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Yo! Collin Robinson here. I am ecstatic to introduce myself to you all as the newest addition to the Stereogum staff. My time at Stereogum began this past spring, when I was an intern for the site, and I continued to contribute here after my internship ended, with pieces including this one on the use… More »

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 at Stereogum have the UK on the brain this week. And while there’s a big difference between “Britpop” and “British pop,” this seems like an appropriate time to point out just how many singers from the motherland have been making waves on these shores. We haven’t quite reached British Invasion levels of saturation; many… More »

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Katy B x Craig David x Major Lazer – “Who Am I”

The new songs from Katy B's upcoming new project Honey are coming hard and fast. Just last week, we heard the KAYTRANADA-produced title track, and…
James Rettig | February 4, 2016 - 2:53 pm

Katy B x KAYTRANADA – “Honey”

British pop singer Katy B is set to drop her new full-length project, Honey, in a few months. At the end of last year, she…
Collin Robinson | January 27, 2016 - 7:06 pm
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Katy B x Four Tet x Floating Points – “Calm Down”

Katy B has been pretty quiet this year -- outside of a handful of shows, the English pop singer seems to have been largely hard…
James Rettig | December 11, 2015 - 9:02 am
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Katy B – “Little Red Light”

Notting Hill Carnival, London's annual festival of gigantic dancehall speaker-systems and public drunkenness, is coming up, and Rinse.FM, the former-pirate London station, is taking the…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2014 - 11:40 am
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The Week In Pop: What Is Ed Sheeran Thinking?

In recent years, pop music's landscape has been transforming more rapidly than ever. But even as genre boundaries collapse and notions of good taste invert
Chris DeVille | April 10, 2014 - 4:44 pm
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Katy B – “Still” Video

While Katy B's last video paired her against a dark background that eventually exploded with lights and colors, the new "Still" is all stark white…
Miles Bowe | April 1, 2014 - 1:19 pm

Watch Katy B Cover Beyoncé’s “Drunk In Love”

Beyoncé's "Drunk In Love" is shaping up as one of the inescapable songs of the day, a dominant clarion call that packs in more catchprases…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2014 - 3:47 pm

Watch Katy B Cover Arctic Monkeys’ “One For The Road”

In a recent live-in-studio session, Katy B tried out a cover of One Direction's "Story Of My Life," and it was awesome. But Katy hadn't…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2014 - 10:59 am
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Watch Katy B Sing “Crying For No Reason” On Graham Norton

The U.S.A. is, in a lot of ways, a great place to live, especially if you have a crippling addiction to artery-clogging snack foods or…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2014 - 4:56 pm

Watch Katy B Cover One Direction’s “Story Of My Life”

Katy B is kinda-famous for translating way-out dance-music sounds into fun, approachable pop music, but she's also very much a part of the present-day British…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2014 - 10:39 am

Katy B – “Crying For No Reason” Video

The great British dance-popper Katy B will give us her sophomore album Little Red early next year, and I can't fucking wait. One of the…
Tom Breihan | December 27, 2013 - 9:08 am

Katy B – “Sleigh Ride”

The great British dance-pop singer Katy B is a few months away from releasing her sophomore album Little Red, and we've posted her songs "I
Tom Breihan | December 23, 2013 - 12:12 pm

The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be.
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am
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Katy B – “Crying For No Reason”

Katy B is going to have a big 2014. The singles she's been dropping over the last few months have been some of the most…
Miles Bowe | November 15, 2013 - 2:51 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

When sifting through this week's qualified nominees for 5 Best Songs, four different tracks from Sky Ferreira's long-awaited debut Night Time, My Time made the…
Stereogum | November 1, 2013 - 2:59 pm
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Katy B – “I Like You”

Katy B has begun a triumphant return in this year as evidenced by "What Love Is Made Of" and the more recent "5 AM." Those…
Miles Bowe | October 28, 2013 - 2:05 pm

Katy B – “5AM” Video

"5AM," the new big-room house single from the great British dance-pop singer Katy B, was one of our favorites of two weeks ago. In its…
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2013 - 9:17 am
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