New Music Releases December 3: Ariana Grande & Kid Cudi, Shawn Mendes, SZA and More
By Meredith B. Kile
Happy New Music Friday! It's every audiophile's favorite day of the week, and some of our favorite artists from all different genres have blessed us with new tunes.
Ariana Grande and Kid Cudi released their soaring new track from the star-studded upcoming Netflix film, Don't Look Up (in which they play international pop stars, of course). SZA officially dropped her viral SoundCloud track, "I Hate U." And Shawn Mendes shared an emotional breakup track following the news of his split from Camila Cabello.
Mary J. Blige dropped an "Amazing" new track with DJ Khaled, Cordae teamed up with Lil Wayne on "Sinister," Justin Bieber guested on a new posthumous track from Juice WRLD and Blake Shelton released a hard-partying bonus track from his latest album, Body Language, "Fire Up the Night," featuring HARDY.
As for new holiday tracks, we've got Elton John and Ed Sheeran teaming up for "Merry Christmas," off of Sir Elton's Lockdown Sessions, BTS dropping a holiday-themed remix of their megahit, "Butter," Carly Pearce'sCMA Country Christmas performance of "O Holy Night" and more.
Plus, new music from Joshua Bassett, Polo G, 5 Seconds of Summer, Tierra Whack, The National and more!
Read on to check out some of our favorite recommendations for new songs and albums to listen to this week -- plus, where you can stream them now!