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Zayn Malik is looking more and more like our next Justin Timberlake. Maybe not yet, but the 22-year-old Englishman of Pakistani lineage has seized the pole position from his former One Direction bandmates, their chart nemesis Justin Bieber, and fellow boy band refugee Nick Jonas, all of whom are attempting a leap from teeny-bopping to… More »

The stars of the Disney Channel’s early-’90s The Mickey Mouse Club reboot shaped the way we as a culture think about teen-pop on a foundational level. Maybe I’m showing my age here, but even several generations of teen idols later, Britney Spears still feels like the surest shorthand for “young female pop singer,” and even… More »

Saturday Night Live’s 41st season premieres this Saturday with Miley Cyrus holding down joint duties as host and musical guest. (Joint, get it? Because Miley loves weed? Trust me, she’d find it funny.) Although Cyrus has graced the SNL stage before, the next two musical guests, the Weeknd and Demi Lovato, are making their first… More »

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Ugh, Maroon 5 Rumored For Super Bowl 50 Halftime

E! News reports that Adam Levine and Maroon 5 have had “extensive talks” about playing the Super Bowl 50 halftime show, which is good news…
Peter Helman | October 21, 2015 - 9:14 pm

The Week In Pop: Making Sense Of Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz

Let us begin by appreciating -- if not in the "Yay!" sense, at least the "Wow!" sense -- that the Disney Channel cash cow behind…
Chris DeVille | September 3, 2015 - 4:31 pm

The Week In Pop: Bro-Country Is Temporary, But Luke Bryan Is Forever

Two seemingly contradictory reports from Billboard this week: Bro-country is over and Luke Bryan has another #1 album. Bro-country, as coined by Jody Rosen (then…
Chris DeVille | August 20, 2015 - 2:54 pm

John Fogerty Joins The Voice As Adam Levine’s Advisor

Former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty is one of the all-time great classic rock howlers. His particular gift, however, does not seem like the…
Tom Breihan | August 11, 2015 - 9:23 am

Prankster Covers Adam Levine In Sugar Outside Jimmy Kimmel

Maroon 5 have a new single called "Sugar." And so when frontman Adam Levine was arriving at Jimmy Kimmel Live to perform the song, some…
Tom Breihan | May 7, 2015 - 9:08 am

The Week In Pop: What Wale Can Learn From J. Cole

On paper, Wale's rap career has been a success. He dropped several critically acclaimed mixtapes, aligned himself with Rick Ross at the peak of Bawse's…
Chris DeVille | April 9, 2015 - 5:35 pm

Grammys 2015: Performances From Worst To Best

Hey, it’s over! We made it through! Sam Smith won everything! Iggy Azalea didn’t win anything! Beck busted through the wall like the Kool-Aid Man!
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2015 - 1:01 pm

Grammys 2015: The Best GIFs, Tweets, & Videos

As exciting (?) as Music’s Biggest Night™ itself is, the real treasures are the countless GIFs, videos, tweets, memes, and other ephemera that will survive…
James Rettig | February 8, 2015 - 7:08 pm

Beck Will Perform With Chris Martin At The Grammys

The 57th annual Grammy Awards will air this Sunday, and we already know that host LL Cool Jay (cue a collective groan) will not be…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 4, 2015 - 11:35 am

Tegan And Sara, The Lonely Island, John Legend, Common Nominated For Oscars

As I'm writing this, the Oscar nominees are coming out and hitting the newswire, and the big story seems to be Selma getting shut out…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2015 - 9:06 am

Early Speculation For Best Song Oscar Focused On Coldplay, The Lonely Island, Gregg Alexander, Patti Smith

The Oscars take place in about four months, so of course speculation as to who is going to get nominated and eventually take home the…
James Rettig | October 28, 2014 - 10:43 am

Watch Jimmy Fallon & Adam Levine Play Wheel Of Musical Impressions

On his show last night, Jimmy Fallon introduced a new music-themed iteration of his game Wheel Of Impressions. Fallon and a musical guest (in this…
James Rettig | September 3, 2014 - 8:26 am

Watch Kendrick Lamar On SNL & “YOLO” Digital Short

Here's yet another indication, if we really needed one, that Kendrick Lamar is a freshly minted star: This weekend, he made his debut as Saturday
Tom Breihan | January 28, 2013 - 9:39 am

Beasties, Talib Kweli In 30 Rock’s Kidney Song

Steve Earle, Moby, Norah Jones, Michael McDonald, and Tina Fey’s fave Elvis Costello also lent their voices to help Milton Green get a kidney. Watch…
Scott Lapatine | May 15, 2009 - 11:35 am

Kanye Mocks Himself, Freestyles On SNL (And “Iran So Far” Digital Short)

Clearly, this couldn't wait 'til Monday. Mr. West gamely mocks his much YouTube'd award show outbursts on Saturday Night Live's Lebron James-hosted season premiere...
Stereogum | September 30, 2007 - 10:17 am

New Maroon 5 Video -“Wake Up” (Director’s Cut)

Ever get the feeling Maroon 5 videos are just a thinly veiled front for Adam Levine’s “I-roll-around-in-bed-with-hot-women” exhibitionism? Well, why would you think that? Now…
Stereogum | August 2, 2007 - 9:18 am

New Maroon 5 Video – “Makes Me Wonder”

Five short years after Songs About Jane swept the airwaves and ruled the TRL set, Maroon 5 are back to work. It won’t be long…
Stereogum | March 29, 2007 - 7:02 pm