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Soft Times: On Paramore’s Surprising Retro Reboot

Pity the MySpace-era emo fan -- for many reasons, but especially because none of their old heroes are doing it like they used to. Kings…
Chris DeVille | May 18, 2017 - 3:44 pm

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Ed Sheeran Is The King Of Pop

The first track on Ed Sheeran’s new album is a rap song. This is not surprising given Sheeran’s fondness for hip-hop; the versatile English singer-songwriter…
Chris DeVille | March 2, 2017 - 4:00 pm

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The 2017 State Of Pop Address

Pop music is fluid. Like any vibrant creative field, it exists in a constant state of flux. It has to, or else it would cross…
Chris DeVille | January 5, 2017 - 10:45 am

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Avril Lavigne Named “Most Dangerous Celebrity On The Internet”

One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyoncé at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory -- she's been named…
The Associated Press | September 19, 2017 - 9:20 am

Avril Lavigne Reunites With Ex Chad Kroeger On Stage During Nickelback Show

It's been almost three years since Avril Lavigne played a concert and nobody would have guessed she'd break her streak the way she did on…
Gil Kaufman / Billboard | September 11, 2017 - 9:50 am

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Ed Sheeran Is The King Of Pop

The first track on Ed Sheeran’s new album is a rap song. This is not surprising given Sheeran’s fondness for hip-hop; the versatile English singer-songwriter…
Chris DeVille | March 2, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Avril Lavigne Condemns Mark Zuckerberg For “Bullying” Nickelback

These days, Nickelback are such a walking punchline that even a big ol' nerd like Mark Zuckerberg can stuff them into a metaphorical locker. Which…
Peter Helman | December 22, 2016 - 7:56 pm

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Is Hard Rock About To Roar Back Into The Mainstream?

Hard rock is not dead; it has merely retreated to the range to plot its comeback.
Chris DeVille | May 26, 2016 - 2:10 pm

Sounding Board

Nickelback Won The ’90s Culture War

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Michael Tedder | May 20, 2016 - 11:37 am

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Gwen Stefani’s Breakup Album Is Bland, But What Choice Did She Have?

In the entertainment industry, breaking up is good for business. As we've seen from Blood On The Tracks to Vulnicura, divorce and other profound romantic…
Chris DeVille | March 17, 2016 - 12:53 pm

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The Week In Pop: Making Sense Of Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz

Let us begin by appreciating -- if not in the "Yay!" sense, at least the "Wow!" sense -- that the Disney Channel cash cow behind…
Chris DeVille | September 3, 2015 - 4:31 pm

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The Week In Pop: JoJo, A Pop Star For The Post-Hits Era

"Remember JoJo?" To most of the Western world, that's a reasonable question. Those who do recall Joanna Noëlle Blagden Levesque probably envision her as an…
Chris DeVille | August 27, 2015 - 4:47 pm

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The Week In Pop: What Wale Can Learn From J. Cole

On paper, Wale's rap career has been a success. He dropped several critically acclaimed mixtapes, aligned himself with Rick Ross at the peak of Bawse's…
Chris DeVille | April 9, 2015 - 5:35 pm

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The Week In Pop: Roast Aside, Justin Bieber Might Secretly Be On The Right Track

The Roast Of Justin Bieber was tough to sit through -- almost as tough as the transition from teen idol to grownup pop star Bieber…
Chris DeVille | April 2, 2015 - 1:07 pm

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30 Essential Max Martin Songs

The thought came to me in a drug store. Or a department store. Or the backseat of a taxicab. I don't remember where it was,…
Michael Nelson | March 26, 2015 - 11:51 am

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The Week In Pop: Fifth Harmony’s Reflection Is The First Great Pop Album Of 2015

People love to hate Simon Cowell -- for pioneering TV singing contests with The X Factor and American Idol and/or for playing the role of…
Chris DeVille | February 12, 2015 - 4:28 pm
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