Weekly US music releases: Kylie, Enrique and Big Boi

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On July 6, dance diva Kylie Minogue, Latin crooner Enrique Islesias and hip rapper Big Boi of Outkast release new albums and singles, all reaching top 5 on Amazon pre-order charts. In the UK, the records release July 5.

Kylie Minogue, Aphodite
Australian pop singer, Kylie Minoque releases her 11th studio album, already Amazon's No. 2 best-selling dance pre-order. With more than 60 million albums sold worldwide and hits like "Can't Get You Our of My Head" and Grammy winner "Come Into My World," this 12-track collection kicks off with the single "All The Lovers." Produced by Stuart Price (Madonna and The Killers) with collaborations by Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears and Keane's Tim Rice-Oxley, the special edition CD/DVD on Astralwerks/EMI Records features music videos, live tracks, behind-the-scenes footage, an interview, photos, and more.

Enrique Iglesias, Euphoria
The No. 1 Latin best-selling pre-order album on Amazon, Enrique Iglesias releases his first album with both English- and Spanish-language songs, leads with the first single "I Like It" on Universal Republic Records. The all-star guests on this the 10-song collection include Usher, Akon, Pitbull, and Lionel Richie. Produced by RedOne (Lady Gaga, Mary J. Blige) and Mark Taylor (Nelly Furtado), the singer follows in the footsteps of his superstar father, Julio Iglesias, with more than 17 million albums sold and a Grammy for Best Latin Performer.

Big Boi, Sir Luscious Leftfoot... Son of Chico Dusty
With the Grammy winning multi-platinum duo OutKast, Big Boi had a No.1 hit with "The Way You Move." Now as Sir Luscious Leftfoot, the hip hop artist releases his first solo recording, already No. 4 on Amazon's hip-hop best-selling pre-orders chart. Starting off the album with the single "Shutterbug," his guests include T.I., Lil Jon, Jamie Foxx, and B.o.B. Producers on this 15-track Def Jam collection range from Salaam Remi (Nas, Fugees) to Boi-1da (Drake).