From the latest tracks off of highly anticipated new albums to iconic collaborations, here's every song you need to hear right now.

‘Next 2 U’ by Kehlani

Ahead of their upcoming fourth album, Crash, Kehlani’s vibrant new track ‘Next 2 U’ teases what’s to come. A story of deep love and infatuation, the artist sings “You’re more than the sun, you’re why the sun beams / Your love is high, wide like a river / And if I die, I already fell in love / I know what it’s like to feel like I’m dyin’ in peace”. Using their platform for good, Kehlani has been one of the only major artists to vocally call for a ceasefire and to free Palestine, and their support continues with this track. In a recent Instagram, they explained the ‘Next 2 U’ merch has been designed by a Palestinian artist, made and printed by Nöl Collective in Palestine with 100% of the proceeds being “distributed amongst Palestinian, Congolese & Sudanese family through @operationolivebranch who have been doing incredible direct action work getting families out of Gaza, rebuilding homes of those who want to stay, & now launched their Congo & Sudan branch."

‘places to be’ by fred again.., Anderson .Paak & CHIKA

Dropping the song of the summer, fred again… raises the bar yet again, teaming up with the dynamic duo of Anderson. Paak & CHIKA for their new track, ‘places to be’. As the pulsating beat kicks in, listeners can feel their hearts racing as we are transported back the heat of a past summer fling. With Paak commanding the bridge with his hallmark raspy vocals, the percussive instrumental gives us a taste of summer bliss that’s impossible to resist.

‘Steady As I Am’ by John Glacier

Announcing her EP, Duppy Gun, today, John Glacier gives us a hint of what’s yet to come with new single, ‘Steady As I Am’. Diving deep into her introspective thoughts, the track serves as a snapshot of Glacier’s inner psyche, showcasing her unapologetic authenticity. Set to a hypnotic melody, Glacier’s deadpan flow takes centre stage as the skittering percussive line adds depth to the track.

‘The 360 remix with robyn and yung lean’ by Charli XCX

If ‘360’ hasn’t been stuck in your head since Charli dropped it then where have you been? With an iconic video featuring the hottest It Girls around and an earworm beat, now the track has been given a Swedish makeover thanks to Robyn and Yung Lean. Reworking the song with new lyrics from both artists, including gems like “We got many hits, get you feeling nostalgic / I started so young, I didn't even have e-mail / Now my lyrics on your booby ”, it’s set to be yet another song of the summer from Charli XCX and co.

‘My Fault’ by Shaboozey & Noah Cyrus

Unleashing his highly anticipated third album, Where I’ve Been, Isn’t Where I’m Going, Shaboozey takes his country-folk groove up a notch with standout track ‘My Fault’. Teaming up with Noah Cyrus, this country infused gem whisks listeners on a cinematic journey through America’s Wild West, all set to the tender strums of acoustic guitars that drive the melody.

‘No Better Than Chance’ by The Streets

Taken from upcoming compilation fabric Presents The Streets, new single ‘No Better Than Chance’ will open up the album full of all sorts of sounds, collaborators and vibes. Celebrating the club’s 25 year anniversary, Mike Skinner mused “I’ve spent many nights wasted but not wasted any nights in fabric over the years…It’s a pleasure to follow in the footsteps of so many incredible DJ’s in the fabric, FABRICLIVE and fabric presents series and be part of their celebration. Here’s to many more decades of hedonism.”

‘Candy Paint’ by Normani

Two weeks away from her much awaited debut solo album, Normani has released ‘Candy Paint’. Dropping snippets on TikTok and turning it into a trending dance challenge, the full version is just as catchy as expected. Six years on from when girl group Fifth Harmony announced their hiatus and the artist began teasing her solo career, we can’t wait to hear what Dopamine will have in store.

‘Last Heartbreak Song’ by Ayra Starr & Giveon

Ayra Starr shines bright in her sophomore album, The Year I Turned 21, amplifying the rhythms of Afropop and Afrobeat while unravelling tales of coming-of-age. Among its gems, ‘Last Heartbreak Song’ reigns as fan favourite. Featuring R&B whizz, Giveon, the track is a soul-stirring exploration of tumultuous love, all set against a backdrop of atmospheric beats.

‘Ask & You Shall Receive’ by Rita Ora

Returning to the dance pop she’s known and loved for, Rita Ora’s new single is a dancefloor-ready anthem. Co-written by RAYE - who supported Rita on her Phoenix Tour back in 2018 - and produced by German aka Oliver Peterhof the man behind many a hit from the likes of Madison Beer and Justin Bieber. Helping us gear up for the sunny days, it’s an upbeat track celebrating living in the now and “seizing the moment romantically”. A definite vibe for summertime, Rita’s dropped ‘Ask & You Shall Receive’ in celebration of her upcoming performance at London’s Mighty Hoopla Festival this Sunday.

'Somebody Without U' by Oscar and the Wolf

Looking for the ultimate post-breakup anthem? Then look no further than Oscar and the Wolf’s latest track. Titled ‘Somebody Without U’, the track is a fusion of a ballad and a dancefloor banger, riding on an undercurrent of pop that whisks up waves of euphoria, all whilst Oscar and the Wolf bares his soul deeper than ever before.

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