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The Rise Of The Producer As A Lead Artist

A new Justin Bieber song debuted at #2 on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart this week. Except "Cold Water" is not officially a Justin Bieber…
Chris DeVille | August 4, 2016 - 2:41 pm

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Something Strange Indeed: The Music Of Ghostbusters

The comedic legacy of Ghostbusters is pretty firmly set in stone -- deep enough that even the idea of a reboot was enough to freak…
Nate Patrin | June 30, 2016 - 1:27 pm


Various Artists: A Tribute To ’90s Tribute Albums

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Stephen Deusner | May 16, 2016 - 3:14 pm

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Week In Pop Q&A: Alessia Cara Is Here, There, And Everywhere

Alessia Cara calls me back just as soon as she wraps up with Michelle Obama. The 19-year-old Def Jam singer -- born Alessia Caracciolo to…
Chris DeVille | April 28, 2016 - 1:52 pm

Former Security Guard Sues Elton John For Sexual Harassment

The Los Angeles Times reports that Jeffrey Weninger, an LAPD officer who spent years doing off-duty security work for Elton John, is now suing the…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2016 - 9:26 am

The Week In Pop

Corny Pop-Rap Will Never Die

Macklemore flopped. We won't have official figures until a few days from now, but This Unruly Mess I've Made is only projected to sell about…
Chris DeVille | March 3, 2016 - 5:06 pm

Watch Lady Gaga Join Elton John At Surprise Sunset Strip Show

Yesterday, Elton John held a free surprise concert outside the site of the old Tower Records in West Hollywood, a place John frequented so often…
Grace Birnstengel | February 28, 2016 - 11:37 am


The Week In Pop Q&A: The 1975’s Matt Healy On His Band’s Massive, Adventurous New LP

Matthew Healy answers the phone in a daze. "I get in to New York tomorrow. I'm in the UK at the moment. I just flew…
Chris DeVille | February 18, 2016 - 3:31 pm

The Killers Working With Elton John On New Album

Elton John revealed that he will be working with the Killers on their forthcoming album in a recent promotional video for Shazam. John spends most…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 8, 2016 - 1:40 pm

Watch Elton John Do Carpool Karaoke With James Corden

At this point, James Corden's Carpool Karaoke segments are so much better than his regular late-night show that they should really be their own show.
Tom Breihan | February 8, 2016 - 10:34 am

Elton John – “In The Name Of You”

'70s rock eminence Elton John is not slowing down anytime soon. Next month, he'll release a new album called Wonderful Crazy Night, which he worked…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2016 - 10:04 am

Elton John – “Blue Wonderful” Video

Next month, Elton John will release his new album Wonderful Crazy Night, which he recorded with super-producer T-Bone Burnett. We've already posted his single "Looking
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2016 - 11:23 am
Watch Elton John Perform With Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, Patrick Stump In LA
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Watch Elton John Cover David Bowie And Perform With Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, Patrick Stump In LA

Elton John performed an intimate show at the Wiltern in LA last night, and he brought a few special guests to the stage. Demi Lovato…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 14, 2016 - 12:58 pm

Hear ABC Cover Radiohead, Wang Chung Cover Blur On ‘80s Artists’ Unlikely New Covers Comp

'80s revivalism has been the trend in pop music for a few years now, and it's about time that someone capitalized on that by getting…
James Rettig | December 14, 2015 - 10:12 am

Donald Trump Is Playing Adele At Rallies

There are two certainties in this world: Everyone is listening to Adele, and Donald Trump is playing music at his rallies that its creators don't…
Peter Helman | November 26, 2015 - 2:05 pm

Elton John – “Looking Up” + Wonderful Crazy Night Details

Pop-music eminence Elton John is having a busy year, hosting a Beats 1 Radio show and negotiating with Vladimir Putin and all. And he's also…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2015 - 9:19 am

Vladimir Putin Calls Elton John For Real This Time

Just last week, Elton John posted a photo to his Instagram account of Russian President Vladimir Putin and thanked the world leader for calling him…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 24, 2015 - 1:12 pm

Putin Phone Call To Elton John Was A Prank

After he met with Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko to discuss gay rights in Ukraine, Elton John took to Instagram to thank Russian president Vladimir Putin.
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2015 - 8:49 am

Elton John Arranges Sitdown With Vladimir Putin To Discuss Gay Rights In Russia

Sir Elton John has arranged to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss gay rights in the country after he met with Ukrainian President…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 15, 2015 - 1:20 pm

Astronauts Etc. – “Rocket Man” (Feat. Toro Y Moi) (Elton John Cover)

Astronauts Etc. is the project of Toro Y Moi touring keyboardist Anthony Ferraro, and he's putting out his debut full-length next week -- though it's…
James Rettig | September 11, 2015 - 1:55 pm
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