List of 2015 albums

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The following is a list of music albums, EPs, and mixtapes released during 2015. These are notable albums, defined as having received significant coverage from reliable sources independent of the subject.

For additional information about bands formed, reformed, or disbanded, for deaths of musicians, and for links to musical awards, see 2015 in music.

First quarter[edit]


List of albums released in January 2015
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Release date Artist Album Genre Label Ref.
Låpsley Understudy XL [1]
Rae Sremmurd SremmLife Hip hop Ear Drummer, Interscope
Meghan Trainor Title R&B, doo-wop, pop Epic
Panda Bear Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper Psychedelia, electropop Domino
Dan Mangan Club Meds Indie folk, indie rock Arts & Crafts
Guster Evermotion Indie rock, alternative rock Ocho Mule, Nettwerk
Jazmine Sullivan Reality Show R&B RCA
Kat Dahlia My Garden Alternative R&B, hip hop Epic, Vested in Culture
Mark Ronson Uptown Special Funk, R&B Columbia
Palisades Mind Games Electronicore, EDM, post-hardcore Rise
Future and Zaytoven Beast Mode Hip hop, trap Freebandz
Marilyn Manson The Pale Emperor Gothic metal, blues rock, hard rock Hell, etc.
Mikky Ekko Time Pop RCA
The Avener The Wanderings of the Avener Electronic Capitol
Belle and Sebastian Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance Indie pop Matador
Funeral for a Friend Chapter and Verse Post-hardcore, melodic hardcore Distiller Records
Björk Vulnicura Electronic, avant-garde, ambient One Little Indian, Megaforce
The Decemberists What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World Indie rock Capitol
Enter Shikari The Mindsweep Post-hardcore, alternative rock Ambush Reality, Hopeless
Fall Out Boy American Beauty/American Psycho DCD2, Island
Joey Badass B4.Da.$$ Cinematic Music
Lupe Fiasco Tetsuo & Youth Hip hop Atlantic, 1st & 15th Entertainment
Sleater-Kinney No Cities to Love Punk rock, indie rock, post-punk Sub Pop
Terje Isungset Meditation Jazz All Ice [2]
Viet Cong Viet Cong Post-punk, art rock Jagjaguwar
AKB48 Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de Tobe! J-pop You! Be Cool, King Records
Napalm Death Apex Predator – Easy Meat Grindcore, deathgrind Century Media
Pond Man It Feels Like Space Again Psychedelic rock Caroline
The Charlatans Modern Nature Indie rock BMG
Rae Morris Unguarded Atlantic
Natalie Prass Natalie Prass Indie pop, baroque pop Spacebomb, Startime International, Caroline International
Ne-Yo Non-Fiction R&B Compound, Motown
Papa Roach F.E.A.R. (Face Everything and Rise) Hard rock, alternative metal Eleven Seven
Periphery Juggernaut: Alpha Progressive metal Sumerian
Periphery Juggernaut: Omega Progressive metal Sumerian
Punch Brothers The Phosphorescent Blues Progressive bluegrass Nonesuch
Young Ejecta The Planet Synth-pop Driftless Recordings
Blind Guardian Beyond the Red Mirror Power metal progressive metal, symphonic metal Nuclear Blast
Callisto Secret Youth [3]
Fifth Harmony Reflection Pop, R&B, dance Syco, Epic
Kid Ink Full Speed Hip hop Tha Alumni Music Group, 88 Classic, RCA
Marius Neset Pinball Jazz ACT
Mopti & Bendik Baksaas Bits & Pieces Jazz Jazzland [4]


List of albums released in February 2015
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Release date Artist Album Genre Label Ref.
Bob Dylan Shadows in the Night Traditional pop Columbia
BridgeCity Christ Be Glorified Contemporary worship, electronic Maranatha! Music
Diana Krall Wallflower Jazz Verve
Hayley Kiyoko This Side of Paradise Pop Steel Wool [5]
Ivy Queen Vendetta Hip hop, bachata, salsa Universal Music Latino
Lodovica Comello Mariposa Pop, rock Sony Music
Mount Eerie Sauna Experimental, indie rock, ambient P. W. Elverum & Sun
Murder by Death Big Dark Love Rock Bloodshot
RuPaul RuPaul Presents: CoverGurlz2 Dance World of Wonder
Title Fight Hyperview Shoegazing Anti-
Jesika von Rabbit Journey Mitchell Pop, electro, electropop Royal Order
Father John Misty I Love You, Honeybear Indie rock Sub Pop
Peace Happy People Indie rock Columbia
Michelle Chamuel Face the Fire Pop The End
The Neal Morse Band The Grand Experiment Progressive rock InsideOut, Metal Blade
Ricky Martin A Quien Quiera Escuchar Latin pop Sony Music Latin
Stick to Your Guns Disobedient Melodic hardcore, metalcore Sumerian
Drake If You're Reading This It's Too Late Hip hop Cash Money, OVO Sound, Republic
Elle King Love Stuff Alternative country, blues rock RCA
Future Brown Future Brown Electronica Warp
Carl Barât and the Jackals Let It Reign Rock Cooking Vinyl
Susanne Sundfør Ten Love Songs Art pop, electropop, baroque pop Warner Music Norway
Estelle True Romance R&B Established 1980 Records.
Ibeyi Ibeyi Downtempo, neo soul, art pop XL
Imagine Dragons Smoke + Mirrors Pop rock, alternative rock KIDinaKORNER, Interscope
The Mavericks Mono Americana
A Place to Bury Strangers Transfixiation Noise rock Dead Oceans
Raheem DeVaughn Love Sex Passion R&B eOne Music
Six Organs of Admittance Hexadic Drag City
Chris Brown & Tyga Fan of a Fan: The Album R&B, West Coast hip hop RCA
Ensiferum One Man Army Folk metal, melodic death metal, viking metal Metal Blade
Scorpions Return to Forever Hard rock
Clare Maguire Don't Mess Me Around British soul, pop Virgin EMI
Public Service Broadcasting The Race for Space Alternative, electronic, indie rock Test Card Recordings
UFO A Conspiracy of Stars Hard rock, heavy metal SPV
All That Remains The Order of Things Razor & Tie
BadBadNotGood & Ghostface Killah Sour Soul Hip hop, jazz fusion Lex
Big Sean Dark Sky Paradise Hip hop GOOD Music, Def Jam
The Black Ryder The Door Behind the Door The Anti-Machine Machine [6]
Emile Haynie We Fall Indie rock Interscope
Falling in Reverse Just Like You Post-hardcore Epitaph
Future User SteroidsOrHeroin Progtronic, hip hop, punk rock Middle Ring Partnership
Gang of Four What Happens Next Industrial rock Metropolis, Membran
Kid Rock First Kiss Country rock Warner Bros.
Make Do and Mend Don't Be Long Rise [7]
Marta Sánchez 21 Días Entrearte [8]
Oceans Ate Alaska Lost Isles Fearless
Red Of Beauty and Rage Alternative rock, Christian rock Essential
Screaming Females Rose Mountain Indie rock, punk Don Giovanni
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Chasing Yesterday Alternative rock Sour Mash
AJR Living Room AJR Productions, Warner Bros.
Jack Ü Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü EDM Owsla, Mad Decent, Atlantic
Kelly Clarkson Piece by Piece 19, RCA
Nena Oldschool Laugh and Peas
Purity Ring Another Eternity Electronic 4AD
Steven Wilson Hand. Cannot. Erase. Progressive rock Kscope


