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The Week In Pop

Kesha Shows Her True Colors On Rainbow, And It’s Beautiful To Behold

"I could fight forever, but life's too short." Every lyric on Rainbow -- Kesha's first album in five years and the first since initiating a…
Chris DeVille | August 10, 2017 - 4:05 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was such a good week for music videos that neither the black-and-white YG one nor the one with the puppets and Corey Feldman made…
Tom Breihan | August 4, 2017 - 1:00 pm


Here Is Your Song Of The Summer 2017

The votes are in, and we're ready to announce the winner of Stereogum's annual Song Of The Summer poll. Will Michael McDonald be pleased? We're…
Chris DeVille | August 1, 2017 - 12:00 pm

More Lorde stories

Watch Lorde Perform Stripped-Down Versions Of Melodrama Songs

Lorde has been playing the festival circuit this summer to bring her Melodrama songs to big audiences -- she'll go on a world tour that…
James Rettig | August 16, 2017 - 4:24 pm

Watch Lorde And Jack Antonoff Cover Paul Simon At Outside Lands

Did you know Lorde sampled Paul Simon on Melodrama? It's true! Upon the album's release she tweeted that Simon's voice, excerpted from a Graceland documentary,…
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2017 - 12:16 pm

VMAs Performers Include Miley Cyrus, Lorde, The Weeknd

MTV has announced its initial lineup of performers for this year's Video Music Awards. In addition to host Katy Perry, the slate includes Miley Cyrus,…
Chris DeVille | August 7, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Watch Lorde Cover Martha Wainwright’s “Bloody Mother Fucking Asshole,” Duet With Tove Lo At Osheaga

Lorde's Lollapalooza set might have been rained out partway through, but she was able to perform her whole set the following night at an also-rainy…
Chris DeVille | August 7, 2017 - 9:10 am

Lollapalooza Evacuated Due To Weather, Lorde Cut Short

Looks like Liam Gallagher had the right idea. Lollapalooza has cancelled the remainder of tonight's performances, including Lorde's headlining set, due to an approaching storm,…
Peter Helman | August 3, 2017 - 11:31 pm

Lorde – “Perfect Places” Video

Back in June, Lorde released her magnificent sophomore album, Melodrama, and today she's sharing a video for "Perfect Places," the album's official second single. We've…
James Rettig | August 3, 2017 - 4:01 pm

The Week In Pop

Can WizKid Conquer The US Pop Landscape He Helped Create?

For the last few years American pop has been sounding increasingly African. As early as 2014, when The Fader broke down "pop music's Nigerian future,"
Chris DeVille | July 20, 2017 - 4:56 pm

Watch Lorde Sing “Perfect Places,” Talk About Loving The Terrible New York Subway On Seth Meyers

Lorde is fun to watch. She's fun to watch when she's singing and doing these spell-casting rap-hands gestures that make sense to nobody but her.
Tom Breihan | July 18, 2017 - 9:21 am

Watch Arcade Fire Cover Lorde’s “Green Light” In BBC Live Lounge

In a couple of weeks, Arcade Fire are going to hit us all in the head with their new album Everything Now, and they are…
Tom Breihan | July 13, 2017 - 8:48 am

Lorde Clarifies Her Ride Or Die Status With Taylor Swift

Everyone knows that Lorde is part of Taylor Swift's squad. Lorde has defended Taylor's honor from Diplo and performed "Royals" live with her, but an…
Peter Helman | July 8, 2017 - 4:06 pm

The Week In Pop

We Are Entering A Golden Age Of Pop Posse Cuts

Who knew the Moulin Rouge-era "Lady Marmalade," which pointed to the past in so many ways, would become such a prescient harbinger of the future?
Chris DeVille | June 29, 2017 - 1:27 pm

Melodrama Becomes Lorde’s First #1 Album

Lorde has scored her first #1 album with her second full-length, Melodrama. Per Billboard, the album earned 109,000 equivalent album units of which 82,000 were…
James Rettig | June 26, 2017 - 10:06 am
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