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The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Lesley Gore’s “It’s My Party”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2018 - 11:00 am

Sounding Board

Is Microsoft’s Paul Allen The New Jimi Hendrix? An Investigation

The last week and a half has taken a surprising turn, introducing us to Quincy Jones' new "I'm an 84-year-old all-around legend and I've seen…
Ryan Leas | February 8, 2018 - 4:41 pm

The Week In Pop

The Greatest Showman Soundtrack(?) Is 2018’s Biggest Album So Far

We've reached the point where hit movie musicals sound like Imagine Dragons. "The Greatest Show," the opening number on The Greatest Showman's soundtrack album, initiates…
Chris DeVille | February 8, 2018 - 1:00 pm

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Quincy Jones Apologizes For Being Awesome At Interviews

2018 has been pretty damn rough thus far, but one of the great treats we've had has been Quincy Jones' not-giving-a-fuck period. In two long
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2018 - 12:28 pm

Stephen Colbert Jokes About Those Quincy Jones Interviews

No one can stop talking about the recent round of illuminating interviews with Quincy Jones, and that includes Stephen Colbert. On The Late Show last…
James Rettig | February 9, 2018 - 11:43 am

The Week In Pop

The Greatest Showman Soundtrack(?) Is 2018’s Biggest Album So Far

We've reached the point where hit movie musicals sound like Imagine Dragons. "The Greatest Show," the opening number on The Greatest Showman's soundtrack album, initiates…
Chris DeVille | February 8, 2018 - 1:00 pm

T-Pain Responds To Quincy Jones Diss

Quincy Jones has been saying some wild stuff in interviews lately, proving that at the age of 84 you absolutely do not have to give…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 8, 2018 - 10:57 am

Quincy Jones Says He Used To Date Ivanka Trump

Please, everyone: If you happen to see Quincy Jones on the street or at a restaurant, run up to him, ask him some questions, and…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2018 - 10:34 am

Please Read And Savor This Totally Insane Interview With Quincy Jones

The new GQ super-interview with Quincy Jones is among the most batshit crazy and troublingly wonderful things I have read in some time, and a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | January 29, 2018 - 9:36 pm

Watch Michael Stipe Tell A Story About Quincy Jones Asking Him To Befriend Michael Jackson

R.E.M. recently released an expansive reissue for Automatic For The People's 25th anniversary, and the band has been reflecting extensively because of it. They just…
James Rettig | December 8, 2017 - 2:16 pm

The Week In Pop

So Is Charli XCX’s Album Gonna Come Out Soon Or What

"Boys" is a blast, ain't it? The video Charli XCX directed for her new single, with its parade of preening male celebrities, is an instantly…
Chris DeVille | July 27, 2017 - 5:04 pm

Black Eyed Peas Reunite For All-Star Remake Of “Where Is The Love?” To End Gun Violence

After a five-year hiatus, Black Eyed Peas have reunited for an all-star remake of their 2003 song "Where Is The Love?" to end gun violence.
Peter Helman | September 1, 2016 - 1:01 am

Quincy Jones Rejects Kanye Comparisons

US Magazine's Ian Drew talked to Quincy Jones about his new album and about the younger singers and rappers he respects. The reporter compared him…
jessica | November 23, 2010 - 10:23 am

Watch SNL’s Smash Mouth Sketch, “We Are The World 25″ Parody

Jennifer Lopez hosted and performed even though she doesn't have an album or movie out anytime soon. She was the best part…
stereogum | March 1, 2010 - 11:35 am

Listomania

The 21 Worst All-Star Charity Music Videos Of All Time

Hasn't Haiti suffered enough? The mildly anticipated retread of Michael Jackson & Lionel Richie's landmark "We Are The World" -- with 21st century flashes in…
Scott Lapatine | February 16, 2010 - 10:45 am

“We Are The World,” “Everybody Hurts” Remade For Haiti

It's frustrating when texting "Haiti" to 90999 is the best most of us can do to counter the overwhelming devastation in that country, but that's…
Amrit Singh | February 2, 2010 - 5:03 pm