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The Week In Pop

Billie Eilish’s Time Is Now

"I have taken out my Invisalign, and this is the album!" Billie Eilish announces at the outset of her debut album. The 17-year-old singer then…
Chris DeVille | March 28, 2019 - 5:38 pm

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Grammys 2019: Performances Ranked Worst To Best

2019 might be some kind of cosmic turning point in the history of the Grammys: The first show where the conversation was more about who…
Tom Breihan | February 11, 2019 - 10:24 am

The Week In Pop

Predicting The 2019 Grammy Winners

It's that time of year again: the time when we as a culture must reckon with the insane/mundane prestige-populist fever dream that is Grammy logic.
Chris DeVille | February 7, 2019 - 10:37 am

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Rock Hall Names 2019 Induction Speakers: Trent Reznor, David Byrne, Janelle Monaé

"Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, who knows what that is. I don’t give a shit. It’s irritating every year that suddenly my inbox lights…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2019 - 9:18 am

Grammys 2019: Janelle Monáe Performs “Make Me Feel”

Janelle Monáe was nominated for the Album Of The Year award at the Grammys this year for Dirty Computer and she performed as well, bringing…
James Rettig | February 10, 2019 - 8:56 pm

The Week In Pop

The Post-Fifth Harmony Power Rankings

Fifth Harmony were the reigning girl group of their era. Although they never came close to the success of their closest predecessors, Destiny's Child, the…
Chris DeVille | January 17, 2019 - 3:10 pm

2018 In Review

The Year Of Subverted Archetypes, From Be The Cowboy To “God Is A Woman”

For the past six years, men have dominated the Grammys to a depressing degree. Earlier this year, a study found that from 2012 to 2017…
Margaret Farrell | December 14, 2018 - 1:15 pm

2018 In Review

The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2018

Y'all wanna hear something crazy? I've been writing this weekly pop column for five whole years now. It seems like just yesterday that I published…
Chris DeVille | December 13, 2018 - 11:00 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2018 - 10:53 am

2018 In Review

Stereogum’s 90 Favorite Songs Of 2018

Each December, in an effort to celebrate outstanding achievements and commemorate The Year That Was, the pop culture media industrial complex foists lots of lists…
Stereogum | December 11, 2018 - 11:01 am

Janelle Monáe Joins Julianne Moore In Gloria Steinem Biopic

Janelle Monáe is joining Julianne Moore in Gloria Steinem biopic The Glorias: A Life On The Road. Moore and Alicia Vikander will star…
Mia Galuppo / The Hollywood Reporter | December 10, 2018 - 4:50 pm

2018 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2018

The legends, for the most part, stayed quiet in 2018. Your Radioheads, your Beyoncés, and your Kendrick Lamars were not entirely silent; Thom Yorke, Johnny…
Stereogum | December 4, 2018 - 10:00 am

Janelle Monáe – “High Tide Or Low Tide” (Bob Marley & The Wailers Cover)

Janelle Monáe released her great new album Dirty Computer back in April, and she finally wrapped her tour in support of it at the end…
Peter Helman | November 14, 2018 - 1:24 pm

Watch Janelle Monáe Perform “Make Me Feel” On Colbert

Janelle Monáe's acting career is continuing to heat up with roles in an upcoming Harriet Tubman biopic and the live action Lady And The Tramp
Peter Helman | October 27, 2018 - 1:58 pm

Janelle Monáe Joins Live Action Lady And The Tramp Remake

Janelle Monáe is joining Disney's live-action Lady And The Tramp.
Mia Galuppo / The Hollywood Reporter | October 6, 2018 - 10:31 am
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