Entertainment Music WATCH: Kelly Clarkson Covers Dolly Parton's '9 to 5' in New Talk Show Promo Tumble outta bed and stumble to the kitchen — Kelly Clarkson's got a new cover for fans By Dave Quinn Dave Quinn Instagram Twitter Dave Quinn is an Editor for PEOPLE, working across a number of verticals including the Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams. He joined in 2006 as a Writer/Reporter where he became known for his Bravo and Broadway exclusives across print and digital. Dave is the author of the No. 1 New York Times best-selling book, Not All Diamonds and Rosé: The Inside Story of the Real Housewives from the People Who Lived It. He's appeared on many broadcasts including ABC's Good Morning America, Bravo's Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, E!'s Daily Pop, NBC's New York Live and PEOPLE's own Reality Check, as well as a number of podcasts like Bitch Sesh, Everything Iconic, Watch What Crappens, Hot Off the Mess, Mention It All, and PEOPLE Every Day. Prior to working at PEOPLE, Dave was the chief Theater Reporter for NBC New York and co-host of Entertainment Weekly's acclaimed TV Recaps series. People Editorial Guidelines Published on September 5, 2019 12:55 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Kelly Clarkson is channeling country superstar Dolly Parton to prep for her first day on the job. To help promote her new syndicated daytime talk show, the American Idol champ and Grammy winner recorded a cover of Parton’s 1980 classic “9 to 5” — singing the tune in a new music video that dropped Thursday. Of course, Clarkson made sure the video had plenty of personality. In addition to her flawless vocals, the 37-year-old donned a series of working girl costumes, dressing up as everything from a car mechanic to a waitress, construction worker, firefighter and police officer. She was backed by “her fellow working women,” according to the video’s description. Kelly Clarkson Insisted on Having Time in Her Talk Show Schedule to Take Her Kids to School Kelly Clarkson Recalls How Idol ‘Wasn’t Fun’ in the Beginning — But She ‘Wouldn’t Change’ a Thing Clarkson’s self-titled talk show kicks off on Monday. It’s a perfect fit for the star. “I feel like this show is an extension of all the things I love about my career,” she told PEOPLE last month. “I actually enjoy doing interviews. I’m not normal, because none of my friends in the business like it, but I love talking. So, surprise!” Each show will open with a cover song, something Clarkson honed during her years on the road. “I’ve been doing that forever,” Clarkson said. “We’ve made the show an extension of what I already do on tour. ” The most important factor for Clarkson, though, will be the audience. “[They’re] kind of a co-host,” she explained, adding that she brought them closer on set to make the room feel warmer. “I play off of them. … Everybody’s kind of in the same area.” And while a slew of celebrity guests are expected — like American Idol judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson, who will all reunite on the show — Clarkson said she’ll also be focusing on real stories from real people. “I want to have a well-rounded show,” said Clarkson. “That’s an example of my personality in general. The thing people say most about me is that I’m not really famous. I don’t act like a famous person. I’m very much like, I go to Target every week, and I fill up my buggy just like everybody else. I’m just very normal. So I want the show to kind of reflect all of that.” Kelly Clarkson. Jim Wright Filmingher talk show, as well as the new season of The Voice, won’t stop Clarkson from focusing on what’s most important: her home life with husband Brandon Blackstock and their four young kids (daughter River Rose, 5, and son Remington Alexander, 3, as well as daughter Savannah, 18, and son Seth, 12, from Blackstock’s previous marriage). “When we were doing the schedule for the show, I was like, ‘I have to drop my kids off at school.’ And I’m always the one who puts them to bed,” she told PEOPLE. The star’s show doesn’t start taping until her morning school run is done. “You just have to prioritize and juggle and make people know it’s an important thing,” she said. “And don’t feel guilty about it.” The Kelly Clarkson Show premieres Monday, Sept. 9 in syndication on NBC-owned television stations. For more information visit KellyClarksonShow.com.