Album: Stronger

"Stronger" is the 5th studio album by American singer Kelly Clarkson, launched on October 21, 2011, by RCA Records. The album, which gathered favorable reviews from music critics, showcases Clarkson's flexible music styles, varying from pop, rock, and country to soul, R&B, and dance-pop. With hit singles such as "Mr. Know It All" and "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)", the album strengthened Kelly Clarkson's status as one of the most prominent pop artists of the time.

Background and Production
Following the release of her 2009 album "All I Ever Wanted", Kelly Clarkson chose to take a break from the music industry and concentrate on her personal life. However, she quickly felt the urge to go back to the studio, drawing inspiration from her experiences, relationships, and stories of females she satisfied throughout her break from the music scene. Working together with several manufacturers and songwriters, such as Greg Kurstin, Toby Gad, and Claude Kelly, the album's production took around 2 years to complete.

Among the considerable elements of the album is its incorporation of electronic and dance-pop components, which introduced a new noise to Clarkson's discography. The album likewise features several ballads, highlighting her effective and emotional singing abilities.

Business Performance
"Stronger" debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart, offering 163,000 copies in its very first week. It likewise charted in the top 10 in several other nations, consisting of Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The album was ultimately accredited platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for selling over one million systems in the United States.

The album produced three struck singles, with "Mr. Know It All" being the first one released in September 2011. A mid-tempo pop-rock tune, it peaked at number ten on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and received favorable reviews for its lyrics and Clarkson's vocal efficiency. The album's 2nd single, "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)", turned out to be an even larger hit. The tune topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart, ending up being Clarkson's 3rd number-one single in the United States, and received 3 Grammy elections, including Record of the Year.

The 3rd and last single, "Dark Side", is a haunting pop ballad that showcases a darker and more vulnerable side of Clarkson. It got positive evaluations from critics and peaked at number 42 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Critical Reception
Upon its release, "Stronger" received beneficial reviews from music critics, who praised the album's production, Clarkson's vocal variety and power, and the catchy, relatable lyrics. Many critics kept in mind that the album's tracks showcased her strength and ability to overcome hardships, which resonated with listeners. Some critics likewise highlighted the album's electronic and dance-pop elements, valuing the album's diversity of styles and sounds.

"Stronger" stands as a testament to Kelly Clarkson's ongoing development and evolution as an artist. It showcases her capability to explore different sounds and designs while still delivering powerful and emotive vocal performances. With its mix of catchy pop-rock anthems, psychological ballads, and upbeat dance pop tunes, the album stays a fan preferred and solidifies Clarkson's location in popular song history.
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Artist: Kelly Clarkson

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