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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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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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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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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

Ariana Grande & John Legend – “Beauty And The Beast” Video

Ariana Grande and John Legend recorded a new version of the Celine Dion/Peabo Bryson duet "Beauty And The Beast" for the soundtrack to Disney's upcoming…
Peter Helman | March 5, 2017 - 9:39 pm

John Legend As Frederick Douglass Is Being Recognized More And More

Abolitionist hero Frederick Douglass has been in the news a lot lately, partially because we just came out of Black History Month and partially because…
Chris DeVille | March 3, 2017 - 4:43 pm

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Ed Sheeran Is The King Of Pop

The first track on Ed Sheeran’s new album is a rap song. This is not surprising given Sheeran’s fondness for hip-hop; the versatile English singer-songwriter…
Chris DeVille | March 2, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Oscars 2017: La La Land Wins Best Score

In a completely shocking turn of events, La La Land has won the Academy Award for Best Original Score at the Oscars tonight, beating out…
Peter Helman | February 26, 2017 - 11:19 pm

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Grammys 2017: Performances From Worst To Best

Some of us dared to dream that maybe the Grammys would have a good year this year. They'd nominated a diverse and often worthy group…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2017 - 11:19 am
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