If you want to check out the best new music releases of 2011, you've come to the right place. We have the list of confirmed 2011 releases, as well as those albums currently without official release dates.
Among the high-profile acts expected to offer new material in 2011 are Lady Gaga
, whose 'Born This Way,' due May 24, is one of the most anticipated albums of the year, and U2
, who plan to release 'Songs of Ascent.' Coldplay
and Justin Timberlake
are all recording albums that could see releases in 2011 as well.
heads the list of big releases early in the year, as the Athens rock band releases its 15th studio album 'Collapse Into Now' on March 8. Britney Spears
reveals 'Femme Fatale,' featuring the new single 'Hold It Against Me,' on March 29.
For hip-hop fans, Wiz Khalifa
drops 'Rolling Papers on March 29, while both Pitbull
and Lupe Fiasco
have early 2011 releases as well.
After the jump, check out the full list of 2011 new music releases, updated each month as additional release dates are announced.