Phil Collins Testify: The first in many a year from housewives' crooner of choice.
New CD releases
Which new CD are you going to rush out to buy?
Soundtrack Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: An orchestral work.
Mary J. Blige Unplugged: A chaser to her remix record of the summer.
Talib Kweli: More from the progressive hip-hopper.
Blackstreet Level II: R&B meister Teddy Riley tries to recapture his singing group's peak of "No Diggity."
TLC: Their first since the death of Lisa Lopes, though the album features her final recorded work.
Pearl Jam: The seventh studio album from the last grunge band standing.
Three Doors Down Away From the Sun: This faceless act sold 5 million records two years ago. Will anyone care this time?
Soundtrack The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers: A grand symphonic accompaniment to the latest epic.
Joni Mitchell: A double disc featuring orchestral versions of her classics.
Foxy Brown: Lil' Kim's nemesis returns in the same season for a hip-hop diva catfight. Meow!
Matchbox 20: The third collection of leader Rob Thomas' reliable pop tunes.
Kenny Lattimore/Chante Moore: Idealized R&B duets.
Crazytown: The second major-label work from the hit rock-rappers.
Nas God's Son: Hip-hop's best wordsmith has an aforementioned outtakes album plus this one, a wholly new work following up one of last year's best releases.
Missy Elliott: Distaff rap's most formidable producer/writer returns to try to top her peak effort from last year.
Sum 41: Canada's most popular punk band returns.
Snoop Dogg Paid the Cost to Be Da Boss: More from the man with rap's smoothest flow.
K-Ci and Jojo: The ex-Jodeci crooners return.
The Isley Brothers: Another release from the only 40-year-old R&B band still racking up hits.
Keith Murray: The fourth solo album from the ex-EPMD rapper.
Swizz Beats Beats Presents G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories: The long-delayed release from the Ruff Ryders' production wiz.
DMX: As reliable as mistletoe and fruitcake, this barking rapper will release his annual winter set, hoping to make those cash registers jingle.