The country singer hit the black carpet in New York City, where she and Republic Records were celebrated by Musicians On Call.
Clarkson -- who welcomed her baby girl River Rose back in June -- showed off her post-baby bod in a retro black and gold patterned dress.
The new mom also hit the stage at the event where we got a better look at the "Stronger" singer's new, edgy 'do!
Looks like the "American Idol" alum's following in the footsteps of stars like Rihanna and Demi Lovato with her partly-shaved tresses. It's definitely a bold look for the normally conservative 32-year-old star!
What do you think about the "Because of You" singer's post-baby bod and buzzed cut?
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