Kelly Clarkson Files to Legally Change Name to Kelly Brianne: Reports

The singer-songwriter and talk show host is petitioning to be known by only her first and middle names — Kelly Brianne — going forward

Kelly Clarkson wants to make a change.

The singer-songwriter and talk show host reportedly filed documents Monday requesting a legal name change, according to multiple outlets. Clarkson is petitioning to be known by only her first and middle names — Kelly Brianne — going forward.

US Weekly, which was first to obtain the docs, reports Clarkson wrote that she has a "desire" to adjust her moniker because "my new name more fully reflects who I am."

A hearing for the request is scheduled to take place March 28. A rep for Clarkson did not return PEOPLE's request for comment.

Late last month, The Kelly Clarkson Show host, 39, reached an agreement with ex-husband Brandon Blackstock regarding their Montana ranch, which had been a sticking point in their divorce proceedings.

The "Stronger" singer, 39, agreed to give the talent manager, 45, 5.12% percent of the property, equaling $908,800 of its total $17,750,000 value, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.

The documents also made clear that Blackstock does not have any ownership interest in the property adjoining the ranch that Clarkson solely owns. Blackstock had previously argued that the home was "marital property," and he continued to live there even after he and Clarkson split in 2020.

Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson. Weiss Eubanks/NBCUniversal/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty

In July, The Voice coach was ordered to pay her ex-husband and former manager $200,000 a month in spousal and child support, though a source previously told PEOPLE that Blackstock had requested $436,000 a month.

Clarkson was officially declared a single woman in August when a judge signed off on a legal dissolution of her marriage to Blackstock a year and three months after she filed for divorce.

The star had requested that the judge declare her legally divorced in July, arguing that she and her ex "both deserve the opportunity to build a new life."

Clarkson was granted primary physical custody in November of their children River Rose, 7, and Remington Alexander, 5.

"Kelly is more than fine. She is doing great and facing forward," a source told PEOPLE in August. "She's enjoying the fact that she has the kids for the vast majority of the time and is enjoying time spent with them."

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