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From Saturday Night Fever to Purple Rain to The Godfather, movie soundtracks used to be a major factor on the albums chart. Then, all of the sudden, they weren’t. This user-made Amazon list of the top 20 bestselling soundtracks of all time includes only two albums released this century, and those — O Brother, WhereMore »

The idea behind Clean Bandit, the British quartet whose dance hit “Rather Be” cracked the American top 10 this week, is to combine classical works by composers like Shostakovich and Beethoven with modern electronic music. The title of their first single, 2010’s “Mozart’s House,” cheekily spelled it out. It’s not exactly a new idea, but… More »

Football season is pretty awkward this year. There’s a widespread unease about watching our modern gladiators destroy each other when so many of them have been accused of battering women and children lately — that is, if the whole concussion thing didn’t already have you feeling vaguely queasy about otherwise amazing moments like this. A… More »

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Straight Outta Compton Producer Eyeing Jennifer Hudson For Aretha Franklin Biopic

After the success of Straight Outta Compton -- it garnered a whopping $60.2 million at the box office on opening weekend alone and sparked the…
Caitlin White | August 18, 2015 - 3:29 pm

Here Are The 2015 MTV VMA Nominations

Who could've predicted that after wagging a foam finger all over Robin Thicke, two years later Miley Cyrus would end up hosting the VMAs? Gue…
Caitlin White | July 21, 2015 - 11:45 am

Kanye West To Appear In Spike Lee’s Comedy Musical Chiraq?

UPDATE: A representative for Kanye West reached out with this statement: "Contrary to published reports, Kanye West will not be starring in Chiraq.
Chris DeVille | May 11, 2015 - 5:20 pm

The Week In Pop: Presenting The Mid-2014 Pop Superlatives

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 ste…
Chris DeVille | June 19, 2014 - 3:41 pm

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

Watch Grimes Interview 2 Chainz, Riff Raff, Snooki, Richard Simmons, & More On The VMA Red Carpet

Last week, we learned the exciting news that Grimes, along with fashion designer Rachel Antonoff, would co-host MTV Style's VMA red carpet show. Sadly, we…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2013 - 10:45 am

See Photos, Videos, & Winners List From The 2013 MTV VMAs

If you played our VMAs 2013 Drinking Game, you are very drunk right now. Tonight MTV invaded Brooklyn's Barclays Center for the 30th annual MTV…
Scott Lapatine | August 25, 2013 - 11:22 pm

The 10 Least Boring Moments From The 2012 Grammys

Barely 24 hours before this year's Grammy Awards ceremony began, Whitney Houston, a woman who'd once seemed like a cyborg engineered to win as many…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2012 - 11:44 am

Grammys 2012 Comment Party!!

It's the 2012 Grammys! The Stereogum crew is over at my house, there may or may not be pizza and beer involved, and on the…
Amrit Singh | February 12, 2012 - 7:55 pm

Ever Hear Of Jennifer Hudson?

The threshold to overexposure was crossed by about, oh, 9AM this morning for the Dreamgirls breakout star when we tried (in vain) to avoid a…
Stereogum | January 16, 2007 - 10:05 am

And We Are Telling You About SNL

Along with rebellious meatballs, this weekend’s Saturday Night Live featured The Shins, whose performance of “Phantom Limb” and a superdragged out “New Slang” didn’t do…
Stereogum | January 15, 2007 - 8:32 am