Keyshia Cole has moved forward with plans to release her third studio album this year. Releasing a new single this week, entitled “Playa Cardz Right” featuring 2 Pac, Cole has inked a release date for “A Different Me,” the follow up to 2007’s “Just Like You.”

Cole has promised a new attitude and sound on “A Different Me.” “It’s time to lighten up and have a good time for this album” says the Grammy-nominated singer. “I’m not talking about being so.. heartbroken.”

Keyshia Cole’s “A Different Me” is slated for release December 16th via Geffen/Universal.