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The Week In Pop

Ed Sheeran Finally Becomes One With The Algorithm

The universe has been expanding for approximately 13.8 billion years, and ever since the advent of recorded sound, popular music has followed suit. New galaxies…
Chris DeVille | July 18, 2019 - 1:22 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Blanco Brown’s “The Git Up” Raises The Question Of What Rap Music Even Is

A recent conversation with my seven-year-old: "Dad, put on the cowboy boogie song." "You said you hated that song." …
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2019 - 11:45 am

The Week In Pop

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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Status Ain't Hood

Blanco Brown’s “The Git Up” Raises The Question Of What Rap Music Even Is

A recent conversation with my seven-year-old: "Dad, put on the cowboy boogie song." "You said you hated that song." …
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2019 - 11:45 am

Lil Nas X Releases “Old Town Road” Area 51 Video, Says He Will Perform At The Raid

Lil Nas X's "Old Town" road is the #1 song in the country for the 15th week running. Part of its longevity has to do…
James Rettig | July 16, 2019 - 3:59 pm

Jack White Talks Greta Van Fleet, “Old Town Road,” & Woodstock 50

Naturally, Jack White likes Greta Van Fleet. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, White praises the young band, who won a Grammy earlier this…
James Rettig | July 15, 2019 - 5:30 pm

“Old Town Road” Holds On To #1 For 15th Week

"Old Town Road" is #1 on the Hot 100 chart for the fifteenth week, as Billboard reports. "Old Town Road" is now reaching…
James Rettig | July 15, 2019 - 1:11 pm

Young Thug Says Lil Nas X Shouldn’t Have Come Out, And Juice WRLD Is The New Lil Wayne

Atlanta rap star Young Thug has a long history of challenging rap's gender norms; he was, after all, the guy who wore a dress on
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2019 - 9:40 am

Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus Feat. Young Thug & Mason Ramsey – “Old Town Road (Remix)”

We are watching pop-chart history unfold. Right now, Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus' singular country-rap crossover "Old Town Road" has been the #1…
Tom Breihan | July 12, 2019 - 8:54 am

“Old Town Road” Has Been #1 For 14 Weeks

Lil Nas X's unstoppable post-genre chart juggernaut "Old Town Road" continues to roll its way toward the all-time record. Billboard reports that "Old Town Road"
Tom Breihan | July 8, 2019 - 2:13 pm

“Old Town Road” Has Now Been #1 Longer Than Any Other Hip-Hop Song

The "Old Town Road" behemoth has checked off some new statistical milestones. Billboard confirms that Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus' mega-hit remains #1…
Chris DeVille | July 1, 2019 - 1:59 pm

Lil Nas X Comes Out In Pride Post: “Thought I Made It Obvious”

Lil Nas X has opened up about his sexuality on World Pride Day, revealing to his followers on Twitter that he is a member of…
Bonnie Stiernberg / Billboard | June 30, 2019 - 9:55 pm

Watch Miley Cyrus Sing “Old Town Road” With Lil Nas X And Her Dad, Cover The Real “Head Like A Hole” At Glastonbury

Lil Nas X's inescapable "Old Town Road" is more than a No. 1 hit, it's a force. It's a crowd-pleasing, press-attracting pop juggernaut. I assume…
Julia Gray | June 30, 2019 - 2:55 pm

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Peter Helman | June 29, 2019 - 5:40 pm

The Week In Pop

The Simple Pleasures And Complicated Backstory Of Kim Petras

The rush that comes with a perfect pop song is elusive but unmistakable. "Pop music" can mean many things, but there's a certain kind of…
Chris DeVille | June 27, 2019 - 2:28 pm
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