Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. Best R&B Act”Nights Like This” by Kehlani featuring Ty Dolla $ign might just serve as the soundtrack to all your warm summer evenings this year. The Bay Area native recently unleashed her While We Wait mixtape, which evidently is meant to hold over fans until her forthcoming album. In addition, the R&B singer recently discovered motherhood, with her baby girl Adeya her most treasured gift on Earth thus far. The emotions and vulnerability Lani wears in her music and lyrics is felt all across the world, and it’s even greater through her distinctively raspy yet incredibly soothing vocals. Honestly, the whole project slaps. —Shirley Ju Best Latina Electro-PopAlthough this diminutive dynamo has been MIA for a spell, she has recently resurfaced, fully charged and jam-packed with her singular brand of jolting musical voltage. Avalon Omega’s potent, playful electro-pop has a fabulously volcanic, super-charged quality that launches her audience into a gleaming, sequin-spangled altitude where heavy gauge beats and celesti...