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Travis Scott’s Dual #1s And The Storied History Of Chart Chicanery

Everything's coming up Travis Scott. This week, four months after it came out, Scott's album Astroworld returned to the top of the Billboard 200 for…
Chris DeVille | December 6, 2018 - 11:12 am

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Jessie Reyez Is Really Great And You Should Listen To Her

Jessie Reyez has so much to say, and hearing her say it is so much fun.
Chris DeVille | October 18, 2018 - 12:00 pm

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The Wilting Of Iggy Azalea

Believe it or not, the equivalent of a full presidential term has passed since Iggy Azalea ruled summer 2014. Back then, it was hard to…
Chris DeVille | August 9, 2018 - 12:53 pm

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The Week In Pop

Jessie Reyez Is Really Great And You Should Listen To Her

Jessie Reyez has so much to say, and hearing her say it is so much fun.
Chris DeVille | October 18, 2018 - 12:00 pm

The Week In Pop

Big Reputation: A Trip To Taylor Swift’s Hyper-Maximalist Stadium Tour

I am sitting on a folding chair in the middle of a football field. A few dozen yards in front of me stand two video…
Chris DeVille | July 12, 2018 - 3:51 pm

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Lil Dicky Is Making A Career Out Of Being Charismatic And Problematic In Equal Measure

It takes real talent to create a song based on the premise that Chris Brown is the man and end up with something likable. For…
Chris DeVille | March 29, 2018 - 5:05 pm

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Alice Merton Is Ruling Rock Radio. Is A Pop Crossover Next?

Do you remember where you first heard "Royals"? Almost any guess could be correct -- and not just because the song achieved the sort of…
Chris DeVille | February 22, 2018 - 4:09 pm

Watch Diplo, MØ, & GoldLink’s Deeply Goofy Tonight Show Performance

Late last year, Diplo teamed up with MØ, the Danish pop star who'd previously sung on Diplo-affiliated tracks like Major Lazer's "Lean On," for the…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2018 - 10:08 am

Diplo – “Get It Right” (Feat. MØ) Video

Late last year, Diplo teamed up once again with Danish pop star MØ, a frequent collaborator, to release the new single "Get It Right." Today,…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2018 - 10:32 am

2017 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

In this space in past years, I've usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It's a variation of the auteur theory, as…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2017 - 11:23 am

Stream Charli XCX Pop 2

It's been just about three years since Charli XCX's last full-fledged LP, the brash and addictive Sucker. But in that time, the pop visionary and…
Ryan Leas | December 15, 2017 - 12:07 am

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On Blue Lips, Tove Lo Continues Her Fall From The Clouds

One of the world's greatest pop singer-songwriters seemed to achieve her final form this year by having drunken sex with a muppet in a music…
Chris DeVille | November 16, 2017 - 10:45 am

Diplo – “Get It Right” (Feat. MØ)

On Friday, Apple Music will release the documentary Give Me Future, about the enormous outdoor show that Major Lazer played in Cuba last year. And…
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2017 - 1:41 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Thor: Ragnarok has two different battle scenes set to Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song," and if I could put both of them on this list, I…
Tom Breihan | November 10, 2017 - 5:29 pm

MØ – “When I Was Young” Video

A few weeks ago, MØ surprise-released a new EP, When I Was Young, and today she's shared a video for the carnival-esque title track. It…
James Rettig | November 9, 2017 - 9:49 am

Stream MØ’s Surprise New EP When I Was Young

Although she's kept up a steady stream of singles and collaborations, Danish pop singer MØ hasn't released an actual record since her 2014 debut No
Peter Helman | October 26, 2017 - 12:35 pm
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