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The Week In Pop

On Lady Wood, Tove Lo’s Warm-Blooded Pop Runs Ice Cold

Tove Lo and subtlety are not natural bedfellows. Two years ago, the Swedish pop singer and songwriter extraordinaire gave us Queen Of The Clouds, one…
Chris DeVille | October 27, 2016 - 12:36 pm

Interview

Q&A: David Crosby Talks Twitter, Streaming, Kanye, And His New Album Lighthouse

David Crosby is a legend, but you already knew that. Between the Byrds and Crosby, Stills, & Nash (& sometimes Young), he's been in some…
Ryan Leas | October 12, 2016 - 2:05 pm

The Week In Pop

Taylor Swift, Song Doctor?

Of all the headlines to emerge from Taylor Swift's much-publicized split from Calvin Harris -- and the headlines, like demons possessing pigs, have been legion…
Chris DeVille | July 14, 2016 - 2:26 pm

More Lin-Manuel Miranda stories

Oscars Will Cut Most Song Performances From This Year’s Ceremony

Lady Gaga's A Star Is Born smash "Shallow," Kendrick Lamar and SZA's Black Panther soundtrack hit "All The Stars," "The Place Where Lost Things Go"
Peter Helman | January 26, 2019 - 10:30 am

Watch St. Vincent, Cyndi Lauper, Kelly Clarkson, & More Perform At Kennedy Center Honors

The Kennedy Center Honors program aired on television last night, though it was filmed earlier this month, and the 2018 recipients of the title included…
James Rettig | December 27, 2018 - 10:27 am

Barack Obama Features On Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Final ‘Hamildrop’ Release, “One Last Time”

Lin-Manuel Miranda goes right to the very top for his final Hamildrop. The musical master taps former President Barack Obama on "One Last…
Lars Brandle / Billboard | December 21, 2018 - 12:03 pm

Mobb Deep – “Boom Goes The Cannon”

Every month, Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda shares a new Hamilton-inspired song as part of what he calls his Hamildrops. In the recent past, that's included…
Tom Breihan | June 18, 2018 - 10:13 am

Flatbush Zombies Share “Vacation” (Feat. Joey Bada$$) And Short Film With Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ice T, & John Leguizamo

Flatbush Zombies' new album, Vacation In Hell, comes out tomorrow, and today they're are sharing a short film accompaniment to it called VACATION (The-Movie) that…
James Rettig | April 5, 2018 - 3:39 pm

March For Our Lives: Ariana Grande Sings In DC, Paul McCartney Remembers John Lennon In NYC

Thousands of gun violence protesters took to the streets of Washington, D.C. today for the March For Our Lives' Rally. The brave survivors of last…
Julia Gray | March 24, 2018 - 3:11 pm

“Weird Al” Yankovic – “The Hamilton Polka”

Every month, Lin-Manuel Miranda is dropping a new piece of Hamilton content in a series that he's calling, yes, Hamildrops. Previously, the Hamildrops series has…
Peter Helman | March 2, 2018 - 12:01 am

The Decemberists & Lin-Manuel Miranda – “Ben Franklin’s Song”

The Decemberists have put to music an unused set of lyrics that Lin-Manuel Miranda originally wrote for Hamilton. As the band explains in a post
James Rettig | December 14, 2017 - 11:22 pm

Watch The Cast Of SNL Impersonate Cardi B, Offset, Eminem & More To Audition For The Lion King

Earlier this month, Disney revealed the cast for their upcoming "pseudo-live-action remake" of The Lion King, with Beyoncé as the voice of Nala, Donald Glover…
Rob Arcand / Spin | November 12, 2017 - 12:21 pm

Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Return As Hamilton For Puerto Rico Shows

Broadway's resident rap genius and award-winning playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda will return as Alexander Hamilton for his native Puerto Rico in 2019. The hip-hop musical Hamilton
Marjua Estevez / Billboard | November 8, 2017 - 1:19 pm

Watch Chance The Rapper & Lin-Manuel Miranda Perform “Dear Theodosia” Together

Last night, Barack Obama's Obama Foundation Summit, a big leadership event in Chicago, held its big closing ceremony. The event featured performances from the National,…
Tom Breihan | November 2, 2017 - 9:47 am

Stream “Almost Like Praying,” Lin-Manuel Miranda’s All-Star Benefit Single For Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda has rounded up an all-star posse of musicians and celebrities including Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan, Camila Cabello, Fat Joe, Luis Fonsi, Marc Anthony,…
Peter Helman | October 6, 2017 - 12:00 am

U2, Justin Timberlake, Ringo Starr, DJ Khaled, & Kelly Clarkson Appear On TV Special To “Rethink The Future Of American High Schools”

Basically every celebrity in the universe came together last night for EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live, a confusingly titled telecast from XQ Institute and…
Peter Helman | September 9, 2017 - 11:43 am

Riz Ahmed Features In The Hamilton Mixtape’s “Immigrants (We Get The Job Done)” Video

Lin-Manuel Miranda has unveiled the latest video from The Hamilton Mixtape. It's for K'naan's version of "Immigrants (We Get The Job Done)," which also features…
Chris DeVille | June 28, 2017 - 9:43 am

Jay Z Is Helping To Turn A Lin-Manuel Miranda Musical Into A Movie

Back before Hamilton turned him into a household name, Lin-Manuel Miranda was already a Broadway sensation. His 2008 musical In The Heights, about a group…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2017 - 10:42 am
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