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2020 Album Release Calendar: Looking Ahead

With more and more music released each year, it’s a near-impossible task to keep track of everything that’s coming. From pop to hip-hop to alternative to K-pop to country, the choices made available feel endless — not to mention vinyl, re-releases and collectible editions.

Below, check out Billboard‘s running calendar of upcoming releases to make sure you’re in the know; check back often for updates to our schedule of albums to look forward to each week.


June 12
Adeline, Intérimes EP
Alextbh, The Chase EP
Andrea & Mud, Bad News Darlin’
Bazarian, Sight Lines EP
B. Bravo, Cosmic Mind
Bibio, Sleep On The Wing
Boney James, Solid
Brent Amaker, DeathSquad Hello
Chloe x Halle, Ungodly Hour
Deep Purple, Whoosh!
Dougie Poole, The Freelancer’s Blues
Drab City, Good Songs For Bad People
El Shirota, Tiempos Raros
Eric Hutchinson, Class of ’98
The Explorers Club, The Explorers Club / To Sing And Be Born Again
Forest Bees, Forest Bees
Forest Blakk, Sideways EP
Francesca Blanchard, Make It Better
Golf Alpha Bravo, The Sundog
Gone West, Canyons
Gum, Out In The World
Healing Potpourri, Blanket of Calm
Idahams, Man On Fire EP
Jack Garratt, Love, Death & Dancing
James Deacon, Renegade EP
Jay Prince, Prayers & Solutions
Jay Wheeler & DJ Nelson, Platonicos
Jehnny Beth, To Love Is to Live
Joe Moses, Westside II
John Craigie, Asterisk the Universe
Kramer, Songs We Sang In Our Dreams
Naeem, Startisha
Nate Lee, Wings of a Jetliner
Nihiloxica, Kaloli
Nir Felder, II
Norah Jones, Pick Me Up Off the Floor
Noveller, Arrow
Paul Weller, On Sunset
Rob Snyder, The Way That I Am
Sammy Brue, Crash Test Kid
Soko, Feel Feelings
Stevan, Just Kids
Tracye Eileen, It’s Time
Unwed Sailor, Look Alive
The Voodoo Children, Instant Nostalgia – Side A EP
Waylon Payne, Blue Eyes, The Harlot, The Queer, The Pusher & Me: Act 1

June 19
Amo Amo, Canta EP
Bad Cop/Bad Cop, The Ride
Blackberry Smoke, Live From Capricorn Sound Studios EP
Blues Pills, Holy Moly!
Bob Dylan, Rough and Rowdy Ways
Braids, Shadow Offering
Commonwealth Choir, No End EP
Dead Posey, Malfunction EP
Eleven7four, What’s The 1174?
Eric Hilton, Infinite Everywhere
Gabby Barrett, Goldmine
Goat Rodeo, Not Our First Goat Rodeo
Grayson Capps, South Front Street: A Retrospective 1997-2019
Gum Country, Somewhere
Imaginary Tricks, Art Flakey EP
Japandroids, Massey F—ing Hall
Jason Mraz, Look For The Good
Jenny O., New Truth
Jessie Ware, What’s Your Pleasure?
John Legend, Bigger Love
Johnny Burgin, No Border Blues
Jonah Yano, souvenir EP
Juke Ross, Chapter 2
Kacy Hill, Is It Selfish If We Talk About Me Again
Lamb of God, Lamb of God
Llynks, Become The Root
Maya Hawke, Blush
Mounika, I Need Space
Nasty Cherry, Season 2 EP
The National Parks, Wildflower
Neil Young, Homegrown
Oumou Sangaré, Acoustic
Owen, The Avalanche
Permanent Collection, Nothing Good Is Normal
Phoebe Bridgers, Punisher
Postcard Boy, Limbo EP
Radnor & Lee, Golden State
Scarlet Pleasure, Garden
War Strings, Who Cares How It Ends
We Versus the Shark, Goodbye Guitar
Whitesnake, The Rock Album
Wire, 10:20
Zoon, Bleached Wavves

