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This was a week crammed full of great videos, way too many to fit onto this list. But my favorite subplot was this: Taylor Swift drummed up weeks of hype and probably spent a fortune to make her kung-fu feminist G.I. Joe cameo party and to unveil it in the biggest way possible for a… More »

In this era of ever-diminishing music sales, there are weeks when an album squeaks into the #1 spot because there’s no legitimate competition. This was not one of those weeks. Zac Brown Band’s Jekyll + Hyde forcefully seized the top spot, racking up 228,000 equivalent units — one of the best sales frames of the… More »

The Roast Of Justin Bieber was tough to sit through — almost as tough as the transition from teen idol to grownup pop star Bieber is trying to pull off. For every Justin Timberlake there are many Jordan Knights, and Bieber risks becoming the next Aaron Carter if he can’t get back to making headline… More »

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The Week In Pop: Why So Serious, Jennifer Nettles?

My first exposure to Sugarland was the video for "Stuck Like Glue," a 2010 single that injected a shot of unexpected quirk to the heavily…
Chris DeVille | January 17, 2014 - 2:58 pm
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James Blake – “40455” + Beyoncé & Mystikal Remixes

James Blake did not end up interviewing Burial during his BBC Radio 1 residency tonight, but he did debut a Harmonimix remix of Beyoncé's "Drunk…
Scott Lapatine | January 16, 2014 - 8:33 pm
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Read Beyoncé’s Essay “Gender Equality Is A Myth!”

On "Flawless," a track from Beyoncé's excellent new self-titled album, there's a sample of the Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie giving a TED talk about…
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2014 - 9:35 am
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Beyoncé – “Partition (Remix Feat. Busta Rhymes & Azealia Banks)”

Here, only a day late, are Busta and Azealia Banks teaming up to drop some bars on a remix of Beyoncé's "Partition." Stream it below.
Scott Lapatine | January 9, 2014 - 8:21 pm
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The Week In Pop: Stereogum’s New Weekly Pop Column

Welcome to The Week In Pop, Stereogum's new weekly pop column. I'll be here every Thursday with a look at mainstream pop music via essays,…
Chris DeVille | January 9, 2014 - 2:03 pm
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Beyoncé Responds To Criticism Of Challenger Disaster Sample

We've already counted down the biggest beefs of the year (not including Azealia Banks), but it's not too late to cover one final mini-controversy before…
Scott Lapatine | December 31, 2013 - 12:33 pm
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Watch Beyoncé Answer Fan Questions In NYC And Visit A Walmart In Tewksbury

After surprising the world by dropping her staggering self-titled album, and after absolutely owning popular culture for the last week and a half, Beyoncé appeared…
Tom Breihan | December 23, 2013 - 11:47 am
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The first question we found ourselves faced with when compiling this list of the week's five best songs was pretty simple: Should we just pick…
Stereogum | December 20, 2013 - 2:37 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I don't know if you guys knew this, but there are 17 new Beyoncé videos this week. A lot of them are awesome, too. I…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2013 - 1:42 pm
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Beyoncé – “Grown Woman” Video

A week ago, Beyoncé dropped 17 new videos on the world in the form of her new “visual album” BEYONCÉ, which rules by all non-visual…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2013 - 3:20 pm
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BEYONCÉ Breaks Sales Records (But Won’t Be Sold At Target, Amazon)

UPDATE: BEYONCÉ, which sold over a million copies on iTunes in less than a week, won't be stocked on Amazon either. According to Billboard, Amazo…
Chris DeVille | December 18, 2013 - 9:58 am
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Beyoncé – “XO” Video

Looks like the videos from Beyoncé's self-titled "visual album" are making their way to YouTube one by one. As Tom explains, they're all fantastic, so,…
Chris DeVille | December 16, 2013 - 3:56 pm
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Premature Evaluation: Beyoncé BEYONCÉ

There's some chance that Beyoncé's new self-titled album is the best album that anyone has released in 2013. I don't want to overstate things here…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2013 - 2:25 pm
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Beyoncé (Feat. Jay Z) – “Drunk In Love” Video

Beyoncé brought much delight to everyone (even those of us who already published our best albums lists) when she released her stunning 17-song visual album
Chris DeVille | December 16, 2013 - 12:53 pm
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Beyoncé Just Released A Surprise Album

Bey just surprised everyone by releasing her self-titled fifth solo album exclusively on iTunes. The BEYONCÉ "visual album" includes 14 songs -- featuring musical collaboratio…
Scott Lapatine | December 13, 2013 - 12:31 am
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Jay Z & Beyoncé Plan To Go Vegan

Today is Jay Z's 44th birthday, and last night, he posted a note on his Life + Times website claiming that he and his wife…
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2013 - 10:19 am
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Photos: Made In America 2013

The second annual Budweiser Made In America festival, which is curated by Jay-Z, took place over the weekend in Philadelphia with performances by Phoenix, Beyoncé,…
Miles Bowe | September 3, 2013 - 5:04 pm
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Beyoncé & André 3000 – “Back To Black” (Amy Winehouse Cover)

For the upcoming soundtrack to The Great Gatsby, Beyoncé and André 3000 have collaborated for a cover of Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black." Mark Ronson,…
Liz Pelly | April 27, 2013 - 10:14 am
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Preview Beyoncé’s “Standing On The Sun” In H&M Commercial

Earlier this month, Beyoncé debuted a minute-and-a-half chunk of her new song "Grown Woman" in a Pepsi ad. Apparently, that strategy worked so well that…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2013 - 9:31 am
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Great Gatsby Soundtrack To Feature New Songs By Jay-Z, The xx, Lana Del Rey, Beyoncé & André 3000

As we reported earlier this year, Jay-Z had a large hand in the music component of the upcoming Baz Lurhmann's film adaptation of F. Scott…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 4, 2013 - 11:09 am
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