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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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Shawn Mendes, The Anti-Icon

Shawn Mendes was supposed to play a show in Columbus Monday, but he had to postpone. The arena full of enthusiastic fans who showed up…
Chris DeVille | August 29, 2019 - 4:36 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Our resident music video expert Tom Breihan is away on vacation so you've got me, Ryan, filling in for him this time around. Don't worry,…
Ryan Leas | July 26, 2019 - 4:02 pm

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Shawn Mendes, The Anti-Icon

Shawn Mendes was supposed to play a show in Columbus Monday, but he had to postpone. The arena full of enthusiastic fans who showed up…
Chris DeVille | August 29, 2019 - 4:36 pm

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Some Thoughts On Beyoncé, Music Trendsetter, And Netflix, Music Trend

"Pulling a Beyoncé" has always been a fairly elastic concept. Even when the phrase came into vogue at the end of 2013, when she surprise-released…
Chris DeVille | July 25, 2019 - 1:18 pm

Sam Smith – “How Do You Sleep?” Video

Sam Smith released his sophomore album, The Thrill Of It All, back in 2017. It's been two years, but Smith has remained a prominent pop…
Julia Gray | July 19, 2019 - 12:37 am

Thom Yorke Goes Another Round In Sam Smith Feud

Sam Smith has been shrugging off Thom Yorke's existence for a few years now. Back in 2016, Smith claimed he didn’t know who Yorke was…
Julia Gray | July 7, 2019 - 10:52 pm

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Pink’s Party Is Still Going Strong, It’s Just Taken A Maudlin Turn

Pink has never fit in -- so much so that not fitting in has become part of her personal brand. Despite spending two decades operating…
Chris DeVille | April 25, 2019 - 3:27 pm

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BLACKPINK’s All-Out K-Pop Onslaught Reaches American Shores

Let me take you back to a moment in the not-so-distant past, a proudly and obnoxiously loud era in pop music history known as the…
Chris DeVille | April 11, 2019 - 12:00 pm

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The Post-Fifth Harmony Power Rankings

Fifth Harmony were the reigning girl group of their era. Although they never came close to the success of their closest predecessors, Destiny's Child, the…
Chris DeVille | January 17, 2019 - 3:10 pm

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The 2019 State Of Pop Address

Pop is dead; meet the new pop.
Chris DeVille | January 3, 2019 - 2:46 pm

Sam Smith Was A No-Show At iHeartRadio Music Festival “Due To Unforeseen Circumstances Which Transpired After Rehearsal”

Sam Smith, who was slated to perform Friday night (9/21) at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival, announced around 9 PM PT, after the show had…
Katie Atkinson / Billboard | September 22, 2018 - 12:44 pm

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Thankfully Paul McCartney’s New Album Only Pretends To Be Modern Pop Music

At age 76, Paul McCartney is still horny as hell. Judging by the advance singles from the former Beatle's new album Egypt Station, the guy…
Chris DeVille | September 6, 2018 - 4:29 pm

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Beyoncé & Jay-Z’s OTR II Tour Is A Surprisingly Chill Victory Lap

On The Run II is bracketed by a pair of slow dances. OK, technically it's bracketed by Jay-Z's "Holy Grail" -- with Beyoncé taking over…
Chris DeVille | August 23, 2018 - 1:36 pm

Calvin Harris & Sam Smith – “Promises”

Calvin Harris has been a presence on radio this summer because of his Dua Lipa-featuring single "One Kiss" -- you readers even voted it one…
James Rettig | August 17, 2018 - 9:11 am

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Remembering That Strange Moment When Korn Were Pop Superstars

At first, Korn were a myth to me. When they released their self-titled debut album in 1994, I was 11. I may have glimpsed their…
Chris DeVille | August 16, 2018 - 2:17 pm
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