Rihanna is reportedly closing out 2019 with a new album. According to multiple French reporters covering Universal Music France’s Open Session event, Universal revealed the multi-platinum singer’s ninth studio LP will be released in December.

Last year, RiRi told a fan the album would drop in 2019 when asked about its release date Instagram.

Rihanna has stayed relatively quiet about her highly anticipated project, but she did note she’s eager to drop it during a conversation with Interview Magazine in June.

“It really does suck that it can’t just come out because I’m working on a really fun one right now,” she said. “I’m really happy with a lot of the material we have so far, but I am not going to put it out until it’s complete. It makes no sense to rush it, but I want it out. I’ve gotten to the point where I’m like, ‘Even if I don’t have the time to shoot videos, I’m going to put an album out.’”

The Grammy winner’s last album, ANTI, was released in 2016. The LP peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

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