June 21
Umi, Introspection EP

June 26
Amy Rage, Solitude EP
Angela Muñoz, Introspection
Arca, Kick I
Bananagun, The True Story of Bananagun
Becca Mancari, The Greatest Part
Bell Witch & Aerial Ruin, Stygian Bough: Volume 1
Boyo, Where Have All My Friends Gone?
Chris Colston, Bombs Away
Civic Center, The Ground Below
Dan Drohan, Drocan!
The Dead Tongues, Transmigration Blues
Derrick Hodge, Color of Noize
Distant Cousins, Here & Now
Frank Zappa, The Mothers 1970
Gabríel Ólafs, Piano Works
Gordi, Our Two Skins
Grand Pax, PWR EP
Grey Daze, Amends
Haim, Women In Music Pt III
James Krivchenia, A New Found Relaxation
Japan, Man, Bad Days EP
Kansas, The Absence of Presence
Kansas Smitty’s, Things Happened Here
Khruangbin, Mordechai
Kyle Nix, Lightning On The Mountain & Other Short Stories
Lionel Boy, Who Is Dovey? EP
Miserable Chillers, Audience of Summer
Mountain Time, Music for Looking Animals
Nadine Shah, Kitchen Sink
Nicole Mitchell & Lisa E. Harris, EarthSeed
PC Nackt, Plunderphonia
Phoebe Ryan, How It Used To Feel
Remo Drive, A Portrait of an Ugly Man
Skullcrusher, Skullcrusher EP
Tenille Townes, The Lemonade Stand
Thad Cockrell, If In Case You Feel The Same
Toots and the Maytals, Got to Be Tough
Various Artists, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
Wetware, Flail
Will Hoge, Tiny Little Movies

July 3
A.A. Williams, Forever Blue
Cuddle Magic, Bath
Dream Wife, So When You Gonna…
Greg Foat, Symphonie Pacifique
Little Kid, Transfiguration Highway
Marchelle Bradanini, Only A Woman
Nikitch & Kuna Maze, Débuts
Thiago Nassif, Mente
Willie Nelson, First Rose of Spring

July 7
The Rentals, Q36

July 10
Asher Gamedze, Dialectic Soul
The Beths, Jump Rope Gazers
Bob Nanna, Celebration States
Executioner’s Mask, Despair Anthems
Frank Ene, No Longer
Gerald Clayton, Happening: Live at the Village Vanguard
Glass Animals, Dreamland
The Jayhawks, Xoxo
Joji, Nectar
Joshua Ray Walker, Glad You Made It
Julianna Barwick, Healing Is A Miracle
July Talk, Pray for It
Lou Canon, Audomatic Body
Margo Price, That’s How Rumors Get Started
Michael Grant & The Assassins, Always The Villain
Mux Mool, Skulltaste II
Nocona, Los Dos
NZCA Lines, Pure Luxury
Pvris, Use Me
Quinn XCII, A Letter To My Younger Self
Ray Wylie Hubbard, Co-Starring
Rufus Wainwright, Unfollow the Rules
Shaggy, Hot Shot 2020
Stephie James, These Days EP
Tim Baker, Survivors EP

July 12
Imaginary People, Alibi

July 17
Bing & Ruth, Species
Bush, The Kingdom
David Ramirez, My Love Is A Hurricane
Dehd, Flower of Devotion
Ella Vos, Turbulence
Ellie Goulding, Brightest Blue
Evicshen, Hair Birth
Grace Sings Sludge, Christ Mocked and the End of a Relationship
Haux, Violence in a Quiet Mind
Kllo, Maybe We Could
Laraaji, Sun Piano
The Lawrence Arms, Skeleton Coast
Lianne La Havas, Lianne La Havas
Machinegum, Conduit
The Ninth Wave, Happy Days!
Oliver Tree, Ugly Is Beautiful
The Pretenders, Hate for Sale
Protomartyr, Ultimate Success Today
Samantha Crain, A Small Death
S.G. Goodman, Old Time Feeling
Spice, Spice
St. Lundi, Heavy Words
Vokab Kompany, Small Viktories

