NewNowNext music dispatch: Madonna’s new track with Justin, new Leona Lewis and more!

Every Friday our friend Colin over at NewNowNext tips us off to what’s hot in popular music. Enjoy this family-sized dispatch to get you through the next week:

Listen to Madonna’s “4 Minutes” Ft. Justin Timberlake.
Check out the leak we’ve all been waiting for — our first
taste of Madonna’s upcoming Hard Candy album.

Leona Lewis “Better in Time” Video
The X-Factor winner follows up her smash “Bleeding Love” track
with another lovely power-ballad:


Check out Ferras’ “Hollywood’s Not America” Video
The official loser theme-song of American Idol has generated
buzz for newbie Ferras … Check out the new video, evoking the dark side of
the Cali glitz.

Tegan and Sara’s New Side-Project
AFI’s Hunter Burgan recorded with the lesbian identical
twins for their fantastic The Con album – but their collabo doesn’t end there.

The Presets – “My People” Video
This Australian pair is gay-friendly/fluid – and so are
their lyrics – and to help us out, they describe their sound
as“SpazDanceFagRock!” Pretty accurate…

Justice “DVNO” Video
What’s “DVNO”? Why, "four capital letters." Check
out this amazing, animated logo-fest of a music video.

New from Helio Sequence: “Keep Your Eyes Ahead” Video
These Oregonians produce a lovely balance between indie rock
and electronica, and for their latest video – and the title track from their
fourth album – they take to the snowy, dark Portland streets in a custom-lighted cart:

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