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Juice WRLD’s Posthumous Album Is Haunting And Bittersweet

The last track on Juice WRLD's new album is a 30-second spoken-word snippet called "Juice WRLD Speaks From Heaven." This is an unsettling title because…
Chris DeVille | July 13, 2020 - 5:00 pm

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John Legend Made A More Interesting Album Than He Had To

The cognitive dissonance is strong. "The Edge" is a 1967 instrumental by David McCallum, the Scottish actor who once starred in the '60s spy show…
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2020 - 4:10 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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John Legend Made A More Interesting Album Than He Had To

The cognitive dissonance is strong. "The Edge" is a 1967 instrumental by David McCallum, the Scottish actor who once starred in the '60s spy show…
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2020 - 4:10 pm

Watch Kacey Musgraves & Lil Nas X Sing Sesame Street Classics On Elmo’s New Talk Show

HBO has just fired up its long-promised HBO Max streaming service. The service has a few new exclusive originals, including The Not-Too-Late Show With Elmo,…
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2020 - 10:59 am

Chilly Gonzales Uses Music Theory To Show How “Old Town Road” Relates To “Purple Haze” And “Wonderwall”

Pianist, composer, and professional music explainer Chilly Gonzales has shared another Pop Music Masterclass video, in which he deconstructs the music theory behind pop hits…
Peter Helman | March 11, 2020 - 1:33 pm

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Doja Cat Is Good At Making Pop Music And Even Better At Going Viral

"Let's break the internet," Doja Cat sings on the first song from her recent album Hot Pink. It's a cyber sex reference (the song is…
Chris DeVille | March 2, 2020 - 3:47 pm

Lil Nas X – “Rodeo (Remix)” Video (Feat. Nas)

Last week, during his glorious all-star clusterfuck of a Grammy-night performance, young pop-chart leviathan Lil Nas X debuted a new version of "Rodeo," his 2019…
Tom Breihan | February 6, 2020 - 10:37 am

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Kesha Turns The Page

How do you move on? This is the defining question on High Road, Kesha Rose Sebert's fourth album and second since the public drama that…
Chris DeVille | January 27, 2020 - 3:55 pm

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Grammys 2020: Performances Ranked Worst To Best

What a sad, fraught, fucked-up night of television. The week before this year's Grammy Awards, the show had already become a vast neon-lit symbol of…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2020 - 12:05 pm

Lil Nas X – “Rodeo (Remix)” (Feat. Nas)

When Lil Nas X first emerged out of the mists of the internet a year ago, the world had a lot of questions. One of…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2020 - 8:56 am

Grammys 2020: Lil Nas X, BTS, Nas, Billy Ray Cyrus, & Diplo Team Up As “Old Town Road All-Stars”

"Old Town Road" was the biggest song of 2019, and it got an appropriately big performance at the Grammys Award ceremony on Sunday night. Lil…
James Rettig | January 26, 2020 - 10:07 pm

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Who Should Win, And Who Will Win, At The 2020 Grammys

PROGRAMMING NOTE: The Week In Pop is moving to Mondays! Today's installment will be the final Thursday column. Look for the first Monday column just
Chris DeVille | January 23, 2020 - 2:50 pm

Watch Georgia & House Gospel Choir Cover Lil Nas X’s “Panini”

Earlier this month Georgia Barnes released our first Album Of The Week of the '20s, the dance-floor compendium Seeking Thrills. Today she promoted it with…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2020 - 12:57 pm

Watch Sam Elliott Recite “Old Town Road” In Doritos’ Super Bowl Commercial

Sam Elliott is pretty much the American cowboy. With his spectacular mustache and drawling baritone -- the blueprint for Bradley Cooper's growly voice in A
Peter Helman | January 18, 2020 - 1:23 pm

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The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2019

The year is almost over, and the lists are abundant. This one is called The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2019, which is a double…
Chris DeVille | December 12, 2019 - 12:23 pm
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