By Clare Kocher
2018 is going to be a fantastic year for music. A large number of artists have announced albums and dropped singles, and the list is looking great. If you’re a rap fan, an alternative fan or anywhere in between, there will be an album for you soon.
Migos: An up-and-coming hip-hop trio, Migos recently announced that they will be dropping Culture II on Jan. 26. This album, following the original Culture, is bringing a lot of hype to the hip-hop community with the group’s unique triplet style.
Rae Sremmurd: Although the date is unknown, this rap duo will be releasing their highly anticipated album SremmLife 3 sometime this year. With famous songs such as “Black Beatles” and “No Type” already out, Rae Sremmurd is sure to impress.
Vance Joy: For those who are fans of indie folk and indie pop, be on the lookout for Vance Joy’s new album. Nation of Two is estimated to be dropped around February 3, and his new music is not to be missed.
Owl City: On June 1, Owl City will be releasing his newest album Cinematic. Best known for the hit “Fireflies,” Owl City has a unique electronica sound. For those interested in more of an electronic and pop vibe, stay tuned for these summer hits.
The 1975: Although the date is yet to be announced, this English rock band will be dropping the highly anticipated Music for Cars album sometime this year. Mysteriously, singer Matty Healy has announced that this release will signify “the end of an era,” with no further explanation as of now.
Charlie Puth: If you’re a fan of Puth’s unique and very recognizable style, get pumped! This pop singer is dropping his new album Voicenotes sometime this year.