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Bazzi, Tinashe, & Kali Uchis: Three Distinct Visions Of R&B As Pop

This is a big week for R&B. That's true first of all in a statistical sense: The Weeknd's new EP, My Dear Melancholy, just put…
Chris DeVille | April 12, 2018 - 4:28 pm

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best The Weeknd Songs

"I just wanna take you there." These were the first words we ever heard from Abel Tesfaye, uttered in a sinful, irresistible whisper over a…
Pranav Trewn | April 9, 2018 - 2:43 pm

The Week In Pop

It’s The Freakin’ Weeknd Baby, I’m About To Have Me Some Crushing Nihilistic Despair

Viewed one way, it's a pretty impressive flex: You're about to headline Coachella, and this is what you drop?
Chris DeVille | April 5, 2018 - 2:53 pm

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Coachella Security Appear To Beat Up Belly During The Weeknd’s Set

Belly -- the Weeknd-affiliated rapper who co-wrote much of Beauty Behind The Madness, not the recently reunited alt-rock quartet led by Tanya Donelly -- was…
Peter Helman | April 21, 2018 - 3:20 pm

The Temptations Cover The Weeknd

The Temptations debuted a cover of the Weeknd's "Earned It" today. The song is Abel Tesfaye's contribution to the Fifty Shades Of Grey soundtrack and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 12, 2018 - 7:00 pm

The Weeknd – “Call Out My Name” Video

Is the Weeknd's new project My Dear Melancholy an album or an EP? It's hard to say, but the new six-track collection came out a…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2018 - 12:32 pm

The Weeknd’s Surprise Album Debuts At #1, Kacey Musgraves At #4

The Weeknd logs his third #1 in a row on the Billboard 200 albums chart, as his latest project, My Dear Melancholy, debuts atop the…
Keith Caulfield / Billboard | April 8, 2018 - 6:01 pm

Watch The Weeknd Perform New Songs “Call Out My Name” & “Try Me” For Spotify

Last night, the Weeknd released a new 6-track mini-album called My Dear Melancholy, and around the same time two videos went live on Spotify showing…
James Rettig | March 30, 2018 - 9:32 am

Stream The Weeknd My Dear Melancholy

Once upon a time, Abel Tesfaye operated in some kind of indie-R&B auteur space. He probably could've kept going in that lane and had a…
Ryan Leas | March 29, 2018 - 10:50 pm

The Weeknd’s New Album My Dear Melancholy Out Tonight

The Weeknd will release a new album tonight titled My Dear Melancholy. It follows 2016's massive Starboy and the Weeknd's contribution to the Black Panther
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 29, 2018 - 1:25 pm

The Week In Pop

So, What’s Popping On The UK Pop Charts These Days?

"God's Plan" rules the world. Drake's dominant single is #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart for an eighth straight week, and its ubiquity extends…
Chris DeVille | March 22, 2018 - 2:23 pm

The Week In Pop

Pop Radio’s Love Affair With White Rappers Continues Apace

"Let You Down" begins with plaintive minor-key piano chords and a trembling vocal run through that omnipresent chipmunk effect, the wildly popular pitched-up modulation that…
Chris DeVille | March 8, 2018 - 4:01 pm

The Week In Pop

The Oscars And Pop Music Have Fallen Out Of Touch

Movie music is pop music. Maybe the cinema and the stereo aren't connected like they used to be, but two months into 2018, blockbuster soundtracks…
Chris DeVille | March 1, 2018 - 3:23 pm

The Weeknd Helped Oprah Avoid An Awkward Conversation With Leonardo DiCaprio

If you've consumed online media in the last week, chances are you've seen pictures from Ellen DeGeneres' star-studded birthday party. What's missing from its coverage,…
Julia Gray | February 22, 2018 - 3:38 pm

The Week In Pop

Like The Stay Puft Man Before Him, Marshmello Just Keeps Getting Bigger

Who knows how many centuries the fortune under the eastern slope of Mount Davidson went untapped before the Grosh brothers happened upon it. The Pennsylvanian…
Chris DeVille | February 15, 2018 - 4:03 pm
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