Westlife’s first studio album in nine years is one of this week’s leading #NewMusicFriday releases. Featuring the Top 20 single Hello My Love, Spectrum features five songs written by Ed Sheeran plus co-writes with James Bay, Ryan Tedder and Steve Mac.
Celine Dion is also back this week with her first English-language studio album in six years. Courage features tracks written by Sia, Sam Smith and David Guetta and features the singles Flying On My Own and Lying Down.
Other big releases this week include the soundtrack to Frozen II featuring Kacey Musgraves and Panic! At The Disco, the deluxe version of Dido’s Top 3 album Still On My Mind, the Super Deluxe edition of Lizzo’s Cuz I Love You, and the vinyl pressing of Taylor Swift’s Number 1 album Lover.
Looking at singles, Billie Eilish releases her latest track, the emotional nightmare-inspired Everything I Wanted, while Khalid drops new standalone song Up All Night. Taylor Swift releases Beautiful Ghosts, co-written with Andrew Lloyd Webber and taken from the upcoming movie Cats, and she has also united with Shawn Mendes for a remix of her UK Top 10 single Lover.
Camila Cabello and Pet Shop Boys trail the release of their new albums with new songs Living Proof and Burning The Heather respectively, plus Marshmello, Yungblud & Blackbear team up for big collaboration Tongue Tied.