Fitz of Fitz and the Tantrums has released his first solo single, "Head Up High." The single is a contagiously feel-good anthem with catchy melodies and lyrical hooks sure to be a confidence boost to all who listen. The lyrics contain a message of positivity during a time where it seems to be hard to come by. "I get knocked down but I just keep my head up high, high, high," Fitz sings in the chorus. The track is acoustic-led and mellow in the beginning in the verses, a differ
This past weekend's episode of NBC's Saturday Night Live hosted by Adele, H.E.R. performed two new songs - one she released this past week, "Damage," but she also debuted a brand new single called "Hold On," making it two new songs released in one week for the artist. The performances were subtle yet incredible, and Adele even delivered news about her new album. H.E.R.'s first performance of the night was "Damage," and she gave a simple performance with just her and her band.
Justin Bieber has grown up in the public eye from the time he was a young teen, and he's shared many times the effects that's had on his mental health. Now he shares it in song - his newest single "Lonely" details his reflections on his childhood stardom. Co-written with producers Benny Blanco and FINNEAS, the song is an authentic telling of his early rise to fame and the toll it has taken on him today. The lyrics clearly come straight from Bieber's heart. The opening verse i
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New Zealand native singer-songwriter Sam Bartells finally released his long awaited and powerful Country Rock EP “Let’s Go” on Friday, October 2nd. After being teased with three stunning singles “ Sign”, “Alone No More” and “Blessed And Broken” already throughout the year, we knew that something truly substantial was in the works and the finished EP has kept and gone beyond all of those promises. “Let’s Go” is an unapologetically bare and honest compilation of what it means t
It’s mid October but especially this year Christmas really can’t come quick enough! We are ready for Meghan Trainor's upcoming holiday Album “A very Trainor Christmas” which will be out October 30 on Epic Records, even more so after she just released two singles off of it last week. One is a fun disco like rendition on the Christmas classic “last Christmas” and the other is “My kind of present”, a fun too-wop tune, and one of five original songs on the album. The song is ligh
Josh Christina's "Old Piano" music video is a montage of clips reminiscent of all the most iconic classic rockers - he truly brings us all of the nostalgia in the visual through his outfits and music. Christina is a captivating combination of his influences which include the biggest rock and roll legends from Elvis Presley to Elton John, and it certainly shows in the visual through his flashy ensembles, lyrical hooks and musical talent. The music video begins in black and whi
In today's day and age, comparison is easier than ever - almost everyone has fallen victim to the trap of impossible standards social media projects onto its users. Bebe Rexha and Doja Cat teamed up for the first time for their collaboration single "Jealous," a story about comparison and insecurity that comes from the digital age. The release is Rexha's first since 2019, and is expected to be featured on her upcoming album. Rexha explores the feelings of insecurity that comes
Oscar award winning artist dances solo in their music video for their latest single Diamonds. The single features a fast tempo electro-pop track with a strong beat. In the video, directed by Luke Monaghan, Smith is seen casually dressed in jeans and a grey t-shirt dancing around to a choreographed dance in a bare, empty house before eventually stepping into a rainstorm continuing to sing and their choreographed dance outside. The electric song is a step away from the typical
Demi Lovato released her newest single,"Still Have Me," and it's a powerful post-breakup ballad. It's full of melancholy, yet also filled with determination and triumph as she declares the love she has for herself despite the end of a relationship. Her lyrics explore heartbreak and mourning for an ex love, but remain hopeful in finding love within self. She opens the song describing herself being "a mess," "broken," and without light after a sudden breakup. She's not without
Shawn Mendes released his newest single "Wonder" and the music video is full of contemplation and longing. The beautiful visual full of ethereal imagery and movement perfectly accompanies his lyrics & music, and it gives a perfect representation of the song's subject matter and sentiment. The video opens to Shawn Mendes riding a train running through dark evergreen woods, singing his existential questions. "I wonder, wouldn't it be nice / to live inside a world that isn't bla
Emily Weisband radiates confidence in her most recent single, "Dumber," the first look at her upcoming EP Not Afraid to Say Goodbye. The empowering single tells Weisband's story of growth after the end of a toxic relationship, and follows her in the start of a new one. Her lyrics in the beginning recall a relationship in which she took the backseat and allowed herself to be manipulated, and ended up doing things she now regrets. It's revealed she's talking to a current potent
Matt Maeson recruited Lana Del Rey to bring a new feeling to his debut hit, "Hallucinogenics." Del Rey's airy vocals are the perfect addition to the acoustic-based song, and she helps to breathe new life & feeling to the song. She opens the song solo over an acoustic guitar, a folk-y intro. The dup tag-teams different lines throughout the verses, and join in unison for the chorus - Del Rey's voice echoes faintly behind Maeson's. For the second prechorus hook, "'Cause I just