Stream J Balvin, The Weeknd, TOKiMONSTA, Yael Naim, Kelsea Ballerini : All Songs Considered Finally, some good news! J Balvin's Colores is here, along with The Weeknd's mysterious After Hours, dance therapy from TOKiMONSTA and more, all on our shortlist of the week's best new albums.

Featured Albums:
1. J Balvin — Colores
Featured Song: "Amarillo"
2. The Weeknd — After Hours
Featured Song: "After Hours"
3. TOKiMONSTA — Oasis Nocturno
Featured Song: "Get Me Some"
4. Ian William Craig — Red Sun Through Smoke
Featured Songs: "Weight" and "Condx QRN"
5. Becca Stevens — Wonderbloom
Featured Song: "I Wish"
6. Yael Naim — nightsongs
7. Kelsea Ballerini — Kelsea
Featured Song: "Half of my Hometown"

Other notable releases for March 20: Adam Lambert — Velvet; Brian and Roger Eno — Mixing Colours; Conan Gray — Kid Krow; Delta Rae — The Light; Gordon Lightfoot — SOLO; The Legendary Ingramettes — Take a Look in the Book; Låpsley — Through Water; Mapache — From Liberty Street; Moaning -- Uneasy Laughter; Sea Wolf — Through a Dark Wood; Tower of Power — Step Up.
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New Music Friday: The Top 7 Albums Out On March 20

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J Balvin. His euphoric new album, Colores tops our list of the week's best new releases. @theograph/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Finally, some good news! J Balvin's euphoric Colores is here and it's precisely the burst of joy and light you need to stay strong while taking cover at home this week – or next week... or the week after that. The Weeknd's long-anticipated and darkly mysterious new album After Hours also drops today, along with TOKiMONSTA's Oasis Nocturno, an album that encourages personal reflection and healing via the dancefloor. Also out this week: Ian William Craig's surreal soundscapes, the shape-shifting bop of Becca Stevens, country singer Kelsea Ballerini and more. Host Robin Hilton is joined by NPR Music's Ann Powers and Stephen Thompson as they share NPR Music's picks for the best albums out on March 20.

Featured Albums:

  1. J Balvin — Colores
    Featured Song: "Amarillo"
  2. The Weeknd — After Hours
    Featured Song: "After Hours"
  3. TOKiMONSTA — Oasis Nocturno
    Featured Song: "Get Me Some"
  4. Ian William Craig — Red Sun Through Smoke
    Featured Songs: "Weight" and "Condx QRN"
  5. Becca Stevens — Wonderbloom
    Featured Song: "I Wish"
  6. Yael Naim — nightsongs
    Featured Song: "Daddy"
  7. Kelsea Ballerini — Kelsea
    Featured Song: "Half of My Hometown"

Other notable releases for March 20: Adam Lambert — Velvet; Brian and Roger Eno — Mixing Colours; Conan Gray — Kid Krow; Delta Rae — The Light; Gordon Lightfoot — SOLO; The Legendary Ingramettes — Take a Look in the Book; Låpsley — Through Water; Mapache — From Liberty Street; Moaning -- Uneasy Laughter; Sea Wolf — Through a Dark Wood; Tower of Power — Step Up.