WATCH Kelly Clarkson And ‘Voice’ Winner Jake Hoot Perform Their Duet
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Kelly Clarkson was joined by Season 17 The Voice winner Jake Hoot on her talk show this week. The pair performed their duet, a song called “I Would’ve Loved You.”
Kelly was Jake’s coach when he won the show in 2019. The 32-year-old country singer has since put out an EP. Check out Kelly and Jake’s performance in the video below.
Kelly Clarkson And Jake Hoot Perform Their Duet
Kelly and Jake performed “I Would’ve Loved You” during the Kellyoke segment of Kelly’s talk show. Although Kelly usually covers songs during this part of the show, she was actually featured on this track, which appears on Jake’s EP Love Out of Time.
The singers stood side by side at their microphones to perform the song, backed up by Kelly’s band. The pair showed off their incredible voices, taking turns for verses and belting out the chorus together.
“I’m gonna hate you as long and as much / As I would’ve loved you,” they sing in the chorus. Jake told Country Now that the song is “about someone who has so much love to give, but due to the other person’s decisions, that love turns into a hate that lasts forever.”
The pair also released a music video to accompany the track, featuring Jake and Kelly performing in an empty theater. Jake gave Kelly her third win as a coach on The Voice, and her first with a male artist.
What Did Fans Think Of The Performance?
Fans loved Kelly and Jake’s performance of “I Would’ve Loved You” on The Kelly Clarkson Show. “Not surprised this live version is better than [the] recorded one,” wrote one YouTube commenter, calling the talk show host “Queen Kelly.”
“I understand why more people don’t ask her to accompany them on their songs,” wrote another fan, adding that “though she always takes a supporting role letting others take the lead, her voice shines through. She’s amazing.”
Another commenter wrote that out of the Voice coaches, Kelly is the “only coach to take her artists into the future with her.”