Dearly Beloved is the upcoming sixth album by American rock band Daughtry. It is scheduled for a September 17, 2021 release via Dogtree Records. The album will serve as a follow up to 2018's Cage to Rattle. Originally planned for a 2020 release, Daughtry released lead single "World on Fire" in August 2020, following it up with second single "Heavy Is the Crown" in March 2021. In May 2021, the band also released its cover of the Temple of the Dog classic "Hunger Strike" featuring guest vocals from Sevendust's Lajon Witherspoon. The album was officially announced on June 16, 2021 alongside the release of third single "Lioness".