Aug. 13, 2012 at 7:53 PM ET
"American Idol's" first champ, Kelly Clarkson, proved during a Friday night concert that she can do more than just belt out huge tunes. Girl can also cover a rap song like you wouldn't believe.
While performing in Eminem's hometown of Detroit, the Grammy-winning songstress treated the crowd to "Lose Yourself," the hit from the rapper's 2002 film "8 Mile." Clarkson explained to the audience that several fans had asked that she perform the rap tune for the segment of her concert that she devotes to requests.
"I went from Texas to thug, ya'll!" she joked before launching into the song. Check it out:
Not bad, right? Compare it to the original:
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