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New Music Friday: Alicia Keys, Joji, Jason Derulo, Mike Posner and more

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Alicia Keys has released her first holiday album, Santa Baby, exclusively streaming on Apple Music in spatial audio. You can also buy it on CD wherever they’re sold and preorder a vinyl version. She’s also released a video for one of the album’s four original tracks, “December Back 2 June.”

Jason Derulo has teamed up with Australian dance duo SHOUSE for “Never Let You Go,” a remix of SHOUSE’s song “Won’t Forget You.”

“Glimpse of Us” artist Joji has released Smithereens, his first new album since 2020. He’s also announced two headlining shows: one at New York’s Madison Square Garden on May 6 and one at L.A.’s The Kia Forum on May 13.

Mike Posner had Zedd and London-based producer/musician ellis remix and reimagine his latest single, “I’m Not Dead Yet.” “I’m Not Dead Yet (ellis edit)” also comes with a video that features Mike in all kinds of crazy makeup looks.

Australian singer/songwriter Dean Lewis, best known for his single Be Alright, is out with new album The Hardest Love, which features the single “How Do I Say Goodbye.”

Powfu, best known for his hit “Deathbed (Coffee for Your Head),” has released a pop-punk cover of Taylor Swift‘s hit “Mine,” from her Speak Now album. It’ll appear on his upcoming EP, surrounded by hounds and serpents. In a statement, Powfu says, “Growing up, I used to fall asleep listening to Taylor Swift, Maroon 5 and Yellowcard, so covering this song was nostalgic for me.” It was co-produced by Powfu’s dad, Dave Faber, of the band Faber Drive.

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