POP

10.16.19

Watch Taylor Swift's Surprisingly Charming 'Tiny Desk' Concert

The superstar played four songs, three from her new album 'Lover' and one from 'Red.'

10.15.19

Justin Timberlake's New Music Will Lean Heavily on Black Artists, Again

The 'Man of the Woods' singer appears tired of the woods; he just announced forthcoming collaborations with SZA, Lizzo, and Meek Mill.

10.11.19

Trump Promised Not to Play Prince's Music at a Rally and Then Did It Anyway

Crowds were greeted with "Purple Rain" at a rally in Prince's home city of Minneapolis.

7.29.19

Lizzo's Tiny Desk Concert Will Bring Joy to Your Heart

The singer performed a 16-minute medley that includes "Cuz I Love You," "Truth Hurts," and "Juice."

6.20.19

Rihanna, What Do You Mean 'No More Music?'

The singer unveiled a $230 "No More Music" t-shirt at her first pop-up shop for her LVMH-endorsed Fenty label.

6.10.19

Lucky Daye Is Turning His Traumatic Religious Upbringing into Hope

The most exciting new voice in the R&B revival grew up in a Christian church that forbade him from listening to music. With his debut album, 'Painted,' he's turning his pain into song.

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6.6.19

Miley's 'Black Mirror' Episode Is Not That Bad, Come On

Sure, some critics have panned its ending. But season 5's "Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too" tells a specific, engaging story about fandom.

5.31.19

The Guide to Getting Into Elton John, Pop's Most Colourful Storyteller

A new biopic called 'Rocketman,' out this week, tells the story of the songwriter himself. Here's the music you need to know going in.

5.30.19

Diplo and Charli XCX Didn't Need to Remake 'Wannabe,' But It Rules

The Spice Girls 1996 friendship anthem was already a classic. But Diplo is going to Diplo.

5.23.19

Mark Ronson Knows He'll Never Beat 'Uptown Funk'

We met the producer ahead of the release of his new album, to talk about songwriting, L.A., his break-up, Amy Winehouse, and the highs and lows of creating an international hit.

5.16.19

Scott Devendorf Ranks the National's Stormy Rock Records

Ahead of their new album 'I Am Easy to Find,' the band's bassist reflects on their moving music, which has shown up on arena stages and in MMA movies.

5.15.19

Erika de Casier's R&B Feels Like Hitting the Club with an Old Friend

The hit-after-hit energy of her debut album 'Essentials' earns its title, which nods to classic best-of CDs.

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