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The US president’s annual State Of The Union address is always a loaded subject because no one can agree exactly what state the union is in or why it’s in that state, especially in such a polarized, compromised, altogether monumentally fucked political environment. We can’t even agree on who should be considered a part of… More »

That tingling feeling in your cheeks is not Abel Tesfaye’s supply kicking in. It’s the most wonderful time of the year — year-end list season — and the festivities continue today with the Week In Pop’s second annual rundown of the finest pop singles of the past 12 months. … More »

When I put this list together last year, the big story was the emergence of auteurs in the online era of the music video. For the past decade, music videos have mostly lived online, far away from the cable networks that once nurtured the art form. Back in the ’90s, when cable networks were starting… More »

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The Tonight Show’s LA Week Books The Weeknd, Dead & Co, & Zayn’s Solo TV Debut

You know how Jimmy Kimmel Live will occasionally tape a big week of shows in Brooklyn? Well, Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show is about to do…
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2016 - 8:55 am
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Drake, The Weeknd, Majical Cloudz, Tobias Jesso Up For Juno Awards

The Juno Awards, Canada's answer to the Grammys, announced their 2016 nominations today. And like this year's Grammy nods, the field of contenders is actually
Chris DeVille | February 2, 2016 - 4:19 pm
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The Weeknd, Pharrell Booked For Oscars Ceremony Amidst Racism Protests

The Oscars deservedly caught a lot of flak for the lack of diversity among the nominees in major categories this year, and it looks like…
James Rettig | January 28, 2016 - 2:28 pm

Rihanna’s ANTI Is Out, And It’s Got A Tame Impala Cover

Tonight, someone who subscribes to Tidal -- possibly Jay Z? -- logged in and noticed that ANTI, Rihanna's imminent new album, had been mysteriously uploaded…
Peter Helman | January 27, 2016 - 7:00 pm
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Adele, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd Among 2016 Grammy Performers

The nominations for this year's Grammy Awards are shockingly decent, and it looks like we're in for a rare Grammy telecast that will also be…
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2016 - 9:31 am

Antony, The Weeknd, Sam Smith, Lady Gaga Nominated For Oscars

We could see Antony Hegarty win an Oscar this year. When this year's Oscar nominees were announced this morning, one of the big surprises was…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2016 - 8:58 am
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Preview Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson Documentary Feat. The Weeknd, David Byrne, Questlove, & More

Spike Lee has been more active as of late than in recent years. He lent his name to video game NBA 2K16, dubbing it a…
Collin Robinson | January 13, 2016 - 12:06 pm

Travis Scott – “Wonderful” (Feat. The Weeknd)

Travis Scott released his debut album, Rodeo, earlier this year, and late last night he dropped two new tracks to top off 2015. Scott has…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 31, 2015 - 2:48 pm

The Weeknd & Future – “Low Life” + Jeremih – “Pass Dat (The Weeknd Remix)”

The Weeknd has shared two new tracks to ring in Christmas Day. The first is a collaboration with Future called "Low Life," and the second…
James Rettig | December 25, 2015 - 12:17 am
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Belly – “Might Not” (Feat. The Weeknd) Video

I love how every time the Weeknd guests on a song it's basically just a Weeknd song with the alleged lead artist relegated to supporting…
Chris DeVille | December 18, 2015 - 1:00 pm
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Tove Lo & G. Weber – “Real Life” (The Weeknd Cover)

Tove Lo has shared a cover of the Weeknd's Beauty Behind The Madness track "Real Life" that she made in collaboration with Gustav Weber. It's…
James Rettig | December 16, 2015 - 2:34 pm

Watch Missy Elliott & Pharrell, The Weeknd, Coldplay Perform On The Voice Season Finale

NBC trotted out a bastion of big stars for last night's The Voice finale. Topping the bill was Missy Elliott joining Voice judge Pharrell for…
Chris DeVille | December 16, 2015 - 9:21 am
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The Year In Drug Songs

Every new year brings with it a slew of new drug songs, because music tends to be written about the things we love, and a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 11, 2015 - 1:13 pm
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Elle King Is Swaggering Out Of Her Father’s Shadow

When you're related to a celebrity, it's easy to get attention but hard to earn respect. So when Elle King shared her "Ex's & Oh's"
Chris DeVille | December 10, 2015 - 5:23 pm
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Patrick Stickles Reviews 2015: The Titus Andronicus Frontman On Grimes, Tidal, Trump, Drones, & More

This was a good year to be a Titus Andronicus fan. Their new album, The Most Lamentable Tragedy, wound up being something of a masterpiece:…
Ryan Leas | December 10, 2015 - 2:29 pm
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Watch The Weeknd & Lana Del Rey Perform “Prisoner” Live For The First Time

Last night, the Weeknd and Lana Del Rey performed their Beauty Behind The Madness duet "Prisoner" live together for the first time. Del Rey joined…
James Rettig | December 10, 2015 - 1:29 pm

Watch The Weeknd, Ellie Goulding, & Selena Gomez Perform At The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

The 20th annual Feel Bad About Your Body Awards Victoria's Secret Fashion Show was last night, and the Weeknd provided the musical entertainment alongside Ellie…
James Rettig | December 9, 2015 - 4:28 pm
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