The Weeknd has confirmed rumors that he’ll be releasing a new album at midnight tonight. In an Instagram post, he unveiled the artwork for the new release, titled My Dear Melancholy, with the simple caption “tonight.” A photo of a billboard promoting My Dear Melancholy has also surfaced on social media.
After his performance Thursday night on The Late Late Show with James Corden, Shawn Mendes announced that he’ll be back in June for a full week residency on the CBS talk show. Mendes will play every night for the week of June 5. He recently released the single “Lost in Japan” from his upcoming, as-yet-untitled third album.
Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park will release a new solo album, titled Post Traumatic, on June 15. The record will include the tracks from his recent Post Traumatic EP. Shinoda wrote the songs on the album in the wake of the death of his bandmate Chester Bennington last year. He will play a handful of solo shows this summer, including appearances at the Reading and Leeds Festivals in the UK.