Lorde unexpectedly dropped a new single on iTunes titled "No Better". It arrived hours after Beyoncé surprised everyone with a secret album featuring 14 songs and 17 videos.

Recently, Lorde earned four nominations for next year's Grammy Awards on the strength of "Royals" and debut album Pure Heroine.

Her Twitter and Facebook accounts offer no explanation about the release. "No Better" is available on iTunes for $1.29. You can preview it here: