New Year, New Music!

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Cardi B: Fresh off her best year yet, this Bronx native is ready to make 2018 her lil b***h. Her first single, “Bodak Yellow” sparked a nationwide sing a long – breaking records along the way. Her latest explosive single is “Bartier Cardi”; a slamming rap tune ready to shatter more records. Cardi’s been working hard to make her first studio album a smash.



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BORNS: The alt/pop singer just announced his new album, Blue Madonna will be out January 12. Known for his hit, “Electric Love”, Garrett has a lot of musical ground to cover with this new album. Latest single, “I Don’t Want U Back” shows his soprano-like vocals thrown against an electronic pop background like we’ve seen on previous tracks; “American Money” and “Electric Love”. Madonna is bound to be as colorful as ever.


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Ashe: Fresh off a tour with EDM rising stars; Louis the Child, Ashe is ready to take over the pop pool. Her debut album is due in 2018. She recently told Pop Crush the album “is a total study of the human condition and relationships. I’ve struggled with self-doubt and depression and [these projects] are like a reflection of myself and how I look at the world. It’s going to be tight.” Her single, “Used To It” sets the scene for what we can expect from the singer this year – fun pop tunes with real meaning.



alina barazAlina Baraz: The sultry songstress has been teasing fans for what feels like forever. She just recently released her first music video, “Buzzin”, which is her third single this year, ahead of her first solo album due in 2018. Baraz has an enticing musical quality about her – angelic vocals with R&B basslines. A debut album will give the fans exactly what they’ve wanted for a very long time.



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Camila Cabello: After a huge public split from one of the biggest girl groups in pop music, Camila is ready to stand on her own as an artist. She originally wanted to name the album The Hurting. The Healing. The Loving but then changed her mind. “I decided to call [the album] by my name, because this is where this chapter in my life ended” she told Pop Crush. Releasing an array of singles this year proved Camila isn’t limiting herself to one sound. There’s no doubt, this album will top the charts within seconds.



YouTube Picks

This is a new series I’m going to start doing every now and then. I’ll pick some of my favorite recent videos on YouTube, whether it be artist interviews, special live performances, funny bits, etc. I want to share what’s cool on the web with all of you – all music related.







NMF Picks!

“Reckless Lover” – Handsome Ghost


“Only Love” – Wafia 


“Last to Leave (ft. Caroline Ailin)” – Louis the Child


“Grab the Wheel” – Timbaland & 6LACK


“Backseat (feat. Carly Rae Jepsen)” – Charli XCX




R&B Tastemakers

2017 was a strong year for R&B/pop. It feels like a new artist pops up every day, but these ones caught my ear and made me listen over and over. From groovy beats, saucy lyrics, and hypnotic basslines, I am HOOKED on R&B. Here are some of my favorite artists/songs from 2017.

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The New Christmas Club

Holiday singles keep sliding onto Spotify just waiting to be played in your living room while you decorate your tree and sip hot cocoa. Here are some of my faves so far!

“I’ll Be Home For Christmas” – Demi Lovato


“Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” – Sabrina Carpenter


“Last Christmas” – Stanaj


“#1HappyHoliday” – DRAM