All the artists releasing new music before the end of the year
Written by Ateca Tukana on October 27, 2021
Not to scare you but, the end of 2021 is almost approaching! 9 more Wednesdays (from when this story was published) to be exact. But before the year is over, some big names are releasing some new music. From albums to singles, below is a list of the new music coming out before the end of the year from our favorite artists.
Elton John – The Lockdown Sessions
Sir Elton John’s album The Lockdown Sessions was released on October 22nd and features a whole array of different artists including Stevie Wonder, Stevie Nicks, and Glen Campbell.
See you at the finish line, Stevie Wonder 🧡 #thelockdownsessions #finishline pic.twitter.com/ypvy3U7bRK
— Elton John (@eltonofficial) September 29, 2021
Ed Sheeran – =
Ed Sheeran has announced his fifth studio album, ‘=’ to be released on the 29th of October.
The album will feature 14 songs, which Sheeran said he cut down from a much longer list in a “painstaking process.
The lead single Bad Habits became his 10th UK number one hit and spent seven weeks at number one in New Zealand.
= is released on the 29th of October 🦋
Pre-order now https://t.co/xwc7Bkh04s pic.twitter.com/Bfs1NC0KiU
— Ed Sheeran (@edsheeran) August 19, 2021
ABBA – Voyage
For the first time in almost 40 years, the group has released new music and announced a brand new album, as well as exciting news of a unique stadium concert (Tickets for new #ABBAVoyage dates for October-December 2022 go on sale Wednesday 3rd November at 10am).
The Swedish superstars have announced their comeback with a 10-track album titled ‘Voyage’ – released on 5 November.
Exclusive artwork versions of ABBA's new album 'Voyage' are available for pre-order in selected stores only.
— ABBA (@ABBA) September 20, 2021
Rod Stewart – The Tears Of Hercules
Sir Rod Stewart’s new record is all about love and sex.
The 76-year-old music legend has announced his 31st studio album, ‘The Tears of Hercules’, and released the lead single ‘One More Time’, which is about wanting to bed a former flame after a breakup.
Ladies & gentlemen, exciting news!
My new album, THE TEARS OF HERCULES will be available on CD, vinyl & digitally on Nov 12th.
I’ve never said this before about any previous efforts, but I believe this is by far my best album in many a year.
Pre-order: https://t.co/d2tvBAzha4 pic.twitter.com/aftLNacmzf
— Sir Rod Stewart (@rodstewart) September 16, 2021
Ronan Keating – Songs From Home
Release date November 12th
Ronan has handpicked 12 songs that celebrate his heritage for the collection, which is released on November 12 via Decca Records, and the record also includes an original song.
My brand new album ‘Songs From Home’ is available for pre-order now. A passionate collection of songs that remind me of my home, Ireland.
Pre-order your limited signed edition from my official store, released on November 12: https://t.co/g2IJDB6cwx pic.twitter.com/r8F2kmc7X0
— Ronan Keating (@ronanofficial) October 5, 2021
Adele – 30
Release date November 19
Adele is officially back! The singer has released a brand new single Easy On Me on the 15th of this month and it is taking the world over by storm. The much-anticipated brand new album “30” will be released on November 19.
Easy On Me – Out Nowhttps://t.co/2iwZqeT01P pic.twitter.com/UhmznLDvgZ
— Adele (@Adele) October 14, 2021
And what’s the end of the year without Christmas albums …
Norah Jones – I Dream Of Christmas
Norah Jones will release her first-holiday album, I Dream Of Christmas, on October 15th. It ill features a mix of originals and beloved holiday songs such as “Blue Christmas,” “Run Rudolph Run,” “Christmas Time Is Here” and “Winter Wonderland.” Norah penned four songs for the collection.
Kelly Clarkson – When Christmas Comes Around
Kelly Clarkson has released her latest Christmas-themed single Christmas Isn’t Cancelled (Just You).
The 39-year-old singer dropped the festive track on Thursday, which comes as the very first song to be released from her upcoming Christmas-themed studio album, ‘When Christmas Comes Around…’.
Kelly’s album was released on October 15 via Atlantic Records, and it’s the star’s ninth studio production and her second Christmas album after 2013’s ‘Wrapped in Red’.
So I thought I'd give y'all a sneak peek of songs off this record leading up to its release. 🎶 Here's the first one! This one's called "Merry Christmas Baby" and it kicks off the album 🎄 #WhenChristmasComesAround https://t.co/Vz3Y331GgP pic.twitter.com/cBmKiAgcBx
— Kelly Clarkson (@kellyclarkson) October 3, 2021
Michael Buble – Christmas Super Deluxe Limited Box Set
The king of Christmas has an announcement to do with none other than Christmas itself!
Michael Bublé has announced that he has recorded two brand new festive tunes, the original track ‘The Christmas Sweater’, and a new studio version of ‘Let It Snow!’, recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London with the BBC Big Band Orchestra as a part of a special Super Deluxe Limited Edition Box Set.
The special 2021 box set will be released on November 19 and is pegged to be the ultimate festive gift for Christmas lovers.
In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Michael’s album 'christmas', he recorded “Let it Snow” with the BBC's Big Band Orchestra at the famous Abbey Road Studios in London and it’s out now. Listen here! https://t.co/W8l4yIyWKU pic.twitter.com/NpGqokWA76
— Michael Bublé (@MichaelBuble) October 1, 2021
Steve Perry – The Season
Journey’s lead singer Steve Perry has announced that he is gearing up to release his first-ever Christmas album, ‘The Season’.
Alongside the album announcement, Steve released the first single from the album (despite it only being September) with the song ‘I’ll Be Home for Christmas’.
The album is due out on November 5th.
I am excited to announce that I will be releasing my very first holiday record, “The Season,” on November 5.
I hope when people hear this record, they will be teleported in the same way I was when I recorded all these songs.
— Steve Perry (@StevePerryMusic) September 10, 2021
Bruce Springsteen – The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts
Bruce Springsteen has a live album being released alongside a DVD filled with ten never-before-released performances from the Madison Square Garden MUSE benefit concerts.
“The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts” represent the highest quality and best recorded Bruce performances from an explosive, ascendant and rarely-filmed era of the E Street Band.
The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts on exclusive media formats + merch! Pre-order now: https://t.co/RWkZnKbbvQ pic.twitter.com/wZfVaeouuv
— Bruce Springsteen (@springsteen) September 24, 2021