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This Is The Zayn Malik We’re Getting, So Deal With It

Can you believe it's only been four months since Zayn Malik launched his solo career with a juicy Fader cover story and a tantalizing instrumental…
Chris DeVille | March 24, 2016 - 2:47 pm
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Gwen Stefani’s Breakup Album Is Bland, But What Choice Did She Have?

In the entertainment industry, breaking up is good for business. As we've seen from Blood On The Tracks to Vulnicura, divorce and other profound romantic…
Chris DeVille | March 17, 2016 - 12:53 pm
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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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Madonna Exposed A Fan’s Breast Onstage In Brisbane Tonight

Madonna's current tour in Australia is, uh, not going so well. She kicked things off last week with a bizarre performance in which she told…
Peter Helman | March 17, 2016 - 6:16 pm
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DMA’s – “Beautiful Stranger” (Madonna Cover)

Australian Britpop revivalists DMA's just put out their debut full-length Hills End, and this week, they stopped by the BBC Radio 1 studio to hang…
Peter Helman | March 13, 2016 - 1:59 pm
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Madonna Played A Show Dressed As A Clown Where She Rode A Tricycle And Told Clown Jokes

Madonna played her first Australian show in 23 years last night. It was an intimate kickoff to her tour of the country, and was only…
James Rettig | March 11, 2016 - 10:53 am
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Watch Madonna Play ’90s Hit “Take A Bow” For The First Time In 21 Years

Madonna's 1994 single "Take A Bow" is one of her biggest hits, but she's only performed it live a handful of times -- once at…
Peter Helman | February 4, 2016 - 11:05 pm
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Will “Indie Pop” Ever Become Pop, Period?

A lighthearted mid-'90s romantic comedy starring Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, and Walter Matthau does not seem like the most obvious place to learn about the…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2016 - 4:43 pm
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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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Watch Madonna Cover “Rebel Rebel” In Tribute To David Bowie

David Bowie may have been the first pop star who was also a cool-hunting cultural chameleon, and in that, he has very few real successors.
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2016 - 8:51 am

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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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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Watch Madonna Perform In Paris Plaza In Tribute To Terror Attack Victims

Madonna gave an impromptu performance in Paris' Place de la Republique last night following her concert at Bercy arena. The Plaza has become a massive…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 10, 2015 - 9:53 am

Q&A: BloodPop (FKA Blood Diamonds) On The Indie/Pop Divide & Working With Grimes, Justin Bieber, & Madonna

When Justin Bieber released his almost-number-one single "Sorry" back in October, I wrote an impassioned screed on the song and Bieber's Redemption-era sound. "Sorry" was…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 24, 2015 - 11:18 am
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Adele: I Regret Working With Damon Albarn

Adele's in press mode in support of her upcoming album 25, and her first major profile is with Rolling Stone, who followed her around for…
James Rettig | November 3, 2015 - 11:14 am
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The Week In Pop: Selena Gomez & Demi Lovato Can Shake Their Disney Pasts, But Apparently Not Each Other

The stars of the Disney Channel's early-'90s The Mickey Mouse Club reboot shaped the way we as a culture think about teen-pop on a foundational…
Chris DeVille | October 15, 2015 - 4:48 pm
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The Week In Pop: The 18 Most Anticipated Pop Albums Of The Fall

We've been waiting all year for new albums from some of pop music's biggest names, and it's looking like many of them will finally arrive…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2015 - 4:06 pm
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DJ Win Butler Brought Out Madonna & Diplo In Montreal Last Night

Earlier this summer Diplo, Skrillex, and two of Arcade Fire's most prominent members Win Butler and Régine Chassagne were hanging out together in the studio.
Caitlin White | September 11, 2015 - 10:37 am

The Week In Pop: Jordin Sparks Makes The Leap

Historically, American Idol has had trouble producing American idols. The pioneering series was a ratings juggernaut and cultural phenomenon, but you can finish rattling off…
Chris DeVille | August 13, 2015 - 4:36 pm
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Tidal Not Dead Yet, Says Madonna

The rollout of Jay Z's Tidal streaming service hasn't been especially smooth since its March launch, and things are going to be especially difficult for…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2015 - 9:58 am
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