Best New R&B

Portland alt. R&B act Shy Girls is back in a big way with I Am Only A Man. The new single features stunning falsetto over a series of rapid-fire percussions.
Nao is London-based songstress whose mesmerizingly eerie song, Bad Blood, now has an incredible video. Despite the presence of a beautiful naked woman, this is not a sexy video.
Producer/singer Taku and Future Classic label-mate Wafia have created a new rendition of Estelle's smash hit, American Girl. In their skillful hands this sparkling pop gem becomes an emotive duet ballad.
Last month Koda released New Blood, a chillingly dark number which lulls you into submission before opening up a can of bombast on you for the chorus.
Last week The Weeknd set the internet ablaze by posting, and then soon after removing, his new song, I Can’t Feel My Face. Co-written by Grammy Award-winning producer Max Martin, I Can’t Feel My Face is a pop smash.
This is the first track we’ve heard from Gallant since he signed with Mind of a Genius and subsequently took a lengthy hiatus. Gallant picks up right where he left off on Open Up, with his immaculate voice soaring through an ambient soundscape.