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Selena Gomez’s Rare Was Worth The Wait

Rare is an accurate title for a Selena Gomez album. Gomez, the former Disney Channel teen actress turned pop superstar and tabloid fixation, is part…
Chris DeVille | January 9, 2020 - 4:00 pm

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SHAED’s “Trampoline” Is The Latest Pop Hit Smuggled Through Rock Radio

Because my car is not new or fancy enough to display song titles and artist names when I listen to the radio, I sometimes find…
Chris DeVille | September 26, 2019 - 11:05 am

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Don’t Take Tove Lo For Granted

One of the best Onion articles ever is headlined like so: "Marilyn Manson Now Going Door-To-Door Trying To Shock People." This was early 2001, more…
Chris DeVille | September 19, 2019 - 12:37 pm

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Sondre Lerche – “I’m Not A Girl, Not Yet A Woman” (Britney Spears Cover)

Every year, Sondre Lerche gives Stereogum readers a cover tune for Christmas. In recent years the Norwegian indie veteran has taken on recent pop hits…
Chris DeVille | December 19, 2019 - 3:52 pm

The Week In Pop

Don’t Take Tove Lo For Granted

One of the best Onion articles ever is headlined like so: "Marilyn Manson Now Going Door-To-Door Trying To Shock People." This was early 2001, more…
Chris DeVille | September 19, 2019 - 12:37 pm

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The Simple Pleasures And Complicated Backstory Of Kim Petras

The rush that comes with a perfect pop song is elusive but unmistakable. "Pop music" can mean many things, but there's a certain kind of…
Chris DeVille | June 27, 2019 - 2:28 pm

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Madame X Is The Best Madonna Album In A Long Time

"Hey young people - you're getting older every second. It's what we do. One day someone will tell you to stop and you'll be all…
Chris DeVille | June 13, 2019 - 4:57 pm

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Songland Is The Voice For Music Nerds

Here is the genius of Songland: It's every music reality show you've ever seen, but it's also every makeover show you've ever seen. Like the…
Chris DeVille | May 30, 2019 - 3:28 pm

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Ciara Is Living Her Best Life But Not Making Her Best Music

With all due respect to her formative influences and one-time contemporaries Destiny's Child, Ciara is a survivor.
Chris DeVille | May 9, 2019 - 4:01 pm

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“All Star,” “Smooth,” “Mambo No. 5,” And Why 1999 Hits Are So Memeable

When Charli XCX and Troye Sivan dropped their collaborative single "1999" last fall, I didn't think much of it. (Initially, anyway.) Coming off of an…
Larry Fitzmaurice | May 3, 2019 - 11:40 am

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The Time Has Come To Discuss Yungblud

The name "youngblood" has a rich history in pop music. First there were the Youngbloods, the critically acclaimed folk-rockers best known for their 1967 hit…
Chris DeVille | May 2, 2019 - 4:18 pm

Following “Free Britney” Protest, Britney Spears Tells Misguided Fans To Please Chill

Leave Britney alone! Yesterday, fans staged a full-on "Free Britney" protest demanding the pop star be released from a treatment facility in response to online…
Julia Gray | April 23, 2019 - 11:06 pm

Fans Demand Release Of Britney Spears From Psychiatric Facility

Britney Spears fans held a protest Monday (April 22) in Los Angeles demanding the pop star be released from a treatment facility in response to…
Rania Aniftos / Billboard | April 22, 2019 - 10:53 pm

Britney Spears Reportedly Checks Into Mental Health Facility

Britney Spears has been admitted to a mental health facility, TMZ reports. Sources connected to the pop star say she checked herself in because she…
Peter Helman | April 3, 2019 - 4:32 pm

Britney Spears Feminist Fairy Tale Musical In The Works

A musical featuring Britney Spears songs is in the pipeline to Broadway. The show, which is called Once Upon A One More Time, includes 23…
James Rettig | March 12, 2019 - 11:11 am

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Backstreet’s Back, But It’s Not Alright

In the Backstreet Boys' video for 1998 mega-hit "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)," the group's tour bus breaks down outside what turns out to be a haunted…
Chris DeVille | January 31, 2019 - 2:30 pm
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