2018 The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018  

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A new year means a new list of upcoming albums, some of them landing on the best albums of 2018. Wondering which new 2018 albums you should start getting excited about? This list includes an overview of albums being released in 2018. Featuring Post Malone's new album and Camila Cabello's debut album, the most anticipated albums of 2018 include hip hop, EDM, pop, and more.

What 2018 albums are set to be released throughout the year? Pop sensation Selena Gomez is slated to released a third album. On June 1, Owl City will release the new album Cinematic. Jack White of White Stripes has an album coming out, while established musical icons, like Celine Dion and Muse, are also releasing albums this year. Other artists releasing albums in 2018 include the Arctic Monkeys, Bastille, Kylie Minogue, Charlie Puth, and Franz Ferdinand. 

Which albums being released in 2018 have you the most excited? Browse the list below and vote up the best 2018 upcoming albums. Feel free to add anything you feel is missing. 

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105 70
Beerbongs & Bentleys is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Beerbongs & Bentleys Post Malone

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2
79 64
Camila is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Camila Cabello

January 12

3
40 40
Culture II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Migos

January 26

4
56 61
Untitled Sixth Album is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Untitled Sixth Album Arctic Monkeys

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5
41 43
Music for Cars is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Music for Cars The 1975

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6
43 51
VoiceNotes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
VoiceNotes Charlie Puth

May 11

7
20 21
Pray for the Wicked is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
PanickingPilot added Pray for the Wicked Panic! At The Disco

June 22

8
53 66
Untitled Third Album is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Untitled Third Album Selena Gomez

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9
42 52
Expectations is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Expectations Bebe Rexha

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10
9 8
sweetener is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Andrew“Holzi”Holzinger added sweetener Ariana Grande

August 17

11
44 56
Man of the Woods is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Justin Timberlake

February 2

12
38 50
Mania is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Fall Out Boy

January 19

13
31 41
Untitled Sixth Album is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Untitled Sixth Album Avril Lavigne

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14
25 33
Untitled Second Album is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Izzy Mendoza added Untitled Second Album Troye Sivan

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15
25 36
Untitled Project is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Untitled Project Led Zeppelin

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16
18 26
Untitled Second Album is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Untitled Second Album The Chainsmokers

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17
27 44
Untitled Eighth Album is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Untitled Eighth Album Muse

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18
23 38
Untitled Third Album is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Untitled Third Album Bastille

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19
24 40
Untitled Fourteenth Album is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
TheWelshGuy added Untitled Fourteenth Album Madonna

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20
13 24
Expectations is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Expectations Hayley Kiyoko

March 30

21
11 21
Dirty Computer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Dirty Computer Janelle Monáe

April 27

22
17 31
Firepower is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Judas Priest

March 9

23
21 38
Golden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Golden Kylie Minogue

April 6

24
17 32
Little Dark Age is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Little Dark Age MGMT

February 9

25
15 29
Untitled Twelfth English Album is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Untitled Twelfth English Album Celine Dion

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26
21 39
Boarding House Reach is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Boarding House Reach Jack White

March 23

27
8 21
Amen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Amen Rich Brian

February 2

28
8 21
Wildness is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Wildness Snow Patrol

May 25

29
9 23
Fantasea II: The Second Wave is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Fantasea II: The Second Wave Azealia Banks

March

30
5 17
Only Human is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Only Human Calum Scott

March 9

31
10 26
The Time Is Now is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
The Time Is Now Craig David

January 26

32
7 21
Electric Café is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Electric Café En Vogue

March 30

33
12 30
Inside a Dream is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Inside a Dream Echosmith

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34
11 29
Untitled Tenth Album is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Untitled Tenth Album The Offspring

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35
11 29
Untitled Sixth Album is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Untitled Sixth Album Interpol

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36
16 38
Always Ascending is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Always Ascending Franz Ferdinand

February 9

37
7 23
Nation of Two is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Nation of Two Vance Joy

February 23

38
8 25
Vale is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Vale Black Veil Brides

January 12

39
9 27
Future is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Don Diablo

February 9

40
5 19
Everything Was Beautiful, and ... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt Moby

March 2

41
13 36
Cinematic is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Cinematic Owl City

June 1

42
5 21
Ember is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Ember Breaking Benjamin

April 13

43
5 21
Thunderbolt is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Thunderbolt Saxon

February 2

44
5 22
Primal Heart is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Primal Heart KImbra

April 20

45
7 28
Sex & Cigarettes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Sex & Cigarettes Toni Braxton

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46
6 26
Wrong Creatures is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Wrong Creatures Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

January 12

47
3 18
Crooked Shadows is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Crooked Shadows Dashboard Confessional

February 9

48
3 18
Unbroken is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Unbroken Shannon Noll

February 2

49
3 18
By the Way, I Forgive You is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
By the Way, I Forgive You Brandi Carlisle

February 16

50
4 24
Wouldn't It Be Great is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Anticipated New Albums of 2018
Wouldn't It Be Great Loretta Lynn

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