The Week In Pop

On Their Pointedly Chill New Album, BTS Are Mostly Content To Just BE

Harry’s Style May Be Progressive, But His Music Is As Conservative As It Gets

AJR’s Prolonged-Adolescence Pop

Sam Smith’s Voice Deserves To Be Turned Loose On A Much Rawer Breakup Album Than Love Goes

Sam Smith

It’s Not Even Halloween And The Christmas Albums Are Already Pouring In

Carrie Underwood

“Lemonade” And The Rise Of Internet Money

Internet Money

With beabadoobee, The ’90s Alt-Rock Revival Sounds Ready For Its Inevitable Pop Crossover


Blackpink Are Doing It Big Without The Exhausting Bloat


16 Artists Who Should Make Their SNL Debut This Year

Phoebe Bridgers

If Justin Bieber’s Wife Is Really So Great Then She Deserves Better Songs Than This

Justin Bieber

The Glory And The Irony Of “Mad At Disney”

Salem Ilese

Curtis Waters Is Putting An Indie Spin On TikTok Stardom

Curtis Waters

Why Do Country Hits Take So Long To Climb The Hot 100?

Gabby Barrett

Katy Perry Pivots To Boring

Katy Perry

The Dream Of The Late ’90s Is Alive With Dominic Fike

Dominic Fike