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You Gotta Respect Fall Out Boy’s Commitment To Being A Little Much

Fall Out Boy have always been a lot. God gave singer-guitarist Patrick Stump indestructible musclebound vocal cords that cannot be contained, and he fully indulges…
Chris DeVille | February 1, 2018 - 3:56 pm

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“Despacito” Could Signify A Latin Pop Resurgence Or Just Justin Bieber’s King-Making Power

It's not every day a song sung primarily in Spanish goes to #1 in the US. It's not even every decade. But "Despacito," a collaboration…
Chris DeVille | May 25, 2017 - 3:43 pm

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The Chainsmokers Have Pinpointed Pop’s Absolute Middle And They Refuse To Budge

Fast food, like any vice, is fine in limited quantities. Only when you pound Big Macs regularly, Morgan Spurlock-style, do you really suffer from indulging…
Chris DeVille | April 13, 2017 - 11:15 am

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Watch Cardi B, Hillary Clinton, & DJ Khaled Recite Fire And Fury At The Grammys

Cardi B, John Legend, DJ Khaled, Cher, Snoop Dogg, and Hillary Clinton(!) "auditioned" for next year's Best Spoken Word Album award during tonight's Grammys ceremony…
Peter Helman | January 28, 2018 - 10:22 pm

John Legend & Chrissy Teigen Threaten Lawsuit Over Pizzagate Accusations

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have angrily responded to an accusation on social media suggesting they’re part of the debunked Pizzagate pedophile ring conspiracy theory.
Billboard Staff | January 1, 2018 - 10:17 am

John Legend Will Play Jesus In NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live!

NBC is continuing to televise live versions of classic musicals, and the network's next big effort will feature a pop star in the title role.
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2017 - 10:41 am

Haim, Lorde, John Legend, Harry Styles Among Performers For MusiCares Fleetwood Mac Tribute

Every year on Grammys weekend, the organization's charity wing MusiCares hosts a ceremony honoring its Person Of The Year. Next year's MusiCares Person Of The…
Chris DeVille | November 10, 2017 - 3:20 pm

John Legend – “Penthouse Floor” (Feat. Chance the Rapper) Video

Last year, John Legend released his Darkness And Light album, slightly turning up the political intensity that was always there in his smooth, engaging R&B.
Tom Breihan | October 12, 2017 - 5:05 pm

Eddie Vedder, Pharrell Williams, Dave Matthews Take A Knee Amid Trump’s Feud With NFL

You probably already know all the particulars of this story, but just to recap: Last year, San Francisco 49ers quarterpack Colin Kaepernick, in protest of…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2017 - 8:58 am

Congrats John Legend On Winning The 1989 Spelling Bee

Congratulations to John Legend! Back in 1989, as The Springfield News-Sun reports, the 10-year-old future singer won the Springfield District Spelling Bee by correctly spelling…
Peter Helman | June 24, 2017 - 12:03 pm

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The Chainsmokers Have Pinpointed Pop’s Absolute Middle And They Refuse To Budge

Fast food, like any vice, is fine in limited quantities. Only when you pound Big Macs regularly, Morgan Spurlock-style, do you really suffer from indulging…
Chris DeVille | April 13, 2017 - 11:15 am

Björk, Bon Iver, St. Vincent, Foo Fighters, & More Announce 7-Inches For Planned Parenthood

A group of artists has come together to contribute to a series of 7" releases that will benefit Planned Parenthood. Björk, Bon Iver, St. Vincent,…
James Rettig | April 10, 2017 - 1:00 pm

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John Mayer Wants To Win You Back (Or For The First Time)

One of the first songs John Mayer shared from his new album, The Search For Everything, is called "Moving On And Getting Over." Perhaps not…
Chris DeVille | April 6, 2017 - 11:58 am

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When Bygone Pop Stars Attempt An Indie Reboot

When Michelle Branch announced her comeback album at the outset of this year, the name was familiar, but so was the maneuver. Branch, a 33-year-old…
Chris DeVille | March 30, 2017 - 11:31 am

Man Arrested For Stealing John Legend’s $25k Cufflinks

John Legend was briefly and terrifyingly separated from his $25,000 cufflinks today. TMZ reports that a livery cab driver swiped Legend's bag at New York's…
Peter Helman | March 24, 2017 - 7:14 pm

St. Vincent & Zach Galifianakis, Chvrches & Kristen Stewart Team Up For Planned Parenthood

In the wake of Trump's terrifying presidential victory, nonprofits like Planned Parenthood and the ACLU have been getting a lot of love. And they're about…
Peter Helman | March 13, 2017 - 8:03 pm
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