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Comparing Shawn Mendes And James Bay, Guitar-Slinging Gods Of Young Adult Contempo

Shawn Mendes will finally exit his teen years this August, but you can't take his youth away. So sang the suburban Toronto native Sunday at…
Chris DeVille | May 24, 2018 - 3:18 pm

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In His Big Post-Vegas Moment, Jason Aldean Punts

Last October, six days after a gunman killed 58 people during his performance at the Route 91 Harvest festival on the Las Vegas strip, Jason…
Chris DeVille | April 26, 2018 - 4:00 pm

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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

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Eric Clapton Announces Christmas Album With Avicii Tribute Song

Eric Clapton has announced that he'll release his first-ever holiday album, Happy Xmas, in October. It's the musician's 24th album overall and his first since…
James Rettig | August 20, 2018 - 2:02 pm

Further Details Of Avicii’s Suicide Reported

About a week and a half ago, the Swedish dance music superstar Tim Bergling, who recorded as Avicii, was found dead in Muscat, Oman at…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2018 - 8:22 am

New Rolling Stone Feature Reports Avicii’s Death As A Suicide

Rolling Stone has a new story today about Avicii and what he was up to in the months and weeks before his death. Included in…
Jordan Sargent / Spin | April 27, 2018 - 2:58 pm

Avicii’s Family Releases Statement About His Death: “He Could Not Go On Any Longer”

Swedish DJ and EDM superstar Avicii, born Tim Bergling, was found dead in his hotel room in Muscat, Oman last Friday. He was 28. Although…
Peter Helman | April 26, 2018 - 12:48 pm

Police Say No Criminal Suspicion In Avicii’s Death

Police have ruled out "criminal suspicion" in EDM superstar Avicii's recent death. Last week Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, was found dead in the Oman…
Julia Gray | April 22, 2018 - 4:31 pm

Watch Ariana Grande Cover Marvin Gaye During Surprise Coachella Appearance

Ariana Grande returned yesterday with "No Tears Left To Cry," her first new music since last year's devastating terrorist attack at her concert in Manchester.
Peter Helman | April 21, 2018 - 10:49 am

Avicii Dead At 28

Avicii has died. As Billboard reports, the Swedish DJ and EDM superstar was found dead this afternoon in Muscat, Oman. His publicist has confirmed his…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2018 - 1:45 pm

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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

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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

Avicii Just Played His Last Show Ever

Avicii has left the building. A few months ago, the 26-year-old Swedish superstar announced that he would be retiring from live performances, and tonight, he…
Peter Helman | August 28, 2016 - 8:29 pm

Avicii Announces Retirement From Live Performances

Aloe Blacc can wake up now because apparently it's all over. Avicii, the superstar DJ born Tim Bergling, has announced his retirement from live performance.
Chris DeVille | March 29, 2016 - 9:39 am

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The 2016 State Of Pop Address

The US president's annual State Of The Union address is always a loaded subject because no one can agree exactly what state the union is…
Chris DeVille | January 7, 2016 - 1:54 pm
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