Kelly Clarkson Plans New Single, Album in 2009

Kelly Clarkson will release a new single, “My Life Would Suck Without You,” on Jan. 19. Clarkson and Reba McEntire scored a country hit in 2007 with “Because of You” and toured together throughout 2008. Clarkson is now managed by McEntire’s husband, Narvel Blackstock. Although Clarkson has often indicated she’d like to make a country album someday, the new album, which has not yet been titled, is expected to be marketed to pop radio.