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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

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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

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

Janelle Monáe Cast In Harriet Tubman Biopic

Janelle Monae is joining Cynthia Erivo in Fox Searchlight's Harriet Tubman biopic, Harriet. Harriet, which will film in Virginia, will track Tubman's journey…
Mia Galuppo / The Hollywood Reporter | October 2, 2018 - 4:21 pm

Childish Gambino – “Feels Like Summer” Video

Back in May, Donald Glover premiered a striking Childish Gambino music video for his new song, "This Is America." It was an exciting teaser for…
Julia Gray | September 2, 2018 - 12:04 pm

Watch Janelle Monáe Perform “Americans” On Colbert

Janelle Monáe released her new album Dirty Computer, one of the very best albums of the year so far, a few months back. And today,…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2018 - 11:08 am

Watch A Miniaturized Janelle Monáe In The Fantastical Trailer For Welcome To Marwen

While Janelle Monáe was busy making her most recent album, Dirty Computer, she also found time to become a burgeoning film star. Monáe has had…
James Rettig | June 20, 2018 - 1:30 pm

List

The 50 Best Albums Of 2018 So Far

Have you ever talked to your parents about what it was like to live through the late '60s? National leaders were gunned down right and…
Stereogum | June 6, 2018 - 12:00 pm

The Week In Pop

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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