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Fresh Music Friday: Yungblud, Little Mix, Baekhyun… and MORE!

Fresh Music Friday: Yungblud, Little Mix, Baekhyun… and MORE!

Welcome to Fresh Music Friday; where every week, we at The Honey POP will be giving you the lowdown on this week’s sweetest releases! Here’s your chance to see what your faves have been up to as well as discover some new music which you can easily fall in love with.

‘Not A Pop Song’ – Little Mix

Little Mix are weeks away from dropping their sixth studio album Confetti but not before dropping their latest single ‘Not A Love Song,’ perhaps one of their most personal songs to date. Singing to a simple guitar strumming and gentle rap beats, the girls tell the tale of past struggles they’ve faced in the industry. It wouldn’t be a Little Mix song without killer harmonies which this song is full of as well as the quartet singing in unison on the chorus which is of emotion that screams strength and unity. We look forward to the day we can belt our hearts out along with the girls to this pure banger. Fresh Music Friday approved!

Listen to the single here

‘Cotton Candy’ – Yungblud

Yungblud just dropped a new single ‘Cotton Candy’ off of his upcoming album weird! and we are already obsessed! The vibes of this song has us bopping our heads along and doing a little dance even! These lyrics are so fun and just make you want to sing along! This is a must add to your playlist.

Listen to the single here

‘Happy’ – Baekhyun

Baekhyun is back with yet another OST. ‘Happy’ is Baekhyun’s 4th OST this year alone. He really is not letting us starve this year and we appreciate it. Baekyhun’s vocal range and power are unbelievable and ‘Happy’ is a beautiful ballad that shows it off nicely. His voice is incredibly soothing and captures this K-Dramas essence beautifully. We are totally obsessed and recommend you add this to your playlist right now!

Listen to the single here

‘Baby I’m Jealous’ – Bebe Rexha ft Doja Cat

Bebe Rexha is back with a new bop with none other than Doja Cat! This new song ‘Baby I’m Jealous’ is everything we didn’t know we needed. This is going to kill it everywhere from your favorite playlists to the radio! We all love Bebe and this addition of Doja Cat just gives us a little extra! This get up and dance song is going to be amazing to hear live when the time comes!

Listen to the single here

‘My Kind of Present’ – Meghan Trainor

Meghan Trainor has released the second song ‘My Kind of Present’ off of her upcoming Christmas album. Get ready to be put in your holiday feels with this one! This song gives you everything you already love about Meghan plus a little something extra. This girls vocals NEVER disappoint us and we cannot get enough! We at Fresh Music Friday cannot wait to hear more. If your looking to hit up some holiday music early this is a must listen for you!

Listen to the single here

‘PSYCHE’ – Joohoney (Monsta X)

If you decide to check out Joohoney’s newest mixtape, PSYCHE, (which you should), you must listen to it in track order. The mixtape tells Joohoney’s journey, particularly his journey as a musician and a person within the last year. The mixtape is honest, and the way Joohoney tells his story through these seven tracks is musical genius. We can’t get enough of these tracks, which showcase different music styles and beats that are both familiar and new when it comes to Joohoney’s music. It is a treat to listen to, and you will be better for doing so.

Listen to the mixtape here

‘Touch Me (Remix)’ – Victoria Monet ft Kehlani

Victoria Monét originally released ‘Touch Me’ earlier this year, but this remix of the song that features Kehlani is one of our new favorite songs. What Kehlani has brought to the song just gives it a new flare. We can’t help but want to listen again and again. This is a must add to playlist for all of us!

Listen to the single here

‘To Be Without You’ – Kihyun (Monsta X)

A fun and upbeat song, Kihyun from Monsta X lent his vocals to the new Korean drama Dodosol Solarasol to create an OST. ‘To Be With You’ is another addition to the long list of OST songs that Kihyun has made since the start of his career. The light song emphasizes Kihyun’s versatile vocals that always brings joy to the heart of his fans. It’s a song that’ll transfer you into a setting where you’re the main character of your show. We’re in love!

Listen to the single here

‘Wisdom Teeth’ – Bea Miller

Bea Miller is back with another hit! ‘Wisdom Teeth’ is a must listen and a can’t miss. Bea is not disappointing us with her vocal, and this sound has us obsessed! This is one that you want to play while you are in the car with your friends! Hurry and go add this one to your playlist!

Listen to the single here

‘Show Them The Way’ – Stevie Nicks

Stevie Nicks dropped her new song ‘Show Them The Way’ this week and we cannot get enough! Stevie has such a unique voice and she never disappoints. The notes she hits is insane, and this song has such a different sound and we at Fresh Music Friday love it! We just want to keep listening. This one will 100% be going on our playlist and be getting shared with our friends!

Listen to the single here

‘Scissorhands’ – Maggie Lindeman

Maggie Lindemann just released ‘Scissorhands’ and it might just be our new favorite song! The lyrics hit us in just the right way and sound is everything. Catch us blasting this one in our cars as we drive down the road! If you haven’t heard this one, you better go give it a listen. This is one you don’t want to miss!

