Beyoncé just stopped the show before it began!
Ch-ch-check out the AH-Mazing opening performance (above)!
Kelly Clarkson is swimming through her massive money pile, Scrooge Mcduck style!
From May 2011 to May 2012, Kelly garnered a whopping $8 million!!
Congratz on allllll your moniez, Mz. Clarkson!
You are and will forever be the American Idol to beat!