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2016 In Review

Wildest Memes: 22 Memorable Music Tweets From 2016

Social media has never seemed as dangerous as it does today. At the risk of getting too political in a silly post about memes, this…
Peter Helman | December 15, 2016 - 11:30 am

2016 In Review

Charli XCX Reviews 2016: On Brexit, The Chainsmokers, “Damn, Daniel,” & More

Over the last few years, Charli XCX has become one of the most exciting and idiosyncratic pop stars of our time. She’s had a hand…
Ryan Leas | December 13, 2016 - 12:40 pm

2016 In Review

Wayne Coyne Reviews 2016: The Flaming Lips Frontman On Pokémon Go, Lemonade, Ken Bone, Harambe, & More

We've started a little tradition here at Stereogum: each year, I call Wayne Coyne and ask him about a bunch of the big stories from…
Ryan Leas | December 8, 2016 - 9:51 am

More Prince stories

CNN’s Van Jones Vies To Oversee Prince Estate

Prince died without leaving a will, and his siblings, half-siblings, and numerous heirs have been squabbling over his estate ever since. According to an asset…
Peter Helman | January 12, 2017 - 9:23 pm

Prince Estate Seeks Spotify And Apple Music Deals, Continues Legal Fight With Tidal

When Prince died last April he was obviously one of the most searched artists on streaming services as people looked to mourn his death, but…
Collin Robinson | January 10, 2017 - 11:53 am

2016 In Review

Charli XCX Reviews 2016: On Brexit, The Chainsmokers, “Damn, Daniel,” & More

Over the last few years, Charli XCX has become one of the most exciting and idiosyncratic pop stars of our time. She’s had a hand…
Ryan Leas | December 13, 2016 - 12:40 pm

Prince Was Planning A Netflix Reality Show Before He Died

Before he died, Prince was planning a reality show set at his infamous Paisley Park compound, Vulture reports. "He was supposed to do something with…
Peter Helman | December 8, 2016 - 6:21 pm

2016 In Review

You Want It Darker: 2016’s Musician Deaths & Where We Go From Here

At the tail end of last year, Lemmy Kilmister died. You could see that one coming, between recurring reports of the man’s failing health and…
Ryan Leas | December 2, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Prince – “Moonbeam Levels”

Tomorrow, Prince's estate releases Prince 4Ever, a 40-track greatest-hits collection that spans the man's career and includes a few unreleased tracks. One of those tracks…
Tom Breihan | November 22, 2016 - 11:23 am

Kate Bush Discusses Stage Fright And Friendship With Prince In First Interview In Years

Eccentric pop goddess Kate Bush recently sat down for her first interview in five years to discuss Before The Dawn, her upcoming triple-CD live album…
Peter Helman | November 20, 2016 - 2:03 pm

Roc Nation & Tidal Fighting Prince’s Estate Over Catalog Streaming Rights

Earlier this month, Universal Music Publishing Group announced that it had reached an agreement with Prince's estate to become the worldwide publishing administrator for the…
James Rettig | November 14, 2016 - 3:00 pm

The Week In Pop

We Are Living In The Chainsmokers’ America

When did you realize the Chainsmokers were music's biggest breakout stars of 2016? …
Chris DeVille | November 3, 2016 - 3:26 pm

The Weeknd Was Scheduled To Work With Prince, Named New Album In Tribute To David Bowie

The Weeknd's Starboy is coming out at the end of the month, and in a new interview The Wall Street Journal, Abel Tesfaye says that…
Peter Helman | November 2, 2016 - 7:38 pm

Interview

“I Can’t Make You Love Me”: A 25th Anniversary Oral History

The year Bonnie Raitt turned 40, she became a pop star. …
Ryan Leas | October 27, 2016 - 11:34 am

Jay Z Reportedly Looking To Buy Prince’s Unreleased Music

Prince left behind a massive archive of unreleased recordings at his Paisley Park estate following his death earlier this year, and it looks like streaming…
James Rettig | October 26, 2016 - 10:02 am

Prince’s Paisley Park Now Officially A Museum

We learned this summer that Paisley Park, Prince's Minnesota compound, was about open up for tours. But the local government in Chanhassen, the city where…
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2016 - 8:43 am
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