Piece by Piece (2016)
Kelly Clarkson has been a prolific songwriter since her American Idol win in 2001. As we saw before, Because of You was written about her mother. But she also had a real issue with her father: abandonment at age six!
It took having a child of her own, and being in a stable relationship, to give her the strength to tackle her feelings about him in a song.
The following video is the moment when she performed it for the first time for the world on the American Idol stage. The emotions spill out…