While visiting the red carpet at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, which were held in Los Angeles at the Staples Center last night, Drake announced the title of his upcoming third studio album, which is set to be released later this year.
Currently being recorded in Toronto and Los Angeles, Nothing Was the Same will serve as the official title of the follow-up to 2011′s Take Care.
Though there are currently little details surrounding the album, the singer/rapper released a song entitled “Started from the Bottom“ last week, which serves as the official lead single from the project.
The song has been critically-acclaimed by both music critics and fans alike since its release, the song has managed to reach #22 on the iTunes Top Songs chart, as well as #3 on the iTunes Top Hip Hop/Rap Songs chart.
Like his previous two albums, production from Noah “40″ Shebib can be expected, as well as an appearance from Lil Wayne.
Drake’s second studio album, Take Care, was released on November 15, 2011, and debuted at #1 on the US Billboard 200 chart, with sales of 631,000 copies in its first week.
To date, album has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America and has sold 1,810,000 copies in the United States. It also managed to win Best Rap Album at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards.