Natasha Bedingfield's sophomore album has shifted on the Epic release schedule once again. First expected last summer and then due Dec. 18, "N.B." is now pegged to arrive Jan. 15.

Natasha Bedingfield's sophomore album has shifted on the Epic release schedule once again. First expected last summer and then due Dec. 18, "N.B." is now pegged to arrive Jan. 15.

The album has been out since April internationally. A new song not on the earlier edition, "Love Like This" featuring labelmate Sean Kingston, jumps 27-21 this week on the Billboard Hot 100.

Overseas, the first two singles from "N.B." have already achieved robust success: The album launched with "I Wanna Have Your Babies," which reached No. 7 on the U.K. singles chart, followed by "Soulmate," which went to No. 6 on the U.K. airplay chart.

Bedingfield's first project was also a slow starter in the U.S., but the single "Unwritten" eventually wrapped up 2006 in the year-end top five on Billboard's AC, adult top 40 and Hot Digital Songs charts.

Bedingfield begins a European tour Feb. 18 in Bristol, England.

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