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Songs For The Week

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AWOPBAMBOOM 44: Music 4 Music People

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From “Ratchet” to “Replay,” here’s what’s orbiting our musical universe this week.

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Alessia Cara, “Here”

From Brampton, Ontario, comes the Twitter trend #IllBeOverHere.

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WatchTheDuck, “Poppin’ Off”

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5 Seconds of Summer, “Sounds Good Feels Good”

Featured as one of the top performing groups under 21, these gents have managed to compile their second top album on Billboard’s top 200 chart.

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Band & The Beat, “21”

Fort Lowell Studios teamed up with Raleigh, North Carolina’s Tracy and James Tritten. And together they came up with two songs, “21” and “Buoy.” They’re synthesized and percussion-ized.

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Zendaya, “Replay”

19-year-old Zendaya has a catchy hit on her hands with “Replay.”

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Shamir, “Ratchet”

What do Shamir and Janis Joplin have in common? Their countertenor voices. Ratchet this one up.

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This Week’s Lead-In Image Courtesy of Rawpixel / Shutterstock.com

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Joey Fernandez is a music writer from New York’s strongest island. Drop him a line at joey@newswhistle.com or send him a Tweet (@SenorJoseRafael).