Song of the week:Powers — ‘Heavy’It’s a strange week for new releases but we’ve been enjoying this new Powers tune for a few weeks and it’s out today, so here we are. The song basically sounds like No Doubt just before Gwen left. Wrong of the week:Meghan Trainor — ‘I’m A Lady’Meghan’s got a …

Today’s a very special day for Rag’n’Bone Man — he’s celebrating a huge chart debut for his first album, which has shifted over 100,000 copies in its first week on sale. More importantly, thanks to Popjustice, he now has his very own Chrome extension, which finds all mentions of his name …

“Would you be interested in interviewing the Pet Shop Boys tomorrow night?” they said. “Yes that would be very nice,” we said. That was on Tuesday. Flash-forward to Wednesday night: it’s 8pm, we’re already drunk, the NME Awards is about to kick off and we’re ushered into Neil and Chris’ dressing …

Song of the week:Rhys — ‘Last Dance’If you liked Becky Hill’s ‘False Alarm’ you are going to love ‘Last Dance’, ie it combines world class songwriting with great vocals and wobbly semi-tropical Spotpop production. Rhys’ single was written by Jörgen Elofsson (who’s written about 17% of your music library) and Paw Lagermann from Infernal …

Pic: Olivia Bee Song of the week:Katy Perry feat Skip Marley — ‘Chained To The Rhythm’There was a point where we thought Sigrid’s excellent ‘Don’t Kill My Vibe’ might be Song Of The Week but let’s be serious for a minute — ‘Chained To The Rhythm’ is this week’s best …

Song of the week:Sälen — ‘Heartbreak Diet’Near the bottom of this week’s playlist you’ll find various artists — Phoebe Ryan, Galavant, Nabiha, Ea Kaya, and those are just the ones we’ve included — clinging to the prevailing sound of New Music Friday. You can understand why people are trying really …