These days, record-release dates are slipperier than Lady Gaga's latex. Here's a look at the odds that we'll see these long-in-progress albums in the next few months
On a scale of 1 (most likely) to 10 (most likely)
Songs of Ascent by U2
The companion to No Line on the Horizon has been promised for a year, and already previewed live.
(untitled) by Michael Jackson
The late king of pop supposedly left behind over 100 unreleased tracks, but not even an album title is certain.
Hot Sauce Committee, Pt. 1 by Beastie Boys
Finished over a year ago but delayed because of Adam "MCA" Yauch's health, it doesn't currently have a release date.
Detox by Dr. Dre
Nearly every hip-hop luminary of the last decade has worked on Dre's unfinished, possibly unfinishable magnum opus.
(untitled) by No Doubt
Nine years after their last album, Gwen Stefani and co. are working on a ninth new song or so they tweeted recently.
(untitled) by Amy Winehouse
The troubled singer recently claimed that her long-awaited follow-up to Back to Black would be out this year.