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2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

The Week In Pop

All Hail King Princess

King Princess really is royalty of a sort. Mikaela Mullaney Straus, the 20-year-old upstart who'll release her debut album Cheap Queen tomorrow, is the daughter…
Chris DeVille | October 24, 2019 - 4:05 pm

Best New Bands

The 40 Best New Bands Of 2019

Every autumn here at Stereogum, we look long and hard at the last 12 months and pinpoint which new artists make us excited about the…
Stereogum | October 16, 2019 - 11:30 am

More Lil Nas X stories

Trent Reznor Discusses “Old Town Road” For The First Time

One of many fun subplots in the story of "Old Town Road," the country-rap novelty that became a record-breaking viral smash, is that it's built…
Chris DeVille | October 25, 2019 - 3:57 pm

Best New Bands

The 40 Best New Bands Of 2019

Every autumn here at Stereogum, we look long and hard at the last 12 months and pinpoint which new artists make us excited about the…
Stereogum | October 16, 2019 - 11:30 am

Fiona Apple Accepts Lil Nas X’s Offer To Collaborate

The slightly awkward Lil Nas X/Fiona Apple non-feud seems to be coming to a warm, fuzzy conclusion.
Chris DeVille | September 30, 2019 - 2:46 pm

Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Lizzo, BTS Announced For Jingle Ball Tour

Taylor Swift, Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and BTS are set to perform on the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour this holiday season.
Associated Press | September 27, 2019 - 5:17 pm

Fiona Apple Asks Lil Nas X: “Where’s My Money, You Cute Little Guy?”

Fiona Apple recently gave a rare interview to Vulture where she talked about the progress she's making on her new album and her song's inclusion…
James Rettig | September 26, 2019 - 9:34 pm

The Week In Pop

SHAED’s “Trampoline” Is The Latest Pop Hit Smuggled Through Rock Radio

Because my car is not new or fancy enough to display song titles and artist names when I listen to the radio, I sometimes find…
Chris DeVille | September 26, 2019 - 11:05 am

Watch Haim Mash Up Lil Nas X’s “Panini” And Nirvana’s “In Bloom” In The BBC Live Lounge

Here's a fun fact that, depending on your perspective, might not actually be all that fun: Lil Nas X's current single "Panini," which credits Kurt…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2019 - 11:52 am

The Week In Pop

Don’t Take Tove Lo For Granted

One of the best Onion articles ever is headlined like so: "Marilyn Manson Now Going Door-To-Door Trying To Shock People." This was early 2001, more…
Chris DeVille | September 19, 2019 - 12:37 pm

Watch Anderson .Paak Turn Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” Into A Mellow Soul-Jazz Odyssey

One of the reasons Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road," the out-of-nowhere bedroom-pop smash that dominated the charts for the entire summer, was so magical…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2019 - 9:07 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I have been writing this weekly video-countdown column for almost exactly eight years. (Here's my first stab at it; Trash Talk had that week's #1…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2019 - 2:59 pm

The Week In Pop

The Highwomen Are The Country Supergroup This Moment Demands

A widely publicized study this year confirmed what anyone paying attention to the industry has long known: Country music is a boys' club. Back in…
Chris DeVille | September 5, 2019 - 1:01 pm

Lil Nas X – “Panini” Video

Now that "Old Town Road" has finished its near-endless, record-disemboweling run at #1, Lil Nas X is reminding the world that he has some other…
Tom Breihan | September 5, 2019 - 10:29 am

Congrats To Trent Reznor On His First CMA Award Nomination

Trent Reznor can now add a CMA nomination to his list of accolades. As can Lil Nas X, for that matter. The Country Music Association…
James Rettig | August 28, 2019 - 11:58 am
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