“Focus” by Ariana Grande
Perfect for: Casting the haters aside
Ari’s latest song and its accompanying video has her rocking granny locks, sexy outfits, and smoking-hot confidence. “Just come and get it, let them say what they say / ‘Cause I’m about to put them all away,” she declares in the chorus. Preach, sister.
“Sober” by Selena Gomez
Perfect for: An inconsistent romance
“You don’t know how to love me when you’re sober,” Selena wails in her sad new single. Our girl has revealed in an interview that the track isn’t about JBiebs, but don’t we all wish they were secretly speaking to each other through song?
“Sorry” by Justin Bieber
Perfect for: Picking up new dance moves
Meanwhile, Sel’s ex continues to keep both old and new fans happy with his hip new musical direction. Ladies, watch the dance video to “Sorry” to pick up some mad moves from New Zealand’s ReQuest and Royal Family dance crews for your next club hang. (There’s also a lyric video for this song, but the all-female dance vid is just so much more BOSS.)
“Bad Idea” by Sara Bareilles feat. Jason Mraz
Perfect for: That guy you can’t seem to stay away from no matter how wrong he is for you
The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter’s latest album What’s Inside: Songs from Waitress features songs inspired by the Broadway musical Waitress, among these her bouncy, catchy collab with Jason Mraz about a forbidden romance. Being wrong never sounded so right.
“Wild Things” by Alessia Cara
Perfect for: Giving the middle finger to everyone else
The Canadian up-and-comer speaks for rebels everywhere as she sings about making her own rules and refusing to hang with the “in” crowd. Keep an eye out for this 19-year-old; she is going to be huge.
“Kiss Me” by Olly Murs
Perfect for: Longing for MOMOL
“If this is the last night, baby let's do this right / Kiss me like you mean it,” the British singer-songwriter croons in this smooth, seductive piece of pop. YES, PLEASE.
“Love Me” by The 1975
Perfect for: Getting ready to rampa
Never mind that this new track by the British rock band is an attack on the superficiality of celebrity culture. With its infectious ‘80s swagger, it’s sexy, self-assured, and totally something you can strut to.
“Army” by Ellie Goulding
Perfect for: Thanking your best friend for ~everything~
“When I’m with you, I’m standing with an army,” Ellie proclaims in the powerful, touching new single off her upcoming album Delirium—a song she wrote about her best friend, Hannah.
“Used to Love You” by Gwen Stefani
Perfect for: Your most recent ex
Gwen’s latest single is a mournful ode to a failed love that is sure to make you go, “DAMMIT, WHY, GAVIN?!” Watch the video and feel all of her feels spill out of the screen and take hold of your heart.
“Hello” by Adele
Perfect for: The one that got away
By now, we’re sure you’ve heard Adele’s heartbreaking new ballad—her first release in three years—and seen its equally hugot-inducing video. Go on, play it over and over. We know we have.
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