List of albums released in March 2015
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Release date Artist Album Genre Label Ref.
Clarence Clarity No Now Bella Union
of Montreal Aureate Gloom Polyvinyl
RuPaul Realness Dance, deep house RuCo Inc.
Brandi Carlile The Firewatcher's Daughter ATO
Rixton Let the Road Pop, R&B School Boy, Giant Little Man, Mad Love, Interscope
Shania Twain Still the One: Live from Vegas Mercury Nashville
Ace of Base Hidden Gems Pop Playground
Blue Colours Pop, soul Sony Music
Madonna Rebel Heart Pop Live Nation
Fawn Spots From Safer Place Hardcore punk, post-punk Critical Heights [9]
The Bright Light Social Hour Space Is Still the Place Psychedelic rock, indie rock Frenchkiss, MapleMusic
Donna Lewis Brand New Day Palmetto [10]
Enslaved In Times Progressive metal, black metal Nuclear Blast
Kevin Max Broken Temples Christian Motion Records
Will Butler Policy Indie rock, garage rock, indie pop Merge
Damien Leith Songs from Ireland Folk Sony Music Australia
Lee Kernaghan Spirit of the Anzacs Country ABC Music
Marina and the Diamonds Froot Synth-pop, pop Atlantic, Neon Gold
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly Conscious hip hop Top Dawg, Aftermath, Interscope
Allison Moorer Down to Believing Country, folk eOne Music, Proper
Mark Knopfler Tracker Rock, folk
Taizé Community Taizé - Music of Unity and Peace Christian Deutsche Grammophon
Awolnation Run Alternative rock, electronic rock Red Bull
Bad News Boys Bad News Boys In the Red [11]
Hawk Nelson Diamonds Contemporary Christian music, Christian rock Fair Trade Services
Modest Mouse Strangers to Ourselves Indie rock Epic
Sleeping with Sirens Madness Post-hardcore, pop rock Epitaph
Tobias Jesso Jr. Goon Indie rock True Panther Sounds
Big Data 2.0 Indie rock Warner Bros.
Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit Indie rock Mom + Pop
The Cribs For All My Sisters Indie rock Sonic Blew, Sony RED UK
Mathias Eick Midwest Jazz ECM
Morissette Morissette Pop Star Music [12]
Toto Toto XIV Hard rock, pop rock Frontiers
Future 56 Nights Hip hop, trap Freebandz [13]
Action Bronson Mr. Wonderful Hip hop Vice, Atlantic
Earl Sweatshirt I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside Hip hop Tan Cressida, Columbia
The Gentle Storm The Diary Symphonic metal Inside Out
James Bay Chaos and the Calm Indie Virgin, Republic
Laura Marling Short Movie Folk music, folk rock, alternative Virgin
Oceano Ascendants Deathcore Earache
Seasick Steve Sonic Soul Surfer Rock, blues Caroline International, Bronze Rat
The Staves If I Was Atlantic [14]
Hayden Hey Love Indie rock, acoustic music, alternative country Arts & Crafts
Jam City Dream a Garden Night Slugs
Smallpools Lovetap! Indie pop RCA
Strung Out Transmission.Alpha.Delta Punk rock, post-hardcore, alternative metal Fat Wreck Chords
Nightwish Endless Forms Most Beautiful Symphonic power metal Nuclear Blast
Selah Sue Reason Soul, R&B Because Music
Madeon Adventure Columbia
Circa Waves Young Chasers Indie rock Virgin EMI
The Prodigy The Day Is My Enemy Take Me to the Hospital, Cooking Vinyl
Darius Rucker Southern Style Country Capitol Nashville [15]
Death Cab for Cutie Kintsugi Alternative rock Atlantic
Death Grips The Powers That B Experimental hip hop Third Worlds, Harvest
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress Post-rock, drone Constellation
Hollywood Undead Day of the Dead Rap rock, nu metal, alternative rock Interscope
Lower Dens Escape from Evil Indie rock, indie pop, dream pop Ribbon Music
Ludacris Ludaversal Hip hop Disturbing tha Peace, Def Jam
The Maine American Candy Pop rock 8123 Records
Prong Songs from the Black Hole Groove metal, thrash metal Steamhammer/SPV
Ringo Starr Postcards from Paradise Rock UMe
Ron Sexsmith Carousel One Rock Compass
Ryley Walker Primrose Green Psychedelic folk, folk rock Dead Oceans
Sufjan Stevens Carrie & Lowell Indie folk Asthmatic Kitty
Three Days Grace Human Alternative metal, hard rock RCA
Wale The Album About Nothing Hip hop Atlantic

Second quarter[edit]


