August 12, 2013 12:00 PM

>ONE DIRECTION

“Best Song Ever” The exuberance of that title translates to the music—with its “Oh, oh, ohs” and “Yeah, yeah, yeahs”—on the boy band’s latest. []

CHRIS BROWN

“Love More” Nicki Minaj raps on this spare, spacey electro midtempo. The F word replaces “love” on the explicit version. []

ARIANA GRANDE

“Baby I” After “The Way,” the Nickelodeon star has another Mariah moment, with sassy shades of Destiny’s Child. []

ICONA POP

“All Night” Sweden’s “I Love It” duo should avoid being one-hit wonders with more relentlessly bouncy beats on their latest. []

DANIELLE BRADBERY

“The Heart of Dixie” Yes, at 17, the Voice winner can do mature country, but a bit more Taylor Swift might not hurt. []

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