From Nicki Minaj announcing new album ‘Pink Friday 2’ to The Recording Academy revealing the 2024 Grammy Awards show and nomination dates, here’s last week in music –
Post Malone Unveils Tracklist for Upcoming Album ‘Austin’
Post Malone has finally revealed the tracklist for his upcoming ‘Austin,’ which was announced back in May. He also shared a snippet of the track ‘Something Real,’ track 2 on the record.
“proud to announce my new album titled “Austin” dropping on July 28th ?this whole deal has been one of the most challenging, rewarding, and exciting records I’ve worked on,” Austin Richard Post AKA Post Malone wrote on Instagram.
He added: “i feel it captures who i am as a man and as an artist in this moment. thank y’all so much for your patience, and thank you for being there with me in my hardest times. i love y’all so much, and am ready to fucking party with y’all. cheers, and keep spreading love.” The 10x Grammy-nominated artist has so far released two tracks off ‘Austin’ – ‘Chemical’ and ‘Mourning,’ the third and fifth tracks on the record, respectively.
Find the tracklist below:
- Don’t Understand
- Something Real
- Too Cool to Die
- Sign Me Up
- Hold My Breath
- Enough Is Enough
- Texas Tea
- Buyer Beware
- Green Thumb
- Laugh It Off
Zayn Teases New Music
New music from Zayn is officially on the way! The ‘Pillowtalk’ singer wiped out his Instagram before posting a clip of himself rocking a Celine black and red studded biker jacket while sitting on a motorbike. He wore a helmet that only revealed his eyes. Soon, he shared another snippet standing atop the rooftop of a building. He recently also posted a photo of himself in a studio, which means new music is coming sooner than we think.
Zayn has also signed a record deal with Mercury Records after releasing 3 albums on RCA Records. His debut single on Mercury Records is coming “very soon this summer.” “As soon as ZAYN and I met, I knew we had to work together. I was blown away by the new music, but just as impressed by his vision, drive and spirit,” the President of Mercury Records said as per Billboard. “We’re honored he and his team have joined us at Mercury Records. We’ve got an incredible opportunity to tell the next chapter of his story together.”
The OneRepublic frontman, Ryan Tedder, also confirmed that he had been working with Zayn. “I guess the cat’s out of the bag,” Ryan said on Capital Breakfast with Roman Kemp, “but I’ve been working with Zayn a bunch for the past eight months as well.” Zayn’s last album ‘Nobody Is Listening’ was released in 2021.
Pre-save Zayn’s upcoming single: HERE
Olivia Rodrigo Announces New Album ‘Guts’
The highly-anticipated follow-up album to Olivia Rodrigo’s debut ‘Sour’ arrives this September! Titled ‘Guts,’ the Grammy-winning artist’s sophomore album is set to release on September 8. “For me, this album is about growing pains and trying to figure out who I am at this point in my life,” Rodrigo said about Guts, according to Pitchfork. “I feel like I grew 10 years between the ages of 18 and 20—it was such an intense period of awkwardness and change. I think that’s all just a natural part of growth, and hopefully the album reflects that.”
The ‘drivers license’ singer also released the first single of her upcoming album today. “vampire song and video out now??. I made it with my very talented wonderful friend @dan_nigro last winter and created the video with the incredible @petrafcollins. writing this song helped me sort through lots of feelings of regret, anger, and heartache. it’s one of my favorite songs on the album and it felt very cathartic to finish. im so happy it’s in your hands now and I hope it helps u deal with any bloodsuckers in your life. all my thanks 4ever,” Olivia shared on Instagram.
Her debut album ‘SOUR’ was rolled out in 2021 featuring popular songs like ‘good 4 u,’ ‘deja vu,’ ‘traitor,’ and ‘drivers license.’ The album won a Best Pop Vocal Album Grammy award and the singer also took home the Best New Artist Grammy win along with a Best Pop Solo Performance trophy for ‘drivers license’ at the 2022 Grammy Awards.
Check out Olivia Rodrigo’s new single ‘Vampire’ below:
The Nominees for the 2024 Grammy Awards to Be Announced This November
The Recording Academy has announced the dates for the 2024 Grammy awards show and nomination. The award ceremony will be held at the Crypto.com Arena in LA on February 4, 2024, while the nominees will be announced on November 10. The next Grammy Awards show will be broadcast on CBS TV Network and will stream live on Paramount+.
Recently, it was announced that The Recording Academy has added three new categories – Best Pop Dance Recording, Best African Music Performance, and Best Alternative Jazz Album. The nominees of the four top categories – Song of the Year, Best New Artist, Album of the Year, and Record of the Year have been reduced to 8.
Nicki Minaj Announces New Album, Pushes Release Date
Nicki Minaj has unveiled the title of her upcoming album! The iconic rapper has also changed the release date from October to November. “Dear Barbz, I’ve been trying to find the right time to tell you this for a few days. Due to some really exciting news that I’ll share with you guys @ a later time, I’ve shifted the album date just a tad bit,” Nicki said while announcing her forthcoming album’s title and release date. “Trust me, it’ll be WELL WORTH THE WAIT…,” she assured her fans.
“but since I AM shifting the date just a tad, I’d like to give you guys a tiny SIP of some more album tea so that I don’t have to get cussed out ? so…here it goes: MY NEW ALBUM WILL BE RELEASED ON 11.17.23- ? and she shall be called:Pink Friday 2 ?” she continued. The ‘Starships’ hitmaker is also featured on the soundtrack of Great Gerwig’s upcoming film ‘Barbie.’ Titled ‘Barbie World (with Aqua),’ the song with Ice Spice was released this month. Nicki Minaj’s album ‘Pink Friday 2’ arrives on November 17.
A New Tomorrow X Together Documentary is Coming to Disney+ This July!
A documentary special following Tomorrow x Together titled ‘TOMORROW X TOGETHER: Our Lost Summer’ will premiere on Disney+ on July 28! It will see the K-pop group on their first world tour. Last year, Tomorrow x Together made history by performing at Lollapalooza in Chicago. Viewers will also get a chance to see the quintet take one of the biggest festival stages in the world!
Tomorrow X Together’s latest release is the Japanese version of their song ‘Sugar Rush Ride.’ They are also set to release a collaborative single ‘Do It Like That’ with the Jonas Brothers on July 7.