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The Week In Pop

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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The Week In Pop

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 Week In Pop

Has The Super Bowl Become Music’s Biggest Event?

In 1966, the National Football League decided to merge with its rival organization, the upstart American Football League. Although the two leagues wouldn't actually become…
Chris DeVille | February 4, 2016 - 3:07 pm
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More Michael Jackson stories

Jesu/Sun Kil Moon – “He’s Bad”

Mark Kozelek really hates Michael Jackson. Like, really, really hates Michael Jackson. Sun Kil Moon and Jesu teamed up for a collaborative album early this…
Peter Helman | July 24, 2016 - 12:49 pm
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Watch Céline Dion Impersonate Rihanna & Sia On The Tonight Show

The big news from late-night TV last night was Stephen Colbert bringing his old friend Jon Stewart out of retirement so that he could launch…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2016 - 9:24 am
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Chewbacca Mom Covers Michael Jackson In Tribute To Dallas Officers

It feels like we're living through one of those historic summers, like 1969 or 1977, where it feels like the whole world is falling apart,…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2016 - 9:55 am
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J.J. Abrams & Tavis Smiley Plan TV Miniseries About Michael Jackson’s Last Days

Geek king J.J. Abrams, he of Star Wars/Star Trek/Lost/Cloverfield/Super 8 fame, recently got into the TV-about-music game as the co-creator of Cameron Crowe's new Showtime…
Collin Robinson | June 20, 2016 - 5:31 pm
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Donald Trump Shares Memories Of Michael Jackson

It's weird to think that Donald Trump, who we all now know as a terrifying xenophobic shitface and the possible next President of the United…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2016 - 9:06 am
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Joseph Fiennes Playing Michael Jackson In 9/11 Drama

Yes, you read that correctly. According to a bizarre urban legend, Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor, and Marlon Brando road-tripped from New York to Ohio together…
Peter Helman | January 26, 2016 - 8:47 pm
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Preview Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson Documentary Feat. The Weeknd, David Byrne, Questlove, & More

Spike Lee has been more active as of late than in recent years. He lent his name to video game NBA 2K16, dubbing it a…
Collin Robinson | January 13, 2016 - 12:06 pm

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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Dave Harrington Launches 12 Days Of Remixes, Announces 2nd Holiday Spectacular Concert

Up until last year, Dave Harrington was half of the great duo Darkside, alongside Nicolas Jaar. Since that group broke up, he's stayed plenty busy…
Tom Breihan | December 1, 2015 - 12:54 pm

Michael Jackson “Passed Down The Torch” To Aaron Carter, Says Aaron Carter

Remember former teen pop star Aaron Carter? Kid brother of Backstreet Boy Nick Carter? His career in the music business may have stalled out, but…
Chris DeVille | November 23, 2015 - 9:46 am
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Google Is Giving Away Thriller For The Next Week

Michael Jackson's Thriller turns 33 this month, and to celebrate, Google Play is giving away the album for free. The download will be available to…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 20, 2015 - 10:21 am
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Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

As I'm writing this, the most popular new video on the internet is "No Words," from the culty rapper Hopsin. It's snide, sneery satire of…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2015 - 5:18 pm
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Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson – “Say Say Say (2015 Remix)” Video

Paul McCartney reappeared as a force in the pop world this year, largely due to his collaborations with Kanye West, but the Beatle has a…
Caitlin White | October 7, 2015 - 10:08 am
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Interview

Q&A: Super-Producer Glen Ballard On Jagged Little Pill, “Man In The Mirror,” & His Other Classic Recordings

Given that the wave of '90s nostalgia seems to be cresting right about now, it's only fitting that one of that decade's most successful and…
T. Cole Rachel | September 29, 2015 - 1:15 pm
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Eddie Van Halen Explains Why David Lee Roth Is Not His Friend, How Van Halen Gave Him Cancer

Eddie Van Halen is a weird motherfucker! Van Halen are about to go on another one of their reunion tours with original singer David Lee…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2015 - 2:31 pm
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This Baltimore Protester’s Michael Jackson Dance Is Your Moment Of Zen For The Morning

The situation in Baltimore last night was an absolute heartbreaker on every level. The circumstances surrounding Freddie Gray's death, which catalyzed all the chaos, are…
Tom Breihan | April 28, 2015 - 9:44 am
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The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: Roast Aside, Justin Bieber Might Secretly Be On The Right Track

The Roast Of Justin Bieber was tough to sit through -- almost as tough as the transition from teen idol to grownup pop star Bieber…
Chris DeVille | April 2, 2015 - 1:07 pm
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