Ella Mai is blossoming into a superstar right before our very eyes. With “Boo’d Up” serving as one of the songs of the summer in 2018, the British singer unveiled the release date and artwork to her upcoming eponymous debut album, which will release Oct. 12 via 10 Summers/Interscope Records.
“ELLA MAI. OCTOBER 12TH 2018. PREORDER MY SELF TITLED DEBUT ALBUM NOW,” she tweeted Friday afternoon (Sept. 21). According to a press release, the anticipated debut LP will include the Billboard Hot 100-dominating “Boo’d Up,” “Trip,” which just received the visual treatment earlier this week (Sept. 18), and the Mustard-produced “Naked.”
“Before the success of ‘Boo’d Up,’ we had a plan when I signed her. We wanted to do three EPs, and hopefully something catches and we’ll go into the album. God came and gave us ‘Boo’d Up.’ So the plan worked,” Mustard told Billboard in August. “What people don’t understand, this is like my little sister. This project coming is like my baby. I’m pressing for it more than my own shit. It’s all about her right now.”
Pre-order Ella Mai on iTunes prior to its Oct. 12 release, and check out the album’s cover art below.
ELLA MAI. OCTOBER 12TH 2018.
PREORDER MY SELF TITLED DEBUT ALBUM NOW. LINK IN MY BIO. pic.twitter.com/JlGoPQzthM
— Ella Mai (@ellamai) September 21, 2018