Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has officially declared 30 August to be Whitney Day.

Whitney's highly-anticipated second record Forever Turned Around will be released next Friday (30 August), and Whitney will be celebrating the release with fans around Chicago.

There's a mixture of events, including a lunch, record signings, performances, and a well deserved after party.

Two days ago Whitney celebrated their new record on this side of the Atlantic ocean with an intimate show at London's Moth Club.

Whitney's Forever Turned Around album lands on 30 August via Secretly Canadian. Whitney play London's Roundhouse on 29 November. Find out more.