The singer announced Year of the Woman as the follow-up to her 2011 record Here I Am.
"I'm so excited to reveal the title of my fourth solo studio album," Rowland stated on her official website. "For weeks I have been using the hashtag #YOTW which stands for my next album which is titled Year of the Woman.
"This album is one of my greatest pieces of work and I cannot wait to share it with you guys!"
The collection is expected to be released within the first half of 2013 and is led by new single 'Ice', which features Lil Wayne.
Rowland recently featured on Big Boi's new single 'Mama Told Me', which premiered online last week.
Listen to Kelly Rowland's new single 'Ice' below: