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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

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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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

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

The Week In Pop

Drake Is Having Fun Again, And People Can’t Get Enough

Drake announced a new album this week, and depending on its tracklist, it may already be eligible for gold certification -- never mind that it's…
Chris DeVille | April 19, 2018 - 2:24 pm

The Week In Pop

So, What’s Popping On The UK Pop Charts These Days?

"God's Plan" rules the world. Drake's dominant single is #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart for an eighth straight week, and its ubiquity extends…
Chris DeVille | March 22, 2018 - 2:23 pm
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