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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

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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

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

Straight To Video

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

Straight To Video

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

Jessie Ware – “Selfish Love” Video

Earlier this summer, the poised and tasteful UK soul singer Jessie Ware came back with the lush new ballad "Midnight." Today, she follows it up…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2017 - 12:45 pm

Major Lazer – “Cold Water” (Feat. Justin Bieber & MØ)

We first got word of Major Lazer and Justin Bieber's latest collab "Cold Water" early last month and now the song can be heard. It…
Collin Robinson | July 18, 2016 - 3:58 pm

Tory Lanez – “Say It”

Toronoto rapper and producer Tory Lanez's 2014 mixtape Lost Cause helped put him on the map in more ways than one. Most importantly at this…
Caitlin White | July 31, 2015 - 12:11 pm

Gwen Stefani – “Baby Don’t Lie”

Gwen Stefani is currently working on her third solo album, her first solo output since 2006's The Sweet Escape and the first new material from…
James Rettig | October 18, 2014 - 1:45 pm

Ryn Weaver – “OctaHate”

Ryn Weaver is a pop singer based in New York and Los Angeles, and she was, up until this afternoon, basically a total unknown. But…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2014 - 4:38 pm

New Bangers & Cash Video – “Pu$$y”

If you've learned nothing from the artwork, the lyrics, or the general B.O.O.T.A.Y. beats involved with Spank Rock's Bangers & Cash project, then we are…
Stereogum | November 6, 2007 - 4:44 pm
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