Most anticipated albums of 2014
Beck, Wu-Tang Clan, U2, and even more Kanye West
Release date: Summer
Why it's anticipated: The surprise arrival of a new Beyonce album late last year also meant for another unexpected jolt: some fresh measures from Frank Ocean. That track "Superpower" was a bit of a mutual appreciation moment, so maybe Mrs. Carter will make her way onto Ocean's next effort.
We know he was working on songs early in 2013 -- according to his interview with Zane Lowe, he already had 10 or 11 ideas in the mix. In October, in a Q&A with fans on his Tumblr, he answered "When summer comes round again" for an ETA for his "Channel Orange" follow-up.