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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

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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

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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

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

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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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Country Innovator Sam Hunt’s New Southside Was Worth The 6-Year Wait

Montevallo was prophetic. On a macro level, Sam Hunt's 2014 debut album altered the sound of modern country music, incorporating hip-hop influences with a nuance…
Chris DeVille | April 6, 2020 - 4:40 pm

The Weeknd Co-Wrote An Episode Of American Dad

The Weeknd just released a new album, After Hours, and it's been doing pretty well. He scored his fourth #1 album and knocked Roddy Ricch…
James Rettig | April 2, 2020 - 6:52 pm

Drake, The Weeknd, & J. Cole FaceTimed An 11-Year-Old Cancer Patient In His Final Days

Former collaborators Drake and the Weeknd have been staying in the spotlight the coronavirus quarantine of 2020. Abel Tesfaye's After Hours racked up the year's
Chris DeVille | March 31, 2020 - 10:13 pm

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Stuck At Home? Dua Lipa Will Bring The Dance Club To Your Living Room.

Future Nostalgia was meant for the club. This much is clear. Even before she released lead single "Don't Start Now" last fall, Dua Lipa was…
Chris DeVille | March 30, 2020 - 2:20 pm

The Weeknd Finally Knocks Roddy Ricch Out Of #1

Way the hell back in January, Roddy Ricch's out-of-nowhere sing-rap smash "The Box" -- known to some of us as the ee-urr song -- hit
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2020 - 1:25 pm

The Weeknd Scores Fourth #1 Album, Shares Three New Bonus Tracks

Right now, for understandable reasons, a lot of big stars are pushing back their album releases in the face of the coronavirus crisis. But the…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2020 - 9:04 am
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