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Alas, it’s Friday, and what a Friday it’s been! We published ten-year anniversary pieces on Death Cab For Cutie’s major label debut Plans and Kanye West’s massive Late Registration (which coincides with the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina), reviewed Zac Efron’s biceps in the hapless coming-of-age film We Are Your Friends, and declared JustinMore »

Chances are you’ve watched Silentó Whip, watched him Nae Nae at some point this summer. Perhaps you’ve even Whipped, Nae Nae’d, or done the Stanky Legg yourself. The then-unknown Atlanta teenager born Ricky Hawke — which is a much better pop-star name than Silentó — uploaded “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” to SoundCloud back in January. More »

The thought came to me in a drug store. Or a department store. Or the backseat of a taxicab. I don’t remember where it was, exactly, except that it was the type of place where, in 2015, one might hear Taio Cruz’s 2010 hit “Dynamite” playing in the periphery. That is to say: anywhere i… More »

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Palehound – “Miss Independent” (Kelly Clarkson Cover)

Kelly Clarkson has been behind some of the best, most unassailable pop songs of the past two decades -- "Since U Been Gone," "Behind These
James Rettig | August 26, 2015 - 2:53 pm

Watch Everything Everything Cover Kelly Clarkson’s “Heartbeat Song”

Remember when Kelly Clarkson teased her new song by making a video of her baby daughter dancing to it? No? Here's a refresher:…
Caitlin White | June 16, 2015 - 3:18 pm
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The Week In Pop: Kelly Clarkson’s Edgeless Excellence Continues

Kelly Clarkson started out with negative cred. In 2002, Clarkson became the first winner of American Idol, which made her wildly famous and deathly uncool.
Chris DeVille | March 5, 2015 - 11:43 am
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The Week In Pop: The Grand Rehabilitation Of Lady Gaga

Less than a year ago I published a post with the headline Watch Lady Gaga Get Doused In Neon Vomit While Riding A Mechanical S&M
Chris DeVille | February 26, 2015 - 4:19 pm
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The Week In Pop: Fifty Shades Of Grey And The Movie Soundtrack Resurgence

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…
Chris DeVille | February 19, 2015 - 4:17 pm
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The Week In Pop: Where Do Rock Music And Pop Radio Intersect In 2015?

Fall Out Boy will release their latest album, American Beauty/American Psycho, next week, and they'll do so with the kind of saturation most musicians ca…
Chris DeVille | January 15, 2015 - 4:28 pm
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20 Covers Of Radiohead’s “Creep,” Rated

In the never-ending curious case of Radiohead, you have a slew of their most iconic songs out there -- beloved, covered, cited. Songs that have…
Ryan Leas | November 26, 2014 - 2:37 pm
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The Week In Pop: On Slipknot’s #1 Album And Hard Rock’s Looming Extinction

It's at least a little bit insane to write a column called The Week In Pop this week and not write it about Taylor Swift.
Chris DeVille | October 30, 2014 - 5:31 pm
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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
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David Bowie (Jimmy Fallon) Covers “Pumped Up Kicks”

Here's something we missed on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon the night before last. Fallon and guest Joseph Gordon-Levitt, apparently friends in real life, got…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2011 - 10:48 am
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Tokyo Police Club Cover LCD Soundsystem, Phoenix, The Strokes

Tokyo Police Club has been unraveling a covers series for Polaroid -- ten songs culled from each of the last ten years -- and a…
Corban Goble | September 1, 2011 - 4:45 pm
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Welcome Back Kings Of Leon With 15 Covers Of “Use Somebody”

Kings Of Leon released a new single and video this week and dozens (dozens!) of you lurkers stepped up to discuss it. KoL has become…
Scott Lapatine | September 9, 2010 - 5:06 pm
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Arcade Fire “Suburbs” & ”Month of May” Out 6/1

We found out a month ago that Arcade Fire and Spike Jonze were collaborating on something secret and on the theme of “friends growing apart.”…
jessica | May 17, 2010 - 9:44 am
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New Kelly Clarkson – “My Life Would Suck Without You”

A curious thing happened to Kelly Clarkson since being American Idol's first and most successful champion. She became an underdog. In the midst of experimenting…
Scott Lapatine | January 13, 2009 - 11:07 am
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New Kelly Clarkson Video – “Don’t Waste Your Time”

Kelly dear, we know this cross-talk with Clive has been traumatizing, but why’d you have to go and bring Amy Lee into it?
Stereogum | October 8, 2007 - 2:01 pm
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Robyn Covers Kelly Clarkson

BBC6’s Jo Whiley played host this morning to a live session offering up a pop cocktail shaken and stirred in Stereo heaven: Swedish pop prince…
Stereogum | August 9, 2007 - 2:36 pm
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All Apologies

And down goes Clarkson! (via KellyClarkson.com)"?A lot has been made in the press about my relationship with Clive [Davis]. Much of this has been blow…
Stereogum | July 25, 2007 - 12:40 pm
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