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2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

The Week In Pop

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

The Week In Pop

Ella Mai & Jorja Smith, New Queens Of UK R&B

"Boo'd Up" is blowing up. Ella Mai's sumptuous '90s R&B throwback, first released way back in February 2017 as the opening track of her Ready
Chris DeVille | June 7, 2018 - 2:05 pm

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Watch Charli XCX & Jimmy Fallon Mash Up Depeche Mode & Icona Pop

Jimmy Fallon does a lot of irritating things, but there is at least one thing that he still does extremely well: The note-perfect impression of…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2019 - 9:27 am

The Week In Pop

Ella Mai & Jorja Smith, New Queens Of UK R&B

"Boo'd Up" is blowing up. Ella Mai's sumptuous '90s R&B throwback, first released way back in February 2017 as the opening track of her Ready
Chris DeVille | June 7, 2018 - 2:05 pm

Tove Lo – “Bitches” (Feat. Charli XCX, ALMA, Icona Pop, & Elliphant) Video

Now here's a pop posse cut I can get behind: "Bitches" is Tove Lo's new single, and it features Charli XCX, ALMA, Icona Pop, and…
James Rettig | June 7, 2018 - 9:50 am

2016 In Review

The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2016

Pop pop pop pop pop: It does not stop, even when your spirits drop. Sometimes it's pretty good, too! Sometimes it can comfort you in…
Chris DeVille | December 15, 2016 - 3:20 pm

The Week In Pop

On Lady Wood, Tove Lo’s Warm-Blooded Pop Runs Ice Cold

Tove Lo and subtlety are not natural bedfellows. Two years ago, the Swedish pop singer and songwriter extraordinaire gave us Queen Of The Clouds, one…
Chris DeVille | October 27, 2016 - 12:36 pm

President Obama Works Out To Courtney Barnett, Icona Pop, Beyoncé

Our president has some strange musical tastes, and we now have more evidence of just how weird they are. Barack Obama is guest-editing next month's…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2016 - 1:00 pm

The Week In Pop

Lip Sync Battle, “Carpool Karaoke,” And America’s New Wave Of Viral Singing Shows

America is in a state of crisis right now. Police are murdering black civilians with startling regularity and seemingly never facing any accountability. A new…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2016 - 3:55 pm

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The Chainsmokers Don’t Suck Anymore, I Promise

Two years ago, a DJ duo called the Chainsmokers came blasting out of the gate with "#SELFIE," a soulless electro-house meme-song that soared to #16…
Chris DeVille | February 25, 2016 - 2:40 pm

Icona Pop & Questlove Cover ’80s Classic “I Can’t Wait” For Target

Earlier this year, Questlove and Charli XCX recorded a cover of Deee-lite's '90s classic "Groove Is In The Heart" for a Target commercial. As Spin
Peter Helman | October 16, 2015 - 9:11 pm

The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: The 18 Most Anticipated Pop Albums Of The Fall

We've been waiting all year for new albums from some of pop music's biggest names, and it's looking like many of them will finally arrive…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2015 - 4:06 pm

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The Week In Pop: Meet Twenty One Pilots, The Biggest Band You’ve Never Heard Of

Grandpa can keep U2; you can leave Coldplay for Mom; Mumford & Sons are strictly the province of perilously uncool older siblings. For a growing…
Chris DeVille | May 28, 2015 - 4:11 pm

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The Week In Pop: Kiesza’s The Full Package; Her Album, Not So Much

If the house-inflected Canadian pop singer Kiesza seems to have jumped on the post-Disclosure bandwagon a little late, consider that her "Hideaway" video -- in…
Chris DeVille | October 23, 2014 - 3:28 pm

Here’s Buckcherry’s Dumbass Cover Of Icona Pop’s “I Love It”

Back in 2008, Buckcherry tried to game Bittorrent in order to drum up publicity for their latest stupid single. When we talked about it, we…
James Rettig | August 7, 2014 - 8:50 am
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