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The Week In Pop

Halsey Is Her Generation’s Most Successful Pop Chameleon

From the Beatles to Bowie to Madonna, metamorphosis has been an assumed component of pop stardom for decades, and the ability to transcend easy categorization…
Chris DeVille | January 16, 2020 - 5:51 pm

2019 In Review

The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2019

The year is almost over, and the lists are abundant. This one is called The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2019, which is a double…
Chris DeVille | December 12, 2019 - 12:23 pm

2019 In Review

The 20 Best Music Videos Of 2019

The streaming services are starting to figure something out: People like music. People also like to throw on things to watch casually in the background.
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2019 - 11:15 am

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2019 In Review

The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2019

The year is almost over, and the lists are abundant. This one is called The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2019, which is a double…
Chris DeVille | December 12, 2019 - 12:23 pm

J Balvin – “Blanco” Video

Last night, the Colombian reggaeton star J Balvin won the Best Urban Song Latin Grammy for "Con Altura," his collaboration with Rosalía. He wasn't there…
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2019 - 11:43 am

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

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

Reggaeton Acts Call Out Latin Grammys For Lack Of Noms

Popular Latin performers such as J Balvin, Daddy Yankee, and Maluma are lashing out at the Latin Grammys for dismissing musicians from the reggaeton and…
Mesfin Fekadu / Associated Press | September 25, 2019 - 7:04 pm

The Week In Pop

For Better Or Worse, Post Malone Sounds Like Right Now

Tired: a Post Malone posse cut with Meek Mill and Lil Baby. Wired: a Post Malone posse cut featuring Halsey and Future. Inspired: a Post…
Chris DeVille | September 12, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Major Lazer – “Que Calor” (Feat. J Balvin & El Alfa) Video

Despite going through some lineup changes this past summer, Major Lazer are still steadily churning out music. Just a few weeks after Jillionaire left the Diplo-led…
Keely Quinlan | September 11, 2019 - 10:00 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

On Monday night, at its increasingly irrelevant VMA gala, MTV named Taylor Swift's "You Need To Calm Down" as its Video Of The Year. Which,…
Tom Breihan | August 30, 2019 - 11:25 am

J. Balvin & Bad Bunny – “CUIDAO POR AHÍ” Video

Earlier this summer, J Balvin and Bad Bunny, quite possibly the two biggest stars in all of Spanish-language pop right now, teamed up for the…
Tom Breihan | August 23, 2019 - 11:12 am

The Week In Pop

Look Out America, Here Comes Lewis Capaldi

"I was getting kinda used to being someone you loved." The sentence is simple; the sentiment is deep. Lewis Capaldi howls these words at the…
Chris DeVille | August 15, 2019 - 4:00 pm

The Week In Pop

Rosalía Is Becoming Earth’s Most Exciting Pop Star

At this late date it's rare to encounter music that truly sounds like nothing else, but El Mal Querer pulled it off last year. The…
Chris DeVille | July 11, 2019 - 2:27 pm

Stream J Balvin & Bad Bunny’s Surprise Album OASIS

Colombian reggaeton star J Balvin and Puerto Rican Latin trap weirdo Bad Bunny are two of the biggest names in the Spanish-speaking music world. They…
Chris DeVille | June 28, 2019 - 12:05 am

Ozzy Osbourne, Anderson .Paak, J Balvin, George Clinton Join Trolls Sequel About Different Music Genres

The animated musical Trolls came out back in 2016. You might remember the inescapable Justin Timberlake soundtrack cut, "Can't Stop The Feeling," following wherever you…
Julia Gray | June 19, 2019 - 9:27 pm
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