It’s been a thrilling couple of years for Dua Lipa, whose 2017 debut album and sundry one-off singles have catapulted her from plucky hopeful to pretty much the biggest female UK pop star in record time.
The 23-year-old has collaborated with a host of A Listers including Calvin Harris and Black Pink, achieved two UK Number Ones and was the UK’s most streamed female artist in 2018.
When can we expect new music from Dua Lipa?
Very soon! She is releasing single “Swan Song” on 24th January for the action-adventure movie Alita: Battle Angel. She teased her followers to a preview on Instagram and has expressed excitement being involved in “such an incredible movie with a badass female protagonist” on Twitter.
What is the name of the new Dua Lipa album?
Currently unconfirmed, but the star has tweeted that she does think she may have the name of the album sorted.
What is the release date of the new Dua Lipa album?
In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Dua Lipa said her only rule for 2019 was “working really hard to get my new album out.”
She has been writing material for it since early 2018 and tweeted that she already has a title in mind. So definitely expect to see a second album sometime this year.
What will the new Dua Lipa album sound like?
Dua Lipa told NME her new album is “pop” but with “more diverse sounds.” She said: “I’m trying not to stray too far away from my sound which I have described as “dance crying” for a while.”
Similarly, she told GQ the album would be full of pop songs to dance to, as well as darker songs about heartbreak and manipulative relationships.
There will also be nuanced influence from “throwback” artists such as Outkast and Prince, who she had been listening to over 2018.
What is likely to be on the album?
She released a super deluxe version of her debut album last October, adding three new singles and her four collaborations from 2017 and 2018. Therefore, expect all new music on her new album.
Will there be any big collaborations on the next Dua Lipa album?
It’s possible Dua Lipa might get together again with Ariana Grande, after the two recorded a song in early 2018 but decided not to release them. She has named ideal collaborators in the past as Pink, Frank Ocean and Alicia Keys, so watch this space.
Will Black Pink be on the Dua Lipa album?
Dua Lipa and all-female K-pop band Black Pink previously collaborated on the super deluxe edition of Lipa’s debut album with the track ‘Kiss and Make Up’. The team-up was raved about by fans, although it only reached 36 in the UK charts. A future collaboration hasn’t yet been confirmed, but could be a potential