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Kelly Clarkson to host NFL Honors in Phoenix ahead of Super Bowl LVII

Dec 17, 2022, 7:57 AM | Updated: 8:02 am
Kelly Clarkson speaks onstage during the 25th Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on Jan...
Kelly Clarkson speaks onstage during the 25th Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 12, 2020 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Critics Choice Association)
(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Critics Choice Association)

Musical artist Kelly Clarkson will host the 12th annual NFL Honors awards show on Feb. 9 at Symphony Hall in Phoenix, recognizing the league’s best players, performances and plays from the 2022 season.

The Emmy- and Grammy-award-winning artist will be the first woman to host the show, where multiple NFL awards will be announced, a spokesperson said Friday in a new release.

The NFL Honors show debuted in 2012 and features the announcement of The Associated Press’ annual awards, the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award, and the newest Pro Football Hall of Fame class, among others.

The show is held annually the week before the Super Bowl, with Super Bowl LVII being hosted at State Farm Stadium in Glendale on Sunday, Feb. 12.

Past hosts include Keegan-Michael Key, Steve Harvey, Alec Baldwin, Seth Meyers, Rob Riggle and Conan O’Brien.

The show will air live at 7 p.m. Arizona time and will be carried by NBC, NFL Network and Peacock.

A list of the awards that will be announced:

– AP Most Valuable Player

– AP Coach of the Year

– AP Comeback Player of the Year

– AP Offensive Player of the Year

– AP Defensive Player of the Year

– AP Offensive Rookie of the Year

– AP Defensive Rookie of the Year

– AP Assistant Coach of the Year

– Best Moment of the Year

– Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year

– NFL Inspire Change Tribute

– Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2022

– FedEx Air & Ground Players of the Year

– Salute to Service Award

– Bud Light Celly of the Year

– Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award

– NFL Fan of the Year

– Deacon Jones Sack Leader Award

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