It never topped Billboard’s Hot 100, didn’t receive any Grammy nominations, and wasn’t among YouTube’s 10 most popular music videos this year, but in 2015 Drake’s “Hotline Bling” dominated online culture like no other song.
This huffy, nineteen85-produced one-off had an inauspicious mid-summer debut on Beats 1’s OVO Sound Radio, where it was… More »
We’re in the final stretch here; 2015 is quickly drawing to a close and we’re looking back on the year that was. But hey, we’ve still got a few more weeks to go, and with each of those weeks, another 5 Best Songs. Quick programming note: This list actually takes into consideration songs released over… More »
Funny story: My sister-in-law was watching TV with her boyfriend recently when Adele appeared, as she hasbeenwonttodothisautumn, and the boyfriend — a twentysomething high school teacher and wrestling coach from rural Ohio — said, “Who’s that?” There’s your proof that at least one person in the Western world remains… More »