Artists put in a lot of effort while writing their songs and recording it. It isn’t an easy task and requires sheer determination, which is why they take time to release new albums. Since the beginning of 2018, Pop artists have dropped some kickass music albums. Some of them have topped the charts and include great songs with good lyrics and catchy beats that goes with every mood. Here are 5 music albums you should listen to by some of our favourite pop  music artists.

1. Beerbongs And Bentleys by Post Malone

Release Date: April 27, 2018

Recommended Tracks: Stay, Over Now, Blame It On Me

Featured Artist/s: G-Eazy, YG, Swae Lee, 21 Savage, Ty Dolla $ign, Nicki Minaj

Fun Fact: Post Malone’s new album broke streaming records on Spotify on the day it released. In fact, his album smashed records set by Drake, J. Cole and even The Beatles– all in the same week!

2. Shawn Mendes by Shawn Mendes

Release Date: May 25, 2018

Recommended Tracks: Lost In Japan, Youth, Where Were You In The Morning

Featured Artist/s: Khalid, Julia Michaels

Fun Fact: Shawn Mendes’s new album is more about discovering his voice and creating meaningful music coming from his heart. One of the songs, Youth (featuring Khalid), was written after the devastation created post the Manchester terrorist attack at Ariana Grande‘s concert last May. Shawn wanted to stand up and raise his voice through this song.

3. Voicenotes by Charlie Puth

Release Date: May 11, 2018

Recommended Tracks: Done For Me, Somebody Told Me, Attention

Featured Artist/s: Kehlani, Boyz II Men, James Taylor

Fun Fact: Some of the singles from his album, for instance, Attention, had already topped the charts before the album release. While promoting his album, he uploaded  small audio clips of the songs from the album, just like voice notes as stories on his Instagram profile, which went with the theme and drew more attention towards the album.

4. My Dear Melancholy by The Weeknd

Release Date: March 30, 2018

Recommended Tracks: Call Out My Name, Wasted Times

Featured Artist/s: Gesaffelstein

Fun Fact: Weeknd’s My Dear Melancholy is quite dark. Most of his fans believe he released this surprise album post his breakups with Selena Gomez and Bella Hadid and is still affected by it.

5. Invasion Of Privacy by Cardi B

Release Date: April 5, 2018

Recommended Tracks: Get Up 10, Be Careful, Drip, Thru your phone.

Featured Artist/s: Migos, Chance The Rapper, Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Kehlani, 21 Savage, YG, SZA

Fun Fact: The title of Cardi B’s album comes from the fact that she did feel like her privacy was being invaded. In an interview, she said she felt the pressure from her rising fame as well as from people interfering in her life, especially when it came to her pregnancy.

The songs from these albums are definitely worth a listen! Have you heard some of these songs already? Let us know in the comments below.

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