February is coming to an end, and it's still hard to believe that we are two months into 2017. A lot has taken place in the music industry this month including Lady GaGa performing at the Super Bowl half-time show and Adele's big wins at The Grammys. Some of my favorite artists have already released music this year, and hopefully there will be a lot more to come. Here are 5 of the top new releases of February 2017.
1. Katy Perry - "Chained To The Rhythm" (Ft. Skip Marley)
KATY CATS! Get excited because it looks like Katy Perry is back AND blonde. This song is a fun party anthem with a deep message. Katy talks about the times live in and how we are "so comfortable living in a bubble". Hopefully this means a new record is around the corner for Katy.
2. Lana Del Rey - "Love"
Oh. My. Gosh. I can't tell you how excited I was to hear that Lana had released a new song. I think I may have sent the link to everyone in my contacts list. It's been a while since LDR has released a song that is rhythmically relatable to her Born To Die and Paradise albums. Her last album, Honeymoon, consisted of slower-moving tunes that vastly differed from her previous music. I hope "Love" is a taste of new music we will be hearing from Lana in the future.
3. Linkin Park (feat. Kiiara) - "Heavy"
This was definitely a collaboration that I wasn't expecting, but I am so excited that it happened. Kiiara has spent a lot of time on my playlists over the last year with the release of her low kii savage extended play. This song brings out a new sound from Kiiara and news of a new album from Linkin Park expected on May 19th.
4. Noah Cyrus - "Make Me (Cry)" [feat. Labrinth] (Marshmello Remix)
The original version of "Make Me (Cry)" was released in November 2016, but this remix by Marshmello was released this month. I am a huge fan of Marshmello, and he definitely brings more to this song with his remix Is anyone else obsessing over the fact that Noah sounds just like a younger version of Miley?! It's crazy! Keep the remixes coming, Mello.