But no problem – 2022 is already shaping up to be a great year on the new music front, with releases from The Weeknd, Rosalía, Lizzo and Charli XCX to be expected. There are bound to be some surprises as well — who knows, maybe R9 will finally come out? —but for now, here are the notable ’22 releases that seem certainties.
Consider the unsinkable, enduring success of After many hours, The Weeknd doesn’t need to rush to release its fifth album anytime soon. But the more he talks about it, the more you’ll like it Dawn—Abel said last month projects that have been made and inspired by everyone from Britney Spears to Kanye West, this sounds chaotic enough to work.
When Mitski returned with his sixth LP, Laurel Hell, on February 4, it will end the longest gap between her albums. We listened to a few singles— “The Only Heartbreaker,” “Love Me More,” “Working For the Knife” and “It’s Our Light” — most of them contemplating existential fear. Packaged in pristine indie-pop packaging. At least we know Obama will be agitated around the end of her three-year hiatus.
While Saweetie’s long-delayed debut album Pretty Bitch Nhạc Music was brought to the fore once again, she generously agreed to entice fans with the release of a seven-song EP, Ice season, in January. For the status of PBM? She said in December, “One of my goals was for people to really feel something with each song, so I had to go back and recreate some of the songs. Just know that I’m a perfectionist and it’s on the rise.”
Cardi got her sweet old times back with 2018’s sequel Privacy breach, but it looks like the Bronx rapper could finally return to the album’s number two spot. “I have to release this album next year,” she said in one recent Instagram post, which comes after she rose to prominence last year with stolen lines from Lizzo’s “Rumors” and Normani’s “Wild Side”. Expect the album to pack the same punch.
Speaking of Lizzo, she also faces the difficult responsibility of continuing the huge success of her debut album, Because I love you, which earned eight Grammy Award nominations in 2020 and created the popular take-out song “Truth Hurts”. “Gossip” isn’t the chart-topping top she might have hoped for, but certainly doesn’t take into account our reigning TikTok queen.
It’s Charli, honey. British maven pop music previewed Accident featuring the singles “Good Ones” and “New Shapes”, the latter single featuring pioneering flavorists such as Christine and Queens and Caroline Polacheck. The full project will launch on March 18, and although Charli has said it will be more radio-friendly, always expect some eccentricity from the XCX.
Following Aaliyah’s music catalog (finally) coming to streaming services in 2021, her first posthumous album, Unstoppable, is set to arrive this year. The lead single “Poison”, which featured The Weeknd, was out and Aaliyah’s uncle and Blackground Records founder Barry Hankerson had confirmed The album will feature production from Timbaland and verses from hip-hop heavyweights such as Drake, Future and Snoop Dogg.
Odd Future’s lyricist will be releasing a 10-song project titled Sick! on January 14, previewed by the recent single “Tabula Rasa”. The LA rapper discreetly said in a statement that he had been recording songs at the start of the pandemic: “I was plunged into chaos because it was clear it was going nowhere. These songs are what happened when I went on air. Judging by that describer, it sounds like we’re looking for more fun from Earl, à la his 2019 EP. Clay feet.
Since its release El Mal Querer in 2018, Rosalía satisfied us with a steady stream of singles, like “Aute Cuture” and “Con Altura”. But 2022 will see the release of her third record, Motomami, which she described Rolling Stone inspired by reggaeton and centered around themes of “transformation, sex, heartbreak, celebration, spirituality, self-esteem and isolation”. That’s pretty good range, and we’ve received a promising tease of what will happen with the Weeknd-starring lead single “La Fama” and a album trailer which features the Spanish singer chanting the phrase “Motomami” over a powerful bass as she struts her stuff in black and sparkly heels. Inject it into our veins.
Listen, there’s no definite album title or release date yet, but in the interest of showing off a career for SZA that doesn’t start and end with an album (look at you, Lauryn Hill), we’re thinking of following up. 2017 Control can’t be too far. She’s dipping her toes back in the water with “Hit Different” and “Good Days,” coming out in 2020, and “Hate U,” hitting the top 10 in 2021. Time to dive hard and give us an album. two.
