Following an end-of-summer array of big-name album drops (Britney Spears! Barbra Streisand!), the fall brings a whole other eclectic mix of artist comebacks, from the elusive JoJo to perennial favorite Sting and the inimitable Alicia Keys. Now, here’s a roundup of the albums you’ll want to keep an eye out for as they hit throughout the fall.

The list is especially stacked with solo acts — strong vocalists with outspoken personalities who are finally getting their moment to shine. Of course, we should also expect the unexpected; thanks to Beyoncé and Frank Ocean, surprise releases have never been quite so cool.


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