The following is a list of albums released in The albums should be notable which is defined as significant coverage from reliable sources that are independent of the subject. For additional information about bands formed, reformed, disbanded, or on hiatus, for deaths of musicians, and for links to musical awards, see in music. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikipedia list article. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries.
Anticipated Future Releases
Some of 's zeitgeist-grabbing, conversation-driving pop music moments occurred completely outside the boundaries of the conventional album -- or even the song. Or the incurable excitement for snippets of Lady Gaga's now Grammy-winning " Shallow " first heard in the highly meme-able trailer for A Star is Born? Or the joy and terror of watching a guy on Instagram dance to Drake's "In My Feelings" in oncoming traffic? These ephemeral trends, digital events that linger in the mind, don't end up on lists like this. Still, the album is resilient. For musicians across genres, the format remains an effective, flexible, and absorbing way to capture a mood, a feeling, or an idea. Even in a year when many of music's biggest acts didn't release new collections -- or alienated fans by releasing weak projects -- there were still more good records than we knew what to do with.
It always feels weird to write an introduction to a list of music when something quite literally life-threatening like Trump gaining control of the Supreme Court is happening concurrently. Music is, in many ways, peripheral. But these brief moments of reflection simultaneously expose how important certain songs, albums, and artists are to so many people. To how, even on a micro level, the music we consume has such a strong emotional, social, and political impact on our lives.
All dates are for U. Release dates are subject to change, and often do. These albums do not yet have a firm release date, but are in various stages of development. If an artist appears multiple times, that means multiple albums by that artist are forthcoming. Essential Links. August Releases. Total Freedom. Bright Eyes. Cut Copy. Dent May.