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Benee’s “Supalonely” Was A TikTok Smash Even Before The Pandemic Made It Super Topical

What makes a song go viral on TikTok? It's obviously not a scientific process, but viewed through binoculars from the brink of 37, this much…
Chris DeVille | July 6, 2020 - 4:55 pm

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Are Shinedown America’s Most Popular Rock Band?

Filter bubbles are real. Particularly in the social media era, we are all trapped inside a likeminded feedback loop of our own making. I think…
Chris DeVille | June 29, 2020 - 5:00 pm

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Alec Benjamin Is A Fascinating Voice In Modern Pop, Literally And Figuratively

When Alec Benjamin sings, people listen. This isn't necessarily because he has something meaningful to say, though I'd argue that Benjamin is a more substantial…
Chris DeVille | June 1, 2020 - 3:01 pm

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Katy Perry – “Smile”

After releasing a long string of singles in 2019 -- "365," "Never Really Over," "Small Talk, "Harleys In Hawaii" -- as well as "Never Worn
Peter Helman | July 10, 2020 - 12:09 am

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Are Shinedown America’s Most Popular Rock Band?

Filter bubbles are real. Particularly in the social media era, we are all trapped inside a likeminded feedback loop of our own making. I think…
Chris DeVille | June 29, 2020 - 5:00 pm

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20 Years Ago, Eminem’s “Stan” Predicted The Dark Side Of Modern Fandom

Eminem must have been trembling. It was 4 o'clock in the morning sometime last month, and he'd been awakened by a blaring alarm in his…
Chris DeVille | May 18, 2020 - 3:19 pm

Katy Perry – “Daisies”

Katy Perry has released a new single called "Daisies." It's billed as the lead single to her fifth album, the follow-up to 2017's Witness. Her…
James Rettig | May 15, 2020 - 12:00 am

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Kehlani Was Good, And Now She’s Great

With one quatrain buried deep into her new album It Was Good Until It Wasn't, Kehlani Parrish offers what could be a mission statement for…
Chris DeVille | May 11, 2020 - 3:46 pm

Donald Glover Joins Disney Family Singalong, Community Table Read Livestream

Last month, ABC aired a program called The Disney Family Singalong where they got a bunch of famous people, including Beyoncé and Ariana Grande, to…
James Rettig | May 10, 2020 - 7:38 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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The Benevolent Celebrity Livestream Parade Is So Bleak

Livestreams suck. Livestreams have always sucked. There are exceptions -- when your favorite artist logs on, when something incredibly charming and unexpected happens -- but…
Chris DeVille | April 27, 2020 - 4:00 pm

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Get Used To Hearing Songs Like Powfu’s Simplistic Sadboi Hit “Death Bed”

Have you acclimated to the new normal yet? Have you come to accept it, made peace with it? Oh! No, no, no -- not the…
Chris DeVille | April 13, 2020 - 4:00 pm

Katy Perry Wins Reversal In “Dark Horse” Copyright Case

Last summer, a jury decided Katy Perry and Juicy J's trap-pop smash "Dark Horse," a #1 hit in 2013, ripped off a Christian rap song…
Chris DeVille | March 17, 2020 - 10:28 pm

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The Forecast Is Improving For Niall Horan

Boy bands break up because the boys in them grow up. Other reasons surely factor in sometimes, like conflict and exhaustion and breakout stars going…
Chris DeVille | March 9, 2020 - 4:12 pm

Katy Perry – “Never Worn White”

So Katy Perry is pregnant. She's got a little baby Legolas in there. That's the point of Perry's video for her new song "Never Worn…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2020 - 9:17 am
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