The singer-songwriter has returned after four years with a heart-warming track, "Better With You"
Jesse McCartney has long had his feet firmly planted in pop music; from his roots as a boy-bander (Dream Street, anyone?) to his 2004 breakout solo hit “Beautiful Soul,” McCartney has specialized in serving sugarcoated vocals and lyrics. While he continued to attract a loyal gaggle of tween ... More
The hottest new songs from this week have some emotional storylines
With all the great music that came out this week, choosing our five favorite songs wasn't easy. We couldn’t ignore Cardi B's new impassioned track “Be Careful,” rumored to be about her fiancé Offset's alleged infidelity. That feeling of lost love continued on into singer-songwriter Lauv’s “Chasing Fire” and ... More
Jam out to these top new releases and you're sure to get amped for spring
Now that spring is peeking its head out from under the blanket that is winter, we’re getting into the spirit, vibing to some sweeter, more upbeat tracks from Matt and Kim, NONONO, Frank Turner and more. Our ear candy for the week will put a spring—and a maybe a little ... More
Enjoy our top five musical picks from this week to start your weekend right
There’s something refreshing about artists we love reemerging with new music. As always, we’ve rounded up our top five new releases from the week, this time including a few artists who we have been covered by DuJour in the past. Specifically the female powerhouse FLETCHER who we loved from the moment ... More
The Unlikely Candidates reflect on how they got their start and their newest single "Oh My Dear Lord"
Formed in 2008, The Unlikely Candidates have an unlikely origin story. As two members of the humble, southern-mannered five-piece tell me on a recent phone call, they probably wouldn't be a band at all if it wasn't for one chance encounter. It all started when guitarist Cole Male ... More
The badass frontwoman of an edgy pop band opens up about their newest single "I Did It!"
With a bright personality and an even brighter style, retro darling Chloe Chaidez offers an energized pop sound on her band KITTEN’s newest single, “I Did It!” When this frontwoman walks through the DuJour offices, she is donning a multi-colored jacket with faux fur and an adorable pixie ... More
The singer celebrates her sexuality in the video for her newest anthem, "Feelings"
Hayley Kiyoko is a multi-talented artist who refuses to be put into a box. Along with being a lyricist and vocalist—and a guest star on the HBO hit series Insecure—Kiyoko has added the role of being a director to her repertoire. Being a champion of ... More
We're totally vibing to these songs reimagined by Frank Ocean, St. Vincent and Coast Modern
As good as the original can be, sometimes a fresh set of ears can do wonders to an already rocking track. To take a beloved song and reimagine it in a new way can be intimidating for an artist and might trigger some disgruntled fans who are set in their ... More
This week we are all about women in music from beloved fem punk goddesses to sonic poets
Following the release of several festival lineups, one question remains: where are the women? While headliners like Eminem, Jack White and The Killers are plastered across summer festival bills, only a few women have managed to sneak their way into even the first several tiers of artists, leaving female ... More
Watch the exclusive video premiere for "Tidal Wave" off SHEARE's newest EP, Music for Photo Booths
Following a neon-lit performance at Soho House in Manhattan, Brooklyn-based artist SHEARE has released his sophomore EP, Music for Photo Booths. While maintaining his signature style (think: Mick Jagger meets David Bowie) and evocative vocals, SHEARE has taken a sonic departure from his raw heartache-laced debut EP TURBULENCE. Music for ... More