Robin Harper
March 23, 2018 4:15 PM EDT

Shawn Mendes drops his first new music since last year’s hit “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back,” making a case for his versatility as an artist coming into his own. Beyoncé protégés Chloe x Halle release a carefully calibrated, precociously smart debut album in the style of their mentor. Diplo teams up with Lil Xan for a woozy, party-ready house track off new EP California. Synth-pop duo Marian Hill return to form on the sharp new song “Differently.” And Justin Timberlake’s show openers, The Shadowboxers, find a catchy groove.

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