Absent from the market in the last year, the big stars of global music will reclaim their space in 2019 with expected record returns in charge of Madonna, Rihanna, Bruce Springsteen and Alejandro Sanz.
However, the unknowns are once again the norm one more year, given the possibility of certain unreleased songs by artists like The Cure, The Chemical Brothers, Kanye West, Mark Ronson, The 1975, Dua Lipa, Sia, Miley Cyrus, Janet Jackson, The Weeknd and The Cranberries, with the latest recordings in which Dolores O'Riordan participated.
Even Adele could have news for the next Christmas, according to The Sun, or the very ones The Rolling Stones, according to recent statements by the not always reliable Keith Richards, who was optimistic about his first album with original material in 15 years.
It seems clearer Selena Gomez (“the album is ready,” he said in August) and Ariana Grande, in creative streak after rising as the great diva of 2018 with her fourth album, 'Sweetener', or Lana del Rey, who will publish 'Norman Fucking Rockwell' after the previous release of promising singles like 'Venice Bitch', much cited as one of the best songs of the past year.
Madonna and Rihanna They should have published news last fall, but decided to wait. In this regard, the “blond ambition” commented in October that he was “finishing” his fourteenth studio album, soaked by the influence of his residence in Portugal.
As well the artist from Barbados declared in the last weeks that it will be “in 2019” when she publishes new material, which, according to some media, will not consist of one disc, but two: one more commercial and attached to the radio formula and the other more experimental.
Very influenced by the tone of his acoustic show 'Springsteen on Broadway', whose recording has recently been released, the Boss has been working on the relay to 'High Hopes' (2014), with a clear tone of “singer-songwriter disc”.
Among the few commercially successful artists who have a firm date are Backstreet Boys, that on January 25 will release 'DNA', his first studio album in six years, a return that joins that of other stars of the nineties, like Avril Lavigne ('Head Above Water', February 15) Y Dido ('Still on My Mind, March 8).
The lovers of alternative rock and more experimental music will not be orphaned of releases either.
The January 18 arrive Deerhunter ('Why Has not Everything Already Disappeared?') And Sharon Van Etten ('Remind Me Tomorrow'), too Panda Bear ('Buoys') on February 8 and Weezer on March 1 ('The Black Album'), waiting for more concrete news from Die Antwoord ('27'), Chromatics ('Dear Tommy') and The Raconteurs, Jack White band.
Already in Spanish, “in the middle of 2019” will be published “#ElDisco”, twelfth studio album of Alejandro Sanz, amen of the first material from “Sirope” (2015) and, as he stated, his “last” LP proper, according to the drift that the physical formats have taken in the industry.