Looking Ahead: A Release Calendar for Upcoming Albums

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With more and more music released each year, it’s a near impossible task to keep track of everything that’s coming. From pop to hip-hop to alternative to K-pop to country, the choices made available feel endless — not to mention vinyl, re-releases and collectible editions.

Below, check out Billboard‘s running calendar of upcoming releases to make sure you’re in the know; check back often for updates to our schedule of albums to look forward to each week.

August 2

Angela Perley, 4:30

Arthur Moon, Arthur Moon

Bad Heaven Ltd., strength

Black Milk, DiVE EP

Cherie Currie & Brie Darling, The Motivator


Cory Wong, Motivational Music For The Syncopated Soul

Cross Record, Cross Record

Elaina Kay, Issues

Forgetter, Parts of Anything

Francis Lung, A Dream Is U

GRLwood, I Sold My Soul To The Devil When I Was 12

Humeysha, Nusrat on the Beach EP

Jack West, For the Record

Johntá Austin, Love, Sex & Religion

Little Boots, JUMP EP

Love Deluxe, Fata Morgana EP

Mabel, High Expectations

Merival, Lesson

Miynt, Stay On Your Mind EP

Northlane, Allen

Possible Humans, Everybody Split

The Rocket Summer, Sweet Shivers

Russian Circles, Blood Year

Skillet, Victorious

Slaughter Beach, Dog, Safe And Also No Fear

Social House, TBA

So Sensitive, Bedroom Drama

Taylor Hollingsworth, Tap Dancin Daddy

Tennis System, Lovesick

The Teskey Brothers, Run Home Slow

Ty Segall, First Taste

Volbeat, Rewind, Replay, Rebound

Young Guv, GUV I

August 7

Primaveras, Anthropometries EP

Wet Dream, Future Nostalgic

August 9

Chali 2na & Krafty Kuts, Adventures Of A Reluctant Superhero

Electric Youth, Memory Emotion

Fionn Regan, Cala

Gold Child, Gold Child

Infinity Crush, Virtual Heaven

Jon Crompton, Intuit

Kevin George, My Darling Demon

Marika Hackman, Any Human Friend

Matt Muse, Love & Nappyness EP

Maybe April, The Other Side

Olivia Lane, The One EP

Quicksilver Daydream, Fly Oblivion

Ra Ra Riot, Superbloom

The Regrettes, How Do You Love?

Rick Ross, Port of Miami 2

Slark Moan, Superstition for the Consumer Romantic

Slipknot, We Are Not Your Kind

Smooth Hound Smith, Dog in a Manger

Strung Out, Songs of Armor and Devotion

UV Rays, The Right Stuff

Vandana, Contra EP

Various Artists, Mashed Potato Records, Vols. 1 & 2

Wilder Woods, Wilder Woods

August 15

Sonny Santos, Hotel de Londres

August 16

Amason, Galaxy I

Ben Eunson, Ace

Blanck Mass, Animated Violence Mild

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, Dragons

Dry Cleaning, Sweet Princess EP

Dylan Scott, An Old Memory EP

Friendly Fires, Inflorescent

Hanne Hukkelberg, Birthmark

King Corduroy, Avalon Ave. EP

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Infest The Rats

Lillie Mae, Other Girls

Madison Cunningham, Who Are You Now

Magic City Hippies, Modern Animal

Maria Usbeck, Envejeciendo

Nobody’s Baby, Nobody’s Baby

Noel Wells, It’s So Nice!

Off With Their Heads, Be Good

Oh Sees, Face Stabber

Oso Oso, Basking in the Glow

Peaer, A Healthy Earth

Pro Teens, Twos

The Rails, Cancel The Sun

Ride, This Is Not a Safe Place

Saint Slumber, YOUTH//3 EP

Shura, forevher

Sleater-Kinney, The Center Won’t Hold

Surfer Blood, Hourly Haunts EP

Taylor McFerrin, Love’s Last Chance

Uniform & The Body, Everything That Dies Someday Comes Back

August 23

Alexander Noice, NOICE

CRX, Peek

Dalton Domino, Songs From the Exile

Esther Rose, You Made It This Far

Ghost Orchard, Bunny

Hugar, Varða

Jay Som, Anak Ko

Knocked Loose, A Different Shade of Blue

Lina Tullgren, Free Cell

Lionel Richie, Hello From Las Vegas

Midland, Let It Roll

Modern Nature, How to Live

Oh, Rose, While My Father Sleeps

Ottoman Turks, Ottoman Turks

The Rails, Cancel the Sun

Raphael Saadiq, Jimmy Lee

Redd Kross, Beyond the Door

Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Brighter Days

Rose Dorn, Days You Were Leaving

The Rubinoos, From Home

Seratones, POWER

Sheer Mag, A Distant Call

Stella Emmett, Admirer

Sunny War, Shell of a Girl

Tanya Tucker, While I’m Livin’

