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The 40 Worst Songs Of 2017

The internet was a lot less fun this year. With Russian propagandists invading Facebook, neo-Nazis overrunning Twitter, child predators exploiting YouTube comments, ransomware attacking our…
Scott Lapatine | December 29, 2017 - 4:20 pm

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All These New Songs With “Coachella” In The Title, Ranked

Late last night, Lana Del Rey released her new single "Coachella - Woodstock In My Mind." With it, she became the fourth major-ish artist to…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2017 - 2:30 pm

The Week In Pop

Ariana Grande’s Dangerous Woman Tour Feels Too Pequeño For An A-List Pop Star

Ariana Grande was responsible for the best pop song of 2016 ("Into You"). She also had the best pop song of 2014 ("Problem"), and some…
Chris DeVille | March 16, 2017 - 11:14 am

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All These New Songs With “Coachella” In The Title, Ranked

Late last night, Lana Del Rey released her new single "Coachella - Woodstock In My Mind." With it, she became the fourth major-ish artist to…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2017 - 2:30 pm

Matoma, Magic!, & D.R.A.M. Join Forces For A Terrible Song Called “Girl At Coachella”

Get ready for a piece of music that encapsulates the zeitgeist in every terrible way you can imagine. Matoma is a Norwegian tropical house producer…
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2017 - 9:28 am

The Week In Pop

Country Catch-Up: Rating The Genre’s Most Popular Albums Of 2016 So Far

Big wheels keep on turning. Like any self-sustaining music ecosystem, the country music industry continues to churn out hits all year round, and occasionally this…
Chris DeVille | June 23, 2016 - 3:33 pm

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This Is The Zayn Malik We’re Getting, So Deal With It

Can you believe it's only been four months since Zayn Malik launched his solo career with a juicy Fader cover story and a tantalizing instrumental…
Chris DeVille | March 24, 2016 - 2:47 pm

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The Week In Pop: 23 Artists Who Should Make Their SNL Debut This Season

Saturday Night Live's 41st season premieres this Saturday with Miley Cyrus holding down joint duties as host and musical guest. (Joint, get it? Because Miley…
Chris DeVille | October 1, 2015 - 2:37 pm

Magic! Lead 2015 Juno Nominees, Mac DeMarco & Alvvays Up For Breakthrough Awards

Do you believe in Magic!? Well, the Junos do. The Canadian music awards announced their 2015 nominations today, and as Global News reports, the white…
Chris DeVille | January 27, 2015 - 1:55 pm

Magic! – “Rude (SAINT PEPSI Remix)”

I'll go on record and say that Magic!'s "Rude" is the most insufferable pop song of the year, even leaving the shitty gender politics of…
James Rettig | December 24, 2014 - 9:04 am

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The Week In Pop: From Diana Ross To Ariana Grande, A Pop History Of “I’m Coming Out”

Ariana Grande's sophomore set My Everything, out this week, is part of at least two long legacies. The more obvious of those is the tradition…
Chris DeVille | August 28, 2014 - 3:30 pm

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The Week In Pop: In Praise Of Wiz Khalifa’s Polarizing Pop Career

Some rappers tell jokes, others are jokes. (Big Sean, that lovable cornball, is an amalgam of the two archetypes.) Ever since Wiz Khalifa floated on…
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2014 - 4:47 pm

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The Week In Pop: Porter Robinson Welcomes Us Into His Worlds

I haven't played video games regularly since 16-bit was the industry standard. I would never choose to watch anime. Most of the time, I don't…
Chris DeVille | August 8, 2014 - 10:31 am

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The Week In Pop: Shawn Mendes, TerRio, And Vine’s Six-Second Stars

Whether busking, mailing out demo tapes, or uploading to MySpace or YouTube, conventional wisdom says you have less than one minute to catch the attention…
Chris DeVille | July 31, 2014 - 4:01 pm

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The Week In Pop: At The On The Run Tour, Beyoncé Runs Circles Around Jay Z

At what point does going on co-headlining tours with his visionary friends and lovers cease to benefit Jay Z? Throughout much of 2011 and 2012,…
Chris DeVille | July 17, 2014 - 3:22 pm

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The Week In Pop: Bleachers, The Solo Project Of Fun.’s Jack Antonoff, Is Really Good

Things we learned about Jack Antonoff -- Fun. guitarist, former Steel Train ringleader, Lena Dunham boyfriend, and, lately, Bleachers mastermind -- in Vulture's great profile
Chris DeVille | July 10, 2014 - 4:04 pm