Kelly Clarkson sings “Go Rest High On That Mountain” with great feeling
Kelly Clarkson’s performance of “Go Rest High On That Mountain” is one of the most memorable moments in the history of American Idol. The ballad, written by Vince Gill, is a tribute to loved ones who have passed away and has become a staple in country music.
Clarkson’s rendition of the song during her time on American Idol showcased her powerful vocals and emotional depth. Her ability to connect with the lyrics and convey the message of the song left both the judges and audience members in awe.
The performance became even more meaningful when it was revealed that Clarkson had lost a close friend just days before. Despite her personal grief, she took the stage and delivered a heartfelt tribute that left many in tears.
Gill himself praised Clarkson’s performance, saying, “I’ve heard a lot of people sing that song. I’ve sung it myself. But I’ve never heard anybody sing it any better than Kelly Clarkson did that night.”
Clarkson’s performance of “Go Rest High On That Mountain” remains a standout moment in American Idol history and a testament to her talent as a performer.