Kelly Clarkson Teams With NASCAR

Kelly Clarkson has teamed with NASCAR for a variety of high-profile racing events. The pop singer will headline a concert at the Nextel Tribute to America concert before the Daytona 500 on Feb. 18. She will also film a TV ad during the appearance. In addition, she will be a spokesperson during the fourth annual NASCAR Day on May 18 and will attend the NASCAR Awards dinner in December. The winner of American Idol’s first season, Clarkson is expected to release her third album this year. “Anyone who knows me knows I’m a race fan and love NASCAR,” she said. “I look forward to hanging out with the fans, drivers and the entire NASCAR community.”