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Week In Pop Q&A: Alessia Cara Is Here, There, And Everywhere

Alessia Cara calls me back just as soon as she wraps up with Michelle Obama. The 19-year-old Def Jam singer -- born Alessia Caracciolo to…
Chris DeVille | April 28, 2016 - 1:52 pm
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Hey! People Still Like The Lumineers

The year was 2012. Mumford & Sons, whose slow-burn 2009 blockbuster Sigh No More was still selling like crazy, released a sophomore full-length called Babel
Chris DeVille | April 21, 2016 - 5:37 pm
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Their Name Is Jonas: The Surprising Post-Disney Success Of Brothers Joe And Nick

Once upon a time there was a band called the Jonas Brothers. They were called that because they were three brothers, and their last name…
Chris DeVille | April 14, 2016 - 3:51 pm
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Calvin Harris & Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For”

Five years ago, Rihanna and Calvin Harris teamed up for "We Found Love," a massive anthem that is maybe the best Rihanna song and definitely
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2016 - 9:55 am
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Hear PARTYNEXTDOOR & Drake’s “Work” Demo

PARTYNEXTDOOR is credited as one of the writers of "Work," Rihanna and Drake's recent nine-week #1 smash from ANTI. And like Father John Misty with
Chris DeVille | April 29, 2016 - 9:29 am

Hear Azealia Banks’ Intended Rihanna Demo

Last night, Azealia Banks played some unreleased material in a live Periscope stream. Among the things she previewed were selections from her upcoming sophomore album…
James Rettig | April 21, 2016 - 10:50 am
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Rihanna – “Needed Me” Video (NSFW)

You are presumably already well aware that today is 4/20, the weed-smokers' version of St. Patrick's Day. And it is no accident that Rihanna, our…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2016 - 12:02 pm
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Watch Rihanna Join Calvin Harris At Coachella

"We Found Love" is absolutely the best song Calvin Harris has ever made, and it's arguably Rihanna's best, too. Last night, Calvin Harris closed the…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2016 - 9:49 am
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Watch Drake Do “One Dance” Live For The First Time At Rihanna’s Toronto Show

A couple of weeks ago, Drake popped up at a Rihanna show in Miami, performing "Work" and obligingly making very excited faces when Rihanna grinded…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2016 - 9:30 am

Fifth Harmony Are Through With Child’s Play

In the early weeks of 2015, the five-woman pop group Fifth Harmony released Reflection, their extremely promising debut LP. I was smitten, calling it the
Chris DeVille | April 7, 2016 - 11:39 am
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Finding My Rih-Ligion: A Pilgrimage To Rihanna’s ANTI World Tour

Last night I went on assignment to review Rihanna's show at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. It was the second of two shows she performed there on…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 31, 2016 - 4:20 pm
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Lukas Graham Is The New Ed Sheeran Is The New Jason Mraz Is…

Lukas Graham loves singing about his parents, which is appropriate because your parents are about to be asking you if you've heard of Lukas Graham.
Chris DeVille | March 31, 2016 - 2:56 pm
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Rihanna – “Kiss It Better” Video

Rihanna has shared a video for her ANTI track and new single "Kiss It Better." It's a sensual black-and-white clip featuring Rihanna writhing around a…
James Rettig | March 31, 2016 - 12:08 pm
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Watch Father John Misty Cover Rihanna’s “Kiss It Better”

"Kiss It Better" is my favorite song on Rihanna's ANTI, and apparently it's Josh Tillman's favorite too. As Spin points out, the artist best known…
Chris DeVille | March 31, 2016 - 10:44 am
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Sonny Digital – “EveryDay” (Feat. Mathaius Young)

Tame Impala have definitely taken over for Coldplay as the preferred rock band of the rap and R&B world. "New Person, Same Old Mistakes" in…
Chris DeVille | March 28, 2016 - 10:41 am

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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The Weeknd Drops Out Of Rihanna’s World Tour

Rihanna's ANTI world tour finally kicked off earlier this month after some delays, but it seems there's still some complications that not even a surprise
James Rettig | March 23, 2016 - 12:34 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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Watch Rihanna And Drake Dance Up On Each Other In Miami

Rihanna's ANTI tour is just getting going, but when she came to Miami's American Airlines Arena last night, she had a big guest with her.
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2016 - 8:48 am
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Watch Ariana Grande Debut “Be Alright” And Impersonate Jennifer Lawrence On SNL

Ariana Grande returned to Saturday Night Live last night, pulling double duty as the episode's host and musical guest. As expected, she performed her new…
Peter Helman | March 13, 2016 - 11:21 am
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