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Take it from someone who started a weekly pop column last year: 2014 was a bad year for pop music. I write this knowing that there are still many self-satisfied blowhards in the world -- sometimes…   Read Story »
We skipped 5 Best Songs last week because of Christmas; we probably could've skipped it this week because of New Year's, but man, the songs were stacking up. Anyway, if we were going for accuracy…   Read Story »
In early 2012, when he was still just a promising major-label R&B prospect with one album to his credit, Miguel released his Art Dealer Chic EP series. Those three EPs established Miguel as a…   Read Story »
We know very little about Miguel's next album beyond the tantalizing teaser of "Coffee" we heard last month. We know even less about what Jai Paul's been up to since his alleged debut album and/or…   Read Story »
When I first heard "Kind Of... Sometimes... Maybe," Jessie Ware's Miguel collab from Tough Love, my first thought was not, "This needs a J. Cole verse tacked on the beginning," especially one that…   Read Story »
In between stops on her summer tour, Lorde curated the soundtrack to the upcoming blockbuster The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. We've already heard some of her handiwork in her solo cut…   Read Story »
Lorde curated the soundtrack for the upcoming The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1, which has already produced one new song from the artist, "Yellow Flicker Beat." Now we get another! Sort of.…   Read Story »
You know a performer is breathing some rarefied air when you can hear like eight seconds of a new song and think to yourself, "Yup, that'll be good." Miguel's breakout album Kaleidoscope Dream is now…   Read Story »
Jessie Ware debuted "Kind Of...Sometimes...Maybe" at Flow Festival in August, but today she drops the studio version, on which she is assisted by none other than Miguel. It's a breathlessly stunning,…   Read Story »
This week's list walks the line between calm, serene, stately beauty and extreme blood-splooge trash. Both can be awesome! And both are perfectly legit music-video approaches. But this week, we've…   Read Story »