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Rita Ora announces debut album release

Roc Nation singer to release debut album 'ORA' on August 27

Rita Ora has announced the release of her debut album.

Simply titled ‘ORA’, the record will be released through Roc Nation/Columbia on August 27. The album’s tracklisting has yet to be announced, but it will include tracks produced by Drake, Chase & Status, Will.i.am, The-Dream, Stargate and Fraser T Smith. Discussing the album’s impressive cast list, Ora said: “I can’t believe how lucky I’ve been to work with these amazing people – we’ve all clicked and had such a good time in making my album.”

Ora, 21, broke through when she provided vocals on DJ Fresh‘s drum’n’bass hit ‘Hot Right Now’, which reached Number One in February. Her debut single ‘RIP’ came out in May and also made Number One. She will release her next single, ‘How We Do (Party)’, on August 12 – scroll down to watch the video.

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Ora recently supported Coldplay at several European stadium dates, including a show at London’s Emirates Stadium on June 3. She has also made numerous summer festival appearances, including the Radio 1 Hackney Weekend, Wireless Festival, Lovebox and T In The Park.

To celebrate the release of her album, Ora will play a pair of headline shows at Manchester Sound Control on August 29 and London’s Scala on August 30. She is also scheduled to appear at London’s G-A-Y nightclub on August 25 and the Notting Hill Carnival on August 27.

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