. "BUT couldn’t b more appreciative 4 the nomination & couldn’t be more excited 4 everyone there! 2 all the artists nominated & not nominated, win or lose, feel blessed that u get to do what u do 4 a living!"

I’m out touring so couldn’t make tonight BUT couldn’t b more appreciative 4 the nomination & couldn’t be more excited 4 everyone there! 2 all the artists nominated & not nominated, win or lose, feel blessed that u get to do what u do 4 a living!

— Kelly Clarkson (@kelly_clarkson)

It appears the American Idol alum enjoyed watching the awards just like the rest of us—from the couch! Kelly later to host Alicia Keys Kacey's Golden Hour one of her "favorite albums," after its multiple wins.

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Although the "Piece by Piece" artist didn't take home the trophy—it went to Ariana Grande for her album she is the proud owner of three gramophones. Kelly has won Best Pop Vocal Album twice for and , and she's also claimed the top spot for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for

Kelly was definitely missed last night, but we're it's because she's busy performing!


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