Carson's Pick of the Week

Carson’s Pick of the Week: The Weeknd ft Kendrick Lamar ‘Pray For Me’

When The Weeknd got the chance to be part of the Black Panther soundtrack, curated and co-produced by Kendrick Lamar for Marvel’s first movie with a black superhero as the lead character, he took the job. ‘Pray For Me’ lays sonically with The Weeknd’s Daft Punk-influenced Starboy era music...
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Carson’s Pick of the Week (Pop Chart): Justin Timberlake ft Chris Stapleton ‘Say Something’

Justin Timberlake revealed he collaborated with ‘C.S.’ on his new album when he released the Man Of The Woods tracklist in the first week of 2018. C.S. is, of course, Chris Stapleton – the hit country singer who won 3 Grammys this year and co-wrote three songs on JT’s album. The two performed...
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Carson’s Pick of the Week (HAC): Vance Joy ‘Lay It On Me’

Vance Joy has really kept the momentum of his career going, even though the last album he released was his debut four years ago. He opened for Taylor Swift on the Pittsburgh stop on the 1989 World Tour, and went on to release six singles from his debut album over the course of two years. […]
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Carson’s Pick of the Week: Zedd ft Maren Morris & Grey ‘The Middle’

Maren Morris has crossed over from country to EDM. How many times do you read a sentence like that? But when it came to finding a singer for Zedd & Grey’s latest collaboration, Maren Morris beat out A-list Pop stars for the job thanks to her ability to connect with the song’s emotion and make...
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Carson’s Pick of the Week: Troye Sivan ‘My My My!’

Australian singer-songwriter Troye Sivan is putting himself back in the game after spending a year to himself. While working on his second album, Troye pulled from new experiences that boosted his confidence and allowed him to apply himself to songwriting in new ways. The result? A big turn from...
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Carson’s Pick of the Week: Kesha ‘Woman’

In a letter published in Rolling Stone, Kesha called the next single from ‘Rainbow’ the turning point in the album’s creation and the song that brought her back to why she wanted to make music. The result is ‘Woman’, a celebration of Kesha’s financial independence and personal autonomy. The Rainbow...
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Carson’s Pick of the Week: Foster The People ‘Sit Next To Me’

With three albums under their belt, Foster The People are mixing things up. The process of creating the Sacred Hearts Club album saw them add two members to their line up (Isom Innis and Sean Cimino) and shift their musical style. Isom Innis, who toured with the band for years before becoming a...
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Carson’s Pick of the Week: Eminem ft Ed Sheeran ‘River’

Eminem’s first album in four years is full of surprises. Revival contains glimpses of the material that defined Eminem in his early years, but also contains an introspective view of the choices he has made in his time away from the spotlight. Eminem’s collaboration with Ed Sheeran, “River”, is one...
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Carson’s Pick of the Week: Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton ‘You Make It Feel Like Christmas’

Self-professed ‘Christmas Freak’ Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton have made their contribution to Christmas music history with ‘You Make It Feel Like Christmas’. This year, Gwen realized her dream of becoming part of her fans holidays by releasing her own Christmas album. ‘You Make It Feel Like...
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Carson’s Pick of the Week: BTS ft Desiigner & Steve Aoki ‘MIC Drop’

We’re due for another K-Pop breakthrough and BTS is on track to make it happen. The seven-member Korean Pop (K-Pop) group had fans in literal Beatlemania-level tears when they performed at the 2017 American Music Awards, after all. The acronym BTS first stood for Bangton Sonyeondan, or Bulletproof...
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