Lenny Kravitz To Release 'Raise Vibration'
Having signed to a new label, BMG, rocker Lenny Kravitz is putting the finishing touches on his 11th studio album, “Raise Vibration”. Set to be released in fall 2018, Kravitz’s long-awaited followup to 2014’s “Strut” will be accompanied by a world tour beginning in April, which will kick off in Mexico before a series of stadium shows in Europe, with details of North American tour dates to follow.
BTS Are Back
South Korean sensations BTS announce their next full-length album, a sequel to last year's "Love Yourself: Her" titled "Love Yourself: Tear". The boy band's latest project is scheduled to be released May 18, with pre-orders going on sale April 18.
Dierks Bentley's 'The Mountain'
Country singer Dierks Bentley is back with his ninth studio album "The Mountain". Boasting 13 tracks featuring collaborations with Brothers Osborne, Brandi Carlile, Sam Bush, and more, fans can get their hands on the project June 8.
“I found myself there, constantly reaching for my guitar,” Bentley said of the Rocky Mountains that inspired the album. “It was like a gravitational pull. That town and those people just make you want to be creative, I couldn’t describe it. I was like ‘How do I tell everyone in Nashville this is what I want to write about?’ I realized I couldn’t bring it back, so I had to take everyone out there.”
Keith Urban Is Back
Keith Urban debuts the cover art for his ninth studio album "Graffiti U". The 13-track album includes the current single “Coming Home” featuring Julia Michaels. No album release date has been revealed, but fans can pre-order as of April 6.
Arctic Monkeys Find 'Tranquility'
Popular British indie rock band Arctic Monkeys announce the release of their sixth studio album "Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino". The band's Twitter says the album will be released on May 11 and will be available for streaming, special edition vinyl, and CD. Arctic Monkeys will look to achieve their sixth consecutive number one album in the U.K.
Cardi B Teases 'Invasion Of Privacy'
Cardi B has some new music on the way, and it's coming soon! "My album cover !!!" the "Bodak Yellow" rapper announced on Instagram, along with a pic of her album cover. "LADIES AND GENTS ! My album INVASION OF PRIVACY will be out next week April 6!!!!!!!❤️💪🏾"
Pentatonix Announce New Album And Tour
Pentatonix is gearing up to release their new album “PTX Presents: Top Pop, Vol. I”.
The three-time Grammy Award-winning group released the first single on Friday, an a cappella version of Camila Cabello’s hit “Havana”.
The new soundtrack will be available on April 13.
Janelle Monae’s Third Solo Album
Janelle Monae has been working on her solo project “Dirty Computer”. The album includes two singles, “Make Me Feel” and “Django Jane”, that Monae has already released which are accompanied by visuals.
The “Make Me Feel” video gives off a 1980s dance vibe, while “Django Jane” is all about the beauty of individuality.
“Dirty Computer” will be released on April 27.
Toni Braxton Announces First Album In 8 Years
To celebrate her 25th year in the music business, Toni Braxton is set to release her first new solo album in eight years, "Sex and Cigarettes". Braxton, 50, kicked things off on Feb. 9 with the release of the album's first single, "Long As I Live". Fans can also look forward to seeing her perform live, as she'll be heading out on tour in the spring. Featuring a collaboration with Colbie Caillat and the single "Heart Away", which Braxton recorded boyfriend Birdman, "Sex and Cigarettes" is scheduled to be released on Mar. 23.
An All-Star Tribute To Johnny Cash
A slew of country superstars will team up to pay tribute to the legendary Johnny Cash. Sony's Legacy Recordings is releasing "Johnny Cash: Forever Words", a compilation of Cash's unknown poems and other writings reimagined as new songs.
Kasey Musgraves, Willie Nelson, Brad Paisley, the icon's daughter Roseanne Cash, and many more artists will contribute to the tribute project to be released on April 6.
Randy Bachman's Tribute
Legendary singer Randy Bachman offers a moving tribute to his mentor, and hero, George Harrison of The Beatles.
"By George – By Bachman" is scheduled to drop Mar. 2 and is bolstered by the album's new single "Here Comes the Sun" and the upcoming second single "While My Guitar Gently Weeps".
Jason Aldean Announces New Album
Country superstar Jason Aldean is returning to his roots, announcing a new single and album just a few months after the tragedy at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas.
His raw and bluesy single "You Make It Easy" is the lead single off his eighth studio album 'Rearview Town', which is set to come out April 13.
Along with the album announcement, Aldean will be hitting the road on his High Noon Neon Tour, making a stop at Toronto's Budweiser Stage on Sept. 15.
Avril Lavigne Returns To Music
After a four year break, Avril Lavigne announces album number six.
The Canadian singer took to Twitter to share the exciting news, tweeting "Time to make ROCK #music #Album6 #AL6" alongside a pic of herself hanging out in a recording studio.
Lavigne posted to Twitter this summer assuring fans a new record is coming. "I just want to thank everyone for their patience as I work on putting together this new album," she wrote. "I can't wait to share the new music I'm working on, I promise it'll be here before you know it!"