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The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards had their moments, particularly BeyoncĂ©'s show-stopping finale, Charli XCX's killer run through "Boom Clap" on the pre-show, and Sam Smith's impressive take on "Stay…   Read Story »
Coldplay released their new album, Ghost Stories, earlier this year. The theme of that album was Chris Martin's conscious uncoupling from wife Gwyneth Paltrow. Martin has apparently moved on: He's…   Read Story »
The National Football League rakes in about $9 billion a year, but that doesn't mean it's made of money. Do you know how much the League is going to have to pay out in concussion-related lawsuits for…   Read Story »
Trouble In Paradise is the sound of Elly Jackson letting her hair down. The La Roux singer's aggressive upward spike of follicles has been combed into a gentle waterslide-like swoop, and her second…   Read Story »
Word to Cat Power: Chris Martin's songs can often sound better when people other than Chris Martin cover them. The R&B lifer Brandy is apparently some kind of Coldplay megafan. Her 2004…   Read Story »
Wish I Was Here, director Zach Braff's long-in-the-works Garden State follow-up, looks like molten garbage, but perhaps Braff deserves credit for lining up some musical big dogs for the movie's…   Read Story »
Coldplay's Ghost Stories is an interesting album for a lot of reasons, and one of those reasons is the subtle way that the band integrates the sounds of the coolly minimal soul-pop currently coming…   Read Story »
Lady Gaga, it turns out, did a smart thing. She'd made a shitty, ill-advised, creeped-out video with two guys who became public pariahs shortly thereafter, if they weren't already. And then she…   Read Story »
Between 1988 and 1989, I spent a year in England, and with the possible exception of Michael Jackson, the Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue was the absolute biggest thing in music in the UK at that…   Read Story »
Seeing as we gave you a mid-year countdown of 2014's best albums so far earlier this week, now seems like a good time to step back and assess the best and worst of what the pop sphere has given us…   Read Story »