Kelly Clarkson, who is set to become the first woman to host the NFL Honors, wore a black Gucci sweatsuit dress on the red carpet ahead of the ceremony on Thursday. The 12th edition of the Honors is taking place at the Symphony Hall, Phoenix.

The annual NFL Honors presented by Invisalign is the annual two-hour primetime awards special that recognize the NFL’s best players, performances, and plays from the 2022 season.

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During a recent interview with Access Hollywood, Clarkson explained that she wasn’t too sure about the invitation at first. This hesitation comes from the fact that she isn’t very involved with the world of sports, as her priorities lie with her Emmy-winning daytime talk show, The Kelly Clarkson Show, and her music career.

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Eventually, the hesitation faded away and in December, she said on her talk show that she was “so stoked” to serve as host. In addition, Clarkson also hosted famed sports commentator and Dallas Cowboys Hall of Fame wide receiver, Michael Irvin, on The Kelly Clarkson Show.

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Clarkson will follow a series of celebrity hosts for the NFL Honors, including Steve Harvey, Alec Baldwin, Conan O’Brien, and Seth Meyers. The awards will be presented by JJ Watt, Ray Lewis, Tiffany Haddish, and others. Some of the nominees include Joe Burrow, Patrick Mahomes, and Brody Purdy.

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NFL Honors started in 2012 and features special awards the week leading up to the Super Bowl, such as The Associated Press’ annual accolades, the prestigious Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year presented by Nationwide, and the newest Pro Football Hall of Fame Class presented by Uber Eats.

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This year’s Hall of Fame class features 15 finalists including left tackle Joe Thomas, defensive end Dwight Freeney and cornerback Darrelle Revis. The other nominees include defensive back Ronde Barber, linebacker Patrick Willis, defensive end Jared Allen, kick returner Devin Hester, offensive tackle Willie Anderson, and cornerback Albert Lewis.