Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock are eloping

Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock are elopingKelly Clarkson and her fiancé Brandon Blackstock have decided not to host a grandiose wedding affair.

The 31-year-old singer revealed to PEOPLE magazine on Wednesday that they are too exhausted to celebrate their union : 'We are so busy that we finally just came to terms the other night and were like, 'So, we change our minds and we want to elope.' We just got so overwhelmed by it ' all the decisions,' she told People magazine.

„We sent out a save-the-date to everyone and then it got crazy and all the details were leaking," explained Kelly.

"Then honestly the planning – I have a Christmas record coming out. I'm doing a bunch of stuff with State Farm right now (the singer is teaming up with the insurance company to educate kids about safe driving). We have two kids who just started school. We're going to all these football games and soccer games and volleyball games and [Brandon]'s got one of the biggest artists [Blake Shelton] in country music. He's flying everywhere."

Clarkson sent an engagement photo to everyone and said, 'Thank you so much for understanding, but it's just going to be me and Brandon and his two kids and the minister' ".

The American Idol winner thinks her life is continuously celebration. "Our lives are so in the spotlight all the time. Everything is such a spectacle, we were like, 'We would rather have an intimate moment that's special'," she said.

But they will still have some party. "Our friend is throwing us [a party] because we're about to wrap up construction at our house. He's throwing us a huge stock the bar party, so all of the people who were going to be at our wedding will be there, " she revealed.