Kelly Clarkson had her moment on "American Idol" as the first winner when the singing competition premiered in 2002. She stood out from 10,000 attendees of the audition and nailed her final performance before she released her first-ever single "A Moment Like This" as part of the tradition.

'American Idol' champion joins 'The Voice' panel

In 2015, the singer-songwriter returned to her roots and joined "American Idol" as a mentor and guest judge of the competition for two seasons. It was later revealed that Kelly Clarkson will join as one of the judges of "The Voice" when it returns with a whole new season in 2018.

The "American Idol" champion will share the panel with Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, and a fourth judge who will be named before the new season opens.

When asked about her decision to join "The Voice" instead of returning to the program that brought her fame, Kelly Clarkson admitted that her husband Brandon Blackstock has influenced her decision to accept the NBC gig.

"[But] I've been in talks with "The Voice" about doing stuff for years. It's a family decision too, for us," she told Entertainment Tonight. "Like, my husband manages Blake [Shelton] so we're all in one place and it's going to be good. And I'm excited, ya'll."

Despite leaving her "American Idol" family, the "Piece By Piece" singer has clarified that all is well between her and Ryan Seacrest. In fact, they find it funny that they are now affiliated with two opposing networks after getting used to working together.

Of choosing 'The Voice' over 'American Idol' revival

Kelly Clarkson also thought she has an advantage in judging "The Voice" since she has experienced what it was like to be a contestant of a singing competition.

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"I think there is a difference being one of the contestants previously on a show like this. I think that does carry weight," she explained.

She is also excited for her fellow "American Idol" star Jennifer Hudson who had her debut as a "The Voice" coach on Monday. "I love, first of all, just the confidence that she has, and I had so much fun with her," Kelly Clarkson said of Jennifer Hudson.

Aside from her preparation for her upcoming NBC gig, the 35-year-old singer is also preparing for the release of her newest album, titled "Meaning Of Life," which will be launched on October 27. Kelly Clarkson considered her eighth studio album a representation of her life right now.

The mother of two, River and Remi, added that she is enjoying motherhood although she is very strict when it comes to teaching her children discipline.