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Top six anticipating albums of 2017 by female artists

BY ANGELA SANCHEZ

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR 

Sky Ferreira(Left), Kesha(Middle) and Charli XCX(Right), Photo Courtesy of AP images

Nelly Furtado’s sixth studio album “The Ride” is set to release on March 31. According to The Fader, Furtado recently collaborated with Blood Orange for her new album. She plans to make a comeback, she had hit in 2006 with her song “promiscuous” and “Maneater.”

Lorde’s album “Melodrama” is out June 16. “The record is written, we’re in the production stage now,” she wrote last August on her Instagram. “I’ve worked like a dog for a year making this new album great for you guys.” Lorde is scheduled to perform this year at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival.

Charli XCX album is set to be released in May. “I just wanted to make a party record, and it feels like I finally unleashed my full inner-partier,” according to Billboard.

Haim’s, Sophomore album is going to be released this summer. They won the 2014 NME Award for Best International Band for their song ‘Days Are Gone’. According to Pitchfork, “The trio have recorded with ex-Vampire Weekend member Rostam Batmanglij and record producer Ariel Rechtshaid”

Sky Ferreira’s second studio album, “Masochism” will arrive this summer. In an interview with Dazed, Ferreira announced that the new record will be executive produced by Mike Dean, known Kanye West collaborator, with additional support from Ariel Rechtshaid who produced “Night Time, My Time,” her first studio album,  she continues saying, “I became a bit of a masochist in every single way, for a while it was like, ‘If it doesn’t hurt then it’s not real.’”

Kesha’s third studio album is set to release sometime this year. It’s been reported that Kesha has been in a vicious legal battle against producer/label executive Dr. Luke Gottwald. According to CNN “The legal saga began in 2014, when Kesha sued Gottwald and his recording companies in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging sexual assault and battery, harassment, violation of California’s unfair business laws and intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress.” Rolling Stone reported that her music career has been largely put on hold as she has attempted to exit her contract with Sony, but after a court denied her injunction, the singer-songwriter has begun focusing her energy on relaunching her music career.

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