'Fun' - Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks has revealed he's working on a new album, to be titled 'Fun', sharing the news on a recent edition of his "Inside Studio G" Facebook Live chat with fans. “It’s just the ‘Fun‘ album,” Brooks said. “It’s just been a fun process to go through, especially being off from touring where you don’t have to worry if your voice is gonna be able to go in for sessions or not.” According to Brooks, recording is scheduled to be completed this week, with the album to be released sometime in the spring.
'DNA' — Backstreet Boys
Backstreet is back with a new album. Less than 30 days into 2019 and Backstreet Boys will deliver their first album in six years 'DNA'. Fans can grab their copy of the album on Jan. 25.
'Treat Myself' — Meghan Trainor
Why pick up one album on Jan. 25 when you can pick up two? Meghan Trainor will release her new project 'Treat Myself' the same day Backstreet Boys share their 'DNA'.
'Head Above Water' — Avril Lavigne
A bout with Lyme disease derailed Avril Lavigne's career for more than half a decade. No more. The Canadian darling will return sometime in February with her new project 'Head Above Water', her first album in six years.
Said The Whale
Juno Award-winning Canadian rock band Said the Whale will have a lot to say on Feb. 8. That is when their new project 'Cascadia' hits shelves and streaming services.
'Berkeley's On Fire' — SWMRS
Watch out because 'Berkeley's On Fire'. American punk band SWMRS are expecting big things from their fourth studio album, available Feb. 15.
Weezer (Black Album) — Weezer
Can you believe Weezer are approaching their 12th studio album? The band started a trend in 1994 with the release of their debut studio album 'Weezer (Blue Album'. Since then, the band have released a 'Green Album', 'Red Album', and 'White Album'. March 1, 2019, will introduce the fifth iteration of this project: 'Weezer (Black Album)'.
‘Wasteland, Baby!’ – Hozier
Mark your calendars, Hozier is following up his very successful 2014 self-titled album with a new one called ‘Wasteland, Baby!’. This will be Hozier’s second studio album and is set to release on March 1, 2019.
'Toothsayer' - Tanya Tagaq
Canadian Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq has announced a new EP called 'Toothsayer'. It is scheduled for release on March 1 via Six Shooter Records.
The five-tracks are taken from the National Maritime Museum's "Polar Worlds" exhibit in London, U.K and includes the new single “Snowblind” featuring UK electronic artist Ash Koosha.
“I named this Toothsayer because I always liked the term soothsayer, to look into the future and to speak wisely,” says Tagaq. “Teeth represent protection and hunting in nature. We are going to have to get our fists up and our teeth out to carve our way to survival in this world.”
'Live In London' - Flight Of The Conchords
On Mar. 8 2019, the New Zealand musical comedy pair will release their new album ‘Live In London’. The album was taped during a performance in London of last year and will include their recently released single ‘Father and Son’.
'Still On My Mind' — Dido
Dido clearly has something on her mind. The U.K. mainstay returns with her first project since 2013, a new album called 'Still on My Mind'. Dido hyped up the album with the November release of lead single "Hurricanes". The album is out March 8 and Dido will embark on her first tour in 15 years in support of the album.
‘Lux Prima’ – Karen O And Danger Mouse
Grammy-nominated singer Karen O is collaborating with Danger Mouse. This is their first release together, though they almost collaborated back in 2007 before their careers and lives got in the way. After a cooling-off period in both their lives, the two got together in 2015 and ‘Lux Prima’ was born. "Woman", a track from the album, is available now. The album will be out for purchase on March 15.
'Norman F**king Rockwell' — Lana Del Rey
Not a lot is known about Lana Del Rey's upcoming sixth studio album 'Norman F**king Rockwell' besides its name. Del Rey owns two #1 and two #2 albums, so it is a safe bet her next project will make an impact. It is reportedly scheduled for March 29.
'Notes on a Conditional Form' — The 1975
The 1975 show no signs of slowing down. The chart-topping British band will release their fourth studio album 'Notes on a Conditional Form' in May 2019, six months after the release of their third project 'A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships'.
To Be Determined:
The music industry's biggest stars are expected to release albums in 2019. Here are artists whose new albums we're already amped for despite not having any singles, a release date or even a name: Adele, Coldplay, Madonna, Rob Zombie, Ariana Grande and Sheryl Crow.