The 5 best new songs you can stream right now

This week, Sam Smith collaborated with Timbaland on a new single, Canadian rapper Belly teamed with Pusha T on a track, and Kelela released her debut album. 

Here are the 5 best songs from the past week that you can stream right now:

Sam Smith -- 'Pray'

English singer Sam Smith turns a minimalist Timbaland beat into a full-fledged, choir-accompanied gospel track on his latest single, 'Pray,' from his upcoming album, 'The Thrill of It All.'

Andrew Bird -- 'Lazuli Bunting'

Violinist and singer-songwriter Andrew Bird released an instrumental album this week. 'Lazuli Bunting,' an intricate highlight track, features his signature violin plucking and layering of strings.

Kelela -- 'Waitin'

Alt-R&B singer Kelela reflects on a turbulent fling on the immaculately produced 'Waitin,' a standout song from her debut studio album, 'Take Me Apart.'

Tash Sultana -- 'Mystik'

Australian singer-songwriter Tash Sultana delivers an idiosyncratic vocal performance and a saxophone solo on her hazy, guitar-led single 'Mystik.'

Belly -- 'Alcantara' (feat. Pusha T)

Canadian rapper Belly traces his come-up from his days of 'buying champagne on a beer budget' on the murky, Pusha T-featuring track 'Alcantara.'

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