”Fall for Your Type,” Jamie Foxx feat. Drake
Foxx, unexpectedly vulnerable, laments loving the wrong woman.
”What You Need,” The Weeknd
Much-buzzed bedroom balladeers are just as smooth, with better lady luck.
”Rumour Has It,” Adele
Retro girl-group shoop with a killer turning-tables kicker.
”Gold Mine,” Breanne Düren
More handclap throwback hooks, sprinkled with extra sugar.
”Animal,” Neon Trees
Spiky, Killers-esque riffs hitched to a spit-polished chorus.
”My Body,” Young the Giant
Similarly avid lyrical lift, with instantly hummable modern-rock sheen.
”Jar of Hearts,” Christina Perri
Wailing reproach of a Romeo who treats souls like collectible Silly Bandz
”I’ll Survive You,” BC Jean
An equally pensive indictment of bad romance, this time gilded with hope.
”Down on Me,” Jeremih Feat. 50 Cent
Dance-floor foreplay elevated to new levels of dirty double entendre.
”The Longest Text Message,” Childish Gambino
Surprise! It’s moonlighting Community star Donald Glover. And he naughty.