Keri Hilson is gearing up for a major comeback. It’s been 8 years since the singer-songwriter has released an album, and she plans on changing that real soon.

Sunday (Mar. 24) was the 10th anniversary of the release of Keri’s debut album In A Perfect World, and she marked the occasion by announcing that she will be returning to music this summer.

“Today marks 10 years since the release of my first studio album, ‘In A Perfect World…’,” she tweeted. “I didn’t mean to be gone so long, I only needed my real world to be perfect…it is now. Thank you for your patience. The wait is over. I’m ready. Summer 2019.”

Keri’s been MIA from the music scene since releasing her sophomore album No Boys Allowed in 2011.

In the years that have followed, she’s offered a number of reasons for her hiatus, including depression, and more recently, she cleared up rumors that she was ousted by her peers.

Responding to a fan on Twitter inquiring about “what a Keri Hilson song would sound like in 2019” and saying “we got her out too soon,” the singer said: “While I appreciate the sentiment, contrary to popular belief, nobody ‘got me out.’ I left at the height of my career to handle some internal biz…soul searching complete. #lightON.”

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