“Hymn for the Weekend” by Coldplay feat. Beyoncé
Perfect for: Sharing a New Year toast with your friends
Coldplay’s new track about “feeling drunk and high” is a killer, in no small part because Queen Bey—a longtime pal of frontman Chris Martin—contributes her immaculate backing vocals.
“Cheap Thrills” by Sia
Perfect for: Weekend driving
The Aussie singer-songwriter actually wrote this carefree, head-bopping track for Rihanna. After Ri-Ri rejected it, Sia put it in her upcoming album This Is Acting, which consists of tracks she originally penned for A-list acts like Beyoncé, Adele, Katy Perry, and Shakira.
“Stay” by Kygo feat. Maty Noyes
Perfect for: A party outdoors
The Norwegian DJ-producer behind beach-vibing jams “Firestone” and “Stole the Show” is back with another tropical house hit that brings on the chill summertime feels.
“Kamikaze” by MØ
Perfect for: Feeling ~cOoL~ with your squad
The breakout Danish electropop act once again teams up with her “Lean On” collaborator Diplo for this easygoing, Eastern-influenced new jam. If this isn’t on your barkada hang playlist yet, add it ASAP!
“Hands to Myself” by Selena Gomez
Perfect for: Letting your dirty thoughts roam free
Damn, girl! Hit play on the video to see a smoking-hot Selena slaying it as a sexy stalker pining away for a movie star played by ultra-yummy model Christopher Mason. (P.S.: Make sure to stick around for the twist at the end!)
“Ain’t Too Cool” by LunchMoney Lewis
Perfect for: Dancing like no one’s watching
The “Bills” and “Whip It” hitmaker dishes another catchy track, this time filled with horns, a funky bassline, and “boogie-oogies.” Make like 87-year-old internet sensation Baddie Winkle in the video and bust a move like you “ain’t too cool to dance.”
“Hold Me Up” by Conrad Sewell
Perfect as: A feel-good jolt in the middle of a tough day
The debut single by the Australian up-and-comer was released last March, but it’s been blowing up huge lately. It’s impossible not to be swept up in the fun energy of this uplifting anthem about finding that one person who “holds you up” through the bad times.
“YOUTH” by Troye Sivan
Perfect for: A love that makes you feel invincible
The 20-year-old South African-born, Australian-raised buzz artist’s latest single off his debut album Blue Neighborhood is a shimmering synth-pop ode to young, reckless love. *sighs*
“Better Place” by Rachel Platten
Perfect for: Feeling grateful for your guy
The “Fight Song” singer slows things down with a pretty, piano-aided love song about being in “a better place since you came along.” Cue all them kilig feels.
“Out of the Woods” by Taylor Swift
Perfect for: An anxiety-filled romance
On New Year’s Eve, Tay-tay debuted the music video for her latest single off 1989, which is rumored to be about her short-lived relationship with Harry Styles. The beautifully shot vid sees our girl wandering through the woods, running from wolves, standing on top of a mountain, and eventually finding herself. Slow clap.
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