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Blackpink Are Doing It Big Without The Exhausting Bloat

Everything about Blackpink is huge and emphatic and in your face. The crushing titanium beats, the severe top-of-the-lungs melodies and swaggering rap bars, the ostentatious…
Chris DeVille | October 5, 2020 - 4:00 pm

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Actress Hailee Steinfeld Does A Decent Pop Star Impersonation

Hailee Steinfeld was precocious from the start. At just 14 years old, Steinfeld scored an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role in
Chris DeVille | May 4, 2020 - 4:17 pm

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Louis Tomlinson’s Walls Sadly Stops Short Of A Full-Blown Britpop Revival

Since parting ways, the members of One Direction have all carved out their own place in the pop music firmament. Zayn Malik split before the…
Chris DeVille | February 3, 2020 - 4:09 pm

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Julia Michaels – “Lie Like This”

When she's not busy writing songs for the biggest stars in pop, Julia Michaels sometimes releases music of her own. Her work has been impressing…
Chris DeVille | October 1, 2020 - 2:08 pm

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Louis Tomlinson’s Walls Sadly Stops Short Of A Full-Blown Britpop Revival

Since parting ways, the members of One Direction have all carved out their own place in the pop music firmament. Zayn Malik split before the…
Chris DeVille | February 3, 2020 - 4:09 pm

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Luke Combs, King Of The Country Music Average Joes

The thing Luke Combs wants you to know about him is that he's extremely normal, regular, average. Combs, one of the biggest things going in…
Chris DeVille | November 14, 2019 - 2:23 pm

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Rosalía Is Becoming Earth’s Most Exciting Pop Star

At this late date it's rare to encounter music that truly sounds like nothing else, but El Mal Querer pulled it off last year. The…
Chris DeVille | July 11, 2019 - 2:27 pm

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Pink’s Party Is Still Going Strong, It’s Just Taken A Maudlin Turn

Pink has never fit in -- so much so that not fitting in has become part of her personal brand. Despite spending two decades operating…
Chris DeVille | April 25, 2019 - 3:27 pm

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Lizzo Really Is The Whole Damn Meal

"HAVE U EVER SEEN A BITCH PLAY FLUTE THEN HIT THE SHOOT?" It was a reasonable question. It was also a relevant question because it…
Chris DeVille | April 18, 2019 - 2:48 pm

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Benny Blanco Has Written Hits For Everybody Else. Now He’s Doing It For Himself.

Benny Blanco's "Eastside" reached #1 on Billboard's Pop Songs chart this week, completing a 31-week voyage to the top. The chart tracks Top 40 radio…
Chris DeVille | February 28, 2019 - 1:33 pm

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Backstreet’s Back, But It’s Not Alright

In the Backstreet Boys' video for 1998 mega-hit "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)," the group's tour bus breaks down outside what turns out to be a haunted…
Chris DeVille | January 31, 2019 - 2:30 pm

Stream Julia Michaels’ New EP Inner Monologue, Part 1

Two years ago, Julia Michaels stepped out from behind-the-scenes to try and be a pop star in her own right. That effort resulted in one…
James Rettig | January 24, 2019 - 1:48 pm

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Can Ava Max’s Global Hit “Sweet But Psycho” Take Over America Too?

A non-exhaustive list of American musicians who've hit it big in Europe and the UK before breaking through back home: Jimi Hendrix, Backstreet Boys, NSYNC,…
Chris DeVille | January 24, 2019 - 10:31 am

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The 2019 State Of Pop Address

Pop is dead; meet the new pop.
Chris DeVille | January 3, 2019 - 2:46 pm

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6LACK Wishes He Was A Rapper, But As An R&B Singer He’s On The Right Track

"I'm an R&B nigga with a hip-hop core." That's 6LACK, the Atlanta singer born Ricardo Valentine, on "Scripture," a track from East Atlanta Love Letter,…
Chris DeVille | September 27, 2018 - 1:24 pm

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Billie Eilish, A Teen Pop Star Who Has No Time For Teen Pop

One of the foundational principles of being a teenager is posturing like you're cooler and more grown-up than you actually are. The budding career of…
Chris DeVille | July 26, 2018 - 4:05 pm
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