by Hiko Mitsuzuka @TheFirstEcho
Heading into Mother's Day weekend, we have been blessed with a pair of pop jams that would very much like to be your Summer Song of 2016.
First up is Ariana Grande's "Into You," a pretty irresistible piece of pop fodder that'll make you bop your head while driving to work, thinking about that crush you should've made a move on last weekend.
Get "into" it. We certainly are:
And then there's Justin Timberlake's latest, "Can't Stop The Feeling," which is actually the leading track from this fall's Trolls, a star-studded animated film from Dreamworks Animation. (Well done, marketers.) While it may not be anything groundbreaking (after all, it's from a family film, so it needs to be safe), it's certainly a jam that'll make you roll down those windows while driving to work in the morning. It hits all the quadrants; soccer moms will be blaring this in carpools while Timberlake die-hards will rejoice the return of one of pop's powerhouses.
The video features cameos from JT's vocal co-stars from the movie. It's an expectedly cute and carefree affair: