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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 »

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 and guitars become inherently retro, one archetype that refuses to die is the sensitive guy with an acoustic guitar. Note that American Idol’s prospective pop messiahs are now just as… More »

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. For the past several years, we’ve ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we’re looking forward to hearing, enjoying, debating,… More »

More Katy B stories

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

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

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

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

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

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

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

On Sunday night Nothing Was The Same leaked, so there's some likelihood that in the midst of a listening frenzy, you missed some of the…
Stereogum | September 20, 2013 - 2:37 pm

Katy B – “5AM”

Katy B returned this year with massive (and kind of slept on) cut "What Love Is Made Of" and has now delivered "5AM," another cut…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 16, 2013 - 4:08 pm

Katy B – “What Love Is Made Of” Video

Katy B's back! Or at least making overtures toward being back! This weekend she performed with Jessie Ware on a song they did for last…
Amrit Singh | May 30, 2013 - 9:54 am

Watch Katy B And Jessie Ware Perform “Aaliyah”

The London pop singer Katy B released an EP last year, Danger, featuring a collaboration with Jessie Ware, "Aaliyah." At this year's BBC Radio 1…
Liz Pelly | May 26, 2013 - 12:08 pm

Katy B – “What Love Is Made Of”

Last year, Katy B gifted us with Danger, a gratis EP with guest appearances from Diplo, Jessie Ware, and more. She's release the follow-up to…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 10, 2013 - 3:07 pm