Listen to the single here

‘Daystar’ – Super Junior Kyuhyun

‘Daystar’ is the second single in Kyuhyun’s seasonal Project: 季 and focuses on autumn. The song is the opposite of soul-full and upbeat summer single ‘Dreaming’. Instead, ‘Daystar’ is heavy and full of melancholy. Kyuhyun’s vocal skills are some of the best in the K-pop scene. That being said, listen to ‘Daystar’ right now and feel autumnal with us!

Listen to the single here

‘This Day’ – Usher ft Kiana Lede

We all know and love Usher, and his new song ‘This Day’ featuring Kiana Lede is everything! This song was created for Netflix original picture ‘Jingle Jingle’ and we can’t get enough! These two amazing voices is just something we didn’t know we needed until it happened. This musical sounding song has us up on our feet dancing to the beat. We at Fresh Music Friday just can help but want more!

Listen to the single here

‘First Time’ – Daya

Daya hits us with an awesome new song ‘First Time’ this week week and it’s the Daya sound we all know and love – that perfect radio tune that we know is going to be a hit. We have missed Daya and this song is exactly what we needed from her!

Listen to the single here

‘Elephant’ – CupcakKe

One badass bitch, CupcakKe is back with another banger. ‘Elephant’ solidified a flow something serious and that CupcakKe is the queen of punch lines. Over a beat to vibe with, we are left in awe matched with laughter because it’s just so fire. While we think she doesn’t get half the credit she deserves – when she hits the scene? It’s over for the rest. This one lands right on our weekend playlist.

Listen to the single here

‘I Miss U’ – Jax Jones ft Au/Ra

Jax Jones and Au/Ra have joined forces this week to treat us to a club hit that will have your head spinning. ‘I Miss U’ is a track that has us spinning around our kitchens in time to the infectious rhythm that runs through the whole song. It’s gotta be one of our fav tracks this week and we can’t wait to hear it over the radio waves for the foreseeable future!

Listen to the single here

‘Stay’ – Bryce Vine ft Cheat Codes

Cheat Codes have whistled up a huge collab with Bryce Vine and the track is even bigger. ‘Stay’ is the emotional, electric indie tune to soundtrack your weekend. They might sing about wanting to leave but we’ll stay blasting this song through our headphones all week long!

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Listen to the single here

‘Brainstorm’ – Alexander 23

Alexander 23 has us deep in our feels this Fresh Music Friday. His latest track ‘Brainstorm’ is an internally reflective ballad that builds into an epic love song about hope and self doubt. It’s such a beautiful message that has had us shedding the occasional tear at THP HQ and we hope you all love this tune as much as we do.

Listen to the single here

‘Shot In The Dark’ – AC/DC

Guess who’s back? If you guessed the original AC/DC lineup, you were right! To prepare us for the release of their upcoming album POWER UP, which is being released November 13th, the group has gifted us new single, ‘Shot In the Dark’. The new album will include a lot of extra cool goodies, including unreleased tracks, a light up box and many other things. So you can bet we’ll be keeping an eye out for that!

Listen to the single here

‘No Ordinary’ – Labrinth

Labrinth has been enlisted to provide the soundtrack to the Xbox ‘Power Your Dreams’ campaign and we couldn’t think of anyone more fitting. To celebrate, he’s just dropped a stunning track ‘No Ordinary’. It’s a song fitting for a cinematic soundtrack and we just can’t wait to see how the campaign unfolds.

Listen to the single here

lil kiiwi // kiiara

kiiara has just dropped her album lil kiiwi and honestly, we’re obsessed! Featuring hit tracks like ‘So Sick’, ‘Numb’ and ‘Whippin’ we’re spoilt for musical choice. This is a record that’s been a long time coming but we’re sure it’s one that her fans will be sure to remember for decades! Still need convincing? If you love all things electric pop then this is definitely an album that you’ll be able to groove to all through the fall.

Listen to the single here

Back Home – Trey Songz

As usual, Trey Songz glorious, sultry vocals deliver a powerhouse album. From the first song to the last, we find ourselves completely entranced by every word he sings. However, we feel one of the most powerful songs on this album is ‘2020 Riots: How Many Times’ – an anthem to the Black Lives Matter movement and the protests and riots that made up a lot of 2020. Its emotional and raw and we felt it further shines a light on just how important equal rights and equality in all things are. We loved it and we think you will too.

Listen to the single here

Hot In The Hive: Editors’ Choice

Find out what we’re loving at THP HQ! Our editors are sharing with you their choice of music that you just need on your playlists. Discover some on the rise artists, old faves and hidden gems right here.

Sweet Releases

Craving even more music? Discover new faves with our Sweet Releases – you may just find yourself a new fave!

Are you loving the new releases from this week’s Fresh Music Friday? Which songs are worthy of your playlist? Let us know down in the comments below or by tweeting us @TheHoneyPOP!

Come and hang with us at The Hive and meet more fans just like you!

Words: Jazmin Williams, Sophie McCarthy, Adrianna Falaris, Danielle King, Valerie Valdez, Rachel Collucci, Bizu Yaregal, Emily Defoor, Selina Kuhn, Keisha-Tara Watkin

Featured Image Source: Yungblud via Twitter | Courtesy of Simon Jones PR | W Korea

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