By Alli Brooks
All lists were found through “official charts” and Spotify playlists.
Let’s get into what songs and albums are getting or have been released in October 2020.
Pop music never goes out of style and there are already tons of new song this month in this genre. This year many pop songs from Albums such as Dua Lipa’s Future Nostalgia and Selena Gomez’s Rare as well as singles put out by artists have blown up from social media such as Tik Tok. Here is a quick list of recent releases from October that might not have reached your playlists yet:
Lonely – Justin Bieber and Benny Blanco
Commander in Chief – Demi Lovato
Baby, I’m Jealous – Bebe Rexha ft. Doja Cat
Lie to Me – Tate McRae and Ali Gatie
Fake – Lauv & Conan Gray
Alien – Lee Suhyun
Be My Eyes – Pentatonix
Where is Our Love Song – Stevie Wonder ft. Gary Clark Jr.
And many more are on their way.
Some big releases from the R&B genre came earlier this year with songs such as PARTYNEXTDOOR and Rihanna’s Believe It as well as Megan Thee Stallion’s Savage from March and Go Crazy by Chris Brown and Young Thug back in July. This September, SZA released Hit Different and Usher released Bad Habits.
Some of the top releases from October so far are:
Savage Mode II – 21 Savage and Metro Boomin
Anniversary – Bryson Tiller
Capital Gains – Willie the Kid
My Life 4Hunnid – YG
Gasanova – Yung Gravy
New Beginnings – Reason
Burden of Proof – Benny the Butcher
So Icy Gang vol.1 – Gucci Mane and the New 1017
Partypack – PartyNextDoor
Out of these, 4 debuted on the Billboard 200 list of songs.
Like all Music Genres, some music production has been delayed because of Covid-19 until this month. Some things to listen and look out for this October from the rock genre include:
2020 – Bon Jovi
Halloween – Frank Zappa
Digging Deep: Subterranea – Robert Plant
The Symbol Remains – Blue Oyster Cult
Morrison Hotel: 50th Anniversary deluxe edition – The Doors
Rust Bucket – Neil Young and Crazy Horse
And many more oldies but goodies.
2020 has been a big year for country musicians, so here are some albums to look out for in the country genre from this October and onward:
A Holly Dolly Christmas – Dolly Parton
Twenty-years of Rascal Flatts: The Greatest Hits – Rascal Flatts
Skeletons – Brother Osborne
When I think About Christmas EP – Runaway June
Live from the Troubadour EP – Tanya Tucker
Ain’t that Kind of Cowboy – Trace Adkins
Rebels & Angels – Terry McBride
The Other Side – Cam
Forever After All – Luke Combs
This genre has some smaller and bigger artists that came out with singles and albums this October.
So, some honorable mentions from the indie genre of music include:
Drinking Wine – Oscar Lang
Keep Your Head Up – Djo
leave me alone! – boy Pablo
Lost in Translation – The Neighborhood
Nobody Gets me (Like You) — Wallows
Mansion – Riley Moore
Keep exploring music and find new jams to enjoy.