Music Release Radar: Hottest albums and singles dropping November 13 - 19
Thank you, Gods of Music!
Let's hope you have some space on your playlist this week as there are a ton of new albums and singles dropping that you won't wanna miss out on.
We have incredible albums expected to drop from 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne, Daft Punk, Dolly Parton, Sabrina Carpenter, and Evanescence to name a few!
There are also a couple of singles that are expected to be released from viral singers Lauren Spencer Smith and Tate McRae.
Are you ready for it?
Here's a list of the albums and singles on TAG24's radar this week.
Albums by 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne, André 3000, Daft Punk, Dolly Parton, Evanescence, Plain White T's, Sabrina Carpenter, and Steve Aoki
- 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne – WELCOME 2 COLLEGROVE – November 17
Rap legends 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne have teamed up for a new joint album titled WELCOME 2 COLLEGROVE, which is set to drop on Friday.
The new album follows the rappers' collab project Collegrove from 2016, per Pitchfork, with the title reflecting the names of both artists' hometowns (College Park, Georgia and HollyGrove, Louisiana.)
- André 3000 – New Blue Sun – November 17
Outkast star André 3000 is finally back after 17 years with a new album coming out this Friday titled New Blue Sun!
The album is expected to be a stunning 87-minute mind-bender with no bars, no beats, and no sub-bass.
- Daft Punk – Random Access Memories (Drumless Edition) – November 17
Electronic duo Daft Punk is dropping a drumless rendition of their final album Random Access Memories (Drumless Edition) on Friday to celebrate its 10th anniversary.
According to Pitchfork, the new edition includes the newly released version of the Chilly Gonzales collab Within.
- Dolly Parton – Rockstar – November 17
The Queen of Country is channeling her inner rockstar with her 49th solo studio album on Friday, aptly called Rockstar.
The singer also announced that she will be kicking off the release with a one-of-a-kind listening event in theatres on November 15 and 16, per PEOPLE.
- Evanescence – Fallen (Deluxe Edition / Remastered) – November 17
On Friday, fans will get to relive the glory days of nu-metal with a remastered edition of Evanescence's debut album, Fallen (Deluxe Edition / Remastered).
According to udiscovermusic, the expanded set will also include a treasure trove of bonus material, including unreleased demos and live recordings!
- Plain White T's – Plain White T's – November 17
The pop-rock band that brought us Hey There Delilah is back with their self-titled ninth studio album, Plain White T's.
With one of the album's singles Red Flags being released already, fans can't wait to hear the catchy tunes of these new melodies and relatable lyrics.
- Sabrina Carpenter – fruitcake – November 17
Disney Channel star turned pop icon Sabrina Carpenter, who is currently touring internationally alongside Taylor Swift in The Eras Tour, is dropping a playful and nostalgic album on Friday that's perfect for the holiday season!
Titled fruitcake, the EP will feature six songs including A Nonsense Christmas, buy me presents, santa doesn't know you like i do, cindy lou who, is it new years, and white xmas.
"[M]ade something special for you guys for the holidays," Sabrina wrote with her announcement post on Instagram.
- Steve Aoki – HiROQUEST 2: Double Helix – November 17
DJ and music producer Steve Aoki is releasing a new album called HiROQUEST 2: Double Helix on Friday featuring Paris Hilton, Akon, Galantis, Danna Paola, and more.
"Hiroquest is an entire world I crafted around an enigmatic character named Hiro," The DJ told Variety in an interview.
He continued, "Double Helix embraces dance culture while intertwining the pulse of contemporary Latin Music."
Singles by Lauren Spencer Smith and Tate McRae
In addition to all of those electrifying albums dropping this week, we've also got a couple singles up our sleeves!
First up is Lauren Spencer Smith's new single Santa Baby on Friday, which features a fresh spin on the timeless tune.
Next, we also have Tate McRae's newest single exes on Friday, which from her latest IG posts previewing the song, looks absolutely amazing!
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