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The Week In Pop

We’re Going To Have To Live With Meghan Trainor Forever, Aren’t We?

"All About That Bass" had one-hit wonder written all over it. The sound, concept, and visual aesthetic were all gimmicky as hell, and even though…
Chris DeVille | March 10, 2016 - 4:27 pm
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The Week In Pop

Corny Pop-Rap Will Never Die

Macklemore flopped. We won't have official figures until a few days from now, but This Unruly Mess I've Made is only projected to sell about…
Chris DeVille | March 3, 2016 - 5:06 pm
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The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: Meet Twenty One Pilots, The Biggest Band You’ve Never Heard Of

Grandpa can keep U2; you can leave Coldplay for Mom; Mumford & Sons are strictly the province of perilously uncool older siblings. For a growing…
Chris DeVille | May 28, 2015 - 4:11 pm
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More Rob Thomas stories

Watch Olympic Dressage Horse Dance To Santana & Rob Thomas’ “Smooth”

There are three parts to Olympic equestrian competitions: equestrian jumping, equestrian eventing, and equestrian dressage. Dressage is called the "highest expression of horse training," and…
Grace Birnstengel | August 15, 2016 - 11:28 pm
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Drake’s Views Earns 12th Week At #1, Tying Santana’s Supernatural Featuring The Grammy-Winning “Smooth” With Rob Thomas

After briefly being dethroned by Blink-182, Drake's snoozefest Views reclaimed the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart a couple of weeks ago, and it's…
Peter Helman | July 31, 2016 - 5:32 pm
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Rob Thomas Is Bringing His Hologram On Tour With Counting Crows And Your Hologram Can Duet With It

Ever since the Tupac hologram appeared at Coachella a few years ago, hologram musicians have become a weirdly pervasive trend. But in most cases, we're…
Tom Breihan | June 23, 2016 - 10:45 am
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Rob Thomas Apologizes For Racist Joke

Matchbox Twenty singer Rob Thomas would like to let you know that he's not actually racist. He's just really, really bad at making jokes. The
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2016 - 8:58 am
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Kendrick Lamar, Lars Ulrich, Black Keys Inducting Artists At This Year’s Rock Hall Ceremony

In December, the organizers behind the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announced its latest round of inductees. As usual, it was a pretty tepid…
James Rettig | February 5, 2016 - 11:03 am
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Killer Mike’s Invited To The 2015 White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Killer Mike will be attending this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner, which takes place this Saturday, just a day after he's scheduled to give a
James Rettig | April 22, 2015 - 7:44 pm
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The Shins, Man Man Do Weeds

Since we've been in a TV state of mind of late we're gonna just put it out there: Weeds has jumped the shark (yeah we're…
Stereogum | July 9, 2007 - 10:35 am
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Dear Rob Thomas

This month's "Dear Superstar" column in Blender finds Rob Thomas answering reader questions, but they all want to ask him about is getting high.MATCHBOX22 (WICHITA,
Stereogum | July 15, 2005 - 4:39 pm
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