Artists You Should Check Out This Week On Freegal!

1) Betty Wright-  "No Pain, No Gain"

Picture of Betty WrightCelebrate the legacy of grammy award winning soul singer Betty Wright. "No Pain, No Gain" is one of many hits by the soultress. Others include, "Clean Up Woman and " Tonight is the Night."

 

Little Richard- "Trutti Frutti"

Picture of Little RichardThe Innovator", "The Originator", "The Architect of Rock and Roll." These are the many nicknames used to describe this musical legend, whose career spans seven decades. "Trutti Frutti" is among several other iconic songs by Little Richard. Others include "Long Tall Sally (The Thing)", "Slippin' and Slidin' and "Ready Teddy."

 

3) Bill Withers- “Lean On Me

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Remember the life and legacy of one of the greatest soul musicians to ever live. “Lean On Me” is just one of many amazing songs by Bill. Others include, “Grandma’s Hands”, “Ain’t No Sunshine” and “Use Me.” 

 

 4)  Harry Styles- “Lights Up”

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"Lights Up" is one of many awesome songs from the One Direction frontman's sophomore album “Fine Line.” Others include “Adore You”, “Cherry” and  “Watermelon Sugar.” If you want to hear savvy pop that weaves perfectly in and out of several genres including soul, rock and indie, then this album for you! 

 

5) BTS- “Hip Hop Lover”

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Everyone has surely heard of mega Kpop sensation BTS by now, but what many haven’t heard is some of their earlier tracks. A staff favorite, “Hip Hop Lover” shows BTS is more than just another boy group. The amount of lyrical talent and flow they present as they sing and rap effortlessly in English and Korean show why they are quite possibly, the biggest boy group in the world.

 

6)  Ivy Queen “Quiero Bailar”

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Here's the song that HAILED the reign of the Queen of Reggaeton! With hypnotic dembow beats and melodic rapping, this song will have you breaking out your dancing shoes to cure your quarantine blues!

 

7) SWV- “You’re The One”

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Looking for some good throwback '90s R&b? Look no further than this hit track from girl group SWV. Interested in more? Check out their version of the songs “Human Nature” "Rain, and  “Weak.”

 

9) Monsta X- "Happy without Me"

Picture of Monsta XALL ABOUT LUV is the first all-English album released by a K-pop group in more than a decade. "Happy without Me" is just one of many pop hits on Monsta X's album. Others include "Who Do U Love?", "Beside U" and "Love U."

 

10) Maluma- "Te Quiero"

Picture of MalumaFans of  90's salsa music assemble! This song contains the core essence of the style, but with a modern twist. Other hot Latin tracks from the album include "Soltera" featuring the Queen of Pop Madonna and "11PM."

 

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Posted by KarenR on May 11, 2020