Say the new album of my favorite artist comes out, and I've been waiting for it for a long time. In that case, is it correct to say this?

This (the release of the new album) was long-awaited!


Absolutely! long-awaited is a general way to express that something anticipated for a considerable time

See here: one such entry

The speech was long-awaited.

  • thanks. and is there another way of expressing the same idea? – bb8 Jan 6 at 11:57
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    You could say 'much-anticipated'. – Kate Bunting Jan 6 at 13:09

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