ARIANA GRANDE FEAT. ZEDD - BREAK FREE
Is there anything Nickelodeon TV star turned pop princess Ariana Grande can't do? The cute-as-a-button 21-year-old is now all psyched up to conquer the world of dance music. With the help of Russian-German DJ heavyweight Zedd, Grande turns in an amazing synth-laden banger. Her sweet, soaring voice has never sounded better.
CHRIS BROWN FEAT. USHER & RICK ROSS - NEW FLAME
Chris Brown's violent tendencies and repeated brushes with the law overshadow his talents as a singer. The troubled 25-year-old's latest single, New Flame, shows him in his element. Smooth and silky, it's a deliciously sexy ballad. The track also features memorable guest vocals from fellow R&B superstar Usher and rapper Rick Ross.
F(X) - RED LIGHT
Are you tired of the cutesy, bland bubblegum fare churned out by K-pop girl groups Crayon Pop, Secret and Apink? Take a listen to f(x), possibly South Korea's quirkiest, coolest pop idols. The quintet's new single, Red Light, is best described as a hyperactive, electro-house anthem. Chockful of unique sounds, from ticking clocks to snare drums, it definitely makes f(x) stand out from the pack.
This article was first published on July 16, 2014.
Get The New Paper for more stories.