Breakaway is the second studio album by American recording artist Kelly Clarkson, released on November 30, 2004. Breakaway received two awards at the 48th Grammy Awards for Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for the hit single "Since U Been Gone".
The album debuted at number three on the Billboard 200 for selling 250,000 copies. It was eventually certified 6Ã— Platinum by the RIAA. It remains Clarkson's best-selling album to date, with sales of 6,160,000 copies sold in the U.S, as of December 2010. In Australia, after debuting at fifty-four and peaking at two, Breakaway was Australia's second best-selling album of 2005 and is also the 30th best selling album of all time in that country. In Canada, Breakaway was certified 5Ã— Platinum for sales of over 500,000 copies shipped. Billboard listed the album as 29 on their decade-end charts based on sales. Breakaway has sold over 12 million copies worldwide.