Billie Eilish, Chance The Rapper, Green Day, & Cardi B Did Jimmy Kimmel’s Latest ‘Mean Tweets’

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Green-Day-on-Mean-TweetsOne of our finer recurring late-night comedy bits is Mean Tweets, the Jimmy Kimmel Live series in which cameras capture celebrities’ reactions as they read less-than-flattering comments about themselves from the Twitter masses. This thing is still funny, even though the participating stars now often come off like they’re trying very … 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 »

Lizzo – “Good As Hell (Remix)” (Feat. Ariana Grande)

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While Lizzo has been battling plagiarism accusations left and right, she continues to dominate the top of the charts. “Truth Hurts” recently notched its seventh non-consecutive week at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and it looks like the pop musician is already teeing up another massive single. “Good As Hell,” … More »

All Hail King Princess

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King Princess - Cheap QueenKing Princess really is royalty of a sort. Mikaela Mullaney Straus, the 20-year-old upstart who’ll release her debut album Cheap Queen tomorrow, is the daughter of Oliver H. Straus Jr., owner of Brooklyn’s Mission Sound Recording. Like many artists who find their way to fame before exiting their teenage years, she was born … More »

Lizzo Awards “Truth Hurts” Songwriting Credit To Tweet Author Mina Lioness, Not The Men Suing Her

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LizzoLizzo was supposed to break big this year with “Juice” or “Tempo” or one of the myriad bangers on her first major-label LP, Cuz I Love You. Instead, perhaps propelled by its inclusion in the Netflix movie Someone Great, her 2017 single “Truth Hurts” caught fire, was belatedly added to Cuz I Love … More »

Now CeCe Peniston Has Accused Lizzo Of Copyright Infringement

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CeCe PenistonThis week, producers Justin and Jeremiah Raisen accused Lizzo of plagiarizing the oft-memed “I just took a DNA test, turns out I’m 100% that bitch” line from her song “Truth Hurts.” And now she’s just been hit with another accusation of copyright infringement — for her other big hit. More »

Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts” Hit With Plagiarism Claim From Producer Justin Raisen

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Lizzo has been accused of plagiarizing the “I just took a DNA test, turns out I’m 100% that bitch” line from her hit single “Truth Hurts,” which recently spent six weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart despite being released back in 2017. The first accusation of plagiarism came in February … More »

The Revolving Door Between Country And Pop Keeps On Spinning

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Marshmello & Kane BrownPress play on the year’s biggest country album and you might wonder if you’re listening to a country album at all. Thomas Rhett’s Center Point Road is the genre’s only release to hit #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart this year and enjoyed the biggest debut streaming week ever for a country album, with … 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 »

Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Lizzo, BTS Announced For Jingle Ball Tour

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Lizzo, Taylor Swift, Billie EilishTaylor Swift, Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and BTS are set to perform on the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour this holiday season. More »