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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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Beyoncé & Jay-Z’s OTR II Tour Is A Surprisingly Chill Victory Lap

On The Run II is bracketed by a pair of slow dances. OK, technically it's bracketed by Jay-Z's "Holy Grail" -- with Beyoncé taking over…
Chris DeVille | August 23, 2018 - 1:36 pm

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Alt-Pop Hit-Makers lovelytheband Are Not That Lovely If We’re Being Honest

Once upon a time what passed for poppy alternative rock was Stephen Malkmus whimpering, "You're the kind of girl I like/ Because you're empty, and…
Chris DeVille | July 5, 2018 - 4:52 pm

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Beyoncé & Jay-Z’s OTR II Tour Is A Surprisingly Chill Victory Lap

On The Run II is bracketed by a pair of slow dances. OK, technically it's bracketed by Jay-Z's "Holy Grail" -- with Beyoncé taking over…
Chris DeVille | August 23, 2018 - 1:36 pm

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Comparing Shawn Mendes And James Bay, Guitar-Slinging Gods Of Young Adult Contempo

Shawn Mendes will finally exit his teen years this August, but you can't take his youth away. So sang the suburban Toronto native Sunday at…
Chris DeVille | May 24, 2018 - 3:18 pm

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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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In His Big Post-Vegas Moment, Jason Aldean Punts

Last October, six days after a gunman killed 58 people during his performance at the Route 91 Harvest festival on the Las Vegas strip, Jason…
Chris DeVille | April 26, 2018 - 4:00 pm

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Welcome To Superstardom, Camila Cabello

Camila Cabello stuck the landing so emphatically that it's easy to forget she leapt in the first place. This time last year the 20-year-old Cuban-Mexican…
Chris DeVille | January 11, 2018 - 12:03 pm

Watch James Corden Get Into Hijinks With Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith

Eager-to-please British late-night host James Corden may have reached a new apex of jolly starfuckery. On last night's episode of his Late Late Show, Corden…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2017 - 10:15 am

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Don’t Underestimate Pink — Or The Power Of Album/Ticket Bundles

Pink is having the last laugh. This past summer, when MTV awarded its Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award to the singer born Alecia Beth Moore,…
Chris DeVille | October 26, 2017 - 4:43 pm

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When Career Artists Score A Freak Pop Hit

One-hit wonders are a common phenomenon in the music business, and most of them have a fan base that insists their other songs are just…
Chris DeVille | August 17, 2017 - 2:53 pm

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We Regret To Inform You That Imagine Dragons Are Still Popular

Not so long ago it was practically impossible to be an American media consumer without hearing "Radioactive." At a time when earnest shout-along rock music…
Chris DeVille | July 6, 2017 - 1:23 pm

Nile Rodgers, Pete Townshend, Stormzy, & More Cover Simon & Garfunkel On Grenfell Tower Benefit Song

More than 50 artists have teamed up to lend their voices to a new charity single cover of Simon And Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water."
James Rettig | June 21, 2017 - 9:45 am

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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

Liam Payne – “Strip That Down” (Feat. Quavo)

Every member of One Direction is now pursuing a solo career. Liam Payne wasn't a big fan of his former bandmate Harry Styles' album-length bid
Peter Helman | May 19, 2017 - 12:13 am

Migos Announce Collaboration With One Direction’s Liam Payne

Migos have already guested on songs by Calvin Harris and Katy Perry, and it appears that their foray into mainstream pop music isn't stopping there:…
Peter Helman | April 30, 2017 - 12:41 pm
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