Kelly Clarkson will be godmother to Norwegian Encore

NCL President and CEO Andy Stuart with Kelly Clarkson (c)

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today on “The Kelly Clarkson Show” that GRAMMY Award-winning artist and superstar Kelly Clarkson will serve as the godmother to its newest ship, Norwegian Encore, debuting in Miami in November.

The cruise line’s President and Chief Executive Officer Andy Stuart appeared on Clarkson’s new daytime show, to invite her to join the Norwegian Cruise Line family as godmother to Norwegian Encore. 

As godmother, she will perform at the christening ceremony in Miami on Thursday, Nov. 21, as well as fulfil the longstanding maritime tradition of blessing and officially naming the Norwegian Encore

Norwegian Encore Float Out
Encore float out (c)NCL

Clarkson said she is “honored to be named the godmother to Norwegian Encore, and to get to be a part of such a special ceremony to christen the new ship in Miami,”

To celebrate her new title as godmother to Norwegian Encore, Clarkson and Norwegian Cruise Line recognised and awarded 20 deserving music educators on “The Kelly Clarkson Show” with a seven-day cruise.

What’s On Norwegian Encore

Norwegian Encore will feature the world’s longest race track at sea at 1,100 feet with four high-speed curves extending up to 13 feet over the side of the ship; the largest outdoor laser tag arena at nearly 10,000 square feet with the addition of augmented reality elements; and new immersive escape room and interactive theatre experiences in the 10,000-square-foot Galaxy Pavilion.

In addition to featuring many of the highly rated restaurants and lounges that have made the Breakaway Plus class one of the most innovative and successful in the company’s history, Norwegian Encore will debut a new elevated Italian dining experience, Onda by Scarpetta, in collaboration with LDV Hospitality. The Tony Award®-winning musical, “Kinky Boots” will headline the world-class entertainment on board, with returning guest favourites “The Choir of Man,” “Happy Hour Prohibition: The Musical” and the rocking Beatles cover band of The Cavern Club.

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