Eminem makes a surprise return on this week's New Music Friday with his eleventh studio album Music To Be Murdered By. The record, as always, features a host of big name artists and producers; including Dr Dre, Ed Sheeran and the late Juice Wrld.
Eminem currently holds a UK chart record for the most consecutive chart-toppers on the Official Albums Chart, with nine. Can he extend that record with this surprise release?
Meanwhile, a posthumous album by the late US rapper and singer Mac Miller, called Circles, is out, and electornic multi-instrumentalist Mura Masa releases his highly anticipated second album R.Y.C.
Two big British indie bands also release new albums this week: The Courteeners are back with their sixth studio album and first in four years More. Again. Forever., and Bombay Bicycle Club return after a six-year absence with Everything Else Has Gone Wrong.
Also releasing new albums this week are US singer-songwriter Halsey, who puts out her third album Manic, while British singer Louise releases her first studio album in 20 years Heavy Love (listen to our interview with her on the Official Charts: Take The Hit podcast). Gabrielle Aplin also unveils her first album in five years, Dear Happy.
On the singles front, The 1975 trail their fourth album Notes on a Conditional Form with new single You & Me Together Song, Jonas Brothers drop new single What A Man Gotta Do, Meghan Trainor puts outs her new song Blink, and ahead of his debut album Walls, Louis Tomlinson releases the title track.
Other artists with new songs out are 2 Chainz & Future, American Authors, Ella Eyre, Lauv, The Naked and Famous, Shakira, The Shires and Tove Lo.