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Lorde unveils ‘surprise’ single ‘No Better’ – listen

The New Zealand native has received four Grammy nominations

Lorde has unveiled a ‘surprise’ single, entitled ‘No Better’.

Click above to listen to the track. Last month it was revealed that the 17-year-old New Zealand artist had signed a publishing deal with Songs Music Publishing worth $2.5million (£1.56 million). It was reported that the record company is keen for the singer to collaborate with its other signings, including Diplo and The Weeknd, and write songs for other artists.

Songs Music Publishing president Ron Perry told Billboard: “She’s going to be a really big songwriter outside of Lorde. She’s going to have a lot of big songs out there as Ella (Yellich O’Connor), she’s a once-in-a-generation type artist.”

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Lorde’s single ‘Royals’ made her youngest female US chart-topper in 25 years and also the first person from New Zealand to score a US Number One. ‘Royals’ has been nominated for Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance at the 56th annual Grammy Awards. ‘Pure Heroine’ as also been tipped in the Best Pop Vocal Album category.

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