Happy NMF on this Friday, April 15, 2022! Enjoy this week’s picks coming straight to your ears courtesy of pop artist Conan Gray, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Lizzo, pop group sensation Big Time Rush, 3x Grammy-nominated country musician Ingrid Andress & last but not least season 11 American Idol winner Phillip Phillips!
“Memories” by Conan Gray
For all of the broken-up couples out there who wrestle with past memories with each other. The pains get worst the more you start thinking about your ex. You want to move on in life but it’s very challenging to pick yourself back up!
The music video depicts Gray in a confused and emotional state of mind. See the video for a cute doggo getting a bath and later donning sunglasses and a tiny Instagrammable hat!
Did You Know? This song was co-written by Dan Nigro. He’s the Grammy-nominated songwriter/producer who helped made Sour by Grammy-winning artist, Olivia Rodrigo!
Fact: This song will appear on Gray’s upcoming second studio album, Superache due to release on June 24th! You can pre-order/pre-save here.
“About Damn Time” by Lizzo
Grammy-winning artist, Lizzo returns with a dance pop delight! Feeling stressed lately? Then fret no more because she’s here to melt your troubles away. She’s definitely reminding us to own our bodies, be positive in life, and embrace our flaws. We are all unique!
The music video has her confidently dancing in a sparkly blue leotard down a hallway, in an office space and right next to a custodian with a mop. She also appears to be defying gravity while playing the flute in a pool filled with synchronized swimmers like the boss B she is!
Fact: The 33-year-old singer-songwriter whose real name is Melissa Viviane Jefferson, will be the host/musical guest on tomorrow night’s episode of Saturday Night Live.
Fact: Lizzo’s upcoming album, Special will be releasing July 15th!
“Music Sounds Better” by Big Time Rush
Pop group, BTR is back with the acoustic version of their 2011 hit song “Music Sounds Better.” It’s crazy how a decade flew by since the original version released and now the guys are embarking on a big summer tour in the U.S./Mexico! See here for tix and info!
Whether you want to listen to this casually by yourself or with friends and family or if you want to dedicate this to your lover at your next date, the song will still bring a happy and comforting listening experience.
“Good Person” by Ingrid Andress
Michigan born country artist, Ingrid Andress made a beautiful tune showing support to those struggling and trying to make a better life for themselves.
If you’re questioning and comparing how other people’s lives are seemingly perfect and not like yours, then this song is for you!
While no one is ever perfect, remember anyone can still be a good person. Perception of those two words will vary of course so don’t worry!
Fact: Ingrid will be playing at Stagecoach Festival in Indio,CA later this month and starting in June she will be joining Keith Urban on his The Speed Of Now world tour. Get info here!
“Love Like That” by Phillip Phillips
Life is a long and rewarding journey and this video shows snippets of good times had from the American Idol winner. It’s such a sweet little song dedicating his love and affection for his wife and son. You can tell this is a genuine and loving relationship.
Dedicate this song to your sweetheart in life today!
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Stay safe, and happy listening! Also happy Easter/Passover weekend to those celebrating! 😊