Rihanna Promises New Album This Fall

Singer will release sixth album in seven years

September 16, 2011 9:10 AM ET
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Rihanna performs over the summer in England.
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Rihanna revealed on Twitter yesterday that she intends to release her sixth studio album sometime in the next few months. In responding to a question from a fan regarding the due date of her new disc, the singer replied "THIS FALL!!!!," a timetable that has been confirmed by Billboard's inside sources.

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Though it is in some way surprising that her label, Def Jam, is willing to release new material while her 2010 record Loud is still yielding chart hits, it should be noted that the singer has put out an album nearly every year since 2005.

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