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The Week In Pop

Kesha Shows Her True Colors On Rainbow, And It’s Beautiful To Behold

"I could fight forever, but life's too short." Every lyric on Rainbow -- Kesha's first album in five years and the first since initiating a…
Chris DeVille | August 10, 2017 - 4:05 pm

The Week In Pop

So Is Charli XCX’s Album Gonna Come Out Soon Or What

"Boys" is a blast, ain't it? The video Charli XCX directed for her new single, with its parade of preening male celebrities, is an instantly…
Chris DeVille | July 27, 2017 - 5:04 pm

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

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The Week In Pop

So Is Charli XCX’s Album Gonna Come Out Soon Or What

"Boys" is a blast, ain't it? The video Charli XCX directed for her new single, with its parade of preening male celebrities, is an instantly…
Chris DeVille | July 27, 2017 - 5:04 pm

Watch Usher Do Carpool Karaoke With James Corden

Sometime in the last few years, Usher went from contemporary hitmaker to legacy artist. Lately, he's been in the news more because some lady is…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2017 - 8:45 am

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

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

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
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