List of albums released in April 2015
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Release date Artist Album Genre Label Ref.
All Time Low Future Hearts Pop punk, pop rock, power pop Hopeless
Turbowolf Two Hands Hard rock Search and Destroy Records
East India Youth Culture of Volume Indietronica, synth-pop, experimental XL
Young Fathers White Men Are Black Men Too Alternative hip hop, indie rock, pop Big Dada
Brian Wilson No Pier Pressure Soft rock Capitol
David Sanborn Time and the River Jazz, blues Okeh [16]
Duda Brack É Alternative rock Duda Brack
Flo Rida My House Pop rap Poe Boy, Atlantic
Matt and Kim New Glow Indie pop, electronic Virgin EMI
The Mountain Goats Beat the Champ Indie rock, indie folk Merge
Secrets Renditions Acoustic Rise
Toro y Moi What For? Indie rock, psychedelic rock, indie pop Carpark
Trickfinger Trickfinger Acid house Acid Test
Waters What's Real [17]
Waxahatchee Ivy Tripp Indie rock Merge, Wichita
Ayumi Hamasaki A One J-pop Avex Trax
Paper Aeroplanes Joy [18]
Halestorm Into the Wild Life Hard rock Atlantic
Mel Parsons Drylands Folk-pop, indie folk Cape Road Recordings, Border Music
Shayne Ward Closer Pop MPG
Beth Hart Better Than Home Blues rock, blues, soul Provogue, Mascot
Calexico Edge of the Sun Alternative rock, indie folk, Americana Anti-
Tyler, the Creator Cherry Bomb Hip hop Odd Future
The Wombats Glitterbug Indie rock, alternative dance, post-punk 14th Floor
Dance Gavin Dance Instant Gratification Post-hardcore, experimental rock Rise
Dwight Yoakam Second Hand Heart Country Warner Bros. Nashville
Eels Live at Royal Albert Hall Indie rock E Works, PIAS
Hidden in Plain View Animal Emo, pop punk, post-hardcore Rise
Matanza Pior Cenário Possível Cowpunk, psychobilly Deckdisc
Reba McEntire Love Somebody Country Nash Icon
Sabrina Carpenter Eyes Wide Open Pop Hollywood
Shawn Mendes Handwritten Pop rock Island
Various artists Unity: The Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson Tropical Universal Music
Ayaka Rainbow Road A Station [19]
Young Thug Barter 6 Hip hop 300 Entertainment, Atlantic, Rich Gang
Alabama Shakes Sound & Color Blues rock, roots rock, soul, Southern rock ATO, MapleMusic, Rough Trade
Apocalyptica Shadowmaker Cello rock Better Noise, Eleven Seven
The Black Sorrows Endless Sleep Chapter 46 Blues rock, soul Head Records
The Black Sorrows Endless Sleep Chapter 47 Blues rock, soul Head Records
Duplex Én Jazz NorCD [20]
Kiske/Somerville City of Heroes Heavy metal, hard rock Frontiers
Stan Walker Truth & Soul Pop Sony Music Australia
Built to Spill Untethered Moon Indie rock Warner Bros.
Passenger Whispers II Indie pop, indie folk Black Crow Records
Squarepusher Damogen Furies Drum and bass, IDM, drill 'n' bass Warp
10 Years From Birth to Burial Alternative metal Palehorse Records
Alesana Confessions Metalcore, post-hardcore Revival Recordings
Dustin Kensrue Carry the Fire Indie rock Vagrant
Great Lake Swimmers A Forest of Arms Folk rock Nettwerk
Mew + - Alternative rock PIAS
Passion Pit Kindred Synth-pop, indie pop, alternative Columbia
San Fermin Jackrabbit Downtown [21]
Tom DeLonge To the Stars... Demos, Odds and Ends Punk rock, alternative rock To the Stars
Yelawolf Love Story Hip hop Slumerican, Shady, Interscope
Blur The Magic Whip Alternative rock, indie rock Parlophone
The Brian Jonestown Massacre Musique de Film Imaginé Neo-psychedelia A Records
From First to Last Dead Trees Post-hardcore Sumerian [22]
Raekwon Fly International Luxurious Art Hip hop Ice H2O, Caroline
Theory of a Deadman Angel Acoustic EP Acoustic Roadrunner, 604
Tyler Farr Suffer in Peace Country Columbia Nashville
Zac Brown Band Jekyll + Hyde Southern rock Big Machine, Republic
BTS The Most Beautiful Moment In Life, Part 1 Hip hop, dance-pop, R&B Big Hit
Whitesnake The Purple Album Hard rock, blues rock Frontiers


List of albums released in May 2015
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Release date Artist Album Genre Label Ref.
Best Coast California Nights Indie pop, alternative rock Harvest
Ciara Jackie R&B Epic
Hiatus Kaiyote Choose Your Weapon Neo soul, alternative R&B Flying Buddha Records
In Hearts Wake Skydancer Metalcore UNFD
Tech N9ne Special Effects Hip hop Strange Music
Metz II Noise rock Sub Pop
Mumford & Sons Wilder Mind Alternative rock, indie rock, post-punk Gentlemen of the Road, Island
My Morning Jacket The Waterfall Indie rock, psychedelic rock ATO
Nosaj Thing Fated Electronic, hip hop Innovative Leisure, Timetable Records
Chris Stapleton Traveller Country Mercury Nashville
Fireflight Innova Christian alternative rock, electropop, indie rock
Kamasi Washington The Epic Jazz Brainfeeder
Kamelot Haven Power metal, progressive metal, symphonic metal Napalm, Universal, Warner Music
Korpiklaani Noita Folk metal Nuclear Blast
Rose Windows Rose Windows Sub Pop [23]
Róisín Murphy Hairless Toys Electronic, deep house PIAS
Per Mathisen Trio Ospitalita Generosa Alessa [24]
BoA Kiss My Lips K-pop, ballad, dance SM, KT Music
The Early November Imbue Alternative rock, pop punk, emo Rise
Hinder When the Smoke Clears Hard rock, post-grunge The End
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Quarters! Psychedelic pop, psychedelic rock, jazz-rock Heavenly, Flightless
Patrick Watson Love Songs for Robots Domino, Secret City
Prurient Frozen Niagara Falls Noise, industrial, power electronics Profound Lore
Snoop Dogg Bush West Coast hip hop i Am Other, Columbia
Sóley Ask the Deep Morr Music [25]
Steve Aoki Neon Future II EDM Ultra Music, Dim Mak
The Tallest Man on Earth Dark Bird Is Home Folk Dead Oceans
Ana & Milton Popović Blue Room Blues, soul ArtisteXclusive records
Brandon Flowers The Desired Effect Pop, electropop Island
Conchita Wurst Conchita Pop, baroque pop Sony Music
Hermitude Dark Night Sweet Light Elefant Traks [26]
Jamie Foxx Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses R&B RCA
Zedd True Colors Progressive house, complextro, electro house Interscope
Twenty One Pilots Blurryface Alternative hip hop, electropop, hip hop Fueled by Ramen
Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! Get Lost, Find Yourself Pop punk Fearless
Haste the Day Coward Metalcore, Christian metal, hard rock Solid State
Hot Chip Why Make Sense? Synth-pop Domino
Mariah Carey #1 to Infinity R&B, pop, gospel Epic, Columbia, Legacy
Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds The Weather Below Rock, alternative Party Fowl Records, Thirty Tigers
Coal Chamber Rivals Nu metal, groove metal Napalm
Faith No More Sol Invictus Alternative rock Reclamation Records, Ipecac
Holly Herndon Platform Electronic, experimental pop 4AD
Shamir Ratchet R&B, disco XL
Silverstein I Am Alive in Everything I Touch Post-hardcore Rise
The Story So Far The Story So Far Pop punk Pure Noise
Alesso Forever Progressive house, electro house Def Jam
Colleen Hewett Black & White Bilarm Music Pty Ltd
Daniel Johns Talk Neo soul Eleven
Ash Kablammo! Alternative rock earMUSIC
Modestep London Road Alternative rock, drum and bass, dubstep INgrooves
Nocturnal Sunshine Nocturnal Sunshine [27]
Peatbog Faeries Blackhouse Celtic fusion, experimental Peatbog Records
The Vaccines English Graffiti Indie rock, pop rock Columbia
Will Young 85% Proof Island
A$AP Rocky At. Long. Last. A$AP Hip hop RCA
Cory Marks This Man Country, country rock Big Star Recordings
Kara In Love Dance-pop DSP
Lifehouse Out of the Wasteland Alternative rock, pop rock, power pop Ironworks
Unknown Mortal Orchestra Multi-Love Indie rock, indie pop, psychedelic rock Jagjaguwar
The Darkness Last of Our Kind Hard rock Canary Dwarf
CLC Question K-pop, dance-pop Cube
Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment Surf Hip hop, neo soul, R&B
Florence + The Machine How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful Indie pop, art rock, alternative pop Island
Heather Nova The Way It Feels Alternative rock, indie rock Embassy of Music
Helloween My God-Given Right Power metal Nuclear Blast
Jamie xx In Colour Electronica, house Young Turks
Jason Derulo Everything Is 4 R&B, dance, pop Beluga Heights, Atlantic
Paulini Come Alive Pop Fortitude Group, Ambition, Decca
Seventeen 17 Carat Dance-pop Pledis


