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Here are some details about some recent notable new songs in American music: "Anti-Hero" by Taylor Swift (Midnights album, released 10/21/22) - One of the lead singles from Swift's latest pop album. An emotional piano-driven track where she candidly addresses issues with self-worth and anxiety. "First Class" by Jack Harlow (Come Home the Kids Miss You album, 5/6/22) - A swaggering rap banger from the Louisville rapper where he boasts about his lavish lifestyle. It became a platinum hit and demonstrated Harlow's growing mainstream popularity. "About Damn Time" by Lizzo (Special album, 7/15/22) - An infectious funk-pop anthem filled with a positive message of self-love. It topped the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Lizzo's biggest hit to date and fueling her new era. "Ghost" by Justin Bieber (Justice album, 3/19/21) - A somber R&B ballad about moving on from regret and lost love. It highlighted Bieber's more matured vocal abilities and songwriting skills. "Vegas" by Doja Cat (Planet Her album, 6/25/21) - A sultry hip-hop club banger done in Doja's signature style, oozing with confidence and allure. It boosted interest in her album upon release. "Last Last" by Burna Boy (Love, Damini album, 7/8/22) - The Nigerian afrobeats star teams up with Yebba on this smooth and breezy R&B jam mixing afrobeats with American pop sensibilities. So in summary, these recent hit songs showed evolution and care in new artists while long-running stars pushed their creativity in the American music scene.