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NOV 14 2011

Kelly Clarkson Announces Highly Anticipated Stronger Tour 2012

KELLY CLARKSON ANNOUNCES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED STRONGER TOUR 2012

SPECIAL GUEST MATT NATHANSON JOINS KELLY ON THE ROAD


(New York, New York) – Global superstar Kelly Clarkson announces her highly anticipated Stronger Tour 2012 in support of her 5th studio album, Stronger, which was released on October 24th. The first leg of her world tour kicks off with a North American 40 plus city trek beginning in Mashantucket, CT on January 13th, with special guest Matt Nathanson.

The album, Stronger, debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 and #2 on the Digital Albums Chart. All 5 of Kelly’s albums have debuted in the Top 3. The first single, “Mr. Know It All” has reached #4 on the iTunes Singles Chart and marks Kelly’s 9th Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. Kelly recently won a Country Music Association award for Musical Event of the Year with Jason Aldean, for their hit single “Don’t You Wanna Stay.”

Entertainment Weekly calls Stronger, “a breakup album for the ages” while Billboard states, “she’s in her strongest form yet on fifth album Stronger.” The New York Times claims, “Ms. Clarkson is turning into the Mary J. Blige of pop,” while USA Today says “vocally, Clarkson has never sounded better.” Rolling Stone states Kelly has, “one of music’s most remarkable voices.”

Since bursting onto the music scene 10 years ago, Kelly Clarkson has released 5 studio albums (Thankful, Breakaway, My December, All I Ever Wanted, Stronger), sold over 20 million albums worldwide, 10 million albums in the US and has had 9 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart. She is the recipient of 2 Grammy Awards, 2 American Music Awards, 2 MTV Awards, 1 Country Music Award and 11 Billboard Awards.

Ticket on-sales will begin on Friday, November 18th at 10:00 AM (local venue time). Please visit http://www.kellyclarkson.com/events for more information on where to purchase your tickets. For exclusive information regarding ticket pre-sales, meet and greet opportunities, and other exclusive perks, log on to http://kellebrities.kellyclarkson.com and sign up to become a Kellebrities member. Fans who join Kelly’s fan community, Kellebrities, by Tuesday 11/15 at 5PM EST will receive an email with a presale ticket code for the tour presales starting Wednesday 11/16.

For More Information please visit www.kellyclarkson.com.

First round of tour dates listed below. More to be announced:
**Matt Nathanson will not be on these dates

Jan 13, 2012 Mashantucket, CT – MGM Grand Theater **
Jan 15, 2012 Atlantic City, NJ – Trump Taj Mahal – Mark G. Etess Arena
Jan 17, 2012 Albany, NY – Times Union Center
Jan 19, 2012 Verona, NY – Turning Stone Resort Casino
Jan 21, 2012 New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall
Jan 24, 2012 Manchester, NH – Verizon Wireless Arena
Jan 26, 2012 Boston, MA – Wang Center
Jan 28, 2012 Johnstown, PA – Cambria County War Memorial
Feb 2, 2012 Jacksonville, FL – Times Union Center Performing Arts – Moran Theater
Feb 4, 2012 Shreveport, LA – Horseshoe Bossier City – Riverdome
Feb 10, 2012 Dallas, TX - Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
Feb 14, 2012 Biloxi, MS – Hard Rock Live
Feb 16, 2012 Miami, FL – Seminole Hard Rock
Feb 18, 2012 Orlando, FL – Universal Studios Florida**
Feb 21, 2012 Tampa, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall
Feb 23, 2012 Atlanta, GA – Fox Theatre
Mar 2, 2012 Niagara Falls, ON Canada – Fallsview Casino Resort**
Mar 3, 2012 Niagara Falls, ON Canada – Fallsview Casino Resort**
Mar 6, 2012 London, ON Canada – John Labatt Centre
Mar 8, 2012 Windsor, ON Canada – The Colosseum at Caesars
Mar 10, 2012 Hammond, IN – The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
Mar 14, 2012 Springfield, MO – O’Reilly Events Center
Mar 16, 2012 St. Louis, MO – Fox Theater
Mar 18, 2012 Denver, CO – 1ST BANK Center
Mar 20, 2012 Salt Lake City, UT – Maverik Center
Mar 22, 2012 Seattle, WA – ShoWare Center
Mar 27, 2012 San Jose, CA – Event Center at San Jose
Mar 29, 2012 Bakersfield, CA – Rabobank Pavilion
Mar 31, 2012 Reno, NV – Reno Event Center
Apr 3, 2012 Los Angeles, CA – Nokia Theatre
Apr 5, 2012 Las Vegas, NV – The Pearl Concert Theater
Apr 7, 2012 Indio, CA – Fantasy Springs Resort Center
Apr 10, 2012 San Diego, CA – Valley View Casino Center