With 2017 just around the corner we thought we would take a peek into the future and reveal the albums we cannot wait to be released next year.
From Cheryl, to Shania Twain to Selena Gomez, 2017 is looking like it is going to be a brilliant year for the charts.
Here are our picks for the best albums coming out in 2017.
Next year will see Cheryl release her highly anticipated fifth studio album. The new LP was originally cited for a 2016 release but happy circumstances forced the hitmaker to push back the release of her latest body of work which is the follow up to her 2014 hit album ‘Only Human’. Cheryl has once again been working with music producer Neil Tucker on hew new music. The album is expected to be released in very late 2017.
2: Shania Twain
The New Year will finally see country music legend Shania Twain release her fifth studio album. Her last LP ‘Up!’ was released way back in 2002, but now the multi Grammy award winner is at last gearing up to drop her brand new record. The new album is expected to be released before April, and will see Shania Twain dabbling with a slightly new sound as she has been working with music producers Matthew Koma, and Jake Gosling.
3: Selena Gomez
After a turbulent 2016 US singer Selena Gomez will be hoping 2017 is a much happier, and healthier year. Despite being forced to cancel her world tour back in 2016, Selena Gomez will make her eagerly anticipated return to music next year. Her new album is expected to be released around mid-late 2017.
4: Lady Antebellum
After a short hiatus to pursue solo projects country music favourites Lady Antebellum are officially back together and working on a brand new album. The long awaited record from the trio will be released sometime in 2017, three years after their last release ‘747’ back in 2014.
5: Reggie ‘N’ Bollie
The New Year will finally see 2015 X Factor favourites Reggie ‘N’ Bollie release their debut album. The eagerly anticipated record is rumoured to feature a collaboration with their former mentor Cheryl. The album will be released around February or March.
Former Union J singer George Shelley is now officially a solo star and 2017 is expected to see him release his debut solo album. The record is expected to feature the songs from his GS Original series along with some new tunes.
7: Sarah Darling
Sarah Darling is a US country music act who in late 2016 gained a whole new fan-base in Britain after she supported UK record breaking country duo Ward Thomas during part of their Cartwheels tour. Her new LP ‘Dream Country’ will be released in the UK in February.
8: Fleur East
2017 will finally see 2014 X Factor star release her second album which is the follow up to her hit 2015 debut release ‘Sax’. Fleur East’s highly anticipated new LP is expected to be released around mid 2017.
9: Union J
Since George Shelley left Union J in early 2016, the band have been hard at work in the recording studio. With new band member Casey Johnson now part of the group expect a new and exciting sound from Union J on their new album which will be released in the New Year.
10: Aston Merrygold
Two years after going solo, next year will finally see former JLS star Aston Merrygold release his hotly anticipated debut album which is still rumoured to be called ‘Showstopper’. The album is expected to be released early in 2017.
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