With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping fans stuck in their homes for the last five months, music has been more important than ever. That's especially true for the LGBTQ community, who had to watch Pride Month pass by from our couches. So how did we celebrate Pride this year? With protests, with livestreams, and yes, with new music.
Despite the pandemic putting a lot of new music releases on hold, many queer artists still went out of their way to make sure their fans were staying entertained while in self-isolation. Some songs were meant to make people think, others were intended for a quarantine dance party, but all of them were released so that music lovers would be able to stay sane while stuck inside.
Here are Billboard Pride's 25 favorite songs by LGBTQ artists released in 2020 (so far).