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The Week In Pop

The 2017 State Of Pop Address

Pop music is fluid. Like any vibrant creative field, it exists in a constant state of flux. It has to, or else it would cross…
Chris DeVille | January 5, 2017 - 10:45 am

2016 In Review

The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2016

Pop pop pop pop pop: It does not stop, even when your spirits drop. Sometimes it's pretty good, too! Sometimes it can comfort you in…
Chris DeVille | December 15, 2016 - 3:20 pm

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

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Liam Gallagher Blasts “Sad Fuck” Noel For Skipping Ariana Grande’s Manchester Benefit

After last month's horrifying terrorist attack on a Manchester Ariana Grande concert, the music of Oasis has become a sort of healing balm for the…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2017 - 9:11 am

One Love Manchester Livestream: Watch Ariana Grande’s All-Star Benefit Concert

Today, less than two weeks after the suicide bombing that killed 22 people and injured over 100 more outside her concert at Manchester Arena, Ariana…
Peter Helman | June 4, 2017 - 1:46 pm

Ariana Grande Taps Miley Cyrus, Coldplay, Pharrell, Usher, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry For Manchester Benefit Show

Ariana Grande is planning to host a benefit concert in Manchester this Sunday, 6/4, not even two weeks after the terrorist attack that happened after…
James Rettig | May 30, 2017 - 10:57 am

Watch The Trailer For HBO’s Animals Season 2 Which Will Feature Solange, Kim Gordon, Killer Mike, Big Sean, & More

The first season of HBO's animated series Animals featured Kurt Vile, A$AP Rocky, and A$AP Ferg, among others, and it seems that its upcoming second…
Peter Helman | March 4, 2017 - 5:02 pm

2016 In Review

The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2016

Pop pop pop pop pop: It does not stop, even when your spirits drop. Sometimes it's pretty good, too! Sometimes it can comfort you in…
Chris DeVille | December 15, 2016 - 3:20 pm

Nas, Dave East, Lin-Manuel Miranda, & Aloe Blacc – “Wrote My Way Out” & Usher – “Wait For It”

Lin-Manuel Miranda's star-studded The Hamilton Mixtape is due early next month, and the singles have been steadily coming out in couples since early this month.
Collin Robinson | November 18, 2016 - 10:45 am

President Obama Dances To “Hotline Bling,” Dabs With Usher At His Final White House Musical Event

The Obamas held the last musical event of Barack's presidency, BET's Love And Happiness: A Musical Experience, on the south lawn of the White House…
Peter Helman | October 22, 2016 - 7:43 pm

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

Stream Usher Hard II Love

R&B/pop veteran Usher's eighth studio album is out this Friday. We've already heard some solid singles with "Crash," "No Limit," and "Rivals," and today the…
Collin Robinson | September 13, 2016 - 10:29 am

Watch Usher Cover The Chainsmokers’ “Don’t Let Me Down”

R&B/pop veteran Usher has been on a tear promoting his upcoming album Hard II Love, due in a little less than two weeks. We've heard…
Collin Robinson | September 5, 2016 - 1:20 pm

Black Eyed Peas Reunite For All-Star Remake Of “Where Is The Love?” To End Gun Violence

After a five-year hiatus, Black Eyed Peas have reunited for an all-star remake of their 2003 song "Where Is The Love?" to end gun violence.
Peter Helman | September 1, 2016 - 1:01 am

Usher – “Rivals” (Feat. Future) Video

Usher is gearing up to release his new album, Hard II Love, in a few weeks. We've heard a few tracks from it so far,…
James Rettig | August 30, 2016 - 2:46 pm

The Week In Pop

Till The World Ends: Britney Spears And The Extended Shelf Life Of The Modern Pop Star

No one remembers Debbie Gibson. Actually, perhaps the opposite is true: Memory is the only way most people experience Gibson anymore, not as an active…
Chris DeVille | August 25, 2016 - 3:03 pm
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