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Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “Money (That’s What I Want)”

Barrett Strong only had one major success as a singer, but since (a) that major success was the first big hit for one of the…
Nate Patrin | October 5, 2017 - 1:50 pm

The Week In Pop

The Path To A Hit Single Is Changing — Just Ask Miley Cyrus & Demi Lovato

Do you remember "Party In The U.S.A."? Ha ha, funny question, right? How could you forget it? It was everywhere. There was no escaping it.
Chris DeVille | September 28, 2017 - 4:42 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Panorama Fest starts today at New York's Randall's Island and some of our local staffers are headed there to finally watch Frank Ocean perform. Or…
Stereogum | July 28, 2017 - 5:31 pm

More Charli XCX stories

Watch Charli XCX Bring Out “Boys” On Fallon

Charli XCX was on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night to perform her latest single, "Boys." She was, of course, surrounded by a…
James Rettig | September 29, 2017 - 9:10 am

Charli XCX – “Boys (Acoustic Version)”

Half the charm of Charli XCX's "Boys" comes from that little video game plinking sound, so I was a little nervous hitting play on this…
James Rettig | August 31, 2017 - 12:50 pm

“Seriously Ill” Charli XCX Apologizes For Canceling Summer Sonic

Charli XCX has always held a special place in her heart for Japan. She filmed her great "SuperLove" video in Toyko and collaborated with J-pop…
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2017 - 10:06 am

Watch Charli XCX Cover Spice Girls With Halsey At Lollapalooza

Charli XCX is heading out on tour with Halsey next month, and during her set at Lollapalooza today, after asking the crowd if they liked…
Peter Helman | August 6, 2017 - 5:34 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

If you looked at Dunkirk as an extended video for Hans Zimmer's score, then it would probably be the best long-form music video ever made.
Tom Breihan | July 28, 2017 - 1:14 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

Can You Name All The Boys In Charli XCX’s “Boys” Video?

Charli XCX just dropped a self-directed video for her new single "Boys," and the clip features a slew of guest stars you'll probably recognize. Musicians,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 26, 2017 - 3:00 pm

The Week In Pop

Can WizKid Conquer The US Pop Landscape He Helped Create?

For the last few years American pop has been sounding increasingly African. As early as 2014, when The Fader broke down "pop music's Nigerian future,"
Chris DeVille | July 20, 2017 - 4:56 pm

The Week In Pop

Hey Violet: When Going Pop Goes Right

If all songs are mirrors, revealing something about each listener depending on their reaction, "Guys My Age" is particularly reflective. Hearing 19-year-old Rena Lovelis dismiss…
Chris DeVille | June 15, 2017 - 4:51 pm

Charli XCX – “Believe” (Cher Cover)

Last month, Charli XCX did a guest DJ set for Nylon Japan's 13th anniversary party. She was joined on stage by PC Music's A. G.
James Rettig | June 13, 2017 - 5:26 pm

The Week In Pop

Watching Katy Perry Struggle For Relevance This Year Has Been Painful

Katy Perry opens her new album by singing, "Can I get a witness?" Her promotional tactics for Witness have communicated a similar sentiment, albeit more…
Chris DeVille | June 8, 2017 - 3:42 pm

Watch CupcakKe Join Charli XCX For “Lipgloss” At Governors Ball

Lately the triumphantly nasty young Chicago rap phenom CupcakKe has been popping up during Charli XCX concerts to perform "Lipgloss," their super-fun collaboration from Charli's…
Chris DeVille | June 2, 2017 - 4:58 pm
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