Kelly Clarkson to Perform on 'Nashville'

Jeremy Cowart

Kelly Clarkson

The former 'American Idol' will perform "Fade Into You" on an upcoming episode of the ABC drama.

Kelly Clarkson will continue her recent love affair with the genre of country by playing herself on the TV show "Nashville."

The pop star is slated to appear on the ABC drama in an upcoming episode, reports.

Clarkson will perform the song "Fade Into You" with show stars Sam Palladio and Clare Bowen, who play Gunnar Scott and Scarlett O'Connor, respectively. The song originally surfaced on the third episode of the show, performed by Palladio and Bowen as a duet.

She is by no means the first major artist to land a featured role on "Nashville"; Brad Paisley, Chris Young, Vince Gill, the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach and Brantley Gilbert are among the other musicians taking time for the show in the past.

No word on what Clarkson's role -- other than that she's playing herself -- will be on the show just yet.

This story was updated from its original form on Dec. 14 with new information.



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