Every week, we highlight the very best of new music for your listening pleasure. In no particular order, check out our selection of the best new songs you need to hear featuring music from AMWIN, Jeni Schapire, Nancy Mounir, Icey Stanley and more.
1. De Boss – Away
American-based Reggae artiste De Boss releases a smooth and vibrant Reggae tune titled “Away”. The timeless piece is a classical incorporation of modern reggae music with catchy instrumentation and lyrics that has a profound meaning. The tune emerges from the record label, The Trapafarians. “Away” is a call to the Most High to get rid of people and elements that hinder a person’s progress or well-being in life.
2. Banks 1433 – Lane Switch
American artist Banks 1433 adds to his discography with a hip hop/rap tune titled “Lane Switch”. The single is about working hard to achieve your dreams and potential. Switching a lane means switching to new phases and exposure to different aspects of life. Inspired by artistes such as Juice WRLD, Polo G and more, the track emits a calming and refreshing vibe blended with wistful lyrics.
3. JSTJR – Gimme That
“Gimme That” is a wild and highly spirited single by JSTJR. The single is marked by top-notch instrumentation and mixes that spiral into an energetic chorus that will command your attention. “Gimme That” is a brilliant generation you should consider listening to.
4. Chris del Camino – Spring Jam
Incorporating elements from reggae music and Ska, versatile American artiste Chris del Camino releases a vibrant and passion-driven tune titled “Spring Jam”. The vocal delivery is apt and blends well with smooth guitar riffs, driving bass and drums. “Spring Jam” is about moving on from your past to explore new possibilities.
5. Exxy – eggshells
Fast-rising American talent Exxy rebounds with a groundbreaking electro-pop single, “Eggshells”. The singer-songwriter accomplishes striking and well-defined visuals to accompany the video which she directed and edited herself. Touching on a sensitive topic, the alluring piece centers on the delicateness of dealing with one’s anxiety and emotions.
6. Mark Vasquez – New Day
“New Day” is a smooth and calming vibe by proficient American artiste Mark Vasquez. Releasing commendable pieces is his hallmark and Vasquez continuously spirals out good tunes. “New Day” is an inspiring vibe with lyrics that focus on the idea of hope and striving through bad times.
7. Lucid Vibr – CASANOVA
The single “Cassanova” is part of the newly released EP Awakening by Nigerian artiste Lucid Vibr. “Casanova” is an Afrobeats vibe with a smooth blend of instrumentation that gives the listener a sonic experience. Laced with elements of Nigerian pidgin delivered in luscious vocals, “Casanova” is a production suited for your listening pleasure.
8. ECHO – Fly (You’re Mine)
An all-round successful artiste from Israel, Echo re-enters the scene with a new tune called “Fly”. The heavenly yet strong vocals by Echo is hard to miss. With engaging beats and confident claps, Echo hints at her versatility with a flawless delivery in English; the same manner she does with Hebrew lyrics. The theme of the tune is centered on the power of money.
9. Kxng Jr – Push Back
Jamaican artist Kxng Jr is back with another single for this year, “Push Back”. Compounding elements from Afrobeats, Dancehall, Afropop and Afrofusion, Kxng Jr arrives at an irresistible anthem that transforms an invitation to dance into an alluring soundscape. From Vibz Pollution Records, this eloquent redefinition of urban music is a well-thought-out craft that signals Kxng Jr’s ingenuity.
10. Dax – Dear Alcohol “MEGA REMIX”
Following the immense success of the hit single “Dear Alcohol”, famous Nigerian-Canadian artiste Dax (Daniel Nwosu Jnr) produces a mega remix of the thought-provoking single “Dear Alcohol”. In the video release, he gives the platform to many talented artistes to showcase their talents to the world by giving their rendition of the hit song.
“Dear Alcohol” touches on the problem of alcohol addiction. Check out the remix to see the featured talented artists.
