The Week In Pop

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

Jhené Aiko Is Still Quietly Staking Her Claim As Her Generation’s Defining R&B Singer

Jhené Aiko

Before The Chicks Met This Moment, They Spent Their Whole Careers Preparing For It

The Chicks

Juice WRLD’s Posthumous Album Is Haunting And Bittersweet

Juice WRLD - Legends Never Die

Benee’s “Supalonely” Was A TikTok Smash Even Before The Pandemic Made It Super Topical

Benee

Are Shinedown America’s Most Popular Rock Band?

Shinedown

John Legend Made A More Interesting Album Than He Had To

John Legend

Four Years And One Remix Later, SAINt JHN’s “Roses” Is A Global Smash

SAINt JHN

RMR Has It

RMR

Alec Benjamin Is A Fascinating Voice In Modern Pop, Literally And Figuratively

Alec Benjamin

Carly Rae Jepsen’s Joyous Low-Stakes Rom-Com Continues Unfettered

Carly Rae Jepsen

20 Years Ago, Eminem’s “Stan” Predicted The Dark Side Of Modern Fandom

Stan

Kehlani Was Good, And Now She’s Great

Kehlani