She explained how Nick promised that if she finished high school he would let her record in his studio and set her up in an apartment.
As for what was taken from her home, Clarkson said, "materialistic things we didn't care about" before adding a creepy detail: "The guy was in our kids' room.so that was a little weird".
During her acceptance speech, Mary said: 'Thank you to Billboard for this honor tonight. Even in that scenario we weren't in the house, which is a blessing'.
Other stars who were honoured at the Women In Music Awards included Selena Gomez, who was named Woman of the Year by Billboard.
"I just have to speak up", Kehlani said of her vocal persona. 'Accept the fact that there is room for everyone'.
The "Love So Soft" singer - who accepted the Powerhouse Award at the event - is mom to two Remington, 1, and River Rose, 3 and step-mom to two children from her husband Brandon Blackstock's previous marriage.
Now she and her family are putting the incident behind them and not allowing it to overshadow all of their good fortune.
The "Already Won" singer was given the award by her "guardian angel" Nick Cannon where the singer told the crowd "he's literally the reason I'm here right now". "You should stand for something".
'I think if we start it at that young age, and you start molding people and growing to these very elevated individuals that help elevate society.