A pair of worldwide Idols lead this week's music releases in the FOXLight. AI runner-up Adam Lambert brings his vocal histrionics to For Your Entertainment. And Britain's Got Talent runner-up and worldwide YouTube sensation Susan Boyle covers Madonna, The Monkees and The Rolling Stones on I Dreamed A Dream.
Shakira returns for her first English-language disc in some time, She Wolf.
Rated R is the first new music from Rhianna since her well-publicized personal drama earlier this year.
Lady GaGa re-launches her hit debut with 8 new tracks and a slightly new title: The Fame Monster.
Beyoncé drops the live I Am...Yours, a 2 CD/1 DVD live set recorded in Las Vegas. And separately she adds a new track and video to I Am...Sasha Fierce: Deluxe Edition.
Also out this week...
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers' The Live Anthology is a career spanning live set, cherry-picked from 30 years of performances and available in many flavors: an inexpensive and widely available 4 CD version, a 7 LP version with 3 extra tracks, and a super-deluxe Best Buy-exclusive set featuring 5 CDs/2 DVDs/1 LP and a Blu-Ray disc with all of the above in high resolution stereo and surround sound.
Jay Sean and Birdman guest on each other's discs, and both drop this week: Jay Sean's is All Or Nothing, and Birdman's is Pricele$$.
BlakRoc is the intriguing combo of The Black Keys and Damon Dash, and the self-titled intro has guest shots from Mos Def, Q-Tip, and Ludacris.
Angie Stone drops her first album on legendary soul label Stax, titled Unexpected.
Deluxe boxed sets from 3 very different artists...Not Fade Away: The Complete Studio Recordings and More features virtually everything ever recorded by Buddy Holly on 6 CDs. The Catalogue collects all 8 studio albums from avant-garde German electronic pioneers Kraftwerk. And Jazz icon Miles Davis gets an Amazon-exclusive 70 CD/1 DVD set titled The Complete Columbia Album Collection, featuring all 52 albums Davis recorded for the label, unreleased live sets from Europe in 1967 and the Isle of Wight festival in 1970, and a 250 page biography.
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In New York...I'm Rob Maurer, FOX News Talk!