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Kelly Clarkson Speaks On The Downside Of The Digital Revolution In ‘Playback’

Kelly Clarkson‘s recent album Piece By Piece is the latest step on a public journey that dates back to 2002. While 13 years might not seem long, the music industry has gone through a staggering transformation in that time. Think of it— Clarkson ascended the pop throne in an age when CDs were the only game in town, YouTube didn’t exist, and the closest thing to social media was putting song lyrics in your AIM profile. Her over-quoted status as “The Original American Idol” reminds us that she arrived on the scene before the airwaves boasted a perpetual bumper crop of musical competitions.

Her career perfectly straddles the last gasp of ’90s mega-sales and the digital revolution, and she’s remained vibrant musical force throughout. In our new episode of Playback, Clarkson speaks about how she achieved her artistic goals on her own terms, and what has been gained —and lost— as a result of the changing way we enjoy music.

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SONG PREMIERE: Hear Kelly Clarkson’s New Song “Good Goes The Bye” + Bonus Artist Commentary

Check out this EXCLUSIVE #MTVFirst & @ReesesPBCups album premiere!

Tomorrow is the big day! Piece By Piece, Kelly Clarkson‘s first album of all new material in over three years, will hit stores in just 24 hours. But you can get a taste right now, as we premiere yet another never-before-heard album track. Yesterday we gave you the joyous “Dance With Me,” and today were back with “Dance With Me.” Give a listen, and read on for commentary from Kelly!

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by (@JordanRuntagh)

SONG PREMIERE: Hear Kelly Clarkson’s New Song “Dance With Me + Her Commentary

Check out this EXCLUSIVE #MTVFirst & @ReesesPBCups album premiere!

We’re counting down the days until Piece By PieceKelly Clarkson‘s first album of all new material in over three years— hits stores on Tuesday, March 3rd. To hold you over, we’re premiering one never-before-heard album track each day leading up to release. Yesterday we gave you the fierce “War Paint,” and today were back with “Dance With Me.” Give a listen, and read on for commentary from Kelly! Read more…