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Grammys 2019: Performances Ranked Worst To Best

2019 might be some kind of cosmic turning point in the history of the Grammys: The first show where the conversation was more about who…
Tom Breihan | February 11, 2019 - 10:24 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Smokey Robinson & The Miracles’ “The Tears Of A Clown”

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 | January 17, 2019 - 9:30 am

The Week In Pop

Can Sam Smith Put Up Adele Numbers This Holiday Season?

Ever since he made the leap from golden-throated Disclosure associate to sulking adult-contemporary torch singer extraordinaire, Sam Smith has caught the same comparison over and…
Chris DeVille | November 2, 2017 - 5:04 pm

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Anderson .Paak – “Make It Better” (Feat. Smokey Robinson) Video

After appearing on several songs on Dr. Dre's Compton, Anderson .Paak broke out in a big way in 2016 with his own great album Malibu
Peter Helman | April 4, 2019 - 12:17 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Smokey Robinson & The Miracles’ “The Tears Of A Clown”

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 | January 17, 2019 - 9:30 am

Dozens Of Musicians Commemorate 50th Anniversary Of Martin Luther King’s Death In “The Dream Still Lives” Video

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination. To honor his memory and his work, which is still as relevant as…
Peter Helman | April 4, 2018 - 9:06 pm

Sounding Board

Before Halloween Is Even Over, ‘Tis The Season For Christmas Albums

Sorry to spook you, but: You'd better put on an ugly sweater over your Halloween costume because it's Christmas time again! It must be, or…
Chris DeVille | October 31, 2017 - 9:41 am

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Praying For Time: 20 Incredible George Michael Moments

It was possible, even during George Michael's heyday, to take the man for granted, to imagine him as some lightweight pop star who'd be gone…
Tom Breihan | December 26, 2016 - 2:38 pm

The Week In Pop

We Are Living In The Chainsmokers’ America

When did you realize the Chainsmokers were music's biggest breakout stars of 2016?
Chris DeVille | November 3, 2016 - 3:26 pm

Watch Bruce Springsteen, Pharrell, Sia, Eric Church, Miguel, & More Perform At Concert For Progress On Race In America

Last night, A&E aired Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress On Race In America as a two-hour special. Taped at LA's Shrine Auditorium on…
Peter Helman | November 21, 2015 - 12:52 pm

Pond – “Tears Of A Clown” (Smokey Robinson And The Miracles Cover)

Aussie rockers Pond take on Smokey Robinson's "Tears Of A Clown," crafting it into the reverb-heavy ripper to which they're accustomed. I have low expectations,…
Corban Goble | May 10, 2012 - 10:37 am

Dylan Sings “The Times They Are A-Changin'” For Obamas

He performed alongside John Mellencamp, Smokey Robinson, and Joan Baez at the White House for a PBS special on music and the civil rights movement…
jessica | February 10, 2010 - 9:02 am

The Police, Smokey Robinson Join Elvis Costello For A Night At The Apollo

Last night cup o' soup supporter Elvis Costello welcomed fans into a taping of his Sundance television series Spectacle: Elvis Costello With.... There was this…
Brandon Stosuy | August 7, 2008 - 4:10 pm

Stereogum & team9 Present… MySplice 2.0: 2007 Mashed Up

In what is fast becoming a Stereogum tradition, we've once again conspired with master bootlegger team9 for a celebration of the year in singles. Of…
Stereogum | December 30, 2007 - 8:19 pm