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Pia Toscano Premieres Debut Single 'This Time' (AUDIO)

The “Idol” alum released her new track on Ryan Seacrest’s radio show Monday morning.

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Andrew McLeod

Fans in attendance of the American Idol Live! Tour had a chance to hear Season 10 alum Pia Toscano perform her brand new single, “This Time,” when the shows kicked off last week. Now, the songstress has released a studio version for the rest of us.

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Toscano unveiled her new single on Ryan Seacrest’s KIIS-FM radio show Monday morning, July 11. The catchy and empowering break-up ballad is sure to please loyal Idol voters and Top 40 listeners. It will appear on her debut album, to be released by Interscope later this year.

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“This Time” enlists the help of writer and co-producer Ester Dean, who penned the likes of “S&M,” “Rude Boy” and “What’s My Name” for Rihanna, in addition to Nicki Minaj's surprise hit, “Super Bass.” Also lending a hand on the album is producer Rodney Jenkins, recording three songs for Toscano.

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Listen to the track below. Toscano will perform it live this Friday in Los Angeles for the Idol Summer Tour.