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Back when people actually watched American Idol, one of the classic mistakes a contestant could make was covering Whitney Houston. The judges would always caution singers, tell them that there was no…   Read Story »
This week, the Scottish synthpop trio Chvrches released their debut album The Bones Of What You Believe, and we made it our Album Of The Week. And in a recent BBC radio session for Zane Lowe, the…   Read Story »
Last night, BET broadcasted their BET Awards, a ceremony that went down at L.A.'s the Shrine Auditorium and featured a star-studded performance lineup as folks like Kanye West and G.O.O.D Music,…   Read Story »
There's a lot to be said about the fucked-upedness of airing a goddam funeral across multiple television networks, but Saturday's Whitney Houston memorial service did, at the very least, provide for…   Read Story »
Last month, Chris Cornell compared Kanye West's soundcheck to "retarded children" at an Australian festival. This week, he broke up a fight in an airport lounge by stepping straight up in the face of…   Read Story »
In the days after Whitney Houston's untimely death, the Internet sprang to action to find ways to pay tribute to her immense, singular talent and the music it produced. None were better than the…   Read Story »
At the Laneway Festival in Singapore this past weekend, Girls frontman Christopher Owens paid tribute to the fallen Whitney Houston by playing a solo version of "I Will Always Love You," the Dolly…   Read Story »
Barely 24 hours before this year's Grammy Awards ceremony began, Whitney Houston, a woman who'd once seemed like a cyborg engineered to win as many Grammys as possible, was found dead in a Los…   Read Story »
It's the 2012 Grammys! The Stereogum crew is over at my house, there may or may not be pizza and beer involved, and on the off chance you are experiencing something similar at yours, we have decided…   Read Story »
Whitney Houston, one of the biggest pop stars of the '80s and '90s, has died, as ABC News reports. The cause and location (UPDATE: location was the Beverly Hilton Hotel) of her death haven't been…   Read Story »