Houston’s most recent studio album was 2003’s One Wish: The Holiday Album, a collection of Christmas songs. Prior to that was 2002’s Just Whitney …

Houston’s new, as-yet-untitled album will be released on Arista.

The diva began getting back in the game, pushing past her drug problems and drama with ex-husband Bobby Brown, with a performance this February at Clive Davis’ pre-Grammy party. Houston wowed the gathering with a performance of “I Believe In You and Me,” “It’s Not Right, But It’s Okay” and “I’m Every Woman.”

Here’s what Davis told MTV in February about the little ‘ol singer he discovered:

You wait for the great songs to be written. The great hits Whitney has given to the public for so many years — you keep encouraging and setting the bar. R. Kelly and Whitney just went into the studio with a great song called ‘I Look to You.

The same way her debut album took a while to put together, you just don’t do it by going into a computer. You wait for the material to justify a new album.

Davis added that Houston was teaming up with singer-songwriter/producer/composer/arranger David Foster to record a ballad called “I Didn’t Know My Own Strength.”

The Guinness Book of World Records recognized Whitney as music’s “most awarded female of all time.” A press release notes the diva has racked up 411 awards, including six Grammy Awards, two Emmy Awards, 23 American Music Awards and 16 Billboard Music Awards.

Read the MTV article here.