11. Dede K – Really Wanna
“Really Wanna” is a single by Nigerian-American Afrobeats Singer and Songwriter Dede K. Released by Gizzo Records, the single is a highly energetic and spiraling tune that illustrates Dede K’s passion-driven personality. The song is a fetching anthem against negative people and their impeding auras.
12. YORINA – Phases
Driving through dreamy corsets and enchanting vocals, the radio edit “Phases” is a sonic gem with seamlessly incorporated melodic drives laced with Yorina’s angelic vocals. The singer/songwriter from France is a promising talent and the new single reaffirms that notion. “Phases” is an electronic pop anthem about self-reflection and internal battles we always face.
13. Jules Brave – She Can’t Know (No)
Driving at forbidden love, American Pop singer-songwriter Jules Brave releases “She Can’t Know(No)” to add to her impressive and growing discography. The vibrant and dancey pop tune is a melodic masterpiece with commendable amalgamations of elements from different genres. “She Can’t Know (No)” is about starting a relationship with someone who has had a history with your friend; an action that is shunned by many. The adventurous and wild escapade aspect of this intent is carefully highlighted by the vibrant vocals and clear instrumentation.
14. Nancy Mounir – Gannentini
Egyptian gem Nancy Mounir gives a preview of the composer’s upcoming album Nozhet El Nofous with the new single, “Gannentini”. Released by Simsara Records, “Gannentini” is laced with theremin, violin and carefully trained vocals that center on appreciating a beautiful girl.
15. Icey Stanley – Pray For Me
British rapper, singer and songwriter Icey Stanley continuously incorporates his musical artistry into generating noteworthy anthems. Embedded with a smooth blend of Afrobeats and Hip Hop vibes, “Pray For Me” is of a deeply personal nature; Icey Stanley retells his journey in life from infancy and the difficulties he faced. “Pray For Me” is a tune worth adding to your playlists.
16. DJ Funsize – Take Me Home Tonight
British producer DJ Funsize freely exhibits his talent with the new electronic dance single “Take Me Home Tonight”. Starting his passion for music at an early age, DJ Funsize has mastered his craft. The fun and bubbly tune resonates a feel-good aura that will leave you grooving along to the catchy beats.
17. Mr. Notch – SEARCH THE TOWN
Cayman Islands’ singer, songwriter and music producer Mr. Notch releases a reggae-inspired vibe titled “Search the Town”. The smooth melodic piece lures you into a serene musical atmosphere created by Mr. Notch’s artistry. While funneling a deep interest in searching for a distinct girl, the single sets off the perfect mood for a thrilling yet soulful reggae vibe.
18. Jeni Schapire- Porcelain
American singer and songwriter Jeni Schapire releases a Dream pop and Alternative Rock influenced piece titled “Porcelain”. The single is about the struggles we face when it comes to being the best versions of ourselves. Jeni adds: “Porcelain is about self-doubt, self-loathing, and feeling unworthy. On social media, I can pretend to be something I’m not. But when I turn back to real life, to myself, I am still unsure and feel like a fraud.”
With stunning harmony and irresistible synths, the single manifests the ever-growing talent of the accomplished artiste.
19. Klara Keller – Sad Thinking About You
Sweden’s treasure Klara Keller introduces the bop “Sad Thinking About You” to start off the year following the commercially successful singles she previously dropped. Her luscious vocals are uncanny and it is one of the hallmarks that first strike her listeners. Working with renowned personalities for the production, Klara Keller admits the single was crafted while she was reflecting on the present and past: “I wrote Sad Thinking Of You in Paris when I was very happy, but at the same time looking back for what I’d left behind. My past life became a seashell put against my ear. Like listening while walking in a new world”.
20. AMWIN – Long Gone
Swedish gem AMWIN (real name Amanda Windberg) is back with another genius and enchanting electronic pop song titled “Long Gone”. Generating memorable and striking anthems comes effortlessly to AMWIN and this dance-oriented single is no exemption. “Long Gone” is about the feeling that follows newfound love.