Queen, Minaj’s fourth studio album, is a follow-up to her 2014 album The Pinkprint, and features the Platinum certified song “Chun-Li.”
“At this point in my career, I feel stronger and more creative than ever. I think you can hear that in this new album. It’s emotional, it’s soulful, it’s real, and we also have some fun on there too,” said the multi-Platinum country artist on her 6th studio album, her first effort as a producer.
“This record is all about … these different pieces and moving parts of this country,” Bingham tells Rolling Stone Country. “It’s about growing up in all these different parts of America and experiencing all these different cultures … a bit of a love song and love story about getting through it all.”
The 20-track project includes collaborations with Jason Derulo, Jason Aldean, and more and was described by singer Tyler Hubbard as “a well-rounded album” with “a lot of the music is just kind of a throwback — a FGL take on kind of what we grew up on, ’90s country.”
Head Above Water is the followup to Lavigne’s 2013 self-titled album and draws inspiration from her battle with Lyme disease, with her describing the album as an “emotional journey.”
Homeshake’s Peter Sagar has explored everything from sturdy guitar-based indie-pop to a bleary-eyed take on lo-fi R&B. Now, with Helium, Sagar is putting down roots in aesthetic territory all his own.
Chaka Khan’s first album in 12 years, Hello Happiness, will have a sound that is “contemporary but at the same time have strong echoes of the past, such as the late ’70s New York disco scene.”
Led by the husband-and-wife team of guitarist Derek Trucks and blues singer/guitarist Susan Tedeschi, Signs is the duo’s fourth studio album.
Robert Ellis returns with the wild and spirited, Texas Piano Man. An 11-song set with vocals that soar and pumping piano vamps that call to mind Leon Russell and Elton John.
Australian pscyhe-pop band Methyl Ethel release their third album, Triage, today on 4AD. Written, produced and performed by lead singer Jake Webb – it’s a reflective album with a surrealist edge.
Through his expertly crafted songwriting & storytelling, GRAMMY-nominated Texas troubadour Hayes Carll’s new album What It Is touches on relationships, human experience, & trying to stay present.