GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - Grammy Award-winner and debut "American Idol" winner Kelly Clarkson has been announced as the opening musical act for the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island later this year.

Clarkson is now a judge on the TV singing contest show "The Voice," and her hits include "Miss Independent," "Since U Been Gone" and "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)."

She's set to perform on Aug. 24.