By Dana Rose FalconeWill RobinsonMadison Vain and Dana Getz
February 18, 2016 at 12:00 PM EST
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The 58th annual Grammys took place this week, and as people do every year, they believe the show got some things right, and some things, not so right. Perhaps with less room for debate? These awesome tunes below. Check out the best songs of this week.

Chris and Morgane Stapleton, “You Are My Sunshine”

It’s hard to imagine anyone ever suggesting that Chris Stapleton sing back-up. First, because of that first class baritone he’s got, but second, because if you’ve heard Traveller, his excellent solo debut, you know he’s got one of the best harmonizers in Nashville by his side. His wife, Morgane, contributed to the collection with her delicate, smokey voice. But now, she steps front and center, for a new track off Nashville producer Dave Cobb’s upcoming compilation album, Southern Family, and you’ll hope she never steps back. —Madison Vain

FKA twigs, “Good to Love”

R. Patz’s fiancé returned Thursday with her first new material since 2015 EP M3LL155X to requite lost love. “When you give yourself away, it always hurts too much so you pray to get it back,” the Brit sings on the surprise single. The black and white video features a seemingly naked twigs writhing around in bed while humming the simple lyrics — but beware, the softness takes a trippy turn towards the end with some seriously funhouse-style effects. —Dana Rose Falcone

James Blake, “Modern Soul”

James Blake has been on the DL regarding new tunes since his 2014 EP 200 Press. Fortunately, the Englishman shared a new jam during his BBC Radio 1 residency last week. It’s a sound familiar to Blake’s aesthetic, but the 27-year-old shows off a more restrained self than what he put on than a cut like “Retrograde.” Like the most engaging Blake songs, it’s easy to kick back and allow the dreamy production completely take over. —Will Robinson

Kanye West, “Waves (feat. Chris Brown)”

“Waves” didn’t make the initial final track list cut by West and wasn’t featured at the Madison Square Garden unveiling of his new album, The Life of Pablo. But fellow Chicagoan Chance the Rapper supposedly wanted to perfect the heavenly composition with synths that could have scored the Only One video game teaser. What’s most remarkable is Brown, pitching in a minimalistic, beautiful hook. (TLoP is streaming on West’s website, via Tidal.) —WR

Tove Lo, “Scars”

Swedish singer Tove Lo dropped the first taste of her second album in December, and now she’s back with a single for the soundtrack of The Divergent Series: Allegiant. Crooning about overcoming past hardships, the hook-making queen swaps big-tent pop for darkly addictive synth. It’s more subdued than her previous earworms, but makes enough of an impact to stick in your head. — Dana Getz

The Hotelier, “Goodness Pt. 1”

Although Hotelier frontman Christian Holden dubbed the band’s next album, Goodness, a “love record,” the first track proves that this won’t be a traditional ode to romance: “Goodness Pt. 1,” previously only available as an exclusive vinyl, retains Hotelier’s trademark emotion, with Holden’s vocals — which often sound like a less frantic version of Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle — giving the song a yearning quality that peaks toward its end when swelling instrumentals momentarily and subtly drown out Holden as he repeats, “The goodness fades, and we begin there.” —Ariana Bacle

Mavis Staples, “Dedicated”

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M. Ward and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon teamed up to write “Dedicated” for the blues star, and the result is a soothing four minutes of soul with gentle backing vocals and a guitar solo that’s just long enough to feel satisfying but short enough that it doesn’t take away too much time from Staples’ legendary voice. —AB

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