Watch Harry Styles Host SNL, Debut “Watermelon Sugar”

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Former One Directioner Harry Styles is releasing his sophomore solo album, Fine Line, next month. Last night, he pulled double duty as both host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live. His opening monologue was about how serious he is as a performer. More »

Luke Combs, King Of The Country Music Average Joes

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Luke CombsThe thing Luke Combs wants you to know about him is that he’s extremely normal, regular, average. Combs, one of the biggest things going in country music right now, just released an album called What You See Is What You Get. He’s a burly, bearded North Carolina native who removes his ballcap about as often … More »

Harry Styles Announces 2020 Tour Dates, Jenny Lewis Opening US & Canadian Leg

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Harry StylesHarry Styles, the former One Direction member turned acid-dropping, sexually liberated nu-hippie pop star, is releasing his new album Fine Line in December. Its lead single, “Lights Up,” is one of my favorite pop songs of the year. Ahead of pulling double duty as host and musical guest on SNL this … More »

The One-Hit Wonders Of The 2010s

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One-Hit WondersWhat constitutes a one-hit wonder? It seems like it should be cut and dry, but the designation can be pretty arbitrary, with gut feelings often trumping objective data. The “one-hit wonder” label can sometimes befall an artist with a robust catalog, whose fans will inevitably insist their fave does not deserve to be categorized as … More »

Harry Styles Will Be SNL’s Host & Musical Guest 11/16

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Harry-StylesIn recent years, Saturday Night Live has been booking more and more pop stars to do double duty on the show, hosting and doing musical-guest duties in the same week. This coming Saturday, Chance The Rapper will be both host and musical guest on the show; it’s his second time pulling that stunt … More »

SuperM, Summer Walker, And The Eternal Struggle To Measure Music’s Popularity

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SuperMSuperM are objectively a big deal. The seven-man ensemble brings together members of several prominent K-pop groups: EXO’s Baekhyun and Kai, NCT 127’s Taeyong and Mark, WayV’s Lucas and Ten, and SHINee’s Taemin. That makes them a supergroup, and they flexed their commercial superpowers this week by landing their debut EP SuperM: The 1st Mini … More »

New Music Friday: pop loses the plot, E^st comes up trumps

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Harry Styles – “Lights Up” Video

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Two years ago, Harry Styles kicked off his solo career away from One Direction with his debut album, where he started his effort to morph himself into something akin to a modern rock star. A couple days ago, billboards started to pop up in London and New York with the phrase “DO YOU … More »

Look Out America, Here Comes Lewis Capaldi

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Lewis Capaldi“I was getting kinda used to being someone you loved.” The sentence is simple; the sentiment is deep. Lewis Capaldi howls these words at the peak of his breakthrough hit, his coarse, hearty vocals lending gravitas to the maudlin piano figure at the song’s spine. “Someone You Loved” is a ballad about the pain of … More »

Who Should Play Elvis In Baz Luhrmann’s Biopic?

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Elvis-PresleyAfter Bohemian Rhapsody made a vast pile of money last year, we are about to experience a boom in biopics about iconic musicians. And it would be tough to think of too many musicians more iconic than Elvis Presley. According to The Hollywood Reporter, there’s an Elvis biopic in the works. Moulin Rouge/The … More »