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Mariah Carey Postpones Her New Album

June 25, 2013 (9:07 am) GMT
'The Art of Letting Go' is no longer set to be released on July 23 because Mariah needs more time to polish it.
Mariah Carey

has a change of heart. The former "" judge originally planned to release her next studio album "The Art of Letting Go" across the United States on July 23, but now she pushes it back to give her more time to put finishing touches on the effort.

"While making this album, I got so immersed in the creative process that I just don't feel I would be doing it justice to release it on 7/23," she explained in a tweet. "I'd rather not exclude meaningful songs. I want to give you this album as it's meant to be heard.When I'm ready, you'll be the first 2 know!"

The album has already been preceded with the chart-busting lead single "#Beautiful" that features . Co-written by the two artists, the hashtag song has reached No. 15 on Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at No. 3 on the U.S. R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

She has also lined up a number of big gigs leading up to the album release. Her upcoming performances include BET Awards and Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular.

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