Friday Music Guide: Dua Lipa, The Kid LAROI, PinkPantheress and More Release New Music
10 new pop songs to get you through the week: Dua Lipa, The Kid LAROI, PinkPantheress, and more. Listen now!
Welcome to this week's edition of Billboard's Friday Music Guide, where we'll be taking a look at some of the hottest new pop songs to get you through the week. From Dua Lipa's magical new single "Houdini" to The Kid LAROI's versatile new album "The First Time," we've got all the essential releases that will be dominating playlists this weekend and beyond.
First up, Dua Lipa's "Houdini" is a one-listen blast that's packed with production tidbits that coalesce into a three-minute wallop. The single offers a subtle hint at the direction in which the 28-year-old is steering her discography, tinkering with the edges of popular dance music while refining her pop stylings.
Next, The Kid LAROI's new album "The First Time" showcases his impressive versatility and melodic instincts, with plenty of hummable moments that will have you hitting repeat.
PinkPantheress' new album "Heaven knows" boasts the artist's most complete vision to date, with an experimental approach to rhythmic pop that plays with time and space, and collaborations carefully curated to create a mesmerizing 34-minute project.
Chris Stapleton's latest album "Higher" adds some new tricks to his bag, spotlighting his powerhouse voice and grounded storytelling while delivering both amped-up energy and gently delivered wisdom.
Rick Ross and Meek Mill's joint album "Too Good To Be True" sees the two stars taking more risks and having more fun with their crafts, grinding out anthems that showcase their wily attitude and sense of urgency.
Finally, Bailey Zimmerman's new team-up with the Jonas Brothers on "Strong Enough" is a convincing genre crossover that conjures compelling country-pop, making it the perfect TGIF anthem and pointing to a fruitful detour for the Jonas Brothers' future output.
So if you're looking for the perfect soundtrack to get you through the week, be sure to check out these 10 cool new pop songs that are sure to have you hitting repeat all weekend long.