A number of musicians made their imprint on the 2023 musical world. Musicians in 2023 handled everything from hip-hop to jazz and R&B. These artists’ works were tuned in the most this year. We don’t mean to belittle other artists or their creations in any way.
Travis Scott: Utopia
On July 28, 2023, Travis Scott dropped Utopia. The album, which has 19 tracks and clocks down at 73 minutes, includes Scott’s collaborations with Bad Bunny and Beyonce. Stormi Webster, Travis’ daughter, debuted musically on her father’s album as well. Speaking about his most recent record, Travis Scott claimed that everything in our dystopian society is driven by hatred. Travis Scott wants to spread love with his work. “Love is the biggest thing we can ever hold, spread love and everything will be okay,” he averred.
Barbie The Album
Without a doubt, Barbie was the most cleverly promoted film of the year. Both the film and its soundtrack, which included several performers, received high praise from critics. Barbie Brilliant musicians like Dua Lipa, Sam Smith, Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Ice Spice, Nicki Minaj, and everyone’s favorite Ryan Gosling contribute songs to the album. The album’s music is simultaneously funky and introspective.
Ice Spice: Like…?
The announcement of Ice Spice’s album Like..? mere hours before its July 21 release shocked the fans. began at position 37 on the US Billboard chart. The album has eleven tracks total; three of them—Princess Diana, Munch, and In Ha Mood—are included in our list of albums that are worth listening to.
Miley Cyrus, Endless Summer Vacation
Miley Cyrus has a firm grip on the pop cultural landscape. Throughout 2023, the song—which criticizes Miley’s ex-husband Liam Hemsworth—was widely shared online. This track is from Miley’s eighth studio album, Endless Summer Vacation, for which she is currently receiving a Grammy Award nomination for Album of the Year.
Olivia Rodrigo: Guts
Both Ms. Rodrigo and her music are maturing right before our own eyes. Guts is a vast cry from Sour, her debut album. While the main theme of Sour (Olivia was eighteen at the time) was teenage heartbreak, Guts delves into topics such as societal double standards, phony devotion, and the complexity of love.