This week has been a treat for pop music enthusiasts, with a plethora of exciting new releases. From collaborations that pack a punch to artists venturing into new territories, the world of pop music is buzzing with fresh sounds and stories. Let’s dive into the best new pop music highlights of the week, curated by Uproxx.
TXT and Anitta Unleash Chaos in “Back For More”:
TXT and Anitta left the audience awestruck with their dynamic collaboration, “Back For More,” first premiered at the VMAs. This energetic track is featured on the K-Pop band’s upcoming album, “The Name Chapter: Freefall.” The song captures the essence of chaotic love, making it a must-listen for fans craving a powerful musical experience.
Tate McRae’s Confident Anthem “Greedy”:
Tate McRae, the rising star featured on Uproxx’s cover, is making waves with her latest video for “Greedy.” The track not only exudes confidence but also hints at some subtle shade aimed at an ex-lover. Set in a hockey rink, this anthem is a testament to McRae’s readiness to conquer the pop music scene.
SZA and Justin Bieber’s Fascinating “Snooze (Acoustic)”:
SZA’s “Snooze” was already a TikTok sensation, but she took it up a notch by collaborating with Justin Bieber for an acoustic version. The acoustic rendition adds a layer of chill vibes, allowing the song’s lyrics to hit even harder. SZA and Bieber’s duet in the chorus is simply mesmerizing, making this version a must-have on your playlist.
Zara Larsson and David Guetta’s Passionate “On My Love”:
Zara Larsson and David Guetta join forces on “On My Love,” a track that delves into the profound connections we have in our lives. Larsson describes it as a song about putting everything on the line for those relationships that hold immense significance. This collaboration is a passionate exploration of love and devotion.
J Balvin, DJ Khaled, and Usher Bring the Heat with “Dientes”:
J Balvin’s “Dientes” not only features the iconic DJ Khaled and Usher but also samples Usher’s club classic, “Yeah!” With Usher’s endorsement and his appearance in the music video alongside Balvin, this track has all the elements to be a late summer hit. It’s a sizzling addition to your party playlist.
Maren Morris Takes a Step Beyond Country with “The Tree”:
Maren Morris is making headlines for her decision to move away from country music, and “The Tree” marks her first step in this new direction. Produced by Greg Kurstin, the song reflects Morris’s contemplation of how the genre and industry have treated her. It’s a poignant track that showcases her artistic evolution.
Noah Kahan and Lizzy McAlpine Offer a Helping Hand in “Call Your Mom”:
Noah Kahan and Lizzy McAlpine team up for the emotional ballad “Call Your Mom.” Originally a solo track from Kahan’s album “Stick Season (We’ll All Be Here Forever),” this duet lends a compassionate hand to those struggling with mental health. It’s a touching song that resonates with empathy.
Bella Poarch and Lauv’s Empowering “Crush”:
Bella Poarch’s “Crush” ushers in her independent, confident era, and she’s joined by Lauv in this bubbly anthem. Following the success of “Build A B*tch,” Poarch continues to exude boldness and attitude in this catchy track. It’s a perfect addition to your playlist if you’re embracing your bold side.
Madison Beer’s Tender “Sweet Relief”:
From Madison Beer’s upcoming album, “Silence Between Songs,” comes “Sweet Relief.” This single showcases a softer side of Beer compared to her previous track, “Home To Another One.” It’s a song that beautifully captures the essence of having a crush and being smitten, making it an intimate addition to her upcoming album.
Äyanna’s Moody Pursuit in “Good Ex”:
Äyanna is an artist you need to know, and her moody track “Good Ex” proves why. The song portrays her journey in pursuing a potential relationship while showcasing her impressive vocal talent. The music video channels Y2K energy, adding a nostalgic touch to Äyanna’s captivating release.
As we soak in the best new pop music of the week, it’s clear that the genre continues to evolve, surprise, and inspire. Whether it’s electrifying collaborations or artists venturing into new musical territories, pop music enthusiasts have a lot to celebrate. Stay tuned for more exciting releases on the horizon.