July 24
Cinder Well, No Summer
Courtney Marie Andrews, Old Flowers
Cub Sport, Like Nirvana
DOV, It Feels Alright EP
Ellen Siberian Tiger, Cinderblock Cindy
George Clanton & Nick Hexum, George Clanton & Nick Hexum
Glassio, For the Very Last Time
The Gooms, Laugh.
Gregory Uhlmann, Neighborhood Watch
Immaterial Possession, Immaterial Possession
Jaguar Sun, This Empty Town
Jess Cornelius, Distance
Jesse Dayton, Gulf Coast Sessions EP
Liza Anne, Bad Vacation
Lori McKenna, The Balladeer
Misterwives, Superbloom
The Naked and Famous, Recover
Nelson Kempf, Family Dollar
Snowgoose, The Making of You

July 31
Aime Simone, Say Yes, Say No
Alain Johannes, Hum
Charley Crockett, Welcome To Hard Times
Cold Beaches, Drifter
The Coronas, True Love Waits
Creeper, Sex, Death & Infinite Void
Dizzy, The Sun and Her Scorch
Hockey Dad, Brain Candy
Julia Francis, When You Get What You Want
Land of Talk, Indistinct Conversations
Madeline Kenney, Sucker’s Lunch
The Psychedelic Furs, Made of Rain
Scott Cook, Tangle of Souls
Thanya Iyer, Kind

August 7
Baseball Game, Baseball Game EP
Drugs, Episodic
Loyal Lobos, Everlasting
Luke Bryan, Born Here, Live Here, Die Here
New Fries, Is The Idea of Us
Nilo Blues, Nilo Blues EP
Steve Von Till, No Wilderness Deep Enough

August 14
Kathleen Edwards, Total Freedom
King Buzzo with Trevor Dunn, Gift of Sacrifice
Matt Rollings, Matt Rollings Mosaic
Sea Girls, Open Up Your Head
Tanya Donelly and the Parkington Sisters, Tanya Donelly and the Parkington Sisters
Vaya Futuro, El Peso Del Mundo

August 21
Alex The Astronaut, The Theory of Absolutely Nothing
Clara Mae, Drunk on Emotions EP
The Cradle, Laughing In My Sleep
Dan Croll, Grand Plan
Declan McKenna, Zeros
Everything Everything, Re-Animator
Girl Friday, Androgynous Mary
Kid Dad, In A Box
The Lemon Twigs, Songs for the General Public
Lewis Del Mar, August
No Joy, Motherhood
Pat Keen, Cells Remain

August 28
Disclosure, Energy
Gregory Porter, All Rise
Kelly Lee Owens, Inner Song
Ruston Kelly, Shape & Destroy
Sarah Walk, Another Me
Suburban Living, How to Be Human

September 4
Cold Years, Paradise
Throwing Muses, Sun Racket

September 5
Lana Del Rey, Chemtrails Over the Country Club

September 11
Joshua Van Tassel, Dance Music Volume II: More Songs For Slow Motion
Matt Costa, Yellow Cat

September 18
Deradoorian, Find the Sun
The Dirty Knobs, Wreckless Abandon
Joan Osborne, Trouble and Strife
Liz Longley, Funeral For My Past
MAX, Colour Vision
Ran Blake & Christine Correa, When Soft Rains Fall
Ran Blake & Frank Carlberg, Gray Moon
The Savants of Soul, The Savants of Soul
Sly5thAve, What It Is
Yusuf/Cat Stevens, Tea For Tillerman 2

September 25
Jadu Heart, Hyper Romance

October 2
Matt Berninger, Serpentine Prison

October 13
Low Cut Connie, Private Lives

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