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Lip Sync Battle, “Carpool Karaoke,” And America’s New Wave Of Viral Singing Shows

America is in a state of crisis right now. Police are murdering black civilians with startling regularity and seemingly never facing any accountability. A new…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2016 - 3:55 pm
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Blurred Line Dance: Pharrell’s Album With Country Stars Little Big Town Isn’t Good, But At Least It’s Weird

You're Pharrell Williams. As one half of carbonated funk production duo the Neptunes, you spent the '90s and '00s changing hip-hop forever. You helped Justin…
Chris DeVille | June 9, 2016 - 4:55 pm
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Is Hard Rock About To Roar Back Into The Mainstream?

Hard rock is not dead; it has merely retreated to the range to plot its comeback. …
Chris DeVille | May 26, 2016 - 2:10 pm
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Watch President Obama Slow Jam The News With The Roots, Madonna Sing “Borderline” On The Tonight Show

Last night's episode of The Tonight Show was a bit one. Barack Obama made what will presumably be his final appearance on the show, at…
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2016 - 8:50 am
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Puro Instinct – “Inside Of Me” (Madonna Cover)

Last month, sister duo Puro Instinct announced their new album Autodrama and shared its '80s-indebted lead single "Tell Me." Now they've followed that up with…
Peter Helman | May 23, 2016 - 9:58 pm
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Watch Madonna & Stevie Wonder Cover Prince At The Billboard Music Awards

Madonna paid tribute to her friend and collaborator Prince to close out tonight's Billboard Music Awards. Questlove introduced the singer, who made her entrance on…
James Rettig | May 23, 2016 - 12:02 am
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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
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