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"All About That Bass" is a great song. It is not a cool song, but hopefully by now we all realize cool is not the same thing as great. Meghan Trainor's breakout single, which celebrates the sex…   Read Story »
Throughout the pitiful prepubescence that was fourth and fifth grades, country music was my bizarre musical way station between contemporary Christian pop and the MTV of Pauly Shore and "Bullet With…   Read Story »
Ariana Grande's sophomore set My Everything, out this week, is part of at least two long legacies. The more obvious of those is the tradition of children's TV stars stepping into the industry machine…   Read Story »
The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards had their moments, particularly Beyoncé's show-stopping finale, Charli XCX's killer run through "Boom Clap" on the pre-show, and Sam Smith's impressive take on "Stay…   Read Story »
Tonight, MTV's Video Music Awards go down at the Forum in Inglewood, California. This year, the pre-ceremony preparations and parties have been unusually calamitous: Nicki Minaj's backup dancer was…   Read Story »
'Tis the season! We've set up our inflatable moonmen in the front yard, decked the halls with anacondas, pulled the hammer-shaped cookies from the oven, and donned our most festive bulletproof vests.…   Read Story »
"Shake It Off" is hater-proof, which is a good thing because damn do people ever hate it. Not everyone, of course: The lead single from Taylor Swift's 1989 is projected to become her second #1 hit…   Read Story »
Yesterday we heard about Earl Sweatshirt's distaste for Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" video. Earl wasn't the only one displeased with Swift's treatment of black stereotypes; among those mocking…   Read Story »
As a Taylor Swift fan, her new "Shake It Off" video is obviously a fucking disaster, a humblebraggy liberation-of-the-bad-dancers things set to a sub-"Hollaback Girl" anti-hater cheerleader chant…   Read Story »
Taylor Swift hosted a live webcast this afternoon from a studio at the top of the Empire State building, during which she announced three not-that-surprising surprises. The first was the debut of her…   Read Story »