Music release radar: Albums and singles dropping the week of July 11

It's a new week, which means hot music drops are on the way! With Lizzo dropping her highly anticipated album and Calvin Harris releasing a new single with Halsey, Justin Timberlake, and Pharrell Williams, there's a lot happening. Here are the notable music releases coming the week of July 11.

Lizzo (r), j-hope (c), and Johnny Depp all have new respective albums dropping on Friday.
Lizzo (r), j-hope (c), and Johnny Depp all have new respective albums dropping on Friday.  © Collage: Jussi Nukari / Lehtikuva / AFP / Screenshot / Instagram / uarmyhope & lizzobeeating

If you thought 2022 music drops were fire, wait until you see what this week has in store!

With Lizzo dropping her album Special, Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp releasing their joint record, and j-hope putting out an album sans BTS, there's a plethora of new music coming your way.

Calvin Harris is also releasing a new bop that's likely to be a summertime banger like his previously released song Potion with Dua Lipa, and Ellie Goulding is debuting a fresh track featuring none other than Big Sean.

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But wait – there's so much more! Check out the singles and albums dropping this week.

Albums: Lizzo, j-hope, beabadoobee, Sabrina Carpenter, Travie McCoy, Jeff Beck & Johnny Depp

beabadoobee (r) is set to drop her sophomore album Beatopia on Friday, while Lizzo is set to drop Special the same day.
beabadoobee (r) is set to drop her sophomore album Beatopia on Friday, while Lizzo is set to drop Special the same day.  © Collage: Screenshot / Instagram / lizzobeeating & radvxz
  • Lizzo - Special

It's About Damn Time for Lizzo to drop her long-awaited album, Special. The artist's fourth studio album is slated to drop on Friday. The record will have 12 tracks, including the previously released songs Grrrls and About Damn Time.

  • beabadoobee - Beatopia
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On Friday, beabadoobee will release her sophomore album Beatopia via Dirty Hit records. The album includes her song Talk, which the singer reportedly said was "about doing things that aren’t necessarily healthy or great for you, but you can’t help indulging. It’s like that unavoidable feeling that you get. You can’t get rid of it, and you know it’s bad, but you love it."

  • Sabrina Carpenter - Emails I Can't Send

Sabrina Carpenter is returning to the music scene with her fifth studio album, Emails I Can't Send, due Friday. The 13-track record will include the song Vicious, which dropped on June 30.

  • j-hope - Jack In The Box

Before making his debut appearance as a Lollapalooza headliner on July 31, j-hope will release his first-ever solo album Jack In The Box. The 10-track album, set to drop on Friday, will include his previously released song MORE.

  • Jeff Beck & Johnny Depp - 18

On Friday, Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp's collaborative album 18 will be gifted to music lovers worldwide. Beck announced the surprise album during a performance in Gateshead, UK. In addition to releasing an album with Beck, Depp will also be hitting the road in 2023 with his band the Hollywood Vampires.

  • Travie McCoy - Never Slept Better

It's been a minute since we heard the name "Travie McCoy." But the former frontman of the band Gym Class Heroes is back with a new solo project.

The 17-track album, titled Never Slept Better, is due on Friday via Hopeless Records.

Singles: Calvin Harris, Demi Lovato, Ellie Goulding, and Grace VanderWaal

Demi Lovato is dropping her new single SUBSTANCE on Friday.
Demi Lovato is dropping her new single SUBSTANCE on Friday.  © Music release radar: Albums and singles dropping the week of July 11

In addition to full-length albums, there are several notable singles dropping this week, too.

On Friday, Calvin Harris will debut his new track featuring Halsey, Justin Timberlake, and Pharrell Williams titled Stay With Me.

That same day, Demi Lovato is poised to release her new single, SUBSTANCE. Ellie Goulding will also release a new song with Big Sean on Friday.

Then there's Grace VanderWaal who's blessing the world with her new track Lion's Den on Friday, too.

What music drop are you looking forward to most? Let us know on social media!

Cover photo: Collage: Jussi Nukari / Lehtikuva / AFP / Screenshot / Instagram / uarmyhope & lizzobeeating

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