As we close the 2011, the amount of new album releases decreased but the excitement for 2012 builds with early release dates set for Mario, Melanie Fiona, Monica and Robert Glasper Experiment.
Crooner Mario will return with a new sound for his upcoming fifth studio album ‘Restoration.’ The LP will be released via RCA Records, and led by “The Walls” as the official first single from the Baltimore native and features rapper Fabolous and written by Rico Love.
Mario’s labelmate Monica’s upcoming 7th studio album, ‘New Life,’ has been delayed a few times but we’re sure it will be worth the wait. On ‘New Life,’ which has already issued the singles “Anything (to Find You),” produced by Missy Elliot and “Until It’s Gone,” Monica plans to re-visit the early part of her career, including 1995 single, “Why I Love You So Much,” to capture the feeling and sincerity for her new music.
Probably one of the most underrated R&B artists, Melanie Fiona will unleash her sophomore LP in 2012. For Fiona, returning with her sophomore album ‘The MF Life’ has been a huge challenge. She tells Singersroom, “It is a very serious process to go through being a first time artist now working on a second album.” Confident about overcoming the sophomore slump Fiona says, “I am in a good place with being more sure of who I am and where I see myself headed and reflecting that through my music.”
Serving as the follow-up to her 2008 U.S. debut ‘Shine,’ Grammy winner Estelle will release ‘All Of Me,’ led by the Rick Ross-assisted single “Break My Heart,” as well as Estelle’s newest single “Thank You.”
Check out all the other upcoming releases:
12.27.11 Seal Soul 2
02.07.12 Mario – Restoration
02.07.12 Melanie Fiona – The MF Life
02.21.12 Monica – New Life
02.28.12 Estelle – All Of Me
02.28.12 Robert Glasper – Experiment Black Radio
02.28.12 Take 6 – One
03.13.12 Ruben Studdard – Letters From Birmingham
03.26.12 K’Jon – Moving On
04.03.11 Willow Smith – Knees And Elbows
Music lovers rejoice! 2012 is set to be an exciting year in the music industry, with a range of much-anticipated albums and singles due to drop over the coming months. From Mario’s R&B sound to Melanie Fiona’s soulful singing, there are plenty of releases this year that all music fans will want to check out. Get ready for some serious musical fun – here are just some of the upcoming releases we can look forward to this year!
Paragraph 1: Singer-songwriter Mario has been thrilling fans since his career began back in 2002 with his debut album ‘Mario’. Now he’s set to return with his fifth studio album ‘Restoration’, which promises more smooth R&B melodies from one of today’s most skilled musicians. The first single from Restoration is already making waves on radio stations across America and beyond.
Paragraph 2: Grammy Award winning singer Monica returns this summer with her eighth studio album ‘New Life’. This record features collaborations with artists such as Missy Elliott and Brandy, so it looks like it’ll be well worth a listen. Also dropping later this year is Canadian artist Melanie Fiona’s sophomore album ‘The MF Life’ – expect something special from this talented songstress!
Overview Of 2012 Releases
The music world is abuzz with anticipation for the upcoming releases in 2012. From Mario to Melanie Fiona, this year promises to be a big one for fans of all genres.
Pop sensation Mario is set to release his sixth studio album, containing songs that are sure to have everyone dancing and singing along. He’s also embarking on an international tour later this year, which will no doubt draw plenty of crowds! Meanwhile, R&B singer Monica has been hard at work crafting her seventh studio album, featuring collaborations with some of today’s hottest producers and songwriters. As always, her passionate lyrics are sure to move listeners’ hearts and minds.
Melanie Fiona has also made a name for herself as one of the most soulful singers around. Her latest offering showcases her unique blend of reggae-tinged soul and hip hop influences – something sure to make waves both inside and outside the genre boundaries. All these artists promise great things from their new albums and tours in 2012; it definitely looks like they’ll deliver!
Breakdown Of Artists And Albums
To get a clearer understanding of the upcoming releases in 2012, let’s take a closer look at each artist and album.
Mario is set to drop his sixth studio album this year, featuring catchy new beats and irresistible hooks. His signature style will no doubt draw plenty of attention; whether it be fans or newcomers, there’s sure to be something for everyone on this record! He’ll also be embarking on an international tour – so mark your calendars if you want to catch him live!
Monica has been hard at work crafting her seventh studio album with some of today’s top producers and songwriters. Her passionate lyrics are sure to touch hearts around the world when her latest offering drops later this year. R&B fans won’t want to miss out on this one – it promises great things!
Melanie Fiona’s unique blend of reggae-tinged soul and hip hop influences have made her one of the most sought after acts in music today. She’s already released two critically acclaimed albums, but her third effort looks like it might just raise the bar even higher. Get ready for melodic vocals blended with funky production that will certainly turn heads this summer!
It’s clear that 2012 is going to be an exciting year for music fans. Mario, Monica, and Melanie Fiona are just a few of the artists who will have new releases this year. With so many great albums coming out, it looks like we’re in for a treat!
I’m looking forward to hearing what each artist has in store. I’m especially excited about Mario’s upcoming release since his last album was such a success. He always manages to deliver something fresh and innovative with every new record he puts out. Plus, I can’t wait to see how Monica evolves her sound and style on her next project. As for Melanie Fiona, she always brings powerful vocals and heartfelt lyrics – two things that never go out of style!
Overall, there’s no doubt that 2012 is going to bring some amazing music from these talented artists mentioned here. It should be an incredible year for music lovers all over the world!
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