There are some big albums coming in the next twelve months.
Though there’s always the odd surprise that even we couldn't predict – who’d have had ABBA coming back the way they did in 2021? – here’s our guide to those we know about and some heavily rumoured long players we suspect will be coming in 2022.
Harry Styles - Harry's House (May 20)
Harry's upcoming third album, trailed by his second solo Number 1 single, As It Was.
Jack Savoretti - Europiana (Encore) (May 20)
Lykke Li - Eyeye (May 20)
Porridge Radio - Waterside, Diving Board, Ladder To The Sky (May 20)
Pictured: Harry Styles (obviously)
Alfie Templeman - Mellow Moon (May 27)
Deff Leppard - Diamond Star Halos (May 27)
Liam Gallagher – C’Mon You Know (May 27)
Liam will be looking to secure his third consecutive Number 1 solo album.
Tate McRae - I Used To Think I Could Fly (May 27)
Will Young - 20 Years: The Greatest Hits (May 27)
Angel Olsen - Big Time (June 3)
Hudson Taylor - Searching For Answers (June 3)
Post Malone - Twelve Carat Toothache (June 3)
BTS - Proof (June 10)
The name for the newest album by the K-pop juggernaut has been revealed! Proof impacts June 10. Get ready!
Carrie Underwood - Denim & Rhinestones (June 10)
George Ezra - Gold Rush Kid (June 10)
Foals - Life Is Yours (June 17)
Pictured: George Ezra
Perfume Genius - Ugly Season (June 17)
Conan Gray - Superache (June 24)
Madonna - Finally Enough Love (June 24)
The queen of pop's ambitious re-release of her back catalogue begins with the just-announced Finally Enough Love, a bumper remix collection of some of her greatest hits, given new life by some of dance music's most talented artists.
MUNA - MUNA (June 24)
Soccer Mommy - Sometimes, Forever (June 24)
Imagine Dragons - Mercury Acts 1 & 2 (July 1)
Rae Morris - Rachel@Fairyland (July 8)
Beabadoobe - Beatopia (July 15)
Lizzo - Special (July 15)
Lizzo's fourth album has been in the works for three solid years. Launch single About Damn Time is a sparkly disco self-help anthem, and Max Martin is apparently heavily involved in the rest of the tracklist.
Noah Cyrus - The Hardest Part (July 15)
Superorganism - World Wide Pop (July 15)
Deaf Havana - The Present Is A Foreign Land (July 22)
Jack White - Entering Heaven Alive (July 22)
Pictured: Maggie Rogers
Odesza - The Last Goodbye (July 22)
Oh Wonder - 22 Make (July 22)
Sports Team - Gulp! (July 22)
The Kooks - 10 Tracks To Echo In The Dark (July 22)
Jamie T - The Theory of Whatever (July 29)
Maggie Rogers - Surrender (July 29)
Lauv - All 4 Nothing (August 5)
Muse - Will Of The People (August 26)
Rina Sawayama - Hold The Girl (September 2)
Just announced, BRIT-nominated alt-pop superstar Rina has collaborated with Stuart Price (Madonna, Dua Lipa) on her upcoming sophomore album, apparently inspired by Xenomania's production work for Girls Aloud. It's trailed by lead single This Hell, which sounds like That Don't Impress Me Much, Born This Way and Primadonna met in a dark alley and decided to go clubbing.
Yungblud - YUNGBLUD (September 2)
Release dates TBA
a-ha - True North
Altered Images - TBA
Arctic Monkeys - TBA
Beyonce - TBA
Brockhampton - The Final Album
Cardi B- TBA
Carly Rae Jepsen - TBA
Check out everything we know about Carly's new Western Wind era here.
Christine & The Queens - TBA
The Cure - TBA
Depeche Mode - TBA
Dove Cameron - TBA
Dua Lipa - TBA
Hard-Fi - TBA
Janet Jackson – Black Diamond
Jesy Nelson - TBA
Kasabian - TBA
Kelis - TBA
LCD Soundsystem - TBA
Lily Allen - TBA
Mariah Carey - TBA
My Bloody Valentine - TBA
Noel Gallagher - TBA
Ozzy Osbourne - TBA
Radiohead - TBA
Rihanna - TBA
Robbie Williams - TBA
Sabrina Carpenter - TBA
Shania Twain - TBA
Sky Ferreira - Masochism
Sky's mythical second album could be on the way - a new single, Don't Forget, is incoming after nearly 4 years of silence.
Stormzy - TBA
Taylor Swift – TBA
There’s likely to be more (Taylor’s Versions) coming: there's just Taylor Swift, Speak Now, 1989 and Reputation left to go!
Tove Lo - TBA