''Battlefield'' is the second major-label studio album by American R&B and pop singer Jordin Sparks. It was first released on July 17, 2009 in Australia and Ireland, July 20 in the UK and from July 21 worldwide, on Jive Records. The album has debuted at number 7 in the US, number 11 in the UK, number 34 in Australia and top 20 in many territories.
The album is a mixture of contemporary R&B and pop although many critics have cited dance-pop and pop-rock influences. For the album Sparks was reunited with previous producers and hitmakers Harvey Mason, Jr. and Claude Kelly as well as experimenting new sounds with award-winning songwriters and producers such as Ryan Tedder, Dr. Luke and Lucas Secon. Upon its release, ''Battlefield'' received generally mixed to positive reviews from most music critics.
The first single is also called "Battlefield" and was produced and co-written by Ryan Tedder. The single was released in North America on May 12 reaching the top 5 in Canada and top 10 in the US, making it her 5th consecutive top 20 hit there. Internationally the single reached the top 10 in Australia, New Zealand and Ireland, and the top 20 in most other territories. "S.O.S. (Let the Music Play)" is the second single. "Don't Let It Go to Your Head", a cover of the single originally by Fefe Dobson was Sparks' third single to be released from the album. So far it has only been released in the UK on January 8, 2010.