Taylor Swift, Lover

Vince Gill, Okie

Yokosawa Shunichiro, Haiji

August 28

Garcons, TBA

Kills Birds, Kills Birds

Selci, Effervescence EP

August 30

Andrew Munsey, High Tide

Astrid S, Trust Issues EP

Black Belt Eagle Scout, At the Party With My Brown Friends

Bodywash, Comforter

Bon Iver, i,i

Close Talker, How Do We Stay Here

Common, Let Love

Ezra Furman, Twelve Nudes

Fire-Toolz, Field Whispers

Gawd Status, Firmamentum

Hesitation Wounds, Chicanery

Humbird, Pharmakon

Jack Drag, Summer of Cuts and Bruises EP

Joan Shelley, Like the River Loves the Sea

Kidnap, TBA

Maya Beiser, delugEON

Montaigne, Complex

Pharmakon, Devour

Phebe Starr, Ice Tea Liberace EP

Rilès, Welcome to the Jungle

Rosemary Fairweather, Heavenly – A Second Collection of Songs

Sheryl Crow, Threads

The S.L.P., The S.L.P.

Tenesha The Wordsmith, Peacocks & Other Savage Beasts

Tool, TBA

Trisha Yearwood, Every Girl

Velvet Negroni, Neon Brown

Whitney, Forever Turned Around

September 2

Abraham Alexander, Abraham Alexander EP

September 6

Adam Green, Engine of Paradise

Bat for Lashes, Lost Girls

Del Barber, Easy Keeper

Domink Eulberg, Mannigfaltig

Frankie Cosmos, Close It Quietly

Golden Dawn Arkestra, Darkness Falls on the Edge of Time

Iggy Pop, Free

Lower Dens, The Competition

Mahalia, Love & Compromise

Pearla, Quilting & Other Activities EP

Scoville Unit, Scoville Unit

Secret Shame, Dark Synthetics

Sis, Gas Station Roses

Sleeping With Sirens, How It Feels To Be Lost

sloan:sonna, All the Right Statements

Squid, Town Centre EP

Stolen Jars, A Reminder

Tinariwen, Amadjar

Various Artists, Alefa Madagascar: Salegy, Soukous & Soul from the Red Island 1974-1984

September 13

Alex Cameron, Miami Memory

Big Cheese, Wild to Be Born

Blood Cultures, Oh Uncertainty! A Universe Despairs

Brett Young, The Acoustic Sessions

Charli XCX, Charli

Chelsea Wolfe, Birth of Violence

Devendra Banhart, Ma

Dori Freeman, Every Single Star

Goo Goo Dolls, Miracle Pill

Jenny Hval, The Practice of Love

Jeremy Ivey, The Dream and the Dreamer

KXM, Circle of Dolls

Love Fame Tragedy, I Don’t Want To Play The Victim, But I’m Really Good At It

Luke Temple, Both-And

The Lumineers, III

Michigander, Where Do We Go From Here EP

mxmtoon, the masquerade

The Paranoyds, Carnage Bargain

Paula Cole, Revolution

Pretend Collective, Pretend Collective

(Sandy) Alex G, House of Sugar

Surf Curse, Heaven Surrounds You

Tiger Army, Retrofuture

The Weeks, Two Moons

September 20

Ani Cordero, El Machete

Blink 182, TBD

Brittany Howard, Jaime

Cones, Pictures of Pictures

Efterklang, Altid Sammen

Fitz and the Tantrums, All The Feels

Heather Mae, Glimmer

Hua Li, Dynasty

Keane, Cause and Effect

Liam Gallagher, Why Me? Why Not.

LIFE, A Picture of Good Health

Monograms, Living Wire

Monster Rally, Adventures on the Floating Island

Operator Music Band, Duo Duo

Rubikon, The Record

sir Was, Holding on to a Dream

Sofi Tukker, R.I.P. Shame, Pt. 1 EP

Telepathic Band, Electric Telepathy Vol. 1

Twen, Awestruck

Vivian Girls, Memory

September 27

Dermot Kennedy, Without Fear

Emergency Tiara, Unsofisticated Circus

Estiva, Metamorphoses

Girl Band, The Talkies

John Calvin Abney, Safe Passage

Moon Duo, Stars Are The Light

Steel Panther, Heavy Metal Rules

Sui Zhen, Losing, Linda

Tegan and Sara, Hey, I’m Just Like You

Temples, Hot Motion

Trentemøller, Obverse

Vagabon, All the Women in Me

October 4

The Avett Brothers, Closer Than Together

The Darkness, Easter Is Cancelled

Lightning Dust, Spectre

The Menzingers, Hello Exile

Mika, My Name Is Michael Holbrook

Molly Drag, Touchstone

Rhi, The Pale Queen


Wilco, Ode to Joy

WIVES, So Removed

October 11

Allah Las, LAHS

The Dead South, Sugar & Joy

Goldroom, Plunge / Surface

Good Graces, Prose and Consciousness

TENT, Medicine

October 18

Alter Bridge, Walk the Sky

Ali Barter, Hello, I’m Doing My Best

October 25

Anna Meredith, FIBS

The Mariachi Ghost, Puro Dolor

Old Dominion, Old Dominion

November 1

Signe Marie Rustad, When Words Flew Freely

November 8

Kate Davis, Trophy

November 15

The Ninth Wave, Infancy Pt. 2

December 20

Hunger, Mosaik

Author:  Glenn Rowley Bryan Kress

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