Global Release Date: Tyrese, 'Kidz Bop,' Owl City & More Albums Set for Friday

Tyrese of TGT performs during the 2013 Essence Festival on July 7, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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This Friday -- July 10 -- will mark the first global release day for all new music.

New albums will now be released on Fridays in more than 45 countries. Currently, new music is launched on different days around the globe -- Monday for the United Kingdom, Tuesday for the U.S., Friday for Australia and so on. This new initiative -- announced in February and given an official start date in June by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) -- is said to be made for consumers' benefit.

Billboard to Alter Chart Tracking Week for Global Release Date

Check out some of the notable albums that will be released on the very first global release day:

Owl City – Mobile Orchestra

Hunter Hunted – Ready for You

Kidz Bop Kids – Kidz Bop 29

Tyrese – Black Rose

Years & YearsCommunion

R5 – Sometime Last Night

Stacy Barthe – BEcoming​Various Artists – Nina Revisited: A Tribute to Nina Simone

Billboard and Nielsen Music will adjust tracking the charts and associated analytical stories by shifting posting dates on Click here for more information.