*Love it or hate it, “Single Ladies” is coming back next year.

VH1 announced today that it has renewed its breakout hit starring  Stacey Dash, LisaRaye McCoy and Charity Shea as three best friends in the world of Atlanta fashion, fame and music. It’s the network’s first hourlong scripted series.

“Our viewers have fallen for ‘Single Ladies’ and its honest, modern take on love, female friendship and dating,” said Jeff Olde, VH1’s executive vice president of original programming. “We’re extremely pleased to give the audience another great season of the series they love.”

Executive producer Queen Latifah added: “We knew from the beginning this show was going to appeal to people everywhere; it’s funny, sexy and smart.”

Season 2 is slated for a 2012 premiere.