Now that her Summer Break Tour with fellow Nickelodeon stars Big Time Rush is in the books, Victoria Justice has returned to working on her first full album under her own name.

The former "Victorious" principal tells us that she's ready to make the transition, even though she knows it's going to be challenging:

"Well, I feel like at this point I'm still pretty, I'm pretty connected to Victorious. There's like a large, younger fan base. But there's actually a lot of teens and young adults that are aware of me as well, which is cool. I've been writing my own music for awhile now, and I'm really proud of the library of music that I have collected. And, you know, I'm just really, I'm very excited for everyone to hear my own sound and who I am as an artist. I've been cultivating it for awhile now, and I think it's definitely come the time for me to reintroduce myself to people."

"Victorious" wound up its four-season run in February; during the series Justice sang on three companion albums and had previously appeared on the soundtrack to the 2009 Nickelodeon movie "Spectacular!"

On her own she's released a single called "Gold," and she`s been working with producers Greg Wells and The Messengers on more material for the album, which is tentatively titled "Shake!

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