Entertainment Music Kelly Clarkson Channels a '90s Dance Party with Empowering Kellyoke Cover of Cher's 'Strong Enough' Clarkson unleashed a high-energy nod to the Goddess of Pop on the latest episode of The Kelly Clarkson Show By Brenton Blanchet Brenton Blanchet Instagram Twitter Writer/Reporter, PEOPLE People Editorial Guidelines Published on February 17, 2023 01:55 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Kelly Clarkson knows a thing or two about writing empowering anthems — and for those that she didn't write, she certainly knows how to make them her own. On Thursday's episode of The Kelly Clarkson Show, the 40-year-old host and vocal great performed a high-energy cover of Cher's "Strong Enough" for her daily Kellyoke segment. The performance started with a gentle piano backing Clarkson's pipes as she sang the first verse, before her stage lights shined bright at the top of chorus. The rest of her band — fittingly called My Band Y'all — then joined in for the dance-worthy number as Clarkson belted the remainder of the tune. "I don't need your sympathy / There's nothing you can say or do for me / And I don't want a miracle / You'll never change for no one," Clarkson sang alongside the piano. "And I hear your reasons why / Where did you sleep last night? / And was she worth it / Was she worth it?" Watch Kelly Clarkson Perform 2004's 'Breakaway' as a Duet with Sam Smith During Kellyoke Segment The Kelly Clarkson Show During the cover of the 1998 classic, Clarkson wore a funky patterned dress with one of her go-to belts, proving she's also "Strong Enough" to take a fun fashion risk, too. The Cher track was penned by songwriters Mark Taylor and Paul Barry for her 1998 LP Believe, and ended up peaking at No. 57 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album itself earned a Grammy nod for best pop vocal album the following year, and proved to be a commercial success while peaking at No. 4 on the Billboard 200. Kelly Clarkson Belts Out a Piano Cover of Faith Hill's 'Breathe' for Latest Kellyoke Segment This isn't the first time Clarkson has toyed with a Cher song on her show, either. After meeting Cher for the first time at the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors, Clarkson shared a performance of "If I Could Turn Back Time" in 2019, and the host even had the music legend, 76, on her show back in December. Cooper Neill/Getty Images During Cher's appearance on the talk show, the two women reminisced on their respective visits to Willie Nelson's tour bus over the years. "I was shocked that [your '70s perfume] didn't smell like marijuana. I'm just going to be honest with you up front," Clarkson said. "I was like, 'Oh, this one will obviously smell like Willie Nelson's bus.'" "Oh my God, I've been on Willie Nelson's bus," Cher replied. "It smells exactly like marijuana." Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. After Clarkson explained that she got a "contact high" from Nelson's bus, Cher compared the vehicle to a Los Angeles dispensary. "It was everything you kind of wanted it to be when you walked in — but when you walked out, you were definitely hungry," Cher said. Other recent performances during Clarkson's Kellyoke segment have included Labelle's 1974 hit "Lady Marmalade" The Mamas & The Papas' "California Dreamin'," Cody Johnson's "'Til You Can't," Rihanna's "Umbrella" and SWV's "I'm So Into You."