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Jhené Aiko Is Still Quietly Staking Her Claim As Her Generation’s Defining R&B Singer

Jhené Aiko is a living legend. You wouldn't necessarily know it because Aiko has always been a moody and understated presence -- someone who lays…
Chris DeVille | July 27, 2020 - 5:19 pm

Song Of The Summer

Here Is Your Song Of The Summer 2020

As it turns out, even during a pandemic that has fundamentally altered the experience of summer, it's still been summer nonetheless. And now we know…
Chris DeVille | July 27, 2020 - 11:45 am

Q&A

We Asked Creed From The Office To Pick The Song Of The Summer

If you know anything about Creed Bratton, you know he's lived many lives. Most of us, of course, got to know him as the oddball…
Ryan Leas | July 17, 2020 - 9:32 am

More The Weeknd stories

American Dad Writer The Weeknd Cameos On Robot Chicken

Abel Tesfaye has had a busy 2020. He released his latest album as the Weeknd, After Hours, back in March. That album of course included…
Ryan Leas | July 27, 2020 - 9:57 pm

Song Of The Summer

Here Is Your Song Of The Summer 2020

As it turns out, even during a pandemic that has fundamentally altered the experience of summer, it's still been summer nonetheless. And now we know…
Chris DeVille | July 27, 2020 - 11:45 am

Yeasayer Are No Longer Suing The Weeknd For Copyright Infringement

Earlier this year, the members of the defunct Brooklyn indie band Yeasayer filed a lawsuit against Kendrick Lamar and the Weeknd for copyright infringement. Yeasayer…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2020 - 12:19 pm

The Weeknd Challenges Labels And Streaming Services To Make Big Donations: “No One Profits Off Of Black Music More”

Yesterday was Blackout Tuesday, a day when the music industry took a pause. The idea was to recognize the importance of racial solidarity in the…
Tom Breihan | June 3, 2020 - 9:24 am

The Week In Pop

Carly Rae Jepsen’s Joyous Low-Stakes Rom-Com Continues Unfettered

The television landscape in this era of Peak TV comprises many overlapping tiers and ecosystems. Within this moment of seemingly infinite choice, there are genres…
Chris DeVille | May 25, 2020 - 5:01 pm

The Weeknd – “In Your Eyes (Remix)” (Feat. Doja Cat)

Last week, the young Los Angeles sing-rapper and viral success story Doja Cat scored her first-ever #1 single. Nicki Minaj had jumped on the remix…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2020 - 9:44 am

The Weeknd Reschedules Tour, Is Betting People Will Be Ready To Attend Arena Shows By Summer 2021

The Weeknd was supposed to launch a grand arena tour this summer in support of his massive hit After Hours, one of the most popular…
Chris DeVille | May 20, 2020 - 3:15 pm

Watch The Weeknd Debut A New Song About Abstinence On American Dad

Last month, we learned the somewhat perplexing news that the Weeknd had co-written an episode of American Dad!, the long-running animated series that Seth MacFarlane…
Tom Breihan | May 5, 2020 - 9:27 am

The Week In Pop

The Benevolent Celebrity Livestream Parade Is So Bleak

Livestreams suck. Livestreams have always sucked. There are exceptions -- when your favorite artist logs on, when something incredibly charming and unexpected happens -- but…
Chris DeVille | April 27, 2020 - 4:00 pm

99-Year-Old Vet Becomes Oldest Person To Top UK Singles Chart

Retired British Army Captain Tom Moore, 99, has just become the oldest person ever to top the UK singles chart, Forbes reports. He achieved the…
Peter Helman | April 24, 2020 - 3:27 pm

The Week In Pop

Get Used To Hearing Songs Like Powfu’s Simplistic Sadboi Hit “Death Bed”

Have you acclimated to the new normal yet? Have you come to accept it, made peace with it? Oh! No, no, no -- not the…
Chris DeVille | April 13, 2020 - 4:00 pm

The Weeknd Claims That Usher Ripped Off His Style With “Climax”; Usher Responds With #ClimaxChallenge

Right now, the Weeknd is flying about as high as any musician can possibly fly during quarantine. For the past two weeks, the Weeknd has…
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2020 - 11:00 am
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