10 Albums Arriving in 2018

Anderson East, Walker McGuire, LANCO and More Deliver New Music in the New Year

The new year promises new music by Americana favorites, powerhouse vocalists and some of country music’s top duos and icons.

Brothers Osborne’s “Shoot Me Straight” is the first taste of the highly anticipated follow-up to Pawn Shop. LOCASH’s “Don’t Get Better Than That” is the lead single from its forthcoming album. Sugarland’s Kristian Bush and Jennifer Nettles return with “Still the Same,” the Grammy-winning duo’s first release a forthcoming collection.

BJ Barham will premiere an all-new American Aquarium lineup on the band’s next album, Things Change. Kacey MusgravesGolden Hour is expected in early 2018. Carrie Underwood is recording music for her next album. And Loretta Lynn fans can look forward to the release of her new album, Wouldn’t It Be Great. The 13-song collection’s release was moved to 2018 following her stroke in May 2017.

Here is a comprehensive preview new albums arriving through February:

Encore by Anderson East (Jan. 12)

East brought the fire for the follow-up to his breakout album, Delilah. East wrote and co-wrote nine songs on his new 11-song collection including the super sexy lead single, “All On My Mind,” which was co-written with Ed Sheeran, Johnny McDaid and Aaron Raitiere. The collection includes East’s versions of “Sorry You’re Sick” by popular street performer Ted Hawkins and Willie Nelson’s “Somebody Pick Up the Pieces.” Encore was produced by Grammy winner Dave Cobb and recorded at Nashville’s historic RCA A studio. East will support the new music on his extensive Encore World Tour 2018, which launches Thursday (Jan. 11).

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