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This Playlist Proves Music Will Save Us All In 2017

Music: the real MVP.

Because 2017 has already been a YEAR, we've picked out 15 songs released in the last week that just might save you.

1. "No Frauds" by Nicki Minaj, Drake, Lil Wayne

In this song, Nicki, Drake, and Lil Wayne talk about not needing frauds or fakes and keeping an eye out for the snakes, which is just so relatable in 2017.

2. "Liability" by Lorde

Even though this song features stripped-down, minimal production, Lorde's breathtaking vocals and songwriting show that even in 2017, she's still royal AF.

3. "Beautiful Little Fools" by Jorja Smith

Released on International Women's Day, the message of this track is more important now than it has ever been.

4. "Imagine" by Pentatonix

Though every Pentatonix cover is pure magic, this version of "Imagine" is stunning. Whether you're a dreamer or not, this song will give you hope.

5. "3WW" by alt-J

Easily one of the most interesting bands to emerge in the last decade, alt-J continues to amaze in 2017 with this understated, beautiful track.

6. "Father Son Holy Smoke" by Smino

If 2017's already got you stressing, this song will chill you out like you just exhaled some "holy smoke."

7. "Sweet" by Little Dragon

Just try to not bump your head to this song. If anything, Little Dragon is bringing the sweetest beats in 2017, and we "can't get enough."

8. "Vanishing Point" by Alexandra Savior

If we're all post-apocalyptic outlaws now, then this song is our riding-into-the-sunset theme song.

9. "Babygirl (feat. Uffie)" by Charli XCX

This song is a perfect homage to the '80s, and it will make you forgot you're living in 2017.

10. "Total Entertainment Forever" by Father John Misty

Nobody's able to point out the absurdity of modern life better than Father John Misty, and this song might be too real for all of us in 2017.

11. "Witness" by Benjamin Booker

Wrapped up in gospel trimmings, this song's message is extremely relevant in 2017: Are we going to stand by and watch things happen around us, or are we going to take action?

12. "The Valley" by Laura Marling

This is the kind of song that you'll want to listen to first thing in the morning with a cup of coffee. Laura's soothing voice will help you start your day off in the calmest possible mood.

13. "Half a Million" by The Shins

The Shins were an indie rock staple of the aughts, and now they're back with their first album in five years. "Half a Million" proves why the Shins are still necessary.

14. "Real Thing" by Zac Brown Band

With so many things being fake out there, this song is the perfect antidote.

15. “Third of May / Ōdaigahara” by Fleet Foxes

We've transcended beards and flannels in 2017 — and so have Fleet Foxes. This song from their first album in six years is a sign of good things to come.

All imagery courtesy of Apple Music.

You can find all of these songs and so many more on Apple Music's "Best of the Week" playlist, updated weekly.