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Who’s Shawn Mendes? You’re About To Find Out, Whether You Like It Or Not

Imagine you are a precocious teenage dreamboat from Toronto who got famous covering Justin Bieber and other pop stars on Vine -- so famous that…
Chris DeVille | September 22, 2016 - 1:25 pm

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Usher Is A Huge Star, So Why Isn’t There More Hype For His Great New Album?

It may have escaped your notice that Usher released one of 2016's most excellent singles because "Crash" -- a glorious synthetic breakup ballad that reminds…
Chris DeVille | September 15, 2016 - 5:04 pm

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The Long Journey Of “Fast Car”

Take a look at this: …
Chris DeVille | September 8, 2016 - 4:58 pm

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The Week In Pop

Usher Is A Huge Star, So Why Isn’t There More Hype For His Great New Album?

It may have escaped your notice that Usher released one of 2016's most excellent singles because "Crash" -- a glorious synthetic breakup ballad that reminds…
Chris DeVille | September 15, 2016 - 5:04 pm

Rihanna Dressed Up Like A Giant Fur Heart And Fed Pigeons In NYC

Rihanna, who is very good at being a weird famous person, spent her Sunday walking around Manhattan alone, throwing food to pigeons while wearing a…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2016 - 9:52 am

Rihanna – “Sex With Me (Tinashe Remix)”

Just yesterday, we were wondering what the hell is going on with Tinashe's much-delayed sophomore album Joyride, and that mystery isn't answered by this remix/cover…
James Rettig | September 2, 2016 - 2:00 pm

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Fall Pop Preview: Does 2016 Have Any Blockbusters Left In It?

In 2016, a new event album seems to materialize out of nowhere every few weeks, seizing the zeitgeist for a few precious weeks (or days!)…
Chris DeVille | September 1, 2016 - 3:26 pm

Watch Drake Present The Video Vanguard Award To Rihanna At The VMAs

Drake added the exclamation point to Rihanna's four VMAs performances tonight by presenting her with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. While doing so, he…
Chris DeVille | August 29, 2016 - 12:13 am

Watch Rihanna Perform Four Times At The VMAs

Rihanna is receiving the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at tonight's MTV Video Music Awards, and instead of one gigantic 15-minute medley (or, as Kanye…
Chris DeVille | August 28, 2016 - 9:21 pm

Drake Billboards Tease Kanye Collab, Congratulate Rihanna

Billboard loves Drake, and Drake loves billboards. Nearly six months before VIEWS actually came out, Drake started teasing the album with mysterious billboards, and now…
Peter Helman | August 28, 2016 - 12:40 pm

Watch Chvrches Cover Calvin Harris & Rihanna’s “This Is What You Came For”

Chvrches performed a cover of Calvin Harris and Rihanna's summer single "This Is What You Came For" (which was, of course, written by Nils Sjoberg,…
James Rettig | August 24, 2016 - 10:45 am

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Feat. Who? Meet The Chart-Climbing Guest Singers Vying To Become Actual Pop Stars

Sometimes pop stars come at you from the side. There are many routes to mainstream music celebrity: Hitting it big on social media…
Chris DeVille | August 18, 2016 - 11:39 am

Rihanna Will Receive Video Vanguard Award At 2016 VMAs

Remember when Kanye announced that he would be running for president in 2020? He made that bold claim during his Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 11, 2016 - 1:33 pm

Rihanna Joins All-Female Ocean’s Eleven Spinoff Alongside Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling

Rihanna will star in Warner Brothers' all-female Ocean's Eleven spinoff, alongside some other people including Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling, Sandra Bullock, Cate…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 10, 2016 - 12:56 pm

Watch Drake Perform With Rihanna At OVO Fest

In the past few times, frequent duet partners and alleged couple Drake and Rihanna have shown up onstage a few times together, at the Brit
Tom Breihan | August 1, 2016 - 8:57 am

Rihanna – “Goodnight Gotham” Video

Rihanna has just shared a very brief video for "Goodnight Gotham," the very brief bonus track off of this year's ANTI. Just over a minute…
Peter Helman | July 30, 2016 - 11:30 am

Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Metallica Headlining Global Citizen Festival 2016

Every year, the Great Lawn in New York's Central Park plays host to the Global Citizen Festival, an all-star music fest that raises money and…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2016 - 8:52 am

Rihanna Will Play Iconic Psycho Role In Bates Motel

Rihanna has had a pretty big Comic-Con. Yesterday, new footage from Luc Besson's upcoming sci-fi epic Valerian revealed that Rihanna would be playing a space
Peter Helman | July 22, 2016 - 8:13 pm

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

Footage Of Rihanna As An Alien Stripper In Valerian Debuts At Comic-Con

Luc Besson's upcoming sci-fi epic Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets, based on the French comic series Valérian And Laureline, stars Dane DeHaan…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2016 - 8:10 pm

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You Just Haven’t Earned It Yet, Baby: Thoughts On The Nielsen Music Mid-Year Report

Is there even such a thing as good news anymore? Man, if there is, please share, because I'm not hearing it. The whole world is…
Michael Nelson | July 15, 2016 - 1:37 pm
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