Kelly Clarkson, Sam Smith, and Zayn Malik are among the artists with fresh tunes

By Nolan FeeneyEric Renner Brown and Madison Vain
September 08, 2017 at 01:57 PM EDT
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Every Friday, artists drop anticipated albums, surprise singles, and hyped collaborations. As part of New Music Friday, EW's music team chooses some of the essential new tunes. From Kelly Clarkson to St. Vincent, here are some of the week's most noteworthy releases. Got Spotify? Stream all of EW's picks by following our playlist (embedded below) for this week.

Kelly Clarkson, "Love So Soft"