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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Well, we've made it to the the halfway point. You gotta admit, it's been a pretty good year. But there's still plenty to come in…
Stereogum | June 17, 2016 - 4:24 pm
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The Week In Pop

Make Way For Zara Larsson, Sweden’s Latest Weapons-Grade Pop Export

Every four years, at the midway point between World Cups, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) holds the European Championship, a massive tournament in…
Chris DeVille | June 16, 2016 - 2:43 pm
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The Week In Pop

Is Hard Rock About To Roar Back Into The Mainstream?

Hard rock is not dead; it has merely retreated to the range to plot its comeback. …
Chris DeVille | May 26, 2016 - 2:10 pm
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More Usher stories

Usher – “Crash” Video

Every few years now, Usher comes through with a forward-leaning, surefire chart-topper. In 2012, we had "Climax," and two years ago we got "I Don't
James Rettig | June 17, 2016 - 10:29 am
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Usher – “Crash”

Usher has come back strong after a bit of a hiatus. We hadn't heard anything from the R&B/pop veteran since last year's "Chains" until yesterday…
Collin Robinson | June 10, 2016 - 10:08 am

Usher – “No Limit” (Feat. Young Thug)

Usher is putting out two new singles this week, "No Limit" and "Crash," his first new songs since last year's "Chains." The latter will released…
James Rettig | June 9, 2016 - 11:19 am
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Yuna – “Crush” (Feat. Usher) Video

Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna is making crossover leap to stardom on her new upcoming album Chapters, and she's recruited some serious help to get more air…
Collin Robinson | April 25, 2016 - 5:19 pm
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Watch The Lonely Island’s Popstar Trailer Feat. Joanna Newsom, DJ Khaled, Adam Levine’s Hologram, & More

The Lonely Island have been teasing their pop-star comedy for months, and as Pitchfork points out, today the eagerly awaited trailer has arrived. It does…
Chris DeVille | March 10, 2016 - 11:29 am
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Chance The Rapper, Sia, Busta Rhymes Contributing To The Hamilton Mixtape

Last October, Hamilton mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda announced the release of a mixtape of remixes, covers, and tracks inspired by the hit musical, and now we…
James Rettig | March 1, 2016 - 4:42 pm
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Yuna – “Crush” (Feat. Usher)

A crush is a sneaky thing; having one can be really fun, but once an attraction balloons into officially "like liking" someone (to put it…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 26, 2016 - 12:34 pm
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Usher – “Chains” (Feat. Nas & Bibi Bourelly) Video

R&B/pop singer Usher recruited Nas and Bibi Bourelly to throw his conversation piece on police violence, "Chains," into the discourse last fall. The song was…
Collin Robinson | February 2, 2016 - 10:37 am

The Week In Pop

The 2016 State Of Pop Address

The US president's annual State Of The Union address is always a loaded subject because no one can agree exactly what state the union is…
Chris DeVille | January 7, 2016 - 1:54 pm
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2015 In Review

The 50 Best Pop Songs Of 2015

That tingling feeling in your cheeks is not Abel Tesfaye's supply kicking in. It's the most wonderful time of the year -- year-end list season…
Chris DeVille | December 17, 2015 - 1:41 pm
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MusiCares’ Lionel Richie Tribute Lines Up Stevie Wonder, Pharrell, Demi Lovato, Luke Bryan

Lionel Richie is the latest legacy artist to be honored with the MusiCares Person Of The Year award -- last year's was Bob Dylan --…
James Rettig | October 27, 2015 - 1:38 pm

Watch Jay Z Talk On Kimmel, Perform “Empire State Of Mind” At TIDAL X

Last night, the Barclays Center in Brooklyn was packed with stars to celebrate TIDAL reaching the 1 million subscriber mark. (For comparison's sake, Spotify sits…
James Rettig | October 21, 2015 - 10:19 am

Usher – “Chains” (Feat. Nas) Video

Usher addresses police brutality on his new Nas-featuring song, "Chains." The track is accompanied by an interactive video hosted on TIDAL's website that displays photos…
James Rettig | October 16, 2015 - 12:45 pm
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Watch Jeezy Bring Out Andre 3000, Kanye West, Usher, T.I., Bun B At Thug Motivation 101 Anniversary Show

On Saturday night, Young Jeezy celebrated the 10th anniversary of his landmark debut album Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 with a big show at…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2015 - 1:54 pm
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The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: Nate Ruess Went Solo, Made A Fun. Album Anyway

Andrew Dost got screwed. Last year, when Fun. frontman Nate Ruess unilaterally decided to transform the next Fun. album into his solo debut, he essentially…
Chris DeVille | June 11, 2015 - 3:15 pm
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Livestream The Global Citizen Earth Day Concert Feat. No Doubt, My Morning Jacket, Mary J. Blige

The Global Citizen Earth Day rally is taking place today on the National Mall in Washington D.C. to draw awareness to the 45th anniversary of…
James Rettig | April 18, 2015 - 12:48 pm
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Tidal Owners Including Jay Z, Arcade Fire, Daft Punk, Kanye West, Jack White, & Madonna Share The Stage At Launch Event

Jay Z bought the Swedish company Aspiro's streaming music service Tidal less than a month ago, but that didn't stop him from rolling out his…
Chris DeVille | March 30, 2015 - 5:27 pm
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