List of albums released in June 2015
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Release date Artist Album Genre Label Ref.
Jaga Jazzist Starfire Post-rock, progressive rock, future jazz Ninja Tune
Major Lazer Peace Is the Mission EDM, dancehall Mad Decent
Paradise Lost The Plague Within Death-doom, gothic metal Century Media
Slaves Are You Satisfied? Punk rock Virgin EMI
Four Year Strong Four Year Strong Pop punk Pure Noise
I the Mighty Connector Progressive rock, post-hardcore, alternative rock Equal Vision
Sun Kil Moon Universal Themes Folk rock, indie folk, indie rock Caldo Verde
Zella Day Kicker Indie pop, pop Pinetop, Hollywood
House of Lords Indestructible Frontiers [28]
Måns Zelmerlöw Perfectly Damaged Pop Warner Music Sweden
Tremonti Cauterize Thrash metal, post-grunge FRET12
Muse Drones Alternative rock, hard rock, progressive rock Warner Bros., Helium-3
Pseudo Echo Live at the Viper Room Synth-pop, electronic Brian Canham
FFS FFS Indie rock, art rock, dance-rock Domino
Galantis Pharmacy Electro house, dance-pop, progressive house Big Beat, Atlantic
Of Monsters and Men Beneath the Skin Indie pop, indie folk Republic
Young Guns Ones and Zeros Alternative rock Virgin EMI
honeyhoney 3 Americana, indie rock, country Rounder
Montgomery Gentry Folks Like Us Country Blaster Records
Tamia Love Life R&B, pop Def Jam
Adam Lambert The Original High Synth-pop Warner Bros.
Burning Point Burning Point AFM [29]
Giorgio Moroder Déjà Vu Disco, pop, EDM RCA
Hilary Duff Breathe In. Breathe Out. Folk-pop, dance-pop RCA
Savage Garden The Singles Pop JWM, Universal
James Taylor Before This World Soft rock, folk Concord
Mika No Place in Heaven Pop Casablanca
Sarah Cracknell Red Kite Pop, baroque pop Cherry Red
Active Child Mercy Vagrant [30]
Hudson Mohawke Lantern Electronic Warp
Lukas Graham Lukas Graham Pop Copenhagen, Warner Bros.
MewithoutYou Pale Horses Indie rock, art rock Run for Cover, Big Scary Monsters, Cooking Vinyl
Nate Ruess Grand Romantic Pop Fueled by Ramen
Our Last Night Younger Dreams [31]
Ryn Weaver The Fool Indie pop Interscope, Mad Love
Third Eye Blind Dopamine Alternative rock, power pop, pop rock Mega Collider
Borealis Purgatory Power metal, progressive metal AFM
Christine Anu ReStylin' Up 20 Years Jazz, soul, pop Social Family
Graveworm Ascending Hate Nuclear Blast [32]
Four Tet Morning/Evening Text
AOA Heart Attack K-pop, electropop, dance-pop FNC Entertainment
The Ethical Debating Society New Sense Odd Box [33]
Everything Everything Get to Heaven Art pop, art rock, progressive pop RCA
Wolf Alice My Love Is Cool Alternative rock Dirty Hit
Breaking Benjamin Dark Before Dawn Alternative metal, post-grunge Hollywood
Elijah Blake Shadows & Diamonds ARTium, Def Jam [34]
Kacey Musgraves Pageant Material Neotraditional country Mercury Nashville
Lindemann Skills in Pills Industrial metal Warner Music
Son Lux Bones Post-rock Glassnote
Tori Kelly Unbreakable Smile Pop, R&B Capitol, Schoolboy
Tyga The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty Hip hop Last Kings
Carly Rae Jepsen E·MO·TION Pop, dance-pop 604, School Boy, Interscope
Unleash the Archers Time Stands Still Napalm [35]
Wavves and Cloud Nothings No Life for Me Post-punk, pop punk, indie rock Ghost Ramp
August Burns Red Found in Far Away Places Metalcore Fearless
Meek Mill Dreams Worth More Than Money Hip hop Maybach, Atlantic
Miguel Wildheart R&B, rock ByStorm, RCA
Neil Young The Monsanto Years Rock Reprise
Bilal In Another Life Neo soul eOne Music
Bonnie McKee Bombastic Pop Bonnie McKee Music
Failure The Heart Is a Monster Alternative rock INgrooves Music Group
Man Overboard Heavy Love Pop punk Rise
Senses Fail Pull the Thorns from Your Heart Metalcore Pure Noise
Vince Staples Summertime '06 Hip hop ARTium, Def Jam

Third quarter[edit]


