New Song Saturday! Hear New Tracks from Usher, Sufjan Stevens, K.Flay, Rhiannon Giddens and More!

Music can make your day. One song playing at the right moment, perhaps with the right cup of coffee in your favorite mug, and the sun coming through the window, can really make life worth living. We here at American Songwriter think that songs are the oxygen for your spiritual lungs.

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To that end, we wanted to share 19 new works of music to brighten your day and share the good word of composition. So, with that in mind, here are 19 songs for you today.

1. Usher

The great and talented Usher released his latest music video for the single “Boyfriend.” Hilariously, given their recent headline-making duet, the video features actress Keke Palmer. Check out the new creative achievement below.

2. K.Flay

Ahead of her new album, MONO, K.Flay released her latest music video for the single “Irish Goodbye,” which features Vic Fuentes of Pierce The Veil. Check out the new work from the fiery, talented lyricist and songwriter below.

3. Sufjan Stevens

Iconic songwriter and performer Sufjan Stevens announced his forthcoming new album, Javelin. With it, Stevens shared his latest single, “So You Are Tired,” which you can check out below.

4. Cold War Kids

Rock outfit Cold War Kids announced their forthcoming new self-titled album (the band’s 10th). With it came the new single, “Run Away With Me,” which fans can check out below.

5. Rhiannon Giddens

Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning songwriter and performer Rhiannon Giddens released her latest album, You’re the One. With it came the new music video for the single “Too Little, Too Late, Too Bad.” Check out the new work below.

6. Death Cab for Cutie

Pacific Northwest-born group Death Cab for Cutie shared its latest single “An Arrow in the Wall,” which also came with a remix by CHVRCHES. Check out the new song from the Ben Gibbard-led group below.

7. Corey Taylor

Grammy-winning songwriter and best-selling author Corey Taylor of Slipknot released his latest solo single, “Talk Slick,” from his forthcoming solo album, CMF2. Check out the new work below.

8. The Shindellas

Burgeoning R&B girl group The Shindellas released their latest catchy track. The song, “Ooh La La,” is the third track now out from the trio’s forthcoming new album, Shindo. Check it out below.

9. Bobby Rush

Iconic American blues artist Bobby Rush released his latest album, All My Love For You. With it comes the recent single “You’re Gonna Need A Man Like Me.” Check out the new work from the impactful artist below.

10. Jenn Champion

Stalwart songwriter Jenn Champion, who rose to popularity first in the group Carissa’s Wierd and then as a solo artist, released her latest single “Famous,” which comes with the announcement of her new forthcoming album, Last Night of Sadness. Check out the new song below.

11. Tinsley

Seattle-based songwriter Tinsley released her latest record this week, Love Songs EP. The smokey-voiced indie pop artist is as sticky in her lyrics as her music is in melody. Check out the burgeoning artist and her song “Classic” here below.

12. Jessie Reyez and Miguel

Jessie Reyez and Miguel collaborated on a new song this week. The new single, “Jeans,” comes ahead of Reyez’s first book of poetry, Words of a Goat Princess, which will drop in October. Check out the new song from the verbal artists below.

13. Jamila Woods

Skilled lyricist and performer Jamila Woods released her latest single and accompanying music video for the track “Boomerang.” Check out the sultry new work, which appears on Woods’ forthcoming new album, Water Made Us, below.

14. Jessi Colter

Outlaw country legend Jessi Colter announced her forthcoming new album, Edge of Forever. With it came news of Colter’s newest single, “Standing on the Edge of Forever,” which you can check out below.

15. Steve Aoki

Popular DJ, songwriter, entertainer, and businessman Steve Aoki announced the release of his forthcoming new album, HiROQUEST: Double Helix, which features names like Akon and Paris Hilton. Fans can check out his new song, too, “Locked Up,” which features Akon.

16. Madison Beer

Uber-popular artist Madison Beer released her latest single, along with a new music video for the track “Spinnin.’” Fans can check out the bouncy, emotive new work below.

17. Zoe Wees

Powerful, German-born songwriter and performer Zoe Wees shared her latest single, “Lightning.” The stunning, hard-hitting artist has done it again. Check out the swelling number below.

18. Tom Odell

British singer Tom Odell shared his latest work, a re-imagined version of the song “Streets Of Heaven,” which the artist says he put out to raise awareness for gun violence. Check out the passionate work below.

19. Jon Batiste with Lil Wayne

In one of the most sizzling songs of the summer, acclaimed New Orleans artists and multi-time Grammy-winners Jon Batiste and Lil Wayne got together for an intricate, mind-bending duet for Batiste’s new album, World Music Radio, out now. Check out the collab on “Uneasy” here below.

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