Kelly Clarkson Passes Carrie Underwood with Stronger
Kelly Clarkson knocked her fellow American Idol alum Carrie Underwood into second place on the bestselling single from an American Idol contestant chart. Clarkson’s “Stronger” passed Underwood’s “Before He Cheats” to take the title, selling a total of 3,510,000 singles. Underwood’s “Before He Cheats” is currently at 3,509,000.
Billboard also reports Clarkson’s “Stronger” made it to the number one position on 11 Billboard charts. The single remained in the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks, the longest stretch yet for a Clarkson release.
Underwood’s “Before He Cheats” made it as high as number eight on the Billboard Hot 100.
According to Billboard, Underwood lost the bestselling Idol single of all time race but still holds the record for the most albums sold domestically.