By Ilana Kaplan The release of her debut album isn't something Normani has taken lightly. She’s spent the past few years consumed by pressure from the outdoors world: people’s advice and expectations the kind of music she should be creating and the kind of artist they envisioned her to be. She thought whether her music was “Black enough,” if she was neglecting the audience ..

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Kacey Musgraves dropped a new heartbreak anthem called “Justified” on Friday (August 27), plus a music video in which she tries to heal from the loss of a relationship. The video starts with a Musgraves driving solemnly through a desert while listening to a commercial on love counseling from the vehicle radio. As she cruises down the road, she passes through a couple of different..

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The wait is over. Kacey Musgraves is officially making her MTV VMAs debut. At the show, set to air live from Barclays Center on September 12, the country-pop diva will unveil the world-premiere efficiency of her new song “Star-Crossed,” a sweltering heartbreaker released earlier this week. In case you can’t wait that long, you’re in luck: The video for Musgraves’s newest si..

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By Gabriel Aikins It takes a special variety of qualities for an artist to amass their stans. The music needless to say has to be excellent, however it requires more: an organization mind able to navigate the industry, a voice and the knowledge how to make use of it, and possibly most importantly, a willingness to give generously from their own life and experiences. Maisie Peters, t..

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Olivia Rodrigo surprise-dropped a new music video on Monday (August 23) showing how “Brutal” it is to be a teenager and wondering where her fucking teenage dream is, right after all. Accompanied by an angsty grunge instrumental, the video introduces a choose-your-player selection channeling Adobe Flash web games from the dawn of the millennium. The cursor clicks on Rodrigo dresse..

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Shawn Mendes brings a “Summer of Love” full of nostalgia in his new single, out today (August 20). The music video depicts a nearly shirtless Mendes and his companions enjoying their summer vacation in the Balearic Islands, Spain. They cruise through highways in convertibles, splash in waves, bask under the sun, sail through boats, and drink and party their hearts out at clubs. M..

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It’s been 10 years since the British girl sort Little Mix first came with each other on The X Factor, and to commemorate their formation, the females reported Wednesday (August 19) that they are going to drop a new greatest hits-type album called Between Us on November 12. The album is described as “a celebration of 10 years of hits, friendship, new tracks, and thus much more.”..

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By Carson Mlnarik With 26 years under her belt, much of which is crystallized in a uncontrived social media presence dating back to 2009, Orla Gartland has gleaned a lesson or two about life. It’s especially apt that the Dublin-born singer-songwriter opens her debut album Woman on the Internet, out Friday (August 20), with “Things That I’ve Learned,” a laundry list of directi..

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Lorde is back and blonde with her new single “Mood Ring,” going green and bringing calming spiritual vibes in its accompanying music video. The video starts with Lorde and her girlfriends soothing comfortably with each other in green on floor blankets. We visualize them performing yoga poses, meditating with crystals, burning ferns, and reading books. https://youtu.Be/P103bWMdvt..

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By Aliya Chaudhry Luke Hemmings started writing what would become the song “Starting Line” right after hearing the synth riff his producer, Sammy Witte, had come up with. As soon as Hemmings got to the piano, the lyrics just began to flow: “In and out of focus, moments that I keep…” “I'll just sit down [at] a musical instrument and something, it'll just come out,” Hemm..

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By Jaelani Turner-Williams Tinashe is back and better than before. Two years since the release of her 2019 album Songs for You — also Tinashe’s first project as an independent artist — the singer-songwriter has returned with her long-awaited effort 333. Named immediately after Tinashe’s life-path number 3, a divine number calculated from her birth date, the album sonically e..

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The Weeknd’s new song will really take your breath away. A bright new era has finally dawned, because the singer place on Earth Abel Tesfaye just dropped “Take My Breath” today (August 6), which brings a sense of retro ‘70s and ‘80s disco dance-pop club vibes. A music video (which provides secrecy with an epilepsy warning) has also been released to accompany the single. The..

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