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The One New Album to Care About This Week: Caroline Polachek’s ‘Pang’

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).


The Sneaky Ways 'X Factor' Producers Manipulate Us

Often, before a contestant even sees the judges, their life has been mined for a sellable narrative over pure talent.


Oh Shit, Diana Ross Is Playing the Glastonbury 2020 'Legends' Slot

When they say 'Legends', they mean it.


Nickelback Downloads Shot Up by 569% After President Trump's 'Photograph' Tweet

The song's recent and unexpected political appearance has caused a rise in both streams and downloads.


Pusha T's 'Succession' Remix Should Be the Show's New Theme

But does Kendall get a verse?


Professor Green Makes an Excellent Roast

We met the rapper in his south London home to talk about coming up, the emotional battles of making documentaries, selling drugs and the benefits of posting a good roast on Instagram.


Faces at the Front: Meeting Mega-Fans at a Tyler, the Creator Gig

Introducing our new series 'Faces at the Front', where we chat with the mega-fans who queue for hours to get on the barrier. This time: IGOR.


'Charli' Is Next Level Indeed – And That's a Good Thing

On her long-awaited third album, Charli XCX does pop stardom her way.


Online Abuse Made Jesy Nelson's Life a Living Hell

The Little Mix singer reflects on almost a decade in the spotlight, and the depression and anxiety that stemmed from obsessively reading comments people had written about her online.


How Musicians Re-Adjust to Public Life After Time in Prison

The headlines pass, and critics move on, but artists like Blackpool grime's Afghan Dan have to navigate life anew in the public eye.


How Diana Ross, a Pasty, and a Public Boob Pat Enshrined Lil' Kim as a Legend

Twenty years ago today and long before Instagram, Diana Ross did the original double-tap on Lil' Kim's left breast.


Lil Nas X's 'Panini' Video Shows He's Dead Set on World Domination

"Panini" is all about Lil Nas X's next phase.