Below, check out Official Charts' calendar of upcoming album releases for 2021. Be sure to check back often for updates as new albums are announced each week.
Anne-Marie - Therapy
Dave - We're All Alone In This Together
Jackson Browne - Downhill From Everywhere
Leon Bridges - Gold-Diggers Sound
Bleachers - Take The Sadness Out Of Saturday Night
Prince - Welcome 2 America
Barbra Streisand - Release Me 2
Dappy - Fortune
Kanye West - DONDA
Kim Wilde - Pop Don't Stop - Greatest Hits
Jade Bird - Different Kinds Of Light
Jungle - Loving In Stereo
Luke Hemmings - When Facing The Things We Turn Away From
Jake Bugg - Saturday Night, Sunday Morning
Newton Faulkner - Interference (Of Light)
CHVRCHES - Screen Violence
Maisie Peters - You Signed Up For This
Little Simz - Sometimes I Might Be Introvert
Imagine Dragons - Mercury Act 1
Manic Street Preachers - The Ultra Vivid Lament
Steps - What The Future Holds Pt. 2
Don Broco - Amazing Things
Natalie Imbruglia - Firebird
Sugababes - One Touch (20th anniversary reissue)
Ladyhawke - Time Flies
Sam Fender - Seventeen Going Under
Duran Duran - Future Past
Courtney Barnett - Things Take Time, Take Time
The Canadian singer-songwriter will release her seventh album this year, posting on Instagram that its lead single will be released in the summer.
Travis Barker confirmed on Instagram that the band will release a new album in 2021.
Brockhampton - TBA
The band will release what is potentially their final album together "before the end of the year," according to frontman Kevin Abstract.
Last August Cardi said in a US radio interview that she was plotting her next move after the global smash WAP, but was hesitant to give a release date until the pandemic is under control. "I have other projects coming out that doesn't involve music,” she said, “but when it comes to music I think I'm going to put out another single.” That single, Up, is released on Feburary 5
Gwen has confirmed her fifth studio album, saying the record is a return to her ska and reggae-influenced roots.
The London rapper says he hopes to release his third album by August, and it will feature a mammoth 26 tracks.
Juice WRLD - The Party Never Ends
Kendrick has kept relatively quiet about when fans can expect new music, but given he was due to headline last year’s Glastonbury and British Summertime Hyde Park, we wouldn’t be surprised if he dropped the follow-up to his critically acclaimed DAMN. this year.
Lil Nas X
At last year’s Billboard Music Awards Lil Nas X quipped he will release the “best album of all time” in 2021, a follow-up to 2019’s 7 EP. Titled Montero, we already have its first three singles: Holiday, Montero (Call Me By Your Name), and Sun Goes Down.
The star recently revealed during an Instagram Q&A that she has nearly completed work on her new album - her second major label record - which is expected at some point this year. Longtime collaborator Ricky Reed and Oak, who worked on her last album Cuz I Love You, are involved again.
US singer/rapper SZA returned last September with the Neptunes-produced Hit Different and saw 2020 off with new track Good Days, which has become her biggest headline single in the UK. Despite some tweeted and deleted posts about the relationship with her label, it seems like a follow-up to 2017’s CTRL is imminent.