Song of the Day #3,612: ‘The Middle’ – Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey

What do you know, back to back country performers in Billboard’s Top Ten! Maren Morris follows up her well-received 2016 album Hero by serving vocal duties on an EDM track by German DJ Zedd.

‘The Middle’ doesn’t exactly sound like a country/dance crossover. In fact, it was recorded by a laundry list of well-known performers before reaching Morris. Everybody from Tove Lo to Camila Cabello, Carly Rae Jepsen to Demi Lovato.

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Song of the Day #3,073: ‘Starving’ – Hailee Steinfeld & Grey feat. Zedd

hailee_steinfeldWrapping up a rather mediocre batch of ‘What the Kids are Listening To’ is this week’s Billboard #19, Hailee Steinfeld’s ‘Starving.’ Not a bad way to go out, I guess.

As I write this, I’m heading out shortly to watch Edge of Seventeen, which I fully expect to enjoy. I was in awe of Steinfeld in her first major performance, her Oscar-nominated turn in the Coen Brothers’ True Grit. She’s without question a fine actress.

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