Kelly Clarkson will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The honor shall be presented by her longtime friend, Samuel Cowell.

The ceremony came 20 years after the pair met on "American Idol."

Clarkson won the first season of the talent show in 2002.

Cowell discovered the singer while serving as an "American Idol" judge.

Following the competition, the pair's unexpected friendship grew stronger with time.

Cowell also believed that Clarkson would have found fame without "American Idol."

Clarkson marked the show's 20th anniversary with a sweet post.

The singer paid tribute to her family and friends for their continuous support.