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Beyoncé & Jay-Z’s OTR II Tour Is A Surprisingly Chill Victory Lap

On The Run II is bracketed by a pair of slow dances. OK, technically it's bracketed by Jay-Z's "Holy Grail" -- with Beyoncé taking over…
Chris DeVille | August 23, 2018 - 1:36 pm

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Here Is Your Song Of The Summer 2018

The ballots have been tallied and we have a winner in our annual Song Of The Summer poll. We think you're gonna like it!
Chris DeVille | August 1, 2018 - 9:01 am

The Week In Pop

Alt-Pop Hit-Makers lovelytheband Are Not That Lovely If We’re Being Honest

Once upon a time what passed for poppy alternative rock was Stephen Malkmus whimpering, "You're the kind of girl I like/ Because you're empty, and…
Chris DeVille | July 5, 2018 - 4:52 pm

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Watch Cardi B, J Balvin, & Bad Bunny Perform At The 2018 AMAs

Cardi B followed Taylor Swift's opening number at the 2018 American Music Awards with her Invasion Of Privacy hit, and Stereogum's Song Of The Summer,…
Julia Gray | October 9, 2018 - 10:33 pm

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Here Is Your Song Of The Summer 2018

The ballots have been tallied and we have a winner in our annual Song Of The Summer poll. We think you're gonna like it!
Chris DeVille | August 1, 2018 - 9:01 am

Cardi B Is First Female Rapper With Two #1 Hits

Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin's "I Like It" lifts from No. 2 to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, granting Cardi B an unprecedented feat in the…
Gary Trust / Billboard | July 2, 2018 - 2:53 pm

The Week In Pop

More Like Maroon 5 Seconds Of Summer Am I Right

What happens when a pop-punk boy band grows up? They stop playing pop-punk, apparently.
Chris DeVille | June 28, 2018 - 3:14 pm

The Week In Pop

Christina Aguilera’s New Album Is Pretty Good. Does Anyone Care?

Along with her fellow ex-Mousketeers Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera proved to be one of the most durable hit-makers of the Y2K-era teen-pop…
Chris DeVille | June 14, 2018 - 12:14 pm

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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

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In music, as in virtually every other arena of American culture, this has been an exhausting, exciting, overwhelming week. For once, though, music videos weren't…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2018 - 1:44 pm

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America’s Pop Mainstream Is Finally Making Room For Languages Other Than English

Quick: Who's the biggest pop star in the world? Taylor Swift? Drake? Beyoncé? Justin Bieber? Rihanna? Ed Sheeran? These are all viable candidates, but if…
Chris DeVille | May 31, 2018 - 5:07 pm

Cardi B – “I Like It” (Feat. Bad Bunny & J Balvin) Video

Last month, Cardi B released her ridiculously fun debut album Invasion Of Privacy. The whole thing is packed with fun, catchy, immediate songs, but the…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2018 - 10:28 am

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I Regret To Inform You That My Nemesis Charlie Puth Is Getting His Shit Together

Charlie Puth is ridiculous, but more importantly, he is meticulous. His music is toothless, but his commitment to that music and its spoils is ruthless.
Chris DeVille | May 10, 2018 - 2:46 pm

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In His Big Post-Vegas Moment, Jason Aldean Punts

Last October, six days after a gunman killed 58 people during his performance at the Route 91 Harvest festival on the Las Vegas strip, Jason…
Chris DeVille | April 26, 2018 - 4:00 pm

Cardi B’s Coachella Weekend 2: J Balvin, Bad Bunny, SZA, & A Belly Rub From Jay-Z

Last week, Cardi B, in the midst of a triumphant media tour behind the release of her excellent debut album Invasion Of Privacy, played a
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2018 - 9:08 am

Beyoncé’s 2nd Coachella Set Had J Balvin, New Costumes, And This Cute Moment Where She Fell Down Trying To Pick Up Solange

There wasn't a dull moment during Beyoncé's second Coachella set, filled with costume changes, cameo performances, and a cute fall. Wrapping up what some have…
Julia Gray | April 22, 2018 - 2:59 pm
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