After an aspiring pop star confessed to lying about her gender to get into a boy band, people are now calling her the modern-day Mulan.
Chinese state media have called for stronger measures to crack down on underage entertainment stars.
From the Beatles and KISS to Nicki Minaj and Billie Eilish, reactionaries have been freaking out about the devil in pop culture for decades.
The former As Tall As Lions frontman talks Olivia Rodrigo's record-breaking hit and how being in a band informed his pop songwriting.
How does one exist as a Black pop musician when pop is predicated on whiteness?
Characterised by stretching vowel sounds way beyond what is necessary, the last decade has given us a bounty of "cursive singers", AKA vocalists doing the most.
The secret to his domination—and, increasingly, the homogenization of pop—is his one-size-fits-all approach to genre.
Our Weekly Review calls a roundtable on the singer's new disco-inflected single “Don’t Start Now.” Where does this latest direction place her?
In the first of our Weekly Review series, we survey the ex-Chairlift singer's alt-pop vision. Get ready to cry on the dance floor (or at home).