It’s been great to see Hayley Williams come out with two intriguing experimental solo albums over the past few years, we’re getting ready for Paramore’s hiatus to come to an end. And it looks like they are too. In a letter to the fan shared in November, Williams introduced the band’s new music — their first since 2017 After laughter—Will come in 22. “Can’t Paramore ‘rest’ forever?” she writes. “I love you… See you next year okay?”
Cabello has said she plans to infuse her upcoming third solo effort with lots of flamenco and Latin pop energy, as heard on the upbeat lead single “Don’t Go Yet”. That doesn’t come close to “Havana” chart domination, but we’d still love to hear what she cooks. Family-especially since her recent split from Shawn Mendes may have inspired a song or two.
After setting the internet on fire in 2021 with “Racist, Sexist Boy,” everyone’s favorite misogyny-trashing punk rock artists are dropping their debut projects this year, which includes newly released footage. Their recent story of a ferocious cat, “Nino”.
Brockhampton fans have been mourning since Kevin Abstract announced the plan for the band’s last two albums. The first one, Roadrunner: New Lights, New Machine, debuted last spring, and the latter has been pushed back to 2022 while the malleable boy band is said to be experimenting with new members. As for leaving their cult followers in limbo, Abstract was simply reasoning, “Everybody gets old and has a lot to talk about beyond group projects.”
After releasing two stellar albums in 2019 and then taking off last year, the indie-rock quartet is coming back in 2022 with a mega 20-song album, New Warm Mountain Dragon I Believe In You, out February 11. They released a string of promotional singles to fans — including the free-flowing folk song “Time Escaping” —and it was conceived as a collection of songs. sing “more flying and full of hope”, by singer Adrianne Lenker.
20 years after her debut album, Let’s go, Avril is back to bring more fun to pop-punk. She recently told Weekly entertainment that her new album is coming “early of the year” and is a “love letter to women” inspired by Green Day. “I just want to have fun and play around,” she said, and who can blame her?
We’re just a few weeks away from Cordae’s second album, From the bird’s point of view, which took place almost three years after his debut attempt. Prior to his release, he dropped two singles, “Super” and “Sinister”, produced by Hit Boy and featuring Lil Wayne. And it looks like he might have more premium supports on touch: Cordae tweeted this week, “Completing my second album in Paris with one of my idols, I’m really living the dream.” Interestingly, that came the same day he shared a back video his as a freestyle 16-year-old on the Kanye West track. Coincidence or not? We will find out soon.
Will 2022 finally be the year Normani pulls us out of our misery and releases her debut solo album? According to her, yes – at the Soul Train Awards in November, the “Motivation” singer was asked about the album and answer with a wink, “I want to tell you that summer will shine.”
After focusing her efforts on the screen this year with the documentary film A man named Scott and a role in Netflix’s Don’t look up, it looks like Cudi will refocus on music this year. At the Rolling Loud festival in December, he updated the crowd about Galactic entertainment album, then tease more new music along the way: “I have Galactic entertainment will come in the summer, but I want to release another album before that. And I have some nice surprises and I’m really excited with all this new stuff, all this new music, to give you. “
Good things take time, including Khalid’s aptly titled third album, Everything is changing. After initially slated for fall 2021, followed by Free spirit slated for release in 2022, the title is the first single “New Normal”. As you might have guessed from that title, the album is inspired by the pandemic, and will probably see Khalid continue to talk about growing up and leaving behind his “young, dumb, and spoiled” old self.
Megan Thee Stallion
Follow her WILLomething For Thee Hotties mixtape in October, the recent college graduate who has just started working has hinted that her second album isn’t far behind. In the fall, she told Perfume expect something “powerful,” saying, “I feel like this project is definitely something very good. This project is I’m talking my crap, back to being comfortable with myself, back to the Megan that was released. ”
After sister duo Chloe x Halle made one of the best (and most underrated) albums of 2020 with Undetermined hour, Halle became a Disney Princess while Chloe stepped out on her own. Or maybe strutting more like that, considering the fiery energy she tackled for her debut solo single, “Have Mercy.” Armed with acrobatic vocals and dance moves that could make mentor Beyoncé sweat, we think she has to prepare for more new music in 2022.
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