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Kelly Clarkson Says New Single Will Debut in August or Early September

The former “Idol” star at first tweeted August, but then said September for the premiere date.

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Kelly Clarkson’s long-awaited fifth album should hit stores this Fall, but fans won’t have to wait much longer for the first single.

The Idol alumnus told the world that she expects her first single to premiere in August.

“Also, just found out my single is hitting radio in August!” she tweeted on Thursday. “Woohoo! It's sounds great as well! Can't wait for y'all to hear it!”

But, Clarkson then told fans they might have to wait a little longer to hear the track.

An hour later, she wrote, “Okay please do not get angry but it might be September for my single.”

“My calendar was messed up! I'm so sorry! BUT it might be late August! It's a huge bummer waiting but I promise it'll be worth it! Stupid technology!!”

STORY: Kelly Clarkson's Album Pushed Back to September

Clarkson’s label, RCA, originally planned to release the album in late 2010, but pushed back the release to September 2011.

Rodney Jerkins, who worked with Clarkson on a song titled “I Forgive You,” told The Hollywood Reporter that he felt moving back the release was a “smart decision.