We are hard at work here at VH1 headquarters burning off the calories we put on over the long Thanksgiving weekend by pulling together our lists of the Best Albums, Best Singles and Best Videos of 2013. As we take a look back, though, we couldn’t help but notice that some of 2013’s Most Anticipated Albums never actually came out! While we were blessed with tons of great albums to listen to this year, there’s still a part of us that can’t help but wonder “How come that Beyoncé album never came out, anyway?” (EDITOR’S NOTE, 12/13/13: Beyonce had an album, after all! She dropped her eponymous album tonight out of the clear blue!) Or, as Fred Willard’s character in A Mighty Wind would say, “Wha happened?”
King Bey’s not the only one who failed to deliver the goods in 2013, though. For every long-awaited comeback that was awesome as Justin Timberlake‘s, we were left high and dry waiting for the likes of 50 Cent and Mariah Carey to drop their first studio album of the decade. So, take a look back at the year that WASN’T with us, as we count down 2013’s Most Anticipated Albums That Never Came Out.