NEW YORK – Kelly Clarkson’s new single “My Life Would Suck Without You” catapults from the #97 position it held last week to the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, breaking the record for the largest leap to #1 in the chart’s 50 year history. The previous record was set by Britney Spears’ “Womanizer” which went from #96 to #1 in a week’s time. This marks Kelly’s first Hot 100 #1 since 2002’s “A Moment Like This,” which went from #52 to #1.
In addition, the song holds the #1 spot on the Digital Chart with 279,605 sold in its first week. This is the 3rd biggest digital song debut for a female artist.
“My Life Would Suck Without You” is the first single off Clarkson’s fourth album titled All I Ever Wanted (19 Recordings/RCA Records). The release of All I Ever Wanted has moved up to March 10th.
In her career to date, Clarkson has sold 16 million albums worldwide. She is the recipient of 2 Grammy Awards, 2 American Music Awards, 2 MTV Awards and 11 Billboard Awards.