American Idol Judges Reunite For Ceremony

American Idol Judges Reunite For Kelly Clarkson's Hollywood Walk Of Fame Ceremony

Show's first winner was presented with an award in the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Clarkson stated that I believe it's crucial to have more than "yes"-saying friends around you but also people who actually appreciate and

love your needs and provide honest suggestions. I've always been grateful for that, and that's the reason I'm here today.

in her address, Clarkson, 40, thanked the judges for being truthful about Clarkson "from her very first day" of her journey in the reality show.

At the time of the ceremony Cowell stated the fact that Clarkson "validated" American Idol during its initial season.

Clarkson hosts the Kelly Clarkson show on NBC and has also won Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host in 2020, 2021 and 2022.