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Views From The Top: The Undying Popularity Of Drake’s Unending Album

Every time Drake's bubble seems ready to burst, it just gets bigger instead. …
Chris DeVille | July 21, 2016 - 4:15 pm
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Country Catch-Up: Rating The Genre’s Most Popular Albums Of 2016 So Far

Big wheels keep on turning. Like any self-sustaining music ecosystem, the country music industry continues to churn out hits all year round, and occasionally this…
Chris DeVille | June 23, 2016 - 3:33 pm
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Dangerous Or Not, Ariana Grande Is Very Good At Being A Pop Star

Is Ariana Grande dangerous? Her forthcoming album is called Dangerous Woman, but assuming you're not a donut, what kind of threat does the pop singer…
Chris DeVille | May 12, 2016 - 3:15 pm
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More Katy Perry stories

David Bowie, Kanye West, & Sting Agreed To Be Bitten By This Massage Therapist

Dorothy Stein bites people for a living. But not just any people! No, to get bitten by Dr. Dot, you have to be a famous…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2016 - 7:42 pm
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Katy Perry – “Rise”

Katy Perry's name has been in the news this week, but not for particularly good reasons. So her release of the swollen, inspiration-heavy new song…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2016 - 8:40 am
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Calvin Harris To Taylor Swift: I Won’t Let You Bury Me Like Katy Perry

Just a few short hours ago, TMZ broke the news that Taylor Swift wrote Calvin Harris' current hit, the Rihanna collab "This Is What You
James Rettig | July 13, 2016 - 12:41 pm
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Watch Tacocat Cover Katy Perry’s “Roar”

Fresh off the release of their third album Lost Time, goofy Seattle punks Tacocat covered Katy Perry's "Roar" for The A.V. Club's Undercover series, which…
James Rettig | May 24, 2016 - 12:17 pm
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Kygo, Mike Posner, And EDM’s Soft-Rock Phase

R.I.P. to the drop; long live the trop. The EDM explosion of this decade's early years is over, but electronic dance music continues to permeate…
Chris DeVille | May 5, 2016 - 5:55 pm
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Their Name Is Jonas: The Surprising Post-Disney Success Of Brothers Joe And Nick

Once upon a time there was a band called the Jonas Brothers. They were called that because they were three brothers, and their last name…
Chris DeVille | April 14, 2016 - 3:51 pm
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Fifth Harmony Are Through With Child’s Play

In the early weeks of 2015, the five-woman pop group Fifth Harmony released Reflection, their extremely promising debut LP. I was smitten, calling it the
Chris DeVille | April 7, 2016 - 11:39 am
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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
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The Chainsmokers Don’t Suck Anymore, I Promise

Two years ago, a DJ duo called the Chainsmokers came blasting out of the gate with "#SELFIE," a soulless electro-house meme-song that soared to #16…
Chris DeVille | February 25, 2016 - 2:40 pm
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Pop Genius Max Martin Gives Extremely Rare Interview To Accept Polar Music Prize

A couple weeks ago, I got an email from an employee of the Swedish financial newspaper Dagens Industri, asking a question about this Max Martin
Michael Nelson | February 10, 2016 - 10:28 am
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The Stalled-Out Pop Stars Who Hit It Big Behind The Scenes

The #1 song in America this week is "Sorry" by Justin Bieber. Much has been written about Skrillex and BloodPop's role in crafting the track's…
Chris DeVille | January 14, 2016 - 1:21 pm
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The 2016 State Of Pop Address

The US president's annual State Of The Union address is always a loaded subject because no one can agree exactly what state the union is…
Chris DeVille | January 7, 2016 - 1:54 pm
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2015 In Review

The 50 Best Pop Songs Of 2015

That tingling feeling in your cheeks is not Abel Tesfaye's supply kicking in. It's the most wonderful time of the year -- year-end list season…
Chris DeVille | December 17, 2015 - 1:41 pm
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2015 In Review

The Year In Bananas

It's been a lifetime since Gwen Stefani was chanting "B-A-N-A-N-A-S," even longer still since the Velvet Underground and Nico drew on Warhol's interpretation of the…
James Rettig | December 10, 2015 - 12:37 pm
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Ellie Goulding Doesn’t Understand What Makes “A Big Pop Album”

When Ellie Goulding announced her new album, Delirium, over the summer, the press release included this quote from the British singer: "A part of me…
Chris DeVille | November 5, 2015 - 4:43 pm
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Sting, Katy Perry, Jim James Sing The Praises Of Transcendental Meditation In NYC

When the Beatles embraced Transcendental Meditation in the late ‘60s, they did so under the tutelage of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the guru who developed the…
Scott Lapatine | November 5, 2015 - 12:48 pm
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Here’s What Your Favorite Bands Wore For Halloween 2015

Stars: they're just like us! Which means that on October 31st, the spookiest day of the year, they don wacky clothing that they would never…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2015 - 1:36 pm
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