Country titan Martina McBride has set an April 3 release for her next RCA studio album, "Waking Up Laughing," which features the quick hit single "Anyway."

Country titan Martina McBride has set an April 3 release for her next RCA studio album, "Waking Up Laughing," which features the quick hit single "Anyway." The cut, which is McBride's first career songwriting credit, is No. 13 in its 10th week on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart.

"Waking Up Laughing" is the follow-up to 2005's "Timeless," which has sold 1.2 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

The new effort will be supported with an extensive tour, which will feature support from current Hot Country Songs chart-topper Rodney Atkins and Little Big Town. The itinerary begins April 12 in Kansas City, Mo., and will run through July 15 in Bossier City, La.

McBride is also up for a Grammy for best female country vocal performance for "I Still Miss Someone" from "Timeless."

Here are Martina McBride's tour dates:

April 12: Kansas City, Mo. (Kemper Arena)
April 14: Rosemont, Ill. (Rosemont Theatre)
April 15: Louisville (Freedom Hall)
April 20: Uncasville, Conn. (Mohegan Sun)
April 21: Lowell, Mass. (Tsongas Arena)
April 22: Albany, N.Y. (Times-Union Center)
April 28: Rochester, N.Y. (Blue Cross Arena)
April 29: Toledo, Ohio (SeaGate Convention Centre)
May 4: Birmingham, Ala. (BJCC Arena)
May 5: Duluth, Ga. (Gwinnett Center)
May 6: Pensacola, Fla. (Civic Center)
May 11: Pittsburgh (Petersen Events Center)
May 12: Columbia, Md. (Merriweather Post Pavilion)
May 18: New York (Radio City Music Hall)
May 25: Colorado Springs, Colo. (World Arena)
May 26: Loveland, Colo. (Budweiser Events Center)
May 27: Valley Center, Kan. (Kansas Coliseum)
May 31: Richmond, Va. (Richmond Coliseum)
June 1: Winston-Salem, N.C. (Lawrence Joel Coliseum)
June 15: Sioux City, Iowa (Tyson Events Center)
June 16: Burlington, Iowa (Steamboat Days)
June 17: Dayton, Ohio (Nutter Center)
June 28: Charleston, W. Va. (Civic Center)
June 29: Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (Wachovia Arena)
June 30: Hershey, Pa. (Giant Center)
July 1: Manchester, N.H. (Verizon Wireless Arena)
July 12: Oklahoma City (Ford Center)
July 13: Grand Prairie, Texas (Nokia Theatre)
July 14: Austin, Texas (Frank Erwin Center)
July 15: Bossier City, La. (CenturyTel Center)

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