THE Spanish singer's first Spanglish (it contains a mix of Spanish and English songs) album falls a little short of memorable.
Despite collaborations with some of today's biggest names, including rapper Pitbull (on I Like It) and Usher (on Dirty Dancer), each track blends into the next in a mess of synth-pop beats.
One wishes Iglesias would have slipped in a tender ballad a la Hero off 2001's hit album Escape.
THE DEAD WEATHER
Sea Of Cowards (Warner)
IF YOU like your music gritty, raunchy and all-round sexy, this American superband's sophomore CD might get you going.
The quartet, which includes Jack White of The White Stripes, The Raconteurs' bassist Jack Lawrence and the electrifying Alison Mosshart from The Kills, positively oozes blues on songs like aptly titled opener Blue Blood Blues.
A compelling listen.
Thank Me Later (Universal)
COULD Kanye have found his match in the ego department?
This 23-year-old Canadian rapper certainly thinks highly of himself.
On Fireworks, Drake spits: "Lookin' down from the top and it's crowded below/ My 15 minutes started an hour ago."
On the other hand, this slick debut also sees him questioning the downside of fame. It leaves one feeling like his cockiness might be justified - but not quite.