(NEW YORK) -- Kelly Clarkson disappointed some fans earlier this week when she posted on her Facebook page that her new album won't be released until this fall. Now her record company has issued a statement in response.
Kelly had written on her Facebook page, "I recently found out that my album won't be coming out until September....the album has been recorded but I can't release it until then." She added, "I realize that is a long time but that's the best time to release it apparently so I'm sorry for the wait but I promise you it sounds great!"
When asked if Kelly's album truly was coming out in September, a rep from her label wouldn't confirm that, but gave ABC News Radio the following statement: "We are all excited about Kelly’s new album and are looking forward to announcing a release date soon."
Kelly has been tweeting and posting enthusiastic Facebook updates about the new album for a while now. She's described it as being "influenced by Prince, Tina Turner, Sheryl Crow and Radiohead," and has stated that "there’s a little bit of a country vibe/influence on a couple of songs." Kelly just scored a #1 on the Billboard country chart thanks to her duet with country star Jason Aldean on the song Don't You Wanna Stay.
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