List of albums released in July 2015
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Release date Artist Album Genre Label Ref.
Big Bang D Electronic rock, pop punk, pop YG Entertainment
The V Now or Never [36]
Lil Wayne Free Weezy Album Hip hop Young Money
Between the Buried and Me Coma Ecliptic Progressive metal Metal Blade
Cody Simpson Free Rock, folk Coast House Records, Banana Beat Records
Cradle of Filth Hammer of the Witches Extreme metal Nuclear Blast
Ghostface Killah Twelve Reasons to Die II Hip hop Linear Labs
Little Boots Working Girl Synth-pop, disco On Repeat, Dim Mak
Owl City Mobile Orchestra Electropop, synth-pop, EDM Republic
Phinehas Till the End Metalcore Artery
R5 Sometime Last Night Pop rock Hollywood
Samantha Fish Wild Heart Ruf [37]
Tyrese Black Rose R&B Voltron, Caroline
Veruca Salt Ghost Notes Alternative rock El Camino Records
Years & Years Communion Polydor
Public Enemy Man Plans God Laughs Hip hop Spitdigital
Wilco Star Wars Alternative rock, indie rock dBpm
Blinddog Smokin' High Steppin' Silver Talon Records [38]
The Chemical Brothers Born in the Echoes Electronica, trip hop, house Astralwerks, Virgin EMI
Future DS2 Hip hop, trap Freebandz, Epic, A1
Galactic Into the Deep Jazz-funk Provogue
Iron & Wine & Ben Bridwell Sing into My Mouth World Black Cricket, Brown
Jason Isbell Something More Than Free Alternative country Southeastern Records
MS MR How Does It Feel Indie pop, alternative rock Columbia
Pitbull Dale Latin Mr. 305, RCA
Ratatat Magnifique Alternative rock Because Music
Tame Impala Currents Psychedelic pop Modular, Interscope
Prince Royce Double Vision Pop RCA
We Lost The Sea Departure Songs Translation Loss Records [39]
Ashley Monroe The Blade Neotraditional country Warner Bros. Nashville
Bea Miller Not an Apology Pop punk Hollywood
The Bunny the Bear A Liar Wrote This Post-hardcore, experimental rock Victory
Holy Holy When the Storms Would Come Wonderlick
Hopsin Pound Syndrome Hip hop Funk Volume
Jill Scott Woman Neo soul, funk Blue Babe, Atlantic
Joe Satriani Shockwave Supernova Instrumental rock Sony Music
Lamb of God VII: Sturm und Drang Groove metal, thrash metal Epic, Nuclear Blast
Nervo Collateral Dance, EDM Ultra Music
Sleaford Mods Key Markets Harbinger Sound
Symphony X Underworld Progressive metal, neoclassical metal Nuclear Blast
Watkins Family Hour Watkins Family Hour Family Hour Records, Thirty Tigers [40]
We Came as Romans We Came as Romans Alternative rock Equal Vision, Spinefarm, Caroline Australia
Omar Souleyman Bahdeni Nami Monkeytown [41]
Titus Andronicus The Most Lamentable Tragedy Punk rock, indie rock Merge
Krallice Ygg huur Black metal, technical death metal, avant-garde metal Hathenter, Gilead Media, Avantgarde Music [42]
Finger Eleven Five Crooked Lines Hard rock, alternative metal, post-grunge The Bicycle Music Company
Joss Stone Water for Your Soul Soul, reggae, world S-Curve, Stone'd
Kataklysm Of Ghosts and Gods Death metal Nuclear Blast
Knuckle Puck Copacetic Pop punk Rise
Lianne La Havas Blood Warner Bros.
The Maccabees Marks to Prove It Art rock, indie rock Fiction, Communion
Migos Yung Rich Nation Trap 300, Quality Control
Natalie Imbruglia Male Portrait
Saint Asonia Saint Asonia RCA
Teenage Time Killers Teenage Time Killers: Greatest Hits Vol. 1 Rise [43]
Xandria Fire & Ashes Symphonic metal, power metal Napalm


List of albums released in August 2015
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Release date Artist Album Genre Label Ref.
Big Bang E Hip hop YG Entertainment
Cattle Decapitation The Anthropocene Extinction Deathgrind, progressive death metal Metal Blade
Chelsea Wolfe Abyss Doom metal, noise rock Sargent House
Dr. Dre Compton West Coast hip hop Aftermath, Interscope
Fear Factory Genexus Industrial metal, groove metal, thrash metal Nuclear Blast
Frank Turner Positive Songs for Negative People Folk punk, folk rock Xtra Mile
Ivy Levan No Good Pop, smooth soul Interscope, Cherrytree
Langhorne Slim The Spirit Moves Dualtone [44]
Luke Bryan Kill the Lights Country Capitol Nashville
Mac DeMarco Another One Captured Tracks
Miss May I Deathless Metalcore Rise
Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique Love Is Free Dance Konichiwa, Cherrytree, Interscope
The Rubens Hoops Alternative, pop, rock Ivy League
FKA Twigs M3LL155X Young Turks
Atticus Ross Music from Love and Mercy Ambient, mashup Capitol
B.o.B. Psycadelik Thoughtz Hip hop Grand Hustle, Atlantic, Rebel Rock
Bullet for My Valentine Venom Metalcore, thrash metal RCA
The Good Life Everybody's Coming Down Indie rock Saddle Creek
Grace Potter Midnight Pop rock Hollywood [45]
Julieta Venegas Algo Sucede Ohanian S. [46]
Melanie Martinez Cry Baby Electropop Atlantic
Neck Deep Life's Not out to Get You Pop punk Hopeless
New Politics Vikings Alternative rock Warner Bros., DCD2
Soulfly Archangel Thrash metal, groove metal Nuclear Blast
Bon Jovi Burning Bridges Mercury
Butcher Babies Take It Like a Man Thrash metal Century Media
David Campbell The Essential David Campbell Pop Sony Music Australia
Disturbed Immortalized Heavy metal, alternative metal Reprise
The Fratellis Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied Alternative rock Cooking Vinyl
Ghost Meliora Heavy metal, doom metal, progressive rock Loma Vista
Imperial State Electric Honk Machine Psychout [47]
Jess Glynne I Cry When I Laugh Pop, R&B Atlantic
JoJo III. Electro, R&B Atlantic
Jordin Sparks Right Here Right Now R&B, pop 19, Louder Than Life, RAL
Kip Moore Wild Ones Country pop, country rock, heartland rock MCA Nashville
Method Man The Meth Lab Hip hop Hanz On Music, Tommy Boy
P.O.D. The Awakening Alternative metal, Christian metal, nu metal Universal, T-Boy
Pop Evil Up Hard rock, rock eOne Music
The Sword High Country Stoner rock, hard rock Razor & Tie
The Gazette Dogma Rock Sony Music Japan
Atlas Genius Inanimate Objects Alternative rock, indietronica, synth-pop Warner Bros.
Beach House Depression Cherry Dream pop Sub Pop
Crazy Town The Brimstone Sluggers Rap rock Membran Records
Destroyer Poison Season Merge, Dead Oceans
Ella Eyre Feline Virgin EMI
Foals What Went Down Indie rock Transgressive
Halsey Badlands Electropop, synth-pop Astralwerks, Capitol
Holly Golightly Slowtown Now! Damaged Goods [48]
Last Dinosaurs Wellness Indie rock, synth-pop Dew Process, Universal Music Australia
Motörhead Bad Magic Heavy metal, hard rock UDR GmbH
The Paper Kites Twelvefour Indie rock, folk rock Wonderlick, Sony Music Australia, Nettwerk
Titãs Nheengatu ao Vivo Punk rock, rock Som Livre
The Weeknd Beauty Behind the Madness Alternative R&B, R&B, pop Republic, XO
Yo La Tengo Stuff Like That There Indie rock Matador
Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz Experimental, psychedelic Smiley Miley


