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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I have been writing this weekly video-countdown column for almost exactly eight years. (Here's my first stab at it; Trash Talk had that week's #1…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2019 - 2:59 pm

The Week In Pop

Lizzo Really Is The Whole Damn Meal

"HAVE U EVER SEEN A BITCH PLAY FLUTE THEN HIT THE SHOOT?" It was a reasonable question. It was also a relevant question because it…
Chris DeVille | April 18, 2019 - 2:48 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Best non-music-video music-on-video moment of the week: The scene in Triple Frontier where semi-pro MMA fighter Garret Hedlund walks to the cage while Pantera's "Walk"
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2019 - 12:26 pm

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Kim Gordon, Nile Rodgers, Benny Blanco Announced As SXSW 2020 Keynote Speakers

Visual artist and former Sonic Youth bassist-singer Kim Gordon has been announced as keynote speaker at next year's South By Southwest Conference in Austin. Joining…
Billboard Staff | September 10, 2019 - 3:56 pm

Watch Benny Blanco & Juice WRLD’s “Graduation” Video Featuring Many Young Hollywood Stars

Producer Benny Blanco has teamed up with popular and questionable rapper Juice WRLD for a new song called "Graduation." It samples Vitamin C's "Graduation (Friends
James Rettig | August 30, 2019 - 2:50 pm

Ed Sheeran – “BLOW” (Feat. Bruno Mars & Chris Stapleton)

Next week Ed Sheeran will release No.6 Collaborations Project, a 15-track album of collaborations with other artists, including Travis Scott, Stormzy, Camila Cabello, and Cardi…
Julia Gray | July 5, 2019 - 12:00 am

Lil Dicky – “Earth” Video

Last year, Lil Dicky released his problematic collab with Chris Brown, "Freaky Friday." Now, the joke-rapper is setting his sights on climate change. Thursday morning,…
Julia Gray | April 19, 2019 - 12:05 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Best non-music-video music-on-video moment of the week: The scene in Triple Frontier where semi-pro MMA fighter Garret Hedlund walks to the cage while Pantera's "Walk"
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2019 - 12:26 pm

The Week In Pop

Benny Blanco Has Written Hits For Everybody Else. Now He’s Doing It For Himself.

Benny Blanco's "Eastside" reached #1 on Billboard's Pop Songs chart this week, completing a 31-week voyage to the top. The chart tracks Top 40 radio…
Chris DeVille | February 28, 2019 - 1:33 pm

The Week In Pop

Avril Lavigne’s Disappointing Return

Avril Lavigne is back, and as usual, it's complicated.
Chris DeVille | February 21, 2019 - 2:15 pm

The Week In Pop

The Post-Fifth Harmony Power Rankings

Fifth Harmony were the reigning girl group of their era. Although they never came close to the success of their closest predecessors, Destiny's Child, the…
Chris DeVille | January 17, 2019 - 3:10 pm

The Week In Pop

Songs You Might Know From Artists You Probably Don’t: Sifting Through 2019’s Potential Pop Hits

Pop music is a crazy industry, even more so in our fractured age. It's crazy how many songs can be blowing up in some corner…
Chris DeVille | January 10, 2019 - 3:30 pm

The Week In Pop

Travis Scott’s Dual #1s And The Storied History Of Chart Chicanery

Everything's coming up Travis Scott. This week, four months after it came out, Scott's album Astroworld returned to the top of the Billboard 200 for…
Chris DeVille | December 6, 2018 - 11:12 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It didn't make this week's list, but at least if I'm understanding everything right, the Puerto Rican singer Ozuna's new "Devuélveme" video takes place in…
Tom Breihan | November 9, 2018 - 11:55 am

The Week In Pop

There’s Never Been A Pop Song Quite Like Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next”

It all happened so fast -- and it keeps happening faster.
Chris DeVille | November 8, 2018 - 2:41 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

As you read this, my colleague Chris DeVille and I are in Chicago, fleeing our normal dad responsibilities to watch some bands play in a…
Tom Breihan | July 20, 2018 - 11:40 am
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