Kelly Clarkson’s new single, “My Life Would Suck Without You,” will hit U.S. radio outlets Jan. 19. The track will introduce her fourth, as-yet-untitled studio album, due March 17 from RCA.
Although a track list has yet to be announced, Clarkson has worked with producer/songwriter Dr. Luke and OneRepublic leader Ryan Tedder on new material.
The album will be the follow-up to 2007’s “My December,” which has sold 780,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Clarkson feuded with RCA exec Clive Davis over her desire to write her own material for the album, on the heels of her smash 2004 album “Breakaway,” which featured a number of co-writes with experienced songwriters.
A planned arena tour was scrapped just before “My December” came out due to lower-than-expected ticket sales, and was reconfigured for smaller venues a few months later.
Last fall, Clarkson signed with manager Narvel Blackstock, who paired her with his wife, Reba McEntire, for a successful co-headlining tour in early 2008.