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Release date Artist Album Genre Label Ref.
a-ha Cast in Steel Alternative rock, pop rock Universal
Against Me! 23 Live Sex Acts Punk rock Total Treble Music
Ane Brun When I'm Free Folk Balloon Ranger Recordings
The Arcs Yours, Dreamily, Garage rock, soul, rhythm and blues Nonesuch
The Dear Hunter Act IV: Rebirth in Reprise Progressive rock, indie rock Equal Vision
Five Finger Death Punch Got Your Six Hard rock, groove metal Prospect Park
Iron Maiden The Book of Souls Heavy metal Parlophone
k-os Can't Fly Without Gravity Alternative hip hop Dine Alone
Oh Wonder Oh Wonder Indie pop, electropop, alternative Island, Republic, Caroline
Public Image Ltd What the World Needs Now... Post-punk PiL Official Ltd
Riverside Love, Fear and the Time Machine Progressive rock Inside Out
Scarface Deeply Rooted Hip hop Facemob Music, BMG
Travis Scott Rodeo Hip hop Grand Hustle, Epic
Troye Sivan Wild Electropop, dream pop EMI Music Australia, Capitol
The Wonder Years No Closer to Heaven Pop punk Hopeless
Prince Hit n Run Phase One R&B, soul, electronic NPG
Beirut No No No Indie folk, Balkan folk 4AD
Ben Folds So There Chamber pop New West
Brett Eldredge Illinois Country Atlantic Nashville
Bring Me the Horizon That's the Spirit Alternative rock, electronic rock, pop rock Sony Music, Columbia, RCA
Colton Dixon The Calm Before the Storm CCM Sparrow, Capitol CMG
Duran Duran Paper Gods New wave, pop rock, pop Warner Bros.
The Hollywood Vampires Hollywood Vampires Rock Republic, Universal Music
Jarryd James Thirty One Indie pop Dryden Street, Universal Australia
Jay Rock 90059 West Coast hip hop Top Dawg
Jewel Picking Up the Pieces Country folk Sugar Hill
Kwabs Love + War Pop, R&B, soul Atlantic
Kylie and Garibay Kylie and Garibay Electronic Parlophone, Warner Bros.
Leona Lewis I Am R&B Island, Def Jam
The Libertines Anthems for Doomed Youth Garage rock revival, indie rock Virgin EMI
Low Ones and Sixes Sub Pop
Nero Between II Worlds Electronic rock, dubstep, drum and bass, MTA
Slayer Repentless Thrash metal Nuclear Blast
Stereophonics Keep the Village Alive Rock Stylus Records
T.I. Da' Nic Hip hop King Inc., Grand Hustle, Empire
Wisin Los Vaqueros: La Trilogía Sony Music Latin [49]
Ann Wilson The Ann Wilson Thing! - #1 [50]
Atreyu Long Live Metalcore Spinefarm
Battles La Di Da Di Experimental rock, math rock, instrumental rock Warp
The Black Dahlia Murder Abysmal Melodic death metal Metal Blade
Blackalicious Imani Vol. 1 Hip hop OGM Recordings
blessthefall To Those Left Behind Metalcore Fearless
Le Butcherettes A Raw Youth Punk rock, indie rock Rodriguez Lopez Productions, Ipecac
Chris Cornell Higher Truth Rock Universal
CocoRosie Heartache City Freak folk Lost Girl Records
Creeper The Callous Heart Horror punk, punk rock Roadrunner
David Cook Digital Vein Rock Analog Heart
David Gilmour Rattle That Lock Rock Columbia
The Front Bottoms Back on Top Indie rock Fueled by Ramen
Home Free Country Evolution A cappella, country Columbia [51]
Jon Stevens Woman Rock Social Family
Judy Collins Strangers Again [52]
Katharine McPhee Hysteria Pop eOne
Keith Richards Crosseyed Heart Rock, Rock and roll, blues Republic
Leigh Nash The State I'm In Country
Lana Del Rey Honeymoon Baroque pop, dream pop, trip hop Polydor, Interscope
Mac Miller GO:OD AM Hip hop Warner Bros., REMember
Mercury Rev The Light in You Alternative rock, neo-psychedelia Bella Union
Metric Pagans in Vegas Indie rock, new wave Metric Music International
Motion City Soundtrack Panic Stations Pop punk, alternative rock, indie rock Epitaph
Pwr Bttm Ugly Cherries Queercore
Reflections The Color Clear Progressive metalcore eOne, Good Fight
Rhodes Wishes Imports Records
Robert DeLong In the Cards Glassnote [53]
Shinedown Threat to Survival Hard rock Atlantic
Turnpike Troubadours Turnpike Troubadours Bossier City Records [54]
Ugly Kid Joe Uglier Than They Used ta Be Rock, hard rock, heavy metal Metalville, UKJ Records
Drake & Future What a Time to Be Alive Hip hop Cash Money, Epic, Freebandz
Big Grams (Big Boi and Phantogram) Big Grams Alternative hip hop Epic
Caspian Dust and Disquiet Triple Crown [55]
Chvrches Every Open Eye Synth-pop Virgin EMI
Darkstar Foam Island Warp [56]
The Dead Weather Dodge and Burn Alternative rock, garage rock, hard rock Third Man
Anthony de Mare Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano Classical ECM
Disclosure Caracal House, UK garage PMR, Island
Fetty Wap Fetty Wap Hip hop, trap RGF Productions, 300, Atlantic
Gloryhammer Space 1992: Rise of the Chaos Wizards Symphonic power metal Napalm
Graveyard Innocence & Decadence Hard rock, psychedelic rock, folk rock Nuclear Blast
Julia Holter Have You in My Wilderness Baroque pop, dream pop Domino
Kaskade Automatic Dance, progressive house, deep house Arkade, Warner Bros.
Kurt Vile B'lieve I'm Goin Down... Indie rock Matador
Matthew Good Chaotic Neutral Alternative rock Warner Music Canada
Milo So the Flies Don't Come Hip hop Ruby Yacht, The Order Label
New Order Music Complete Dance-rock, electropop Mute
No Devotion Permanence Synth-pop, new wave Collect
Parkway Drive Ire Metalcore Epitaph
Peaches Rub Electropop I U She
Robin Schulz Sugar Deep house TONSPIEL, Warner
Silversun Pickups Better Nature Alternative rock, shoegazing New Machine Records
Thomas Rhett Tangled Up Country Valory
V V Brown Glitch Electronica, trip hop YOY Records
Il Volo L'amore si muove Pop, operatic pop Sony Music
The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die Harmlessness Indie rock, emo, post-rock Epitaph
Youth Lagoon Savage Hills Ballroom Dream pop Fat Possum
Seth MacFarlane No One Ever Tells You Easy listening, traditional pop, vocal jazz Republic, Fuzzy Door Productions

