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Katherine Heigl, our cover star this month, reveals exclusively to Marie Claire the tunes she can’t stop listening to right now - and neither can we…
Boom Clap by Charli XCX
If you haven’t heard of this girl yet, you will soon. Only 21, her catchy feel-good anthem Boom Clap was featured in this summer’s tearjerker The Fault in Our Stars. Fresh from her collaboration with Iggy Azalea on Fancy, this weekend she’s set to storm the charts with her first Top 10 single as a solo artist. She has said she wants to shake things up in the industry. ‘I just want to be written about in 50 years’ time as someone who helped make pop cooler than it is now,’ she said to Digital Spy.
Sam Smith’s remake of How Will I Know
We found it hard to imagine a guy singing a Whitney Houston song classic just as well as the legend herself. That was until the Stay With Me hit-maker put his own spin on it. Watch his incredible acoustic cover…
Mandolin Rain by Josh Kelly
Katherine notes, ‘for reals and not just cause it’s my husband!’ Yes, this country and blues singer is Heigl’s other half. And boy can he sing.
Losers by The Belle Brigade
This soulful tune by American brother-sister duo Barbara and Ethan Gruska states we’ve all been ‘losers’ at one point. Singing ‘No I don’t wanna die knowing / That I spent so much time when I was young / Just trying to be the winner’. A sweet song with an even sweeter message.
Am I Wrong by Nico and Vinz
Norwegian duo Nico Sereba and Vincent Dery came on our radar last summer with their smash hit Am I Wrong. Nico and Vinz met back in 2009, both working as sub-teachers they started making music together. ‘We had dreams of touching people all over the world,’ Vincent said to Rolling Stone this month. With Am I Wrong selling over a million copies in the US and a forthcoming LP, they’ve definitely achieved that goal.