10 music albums released in January 2022

From the weekend Dawn FM to the Lumineers’ Bright sidehere are ten exciting albums due out in January 2022.

With countless singles and albums released every month, it’s nearly impossible to keep up with all the latest music releases. From old school rock to alternative to modern rap to mainstream pop, here are ten music albums set to drop in January 2022.

Fellow melophiles, make sure you’re up to date with what’s new in the world of music with our recurring monthly column in which we select and feature ten music albums coming out that month.

Almost a year after his previous album, the Canadian singer-songwriter is releasing his fifth studio album this month. For Dawn FM, expect appearances from Lil Wayne, Quincy Jones and more. The album cover is interesting. Get ready for memes.

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'Dawn FM' by The Weeknd

Release date

January 7, 2022

'Mamaru' by RuPaul

Are you ready for the Queen’s fourteenth studio album? If you are ready then Shantay, you stay. Like everything the American icon does, we already know mamaru is going to be fabulous.

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'Mamaru' by RuPaul

Release date

January 7, 2022

'Night Call' by years and years

night call by British musician Olly Years & Years follows Palo Santo, his second studio album. The upcoming album features 22 tracks in total.

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'Night Call' by years and years

Kind

electropop, dance pop

Release date

January 7, 2022

Frozen Season by Saweetie

From Ice grill for icy season, Saweetie’s upcoming project features seven high profile collaborations. It’s more of a mini mixtape than an archetypal album.

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Frozen Season by Saweetie

Release date

January 7, 2022

'Transparency' by Twin Atlantic

If you like to jam to alternative rock, we think this album will do you good. Transparency by Scottish alternative rock band Twin Atlantic is a ten-track album.

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'Transparency' by Twin Atlantic

Kind

Alternative rock, indie rock, emo pop

Release date

January 7, 2022

January 2022 welcomes The Lumineers’ Bright side, the fourth studio album by the American indie-folk band. The album was preceded by the release of three singles: Clear Side, Big Shot, and AM radio.

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Kind

Folk, indie, folk rock

Release date

January 14, 2022

Do you like listening to British rock? Mark your calendar for January 14, 2022. That’s when the Wombats release their fifth studio album, Fix yourself, not the world. We love the name. We love the album cover.

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Release date

January 14, 2022

Award-winning English singer-songwriter Elvis Costello and his band The Imposters release an album titled The Boy Named So later this month. The album is preceded by two singles: Magnificent wound and Paint The Blue Red Rose.

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Release date

January 14, 2022

Run away on January 21, 2022 with the Norwegian singer-songwriter’s next album, The gods we can touch. Four singles have already been released: Exist for love, yield to love, pagans, and Heal for me.

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Kind

Pop art, alternative, electropop

Release date

January 21, 2022

'Motordrome' by MØ

Next on the list is Motordrome. The long-awaited next album is the Danish singer and songwriter’s third album and is due out towards the end of the month on January 28, 2022.

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'Motordrome' by MØ

Kind

Electro, indie-pop

Release date

January 28, 2022


George L. Hernandez