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Breakaway (Kelly Clarkson song)

Breakaway (Kelly Clarkson song)
Single information
ArtistKelly Clarkson
AlbumBreakaway and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement soundtrack
ReleasedJuly , 2004
(See release history)
FormatDigital download, CD single
GenrePop rock, soft rock
LabelWalt Disney/RCA
SongwriterAvril Lavigne
Bridget Benenate
Matthew Gerrard
ProducerJohn Shanks
CertificationGold (RIAA digital downloads)
Gold (RIAA CD singles)
Gold (CRIA)
Gold (ARIA)
Previous single"The Trouble with Love Is"
Next single"Since U Been Gone"

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"Breakaway" is a 2004 song co-written by Avril Lavigne, Bridget Benenate and Matthew Gerrard and produced by John Shanks. It was recorded by pop rock singer Kelly Clarkson for the soundtrack to the film The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement by Disney Records, where it quickly became a charting single and video from the soundtrack. Later, it was included on Clarkson's second album, Breakaway, being released again by RCA Records as the album's first single. It was the first single in North America, Latin America and Australia, and the fifth single in Europe and Indonesia, from Clarkson's second album.

In February 2005, the single was certified gold by RIAA and has sold over 1,413,000 copies in all formats in the US.

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Preceded by
"Heaven" by Los Lonely Boys
"Home" by Michael Buble
Billboard Adult Contemporary number-one single by
March 12 - July 23, 2005 (first run)
August 6, 2005 (second run)
Succeeded by
"Home" by Michael Bublé

Region Date Label
United States July , 2004 Disney Records
United States September , 2004 RCA Records
Australia December 6, 2004
Ireland June 23, 2006
United Kingdom June 26, 2006
Europe July 28, 2006

Chart (2004/2005/2006) Peak
Australian ARIA Singles Chart 10
Canadian Singles Chart 3
Czech Airplay Chart 53
Dutch Single Chart 9
German Singles Chart 13
Hungarian Singles Chart 10
Irish Singles Chart 12
New Zealand RIANZ Singles Chart 12
UK Singles Chart 22
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 6
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 1

Sales and certifications :
Country Certification Sales
United States Gold 1,413,000

Kelly Clarkson

AlbumsThankful * Breakaway * My December * All I Ever Wanted
Singles"A Moment Like This"/"Before Your Love" * "Miss Independent" * "Low" * "The Trouble with Love Is" * "Breakaway" * "Since U Been Gone" * "Behind These Hazel Eyes" * "Because of You" * "Walk Away" * "Never Again" * "Sober" * "One Minute" * "Don't Waste Your Time" * "My Life Would Suck Without You" * "I Do Not Hook Up" * "Already Gone" * "All I Ever Wanted"
Other charted songs"Up to the Mountain (MLK Song)" * "Because of You" (duet with Reba McEntire)
Related articlesDiscography * Awards * Tours * American Idol (season 1) * World Idol * From Justin to Kelly

Avril Lavigne

Studio albums
Let Go"Complicated" * "Sk8er Boi" * "I'm With You" * "Losing Grip"
Under My Skin"Don't Tell Me" * "My Happy Ending" * "Nobody's Home" * "He Wasn't"
The Best Damn Thing"Girlfriend" * "When You're Gone" * "Hot" * "The Best Damn Thing"
EPs and DVDs
Angus Drive * My World * Live Acoustic * Live at Budokan * Control Room * Live in Toronto
Soundtrack singles
"Keep Holding On" * "Alice"
Other songs
"Breakaway" * "All Because of You" * "I Will Be" * "I Don't Wanna" * "Wavin' Flag"
Film work
Going the Distance * Over the Hedge * Fast Food Nation * The Flock
Related articles
Discography * Concert tours * Awards and nominations * Abbey Dawn * Black Star * Forbidden Rose * Make 5 Wishes * Deryck Whibley

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