Fall Music Preview 2020: The Albums We Can’t Wait to Hear (and the Ones We Hope Finally Arrive)

Mariah Carey
Ruven Afanador

Mariah Carey photographed on Nov. 8, 2019 at Spring Studios in New York. 

This fall, could Adele and Rihanna issue their long-awaited new albums? Will Demi Lovato drop a surprise release? And might Kanye West’s previously announced album materialize?

All those questions and more are contemplated on the latest episode of the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast (listen below), as the new show is devoted to discussing what is known -- and unknown -- about this fall’s album release schedule.

That schedule includes the albums that we know are coming (like Mariah Carey’s The Rarities, Kylie Minogue’s Disco and SuperM’s Super One) to those that are likely on their way soon (Alicia KeysAlicia and OneRepublic’s Human) and even the sets that are simply filed under “to be determined” (like those from Sam Smith, Brockhampton and more).

Also on the horizon: new holiday efforts from Carrie Underwood and Dolly Parton, a new Bon Jovi studio set and Blackpink's The Album.

The Billboard Pop Shop Podcast is your one-stop shop for all things pop on Billboard's weekly charts. You can always count on a lively discussion about the latest pop news, fun chart stats and stories, new music, and guest interviews with music stars and folks from the world of pop. Casual pop fans and chart junkies can hear Billboard's senior director of charts Keith Caulfield and senior director, music, Jason Lipshutz every week on the podcast, which can be streamed on Billboard.com or downloaded in Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast provider. (Click here to listen to the previous edition of the show on Billboard.com.)  

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