Kelly Clarkson reveals how her divorce really impacted her career in surprise confession

January 15, 2023 – 16:55 GMT

Beatriz Colon




Kelly Clarkson is able to lastly make her music comeback – she hasn’t launched a brand new album since 2017 excluding her Christmas album – nevertheless it took her some time to be ready to take action.

The star hasn’t shied away from admitting that her latest divorce from Brandon Blackstock closely influenced her new music, and for that very motive, she has taken longer to launch the album.

The former couple finalized their divorce in 2022, having beforehand married in 2013 and welcomed two youngsters, River Rose, eight, and Remington Alexander, six.

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In a video shared to her speak present’s official Instagram account, Kelly confirmed that the album is in truth coming quickly, and was candid about her preliminary hesitation with it.

Kelly was even hesitant to verify it was coming, joking on the star of the video: “Am I allowed…?” earlier than stating: “I have an album coming out this year.”

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“I’m going to be really honest with you,” she then stated, including: “It took a minute for me to be able to release this album, because I just had to be over it, through it, like all around it. I had to get past it, in order to talk about it,” seemingly referencing her divorce.

The star gave extra particulars than ever earlier than about her album

Assuming she can be questioned about what her songs had been really about, she stated: “I know people want to ask me about the album and the songs, and I just feel like I was not – I needed a minute.”

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She then maintained: “I’m glad it took a minute, because we actually ended up writing – one of the last songs written for the album might be one of the singles that we come out with first,” giving one of many very first insights into her album roll out.

Kelly Clarkson singing on her show

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The singer additionally revealed that the brand new assortment of songs will depict many facets of a – or her – relationship, including: “It’s really cool, and it’s a great arc of a whole relationship. So it’s not all sad or mad, but that’s in there.”

Fans had been instantly ecstatic to lastly get extra particulars of the upcoming launch, taking to the feedback part below the Instagram put up to jot down: “All us OG Kelly fans are passing out rn,” and: “2023 hits different already,” in addition to: “YESSS MA’AM!!! It’s Kelly’s year and we’re all SUPER EXCITED!!” plus one other fan added: “YESSS I CAN’T WAIT.”

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