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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 »

We interviewed a lot of people in 2015. I know this because, in order to compile this list, I read upwards of 60 Q&A’s with a wide array of artists who would go on to define the year. A lot of the interviews we published this year focused on process, but the byproduct of having… More »

Jasmine stands in the parking lot wearing a white summer dress toward the end of season 1, episode 4 of Catfish. She’s nervously chewing at her lip ring, anxiously waiting to meet “Mike,” the love of her life who she thinks could be the ideal step-father for her son. Instead, she watches wide-eyed as a… More »

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Carly Rae Jepsen Cast In Fox’s Live Grease Musical

In an effort to replicate the success that NBC had with their live musical broadcasts of Peter Pan and The Sound Of Music, FOX announced…
James Rettig | September 30, 2015 - 12:15 pm
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Hear Charli XCX, Carly Rae Jepsen, Sia, Tinashe, & Other Female Artists Cover Bleachers

Jack Antonoff sprang to fame as part of the carnival-pop act Fun. -- and lesser-known indie folkers Steel Train -- but he's made an even…
Caitlin White | September 28, 2015 - 12:11 pm
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Watch Carly Rae Jepsen Cover Years & Years’ “King”

Ultra-pop sprite Carly Rae Jepsen is the sort of singer who's better known for her songs -- like the sparkling gems on her excellent new…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2015 - 10:20 am
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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
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Here Is Your Song Of The Summer 2015

It still feels like summer, but that won't last long. We're less than two weeks away from #PSL and before you know it we'll be…
Scott Lapatine | August 28, 2015 - 12:43 pm
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Watch Carly Rae Jepsen Bestow The Gift Of Her Glorious Presence Unto The Tonight Show

Aww, you motherfuckers thought it was over! It's not over. Carly Rae Jepsen's insanely good pop album E•MO•TION comes out tomorrow, and last night, Jepsen…
Tom Breihan | August 20, 2015 - 9:21 am
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Album Of The Week: Carly Rae Jepsen E•MO•TION

I was a snarly 14-year-old punk in training the one time I ever went to Disney World. The whole bajillion-hour drive down to Florida, I…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2015 - 9:56 am
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Carly Rae Jepsen – “Your Type”

It's Friday, which means Carly Rae Jepsen has released yet another E•MO•TION single. This means depending on whether you count the many bonus tracks, either…
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2015 - 10:52 am
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

In the May 29 installment of 5 Best songs, we explained the methodology behind our weekly list. This was primarily for the benefit of Kulap…
Stereogum | August 7, 2015 - 4:18 pm
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Carly Rae Jepsen – “Making The Most Of The Night”

Carly Rae Jepsen's new album E•MO•TION has already been divisive, and it's not even technically out yet. The Canadian pop-star-who-could is currently trying to distance…
Caitlin White | August 7, 2015 - 11:05 am
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Carly Rae Jepsen – “Warm Blood”

Here it is: "Warm Blood." Say what you want about the first four E•MO•TION singles, but Carly Rae Jepsen's latest is indisputable, unfuckwithable pop genius.
James Rettig | July 31, 2015 - 9:53 am
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Watch Carly Rae Jepsen Reject Scott Aukerman’s Awkward Advances On Comedy Bang! Bang!

Carly Rae Jepsen guest-starred in the forthcoming episode of Comedy Bang Bang!, which airs tomorrow, during which she was accused of coming on to the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 29, 2015 - 12:29 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Some weeks, choosing the 5 Best Songs can be difficult and polarizing. This was not one of those weeks. Of course, it's hard to pit…
Stereogum | July 24, 2015 - 4:25 pm
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The Week In Pop: The Weeknd Pop?

The #2 song in the country this week is "Can't Feel My Face," a pitch-perfect Michael Jackson homage co-produced by pop mastermind Max Martin. From…
Chris DeVille | July 23, 2015 - 3:13 pm
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Carly Rae Jepsen – “Run Away With Me” Video

Sometimes it seems like there's never been a pop star as hapless as Carly Rae Jepsen. Her music is practically flawless, but aside from that,…
Caitlin White | July 17, 2015 - 10:49 am
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Carly Rae Jepsen – “I Really Like You (Bleachers Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

If you live in Japan, where Carly Rae Jepsen's new album E•MO•TION has already been released, you know that it's pretty much the best pop…
James Rettig | July 9, 2015 - 11:00 am
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Mitski & Ryan Hemsworth Predict The Song Of The Summer 2015

The song of the summer is a slippery, ephemeral thing. You can try to predict it, labels can (and will) try their hardest to make…
James Rettig | June 24, 2015 - 11:07 am
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Carly Rae Jepsen – “Run Away With Me” & “Your Type”

The rollout of Carly Rae Jepsen's new album, E•MO•TION, is a weird one -- it's being released in Japan on Wednesday, where Jepsen has a…
James Rettig | June 22, 2015 - 1:07 pm
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Watch Carly Rae Jepsen Cover Cyndi Lauper, Stephen Colbert Cover Toby Keith, Lady Gaga Cover 4 Non Blondes At Songwriters Hall Of Fame Induction

Last night at the 46th annual Songwriter Hall Of Fame awards dinner, several current stars covered classic songs to honor this year's inductees. Carly Rae…
Caitlin White | June 19, 2015 - 10:48 am
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Carly Rae Jepsen – “Emotion”

Canadian pop star Carly Rae Jepsen has been hard at work lately on an intriguing new album called E•MO•TION, and the two songs we've already…
Tom Breihan | June 3, 2015 - 9:14 am
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