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List of albums released in October 2015
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Release date Artist Album Genre Label Ref.
Avicii Stories House, electronic dance PRMD, Island
Blitzen Trapper All Across This Land Alternative country Vagrant, Lojinx
Bryan Adams Get Up Rock Polydor
Bryson Tiller Trapsoul Alternative R&B, soul RCA
Children of Bodom I Worship Chaos Melodic death metal Nuclear Blast
Clutch Psychic Warfare Blues rock, stoner rock Weathermaker
Cold Chisel The Perfect Crime Rock Cold Chisel Music
Collective Soul See What You Started by Continuing Alternative rock, post-grunge Vanguard
Deafheaven New Bermuda Blackgaze, post-metal Anti-
Eagles of Death Metal Zipper Down Garage rock Downtown
Editors In Dream Post-punk revival, dark wave, synth-pop PIAS
Janet Jackson Unbreakable R&B, pop Rhythm Nation, BMG
Malevolent Creation Dead Man's Path Death metal Century Media
New Years Day Malevolence Alternative metal, gothic metal, hard rock Another Century
Rudimental We the Generation Drum and bass, soul Asylum, Atlantic, Black Butter
Sevendust Kill the Flaw Alternative metal Asylum, 7Bros.
The Sheepdogs Future Nostalgia Rock, boogie rock, Southern rock Warner
The Shoes Chemicals Green United Music [57]
Swim Deep Mothers Psychedelic pop RCA
Tamar Braxton Calling All Lovers R&B Epic, Streamline Records
Trivium Silence in the Snow Heavy metal Roadrunner
The Winery Dogs Hot Streak Hard rock, blues rock Three Dog Music
Alesha Dixon Do It for Love R&B Precious Stone Records
Boy & Bear Limit of Love Indie rock, indie folk Universal [58]
City and Colour If I Should Go Before You Alternative rock Dine Alone
Faithless Faithless 2.0 Trip hop, trance, dance Nates Tunes, PIAS, Ultra
The Game The Documentary 2 West Coast hip hop Blood Money, eOne Music
Jamie Lawson Jamie Lawson Pop Gingerbread Man Records
John Grant Grey Tickles, Black Pressure Soft rock Bella Union
Hurts Surrender Synth-pop Sony Music, Columbia
Mayday Parade Black Lines Emo, pop punk Fearless
Protomartyr The Agent Intellect Post-punk, indie rock Hardly Art
R. City What Dreams Are Made Of Reggae fusion, hip hop Kemosabe
Reece Mastin Change Colours Pop rock Social Family
Selena Gomez Revival Pop Interscope, Polydor
St Germain St Germain Nu jazz Warner Bros.
Toby Keith 35 MPH Town Country Show Dog-Universal
W.A.S.P. Golgotha Heavy metal Napalm
Børns Dopamine Indie pop, alternative rock, synth-pop Interscope
Caravan Palace <I°_°I> (a.k.a. Robot Face) Electro swing Wagram
Coheed and Cambria The Color Before the Sun Alternative rock, pop rock 300 Entertainment
Deerhunter Fading Frontier Dream pop, experimental rock 4AD
Demi Lovato Confident Pop Hollywood, Island, Safehouse
The Game The Documentary 2.5 West Coast hip hop, gangsta rap Blood Money, eOne Music
Jean-Michel Jarre Electronica 1: The Time Machine Electronic Columbia
Joe Budden All Love Lost Hip hop eOne
Ludovico Einaudi Elements Decca
Neon Indian Vega Intl. Night School Electronic, disco, neo-psychedelia Mom + Pop, Transgressive
Nothing But Thieves Nothing but Thieves Alternative rock RCA
Omi Me 4 U Tropical house, reggae Ultra, Columbia
Pentatonix Pentatonix A cappella RCA
Twice The Story Begins K-pop, dance JYP
Kari Rueslåtten To the North [59]
5 Seconds of Summer Sounds Good Feels Good Pop rock, pop punk Hi or Hey, Capitol
Carrie Underwood Storyteller Country Arista Nashville, 19
Chris Isaak First Comes the Night Roots rock Vanguard
Chris Tomlin Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship Worship, CCM sixstepsrecords, Sparrow
Dave Gahan & Soulsavers Angels & Ghosts Alternative rock, blues rock, acoustic music Columbia
Gazpacho Molok [60]
Joanna Newsom Divers Avant-garde, baroque pop Drag City
Josef Salvat Night Swim Pop, electropop Columbia
Julien Baker Sprained Ankle Folk 6131 Records
Marianas Trench Astoria Pop rock 604
Mogwai Central Belters Post-rock Rock Action
Pure Bathing Culture Pray for Rain Partisan [61]
Rod Stewart Another Country Capitol
RuPaul Slay Belles RuCo Inc.
Vanessa Carlton Liberman Pop Dine Alone
f(x) 4 Walls Electropop, house, synth-pop SM, Genie Music
Mark Kozelek and Nicolás Pauls Dreams of Childhood Spoken word Caldo Verde
Il Divo Amor & Pasión Classical crossover, tango, bolero Syco, Sony Music, Columbia
Amy Winehouse and Antônio Pinto Amy Jazz, soul, neo soul Island
Car Seat Headrest Teens of Style Indie rock Matador
Carnage Papi Gordo Big room house, trap Ultra
Def Leppard Def Leppard Hard rock Bludgeon Riffola, earMUSIC, Mailboat
Drive-By Truckers It's Great to Be Alive! ATO
Escape the Fate Hate Me Post-hardcore Eleven Seven
James Morrison Higher Than Here Pop Island
Lalah Hathaway Lalah Hathaway Live R&B, soul, pop eOne Music
Mette Henriette Mette Henriette Jazz ECM [62]
The Neighbourhood Wiped Out! Alternative rock, R&B, post-rock Columbia
Puscifer Money Shot Alternative rock, post-industrial Puscifer Entertainment
Skindred Volume Nu metal Napalm
Steve Martin & Edie Brickell So Familiar Bluegrass Rounder
Tina Arena Eleven Pop, R&B, soul Positive Dream, EMI Australia
Cassper Nyovest Refiloe Hip hop, motswako, house Family Tree, Universal South Africa


