iTunes Session (Kelly Clarkson EP)

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iTunes Session
EP by Kelly Clarkson
Released December 23, 2011
Recorded September 2011
Genre Pop
Length 63:33
Label RCA, 19
Kelly Clarkson chronology
The Smoakstack Sessions
(2011)
iTunes Session
(2011)
Greatest Hits – Chapter One
(2012)
Singles from iTunes Session
  1. "I'll Be Home for Christmas"
    Released: December 2, 2011

iTunes Session is an EP by American pop-rock artist Kelly Clarkson. It was released on December 23, 2011 in Australia[1] and on December 27, 2011 in the United States[2] and the United Kingdom.[3] In the U.S., it sold over 13,000 copies and peaked at number 85 on the Billboard 200.[4][5]

Track listing[edit]

Standard edition[3]
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Mr. Know It All"   Brian Seals, Ester Dean, Brett James, Dante Jones   3:33
2. "What Doesn't Kill You (Stronger)"   Jörgen Elofsson, Ali Tamposi, David Gamson, Greg Kurstin   3:24
3. "You Can't Win"   Kelly Clarkson, Josh Abraham, Oliver Goldstein, Felix Bloxsom   3:50
4. "Never Again"   Clarkson, Jimmy Messer   4:03
5. "Since U Been Gone"   Max Martin, Luke Gottwald   3:10
6. "Why Don't You Try"   Eric Hutchinson   4:15
7. "My Life Would Suck Without You"   Martin, Gottwald, Claude Kelly   3:08
8. "I'll Be Home for Christmas"   Walter Kent, Buck Ram, Kim Gannon   2:53
9. "Interview"       35:17
Total length:
63:33

Singles[edit]

  • The EP's release was preceded by a Christmas single, "I'll Be Home for Christmas."[6][7][8] "I'll Be Home For Christmas" debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 93 for the chart dated December 24, 2011 with 24,000 copies sold. It also charted at number sixteen on Holiday Songs and at number 61 on Hot Digital Songs.[9] It was re-released to Hot AC and AC radio on November 27, 2012.[10][11] The song was later included on the deluxe edition of her first Holiday album, Wrapped in Red (2013) as a bonus track.[12][13][14][15]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[4][5] 85

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Australia[1] December 23, 2011 (2011-12-23) Digital download Sony Music Entertainment
United States[16] December 27, 2011 (2011-12-27) RCA Records
United Kingdom[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "iTunes - Music - iTunes Session by Kelly Clarkson". Itunes.apple.com. 2011-12-23. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  2. ^ "Take 5: USA TODAY's weekend music recommendations –". Usatoday.com. 2011-12-09. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  3. ^ a b c "iTunes - Music - iTunes Session by Kelly Clarkson". Itunes.apple.com. 2011-12-23. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  4. ^ a b "Kelly Clarkson keeps climbing the album chart". Content.usatoday.com. 2012-01-11. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  5. ^ a b "iTunes Session - Kelly Clarkson | Awards". AllMusic. 2011-12-23. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  6. ^ "Get In The Holiday Spirit With Kelly's New Track! | The Official Kelly Clarkson Site". Kellyclarkson.com. 2012-04-13. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  7. ^ December 6, 2011 (2011-12-06). "Kelly Clarkson: "I'll Be Home For Christmas" + iTunes Sessions Album". The Round Table Online. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  8. ^ Maura Johnston (2011-12-08). "Kelly Clarkson and Y100's Jingle Ball at BankAtlantic Center December 10 - Page 1 - Music - Miami". Miami New Times. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  9. ^ "Kelly Clarkson has two top-selling 'Idol' tracks". Content.usatoday.com. 2011-12-14. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  10. ^ "®R&R :: Going For Adds™ :: AC". Gfa.radioandrecords.com. 2012-11-27. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  11. ^ "®R&R :: Going For Adds™ :: Hot AC". Gfa.radioandrecords.com. 2012-11-27. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  12. ^ Wrapped in Red: Deluxe Edition (Compact disc). RCA Records. 2013. 88883-77623-2. 
  13. ^ "Wrapped in Red (Deluxe Version) – Album von Kelly Clarkson". (in German). Germany: Amazon.de. Retrieved 2013-12-16. 
  14. ^ バイ ケリー・クラークソン/dp/B00F2HAASI/ "ラップト・イン・レッド バイ ケリー・クラークソン". (in Japanese) Japan: Amazon.co.jp. Retrieved 2013-12-16. 
  15. ^ "Wrapped in Red – Album by Kelly Clarkson only at Target". United States: Target Corporation. Retrieved 2013-12-16. 
  16. ^ "iTunes - Music - iTunes Session by Kelly Clarkson". Itunes.apple.com. 2011-12-23. Retrieved 2013-12-16. 

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