Halsey Is Her Generation’s Most Successful Pop Chameleon

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HalseyFrom the Beatles to Bowie to Madonna, metamorphosis has been an assumed component of pop stardom for decades, and the ability to transcend easy categorization has often been key to such artists’ success. So at a time when the speed of life is accelerating at an alarming rate, in a society where breaking down binaries … More »

More Grammys 2020 Performers Announced: ROSALÍA, Tyler, The Creator, Aerosmith With Run-D.M.C. & Charlie Wilson

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RosaliaThe Grammys are creeping up on us quite quickly. Thanks to the Oscars moving up their broadcast to 2/9 and the Super Bowl going down 2/2, Music’s Biggest Night™ will be 1/26 at the Staples Center in LA. That’s only 11 days away, so the performer schedule is filling up. More »

Selena Gomez’s Rare Was Worth The Wait

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Selena GomezRare is an accurate title for a Selena Gomez album. Gomez, the former Disney Channel teen actress turned pop superstar and tabloid fixation, is part of the class of big-time pop singers who haven’t released a full-length project since the middle of last decade — a group that includes Adele, Rihanna, and her former boyfriends … More »

Watch Taylor Swift Sing The Names Of All The States On The Voice

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Taylor-Swift-on-The-VoiceIn 1961, a songwriter named Ray Charles — not the famous Ray Charles, a different Ray Charles — wrote a kids’ novelty song called “Fifty Nifty United States” for the weekly variety show Perry Como’s Kraft Music Hall. The song includes the names of all 50 states, sort of tunelessly jammed together into … More »

Tones And I Is Turning The World Into “Dance Monkey” Junkies

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Tones And IThis year has already given us one Kevin Garnett “ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!” viral triumph by the name of Lil Nas X. You probably know that story by heart: A savvy young meme-maker who may or may not have built his online following by running a Nicki Minaj fan account heavily promotes his country-rap … More »

Watch Post Malone, Pistol Annies, & More Perform On Elvis All-Star Tribute TV Special

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Last night, NBC aired the Elvis All-Star Tribute show, during which a bunch of country musicians and some mainstream artists honored Elvis Presley by, in part, recreating the 1968 television special that served as his comeback. The program was hosted by Blake Shelton and featured performances from Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Lopez, Ed Sheeran, John Legend, … More »

Predicting The 2019 Grammy Winners

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Post MaloneIt’s that time of year again: the time when we as a culture must reckon with the insane/mundane prestige-populist fever dream that is Grammy logic. More »