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Release date Artist Album Genre Label Ref.
Eric Church Mr. Misunderstood Country, rock, blues EMI Nashville
Anastacia Ultimate Collection Sony Music
Angie Stone Dream Soul Shanachie
Billy Gibbons and the BFG's Perfectamundo Blues rock, Afro-Cuban Concord
Birds of Tokyo Playlist Alternative rock, indie rock Birds of Tokyo, EMI Music Australia
Björk Vulnicura Strings Chamber One Little Indian
CeeLo Green Heart Blanche Soul, neo soul Atlantic
Dawid Podsiadło Annoyance and Disappointment Sony Music [63]
Ellie Goulding Delirium Synth-pop, dance Polydor
Extreme Noise Terror Extreme Noise Terror Willowtip Records
Grimes Art Angels Synth-pop, dance, art pop 4AD
Jamie Woon Making Time Electronica, trip hop, R&B Polydor
Joe Moore A Thousand Lifetimes Pop Decca, Universal Australia
Kate Boy One Iamsound
Khruangbin The Universe Smiles upon You Night Time Stories
Kode9 Nothing Hyperdub [64]
Lacrimosa Hoffnung Gothic metal, gothic rock Hall of Sermon
Laura Pausini Simili Latin pop Warner Italy
Little Mix Get Weird Synth-pop, dance-pop, R&B Syco, Columbia
Mylène Farmer Interstellaires Electronica, synth-pop Universal
Paulini Merry Christmas Christmas Ambition [65]
Sara Bareilles What's Inside: Songs from Waitress Pop rock, soul Epic
Seal 7 Soul, R&B Warner Bros.
Steak Number Eight Kosmokoma [66]
Tim McGraw Damn Country Music Country Big Machine
Nana Mizuki Smashing Anthems J-pop King
Alessia Cara Know-It-All R&B, pop Def Jam, UMG
Anna von Hausswolff The Miraculous [67]
Ben Haenow Ben Haenow Pop, pop rock Syco, RCA
Boots Aquaria Alternative R&B, experimental hip hop Columbia
Casting Crowns A Live Worship Experience Worship, CCM, Christian rock Beach Street, Reunion
Jeff Lynne's ELO Alone in the Universe Columbia
A Great Big World When the Morning Comes Pop, pop rock Epic, Black Magnetic
Justin Bieber Purpose Pop Def Jam, RBMG, Schoolboy
Kerser Next Step Warner Australia [68]
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Paper Mâché Dream Balloon Folk rock, psychedelic folk, psychedelic pop Heavenly, ATO, Flightless
Kurt Cobain Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings Grunge, field recordings Universal
Kylie Minogue Kylie Christmas Christmas, traditional pop Parlophone, Warner Bros.
Logic The Incredible True Story Hip hop Def Jam, Visionary
Moke The Time Has Come [69]
One Direction Made in the A.M. Rock, pop rock Columbia, Syco
Oneohtrix Point Never Garden of Delete Electronic, experimental Warp
Swallow the Sun Songs from the North I, II & III Death-doom, funeral doom Century Media
Train Christmas in Tahoe Christmas Universal
Ty Dolla Sign Free TC Hip hop, R&B Atlantic
Redlight X Colour Lobster Boy [70]
Adele 25 Pop, soul, R&B XL, Columbia
Anggun Toujours un ailleurs Pop TF1
Carter Burwell Carol: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Varèse Sarabande
Enya Dark Sky Island New-age, Celtic Warner Music, Reprise
Freddie Gibbs Shadow of a Doubt Hip hop ESGN, Empire
Newton Faulkner Human Love Folk rock BMG
Samantha Jade Nine Dance-pop, pop Sony Music Australia
Tech N9ne Strangeulation Vol. II Hip hop Strange Music
Yellow Claw Blood for Mercy Mad Decent
Foo Fighters Saint Cecilia Rock RCA
Nick Carter All American Pop, pop rock, pop punk Kaotic, Inc
Alyssa Reid Phoenix Wax Records [71]
The Arcs The Arcs vs. The Inventors Vol. 1 Nonesuch [72]
The Corrs White Light Pop East West
Danzig Skeletons Evilive, Nuclear Blast
Erykah Badu But You Caint Use My Phone R&B, soul, electronica Motown, Control Freaq
Parquet Courts Monastic Living Experimental rock Rough Trade
Pope Francis Wake Up! Christian, progressive rock Believe Digital
The Vamps Wake Up Pop Mercury, Virgin EMI
BTS The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Pt. 2 Hip hop, dance-pop, R&B Big Hit


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Release date Artist Album Genre Label Ref.
Babyface Return of the Tender Lover R&B Def Jam
Coldplay A Head Full of Dreams Alternative rock Parlophone, Atlantic
Fleur East Love, Sax and Flashbacks R&B, pop, hip hop Syco
G-Eazy When It's Dark Out Hip hop RCA
Ice Nine Kills Every Trick in the Book Metalcore, symphonic metal Fearless
Jeremih Late Nights R&B Def Jam
Kid Cudi Speedin' Bullet 2 Heaven Alternative rock, avant-garde, lo-fi Republic, Wicked Awesome
Rick Ross Black Market Hip hop Maybach, Slip-n-Slide, Def Jam
Sarah Geronimo The Great Unknown Pop, R&B, dance Viva
Sigma Life Drum and bass 3Beat
Troye Sivan Blue Neighbourhood Electropop, dream pop EMI Music Australia, Capitol
Cam Untamed Country Arista Nashville, RCA
EMA #Horror: Original Score by EMA Matador
jennylee right on! New wave Rough Trade
Lizzo Big Grrrl Small World Hip hop BGSW
R. Kelly The Buffet R&B RCA
Secrets Everything That Got Us Here Post hardcore, melodic metalcore Rise, Velocity Records
Prince Hit n Run Phase Two Funk, soul, pop NPG, Universal
Ariana Grande Christmas & Chill Christmas, R&B Republic
Baroness Purple Alternative rock Abraxan Hymns
Bloodhound Gang Hard-Off Jimmy Franks
Cage the Elephant Tell Me I'm Pretty Garage rock, indie rock RCA
Chris Brown Royalty R&B, alternative R&B RCA
JoJo LoveJo2 Hip hop soul, R&B Atlantic
Monica Code Red R&B RCA
Pusha T King Push – Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude Hip hop GOOD, Def Jam
What So Not Gemini Owsla [73]
Tiwa Savage R.E.D Pop, Afro-pop, reggae Mavin, 323 Entertainment
iKON Welcome Back Dance-pop, K-pop YG
Kid Ink Summer in the Winter Hip hop RCA


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