With the working title of his next album ‘And Then There Was Me,’ R&B singer and former Dancing With the Stars contestant Mario is ready for big things in 2009. In fact, Mario’s kicked off 09′ with designer Pelle Pelle’s Spring collection. Mario will be the face for Pelle Pelle’s European Spring/Summer 2009 campaign with various press shots for the campaign running throughout the next few months. Besides rocking the latest in Pelle Pelle designs, Mario is fast at work on the follow-up to 2007s “Go”. While the rumored title for the album is “And Then There Was Me,” Mario has hinted that the title may change for his effort which will reportedly have a single out within a few weeks. Describing the album as his “most personal album,” Mario has hit the studio with Darkchild, Babyface, Polow Da Don, RedOne, Tricky Stewart & The-Dream, and Stargate. Mario’s last album “Go,” featured the singles “Crying Out For Me” and “Music For Love”.