The 20 Most Anticipated Summer Albums

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The 20 Most Anticipated Summer Albums

They don't call them "winter bangers," do they? Summer has always been a time for the best music, and this year is looking even more enticing than usual. There are several promising, hyped-up rap rookies finally unveiling their debut full-lengths, a few out-of-favor vets looking to resurrect their legacies, a handful of pop-n-B superstars taking important next steps and more. Some will succeed, some will fail, but either way, your ears are going to have a busy season. Click on for BET.com's countdown of Summer 2012's 20 most anticipated albums. —Alex Gale 

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