There’s been a lot of speculation and rumors surrounding Ariana’s upcoming album and what musical direction she’ll be taking her sound. Here’s what we know:
1. The Title of the Album Will Be…
…Moonlight. Ariana confirmed that the title of her soon-to-be released album during a live chat on twitter. When a fan asked her if ‘Moonlight’ was the title of a song or the album the pint-sized star answered “Both.”
2. The Track List
According to arianagrande.wikia.com, who have to be commended for their thorough research, there are three confirmed tracks from the album (an intro, the title track, and the announced single) and a handful of rumored tracks:
- Ain’t About What You Got
- Lavender Envelopes
- Not Afraid Of Love
- You’ll Be Alright
- Kiss Me
- Hold Me Down
- You Got It
- Pink Champagne
- Nothing Lasts Forever
-courtesy of arianagrande.wikia.com
3. Star Studded Duets
Also according to arianagrande.wikia.com‘s dilegent research, Ariana will be joined by some big profile names accomapying her on some of the tunes. R&B singer Ne Yo, 35, is expected to appear on Not Afraid Of Love, buddy Nicki Minaj, 32, does duty on You’ll Be Alright, and Tori Kelly, 22, sings along on Nothing Lasts Forever.
4. The Release Date
As of yet, no release date had been officially announced for Ariana’s new album, but a couple of weeks ago she hinted at an October drop via twitter:
Followed by a clarification…
We eagerly await!
5. Is This A Taste Of What’s To Come?
Ariana’s debut album Yours Truly was an R&B-influenced offering in the style of Mariah Carey and Celine Dion; her next release, My Everything, delved in to racier themes and dance-floor tracks. What’s can we expect from Moonlight? Check out the above 9-second snippet, that Ariana teased her fans with, that may be from her new album.