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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

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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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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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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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More Like Maroon 5 Seconds Of Summer Am I Right

What happens when a pop-punk boy band grows up? They stop playing pop-punk, apparently.
Chris DeVille | June 28, 2018 - 3:14 pm

Study Of Pop Music Finds Rise In Sadness

A study of hundreds of thousands of popular songs over the past three decades has found a downward sonic trend in happiness and an increase…
Associated Press | May 15, 2018 - 9:09 pm

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I Regret To Inform You That My Nemesis Charlie Puth Is Getting His Shit Together

Charlie Puth is ridiculous, but more importantly, he is meticulous. His music is toothless, but his commitment to that music and its spoils is ruthless.
Chris DeVille | May 10, 2018 - 2:46 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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Peter Helman | February 6, 2018 - 10:20 pm

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You Gotta Respect Fall Out Boy’s Commitment To Being A Little Much

Fall Out Boy have always been a lot. God gave singer-guitarist Patrick Stump indestructible musclebound vocal cords that cannot be contained, and he fully indulges…
Chris DeVille | February 1, 2018 - 3:56 pm

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Grammys 2018: Performances From Worst To Best

Before this year's Grammys, news broke that Lorde would not be performing at the ceremony, since the producers wouldn't let her sing one of her…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2018 - 12:04 pm

Kendrick Lamar, U2, Elton John With Miley Cyrus Added To Grammy Performance Lineup

Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith, and U2 will perform at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards at New York’s Madison Square Garden on 1/28. Kendrick, who is…
Melinda Newman / Billboard | January 17, 2018 - 9:53 am

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The 2018 State Of Pop Address

"Nothing changes on New Year's Day." So saith Bono at the dawn of 1983, and he was right -- to a point. Flipping the calendar…
Chris DeVille | January 4, 2018 - 2:51 pm

Watch James Corden Get Into Hijinks With Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith

Eager-to-please British late-night host James Corden may have reached a new apex of jolly starfuckery. On last night's episode of his Late Late Show, Corden…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2017 - 10:15 am
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