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Who Should Win, And Who Will Win, At The 2020 Grammys

PROGRAMMING NOTE: The Week In Pop is moving to Mondays! Today's installment will be the final Thursday column. Look for the first Monday column just
Chris DeVille | January 23, 2020 - 2:50 pm

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Halsey Is Her Generation’s Most Successful Pop Chameleon

From the Beatles to Bowie to Madonna, metamorphosis has been an assumed component of pop stardom for decades, and the ability to transcend easy categorization…
Chris DeVille | January 16, 2020 - 5:51 pm

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The 2020 State Of Pop Address

The #1 song in America this week was released more than 25 years ago. Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" is often…
Chris DeVille | January 2, 2020 - 10:57 am

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The Week In Pop

Halsey Is Her Generation’s Most Successful Pop Chameleon

From the Beatles to Bowie to Madonna, metamorphosis has been an assumed component of pop stardom for decades, and the ability to transcend easy categorization…
Chris DeVille | January 16, 2020 - 5:51 pm

Hear Dirty Projectors Perform “FourFiveSeconds” & “Knotty Pine” On New Live In-Studio Album

Dirty Projectors have released a new live in-studio album today, which is part of their label's Domino Documents series that has also included live albums…
James Rettig | December 10, 2019 - 10:59 am

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If Only Camila Cabello’s Romance Were As Transfixing As The Love That Inspired It

It's one of the most exhilarating, terrifying human experiences: a friendship suddenly accelerating into an all-consuming passion. Maybe you've secretly fantasized about it, or maybe…
Chris DeVille | December 5, 2019 - 12:55 pm

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

2010s In Review

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

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The Revolving Door Between Country And Pop Keeps On Spinning

Press play on the year's biggest country album and you might wonder if you're listening to a country album at all. Thomas Rhett's Center Point
Chris DeVille | October 10, 2019 - 12:37 pm

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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

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For Better Or Worse, Post Malone Sounds Like Right Now

Tired: a Post Malone posse cut with Meek Mill and Lil Baby. Wired: a Post Malone posse cut featuring Halsey and Future. Inspired: a Post…
Chris DeVille | September 12, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Rihanna To Trump: “You Spelt ‘Terrorism’ Wrong”

20 people were killed yesterday in a shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. This morning, nine people were killed by a separate gunman…
Julia Gray | August 4, 2019 - 7:27 pm

Sleater-Kinney Reveal That Their New Album Was Inspired By Rihanna’s “Stay” & A Failed TV Pilot

Earlier this month, longtime drummer Janet Weiss announced her shocking departure from Sleater-Kinney. Shortly afterward, Carrie Brownstein offered an Instagram comment on Weiss' exit: "what…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2019 - 10:17 am

Watch Rihanna Get Drunk With Seth Meyers

Seth Meyers has a good job. I'm sure it's a lot of work to do a daily late-night show, and you don't get to spend…
Tom Breihan | June 21, 2019 - 9:09 am

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Madame X Is The Best Madonna Album In A Long Time

"Hey young people - you're getting older every second. It's what we do. One day someone will tell you to stop and you'll be all…
Chris DeVille | June 13, 2019 - 4:57 pm

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Miley Cyrus Can’t Stop Getting In Her Own Way

Can you believe it's been less than 10 years since Miley Cyrus released "Party In The U.S.A."? The song, which reached #2 on the Billboard
Chris DeVille | June 6, 2019 - 4:30 pm
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