Kelly Clarkson ‘Piece By Piece’ debuts at #1 on Billboard Top 200

GRAMMY award winner Kelly Clarkson’s sixth studio album, Piece By Piece debuts at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart with over 97,200 total equivalent units.  The album is also #1 on Billboard’’s Current Albums Chart and marks Clarkson’s third #1 on the Billboard Top 200. Overseas, Piece By Piece was Top 6 and in the UK, Canada and Australia and top 10 on iTunes in 21 countries including South Africa, Finland and New Zealand.

Clarkson kicked off her US promotion with a profile on CBS Sunday Morning followed by a performance and skit on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, a performance on Good Morning America and panel spot on Watch What Happens Live.

Critics have been raving about Piece By Piece with TIME saying it’s “a record that’s loaded with slick power-pop and uplifting empowerment anthems,” and Entertainment Weekly says, “it’s reminding fans of the powerhouse vocalist Clarkson is.” The Huffington Post said Piece By Piece, “is unmistakably Kelly Clarkson through and through. The hooks are big, her voice is booming and the lyrics are both personal and universal. Kelly also graced the cover of People Magazine, the cover of USA Today’s Life section and had features with Entertainment Weekly, Los Angeles Times, TIME, Vulture, Elle, Glamour and many more.

Last week, Clarkson announced her 2015 Piece By Piece Tour. The 38-city tour, promoted exclusively by Live Nation, will start on July 11th in Hershey, PA. and culminate on September 20th in Camden, NJ. Joining Clarkson on the tour will be recent GRAMMY winners, Pentatonix, and singer-songwriter Eric Hutchinson.

Tour Dates:

All dates, venues and cities below subject to change.

Date

City

Venue

Sat Jul 11

Hershey, PA

Hersheypark Stadium

Sun Jul 12

Mansfield, MA

Xfinity Center

Tue Jul 14

Holmdel, NJ

PNC Bank Arts Center

Thu Jul 16

New York, NY

Radio City Music Hall

Fri Jul 17

New York, NY

Radio City Music Hall

Sun Jul 19

Pittsburgh, PA

First Niagara Pavilion

Tue Jul 21

Darien Center, NY

Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

Thu Jul 23

Uncasville, CT

Mohegan Sun Arena

Sat Jul 25

Toronto, ON

Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

Sun Jul 26

Clarkston, MI

DTE Energy Music Theatre

Tue Jul 28

Cincinnati, OH

Riverbend Music Center

Thu Jul 30

Indianapolis, IN

Klipsch Music Center

Sat Aug 1

Rosemont, IL

Allstate Arena

Sun Aug 2

St Louis, MO

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Tue Aug 4

St Paul, MN

Xcel Energy Center

Thu Aug 6

Denver, CO

Pepsi Center

Sat Aug 8

Salt Lake City, UT

USANA Amphitheatre

Mon Aug 10

Portland, OR

Moda Center

Wed Aug 12

Seattle, WA

KeyArena

Sat Aug 15

Las Vegas, NV

Mandalay Bay Events Center

Sun Aug 16

San Diego, CA

Viejas Arena

Wed Aug 19

Los Angeles, CA

Staples Center

Fri Aug 21

Wheatland, CA

Toyota Amphitheatre

Sun Aug 23

Mountain View, CA

Shoreline Amphitheatre

Tue Aug 25

Phoenix, AZ

Ak-Chin Pavilion

Thu Aug 27

Albuquerque, NM

Isleta Amphitheater

Sat Aug 29

Austin, TX

Austin360 Amphitheater

Sun Aug 30

Dallas, TX

Gexa Energy Pavilion

Tue Sep 1

Houston, TX

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Thu Sep 3

Little Rock, AR

Verizon Arena

Sat Sep 5

Nashville, TN

Bridgestone Arena

Thu Sep 10

Atlanta, GA

Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood

Sat Sep 12

Vienna, VA

Wolf Trap National Park For The Performing Arts

Sun Sep 13

Vienna, VA

Wolf Trap National Park For The Performing Arts

Tue Sep 15

Tampa, FL

MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre

Thu Sep 17

West Palm Beach, FL

Coral Sky Amphitheatre

Sat Sep 19

Raleigh, NC

Walnut Creek Amphitheatre

Sun Sep 20

Camden, NJ

Susquehanna Bank Arts Center

Author: Buddy Iahn

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