Kelly Clarkson reveals details for new album 'Meaning Of Life'

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Kelly Clarkson. is set to release her new album 'Meaning Of Life' on Friday October 27th. The album’s first single ‘Love So Soft’ is out now and is also joined by an epic companion video, directed by Dave Meyers (Kendrick Lamar, Missy Elliott). Check it out below. 

Meaning Of Life is Clarkson’s eighth studio album and the follow-up to 2015’s chart-topping Piece By Piece. It’s a collection of smart and sensual soul-inspired pop that united a stellar team of top songwriters and producers to collaborate on her debut with Atlantic Records. Among them are past collaborators Jason Halbert, Jesse Shatkin (Sia, One Direction, Charlie Puth) and Grammy® Award-winning ‘Producer of the Year’Greg Kurstin (Kendrick Lamar, Liam Gallagher, Adele) as well as first time collaborators Mick Schultz (Rihanna, Zendaya), The Monarch and Nick Ruth among others.

Kelly Clarkson is among the most popular artists of this or any other era, with over 100 #1 Billboard singles and total worldwide sales of more than 25 million albums and 36 million singles. The Texas-born, Nashville-based singer-songwriter first came to fame in 2002 as the winner of American Idol’s inaugural season. Clarkson’s debut single, ‘A Moment Like This,’ followed and quickly went to #1 on Billboard’s ‘Hot 100,’ ultimately ranking as the year’s best-selling single in the U.S. Thankful, Clarkson’s 2003 debut album, made its debut atop the SoundScan/Billboard 200 on its way to 2x platinum certification from the RIAA.

Breakaway arrived in 2004 and truly affirmed Clarkson as a major pop force via such blockbuster singles as ‘Behind These Hazel Eyes’ and ‘Since U Been Gone,’ the latter being a chart-topping worldwide #1 smash as well as a 2x platinum certified Grammy® Award-winner for ‘Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.’ The album remains Clarkson’s most successful to date, currently certified 6x platinum by the RIAA for sales exceeding 6 million. Breakaway has been followed by a series of platinum and gold certified album releases, including 2007’s platinum certified My December, 2009’s All I Ever Wanted, 2011’s platinum certified – Grammy® Award-winning – Stronger, 2013’s platinum certified Christmas album, Wrapped In Red, and 2015’s Piece By Piece

One of the most honoured artists in music history, Clarkson has received a truly stunning array of awards and nominations, among them three Grammy® Awards including two for ‘Best Pop Vocal Album’ – the first ever artist to win that award twice. In addition, Clarkson has won 12 Billboard Music Awards, four American Music Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, two Academy of Country Music Awards, two American Country Awards, and one Country Music Association Award.