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Grammys 2020: Performances Ranked Worst To Best

What a sad, fraught, fucked-up night of television. The week before this year's Grammy Awards, the show had already become a vast neon-lit symbol of…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2020 - 12:05 pm

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Who Should Win, And Who Will Win, At The 2020 Grammys

PROGRAMMING NOTE: The Week In Pop is moving to Mondays! Today's installment will be the final Thursday column. Look for the first Monday column just
Chris DeVille | January 23, 2020 - 2:50 pm

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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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Watch BTS Perform “Black Swan” For The First Time, Play Hide & Seek With Ashton Kutcher On James Corden

It's been fascinating to watch the South Korean pop-idol group BTS proceeding with their conquest of America. Through sheer flash and craft and charisma --…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2020 - 9:12 am

Grammys 2020: Lil Nas X, BTS, Nas, Billy Ray Cyrus, & Diplo Team Up As “Old Town Road All-Stars”

"Old Town Road" was the biggest song of 2019, and it got an appropriately big performance at the Grammys Award ceremony on Sunday night. Lil…
James Rettig | January 26, 2020 - 10:07 pm

BTS’ “Black Swan” Art Film Is Nuts

The galactically popular South Korean boy band BTS have a new album called Map Of The Soul: 7 coming out next month, and they've got…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2020 - 9:45 am

Halsey – “Finally // beautiful stranger” Video & “SUGA’s Interlude” (Feat. Suga Of BTS)

Halsey has spent the past few years ascending to pop music's upper echelon, and she's done it without releasing an album. (She was decidedly a…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2019 - 9:32 am

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SuperM, Summer Walker, And The Eternal Struggle To Measure Music’s Popularity

SuperM are objectively a big deal. The seven-man ensemble brings together members of several prominent K-pop groups: EXO's Baekhyun and Kai, NCT 127's Taeyong and…
Chris DeVille | October 17, 2019 - 2:50 pm

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Tones And I Is Turning The World Into “Dance Monkey” Junkies

This year has already given us one Kevin Garnett "ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!" viral triumph by the name of Lil Nas X. You probably know that…
Chris DeVille | October 3, 2019 - 5:05 pm

Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Lizzo, BTS Announced For Jingle Ball Tour

Taylor Swift, Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and BTS are set to perform on the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour this holiday season.
Associated Press | September 27, 2019 - 5:17 pm

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Seeking Clarity About Clairo

A new kind of pop star: In a musical landscape full of false messiahs billing themselves as game-changers, it's easy to scoff at the notion,…
Chris DeVille | August 1, 2019 - 3:30 pm

Lil Nas X – “Seoul Town Road (Old Town Road Remix)” (Feat. RM Of BTS)

"Old Town Road," Lil Nas X's viral hit-turned-cultural juggernaut, just tied the record for most weeks atop Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart. The song has…
Chris DeVille | July 25, 2019 - 9:21 am

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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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Mark Ronson’s New Breakup Album Is Really Good

Where do you go after "Uptown Funk"? The only option is down -- in Mark Ronson's case, down in the dumps.
Chris DeVille | June 20, 2019 - 11:00 am

BTS & Charli XCX – “Dream Glow”

Charli XCX may have started out her career as an internet-beloved weirdo-pop auteur, and she may still stop back in to do that job from…
Tom Breihan | June 7, 2019 - 8:58 am
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