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Views From The Top: The Undying Popularity Of Drake’s Unending Album

Every time Drake's bubble seems ready to burst, it just gets bigger instead. …
Chris DeVille | July 21, 2016 - 4:15 pm

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Taylor Swift, Song Doctor?

Of all the headlines to emerge from Taylor Swift's much-publicized split from Calvin Harris -- and the headlines, like demons possessing pigs, have been legion…
Chris DeVille | July 14, 2016 - 2:26 pm

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Lip Sync Battle, “Carpool Karaoke,” And America’s New Wave Of Viral Singing Shows

America is in a state of crisis right now. Police are murdering black civilians with startling regularity and seemingly never facing any accountability. A new…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2016 - 3:55 pm

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I Guess This Is Growing Up: Blink-182 Are Back For Mall Punk’s Classic Rock Phase

Hey you! Out there in the cold, getting lonely, getting old: Everything you grew up on is classic rock now. It's something every generation has…
Chris DeVille | June 30, 2016 - 4:20 pm

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Country Catch-Up: Rating The Genre’s Most Popular Albums Of 2016 So Far

Big wheels keep on turning. Like any self-sustaining music ecosystem, the country music industry continues to churn out hits all year round, and occasionally this…
Chris DeVille | June 23, 2016 - 3:33 pm

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Make Way For Zara Larsson, Sweden’s Latest Weapons-Grade Pop Export

Every four years, at the midway point between World Cups, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) holds the European Championship, a massive tournament in…
Chris DeVille | June 16, 2016 - 2:43 pm

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Blurred Line Dance: Pharrell’s Album With Country Stars Little Big Town Isn’t Good, But At Least It’s Weird

You're Pharrell Williams. As one half of carbonated funk production duo the Neptunes, you spent the '90s and '00s changing hip-hop forever. You helped Justin…
Chris DeVille | June 9, 2016 - 4:55 pm

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Is Hard Rock About To Roar Back Into The Mainstream?

Hard rock is not dead; it has merely retreated to the range to plot its comeback. …
Chris DeVille | May 26, 2016 - 2:10 pm

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Dangerous Or Not, Ariana Grande Is Very Good At Being A Pop Star

Is Ariana Grande dangerous? Her forthcoming album is called Dangerous Woman, but assuming you're not a donut, what kind of threat does the pop singer…
Chris DeVille | May 12, 2016 - 3:15 pm

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Kygo, Mike Posner, And EDM’s Soft-Rock Phase

R.I.P. to the drop; long live the trop. The EDM explosion of this decade's early years is over, but electronic dance music continues to permeate…
Chris DeVille | May 5, 2016 - 5:55 pm

Interview

Week In Pop Q&A: Alessia Cara Is Here, There, And Everywhere

Alessia Cara calls me back just as soon as she wraps up with Michelle Obama. The 19-year-old Def Jam singer -- born Alessia Caracciolo to…
Chris DeVille | April 28, 2016 - 1:52 pm

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Hey! People Still Like The Lumineers

The year was 2012. Mumford & Sons, whose slow-burn 2009 blockbuster Sigh No More was still selling like crazy, released a sophomore full-length called Babel
Chris DeVille | April 21, 2016 - 5:37 pm

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Their Name Is Jonas: The Surprising Post-Disney Success Of Brothers Joe And Nick

Once upon a time there was a band called the Jonas Brothers. They were called that because they were three brothers, and their last name…
Chris DeVille | April 14, 2016 - 3:51 pm

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Fifth Harmony Are Through With Child’s Play

In the early weeks of 2015, the five-woman pop group Fifth Harmony released Reflection, their extremely promising debut LP. I was smitten, calling it the
Chris DeVille | April 7, 2016 - 11:39 am
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