Thanks to Beyoncé’s atomic surprise attack, not to mention epic releases from Lady Gaga, Eminem, Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, Drake, Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry, 2013 was a stellar year for music.
But, believe it or not, 2014 holds the promise of even more amazing releases, and MTV News has compiled a list of our 66 most anticipated albums of the year. From Kendrick Lamar to Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Broken Bells, Rick Ross, Austin Mahone, Skrillex and Kendrick Lamar, we will spend the first full week of the year telling you everything we know about the hottest rock, pop, hip-hop, R&B and EDM projects on the horizon.
Check back every day this week for another list of albums you won’t want to miss.
Here’s a preview of what you’ll be reading about: