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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 — and the festivities continue today with the Week In Pop’s second annual rundown of the finest pop singles of the past 12 months. … More »

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 Auto-Tuned Atlanta codeine rap, and its whole idea is that rappers who work that style don’t speak actual words. This, of course, means that people who like rap like this… More »

Let us begin by appreciating — if not in the “Yay!” sense, at least the “Wow!” sense — that the Disney Channel cash cow behind “Party In The U.S.A.” closed out the MTV Video Music Awards by dropping F-bombs and pointedly proclaiming her love for marijuana, clad in a meme-costume ripped from the pages of… More »

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Brian Eno, Iggy Pop, Nile Rodgers, Arcade Fire, & More Share Eulogies For David Bowie

Celebrities have offered an outpouring of support in the wake of the news of David Bowie's passing. Brian Eno, who Bowie famously worked with on…
James Rettig | January 11, 2016 - 11:31 am
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Watch Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Play A Christmassy SNL With Surprise Guest Paul McCartney

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band were the musical guests on last night's Tina Fey- and Amy Poehler-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live. They…
Peter Helman | December 20, 2015 - 11:30 am
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Paul McCartney, Natasha Bedingfield, & Sean Paul’s New Video Is Not Going To Save the Planet

Look, their intentions were good. We can't question that. When Paul McCartney, Natasha Bedingfield, Colbie Callait, and Sean Paul came together to record a big,…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2015 - 10:19 am
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Here’s What Your Favorite Bands Wore For Halloween 2015

Stars: they're just like us! Which means that on October 31st, the spookiest day of the year, they don wacky clothing that they would never…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2015 - 1:36 pm
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Paul McCartney Played “Drive My Truck,” Made Trucking Jokes At His Father-In-Law’s Trucking Company Gala

I guess being related to a former Beatle has some perks, like getting Paul McCartney to play whatever business function you need them to. McCartney's…
James Rettig | October 21, 2015 - 2:39 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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Watch Beck Perform With Paul McCartney For PETA

Last night, PETA held its 35th anniversary gala in Hollywood, and Paul McCartney was on hand to perform and brought out Beck to sing along…
James Rettig | October 1, 2015 - 10:03 am

Paul McCartney – “Pipes Of Peace (2015 Remaster)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Early next month, Paul McCartney will add two more entries to his recent reissue series, deluxe versions of his solo albums Tug Of War (1982)…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2015 - 9:58 am
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Hollywood Vampires Tribute Album Features Paul McCartney, Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Dave Grohl, Slash, & Many More

Historically, the Hollywood Vampires hung out on at the Rainbow Bar & Grill on L.A.'s Sunset strip in the early '70s. Alice Cooper was a…
Caitlin White | August 5, 2015 - 1:19 pm
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Watch Paul McCartney Play “Get Back” With Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard And “FourFiveSeconds” At Lollapalooza

During the encore of his headlining set at Lollapalooza last night, Sir Paul McCartney brought out Alabama Shakes frontwoman Brittany Howard to assist on "Get…
Peter Helman | August 1, 2015 - 10:36 am

The 6 Best Moments Of Firefly 2015 Thursday & Friday

There's a great funny-because-it's-true joke in Wayne's World that captures how the rest of the U.S. views Delaware. Wayne finds himself in front of a…
Patrick Hosken | June 20, 2015 - 12:09 pm
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Watch Paul McCartney Play “Temporary Secretary” Live For The First Time, “I Saw Her Standing There” With Dave Grohl

Paul McCartney played the first of two shows at London's O2 arena last night, and he had a few surprises in store for the audience.
James Rettig | May 24, 2015 - 12:36 pm
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Watch Paul McCartney Play The Beatles’ “Another Girl” Live For The First Time

If you can believe it, no Beatle has ever played their Help! track "Another Girl" live. Until now, that is. Paul McCartney performed at the…
James Rettig | April 28, 2015 - 6:55 pm
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Darkstar & Hayden Thorpe – “Temporary Secretary” (Paul McCartney Cover)

Paul McCartney's 1980 synth bugout "Temporary Secretary" has long been regarded as one of the weirdest and possibly best songs of the man's solo career.
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2015 - 9:28 am
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Carnie Wilson Reveals How Wilson Phillips Ended Up On “FourFiveSeconds”

Somehow in the whirlwind that was the "FourFiveSeconds" drop we all missed an important tweet: FUN FACT!!!!! Wilson Phillips singing backgrounds on the…
Caitlin White | March 31, 2015 - 5:24 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Despite David Crosby's protestations regarding Kanye West's talent, Yeezy undoubtedly made one of the 5 Best Songs Of The Week. Again. So did Courtney Barnett…
Stereogum | March 6, 2015 - 5:41 pm
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Paul McCartney Contributes New Version Of 1969 Badfinger Song To Johnny Depp/Alice Cooper/Joe Perry Supergroup

Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper and Joe Perry have formed a super group called the Hollywood Vampires, as Cooper recently told Rolling Stone, but they've enlisted…
Caitlin White | March 5, 2015 - 6:20 pm
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