Ten Years On, ‘Blackout’ Is Britney Spears’ Greatest Album to Date
A track-by-track rundown of her fifth and most 'I love sex!!' record, in all of its culturally emblematic glory.
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Riding the Wave on a Day Out with Khalid
We ran around London with the 'American Teen' creator, trying to keep up with his optimism and energy.
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Why Not Even Taylor Swift Can Exist in a Political Vacuum
To stay silent, or just self-promote, is to be deafeningly noticeable at a time when global politics have turned upside-down.
When Will Awful, Downbeat Covers of Songs Stop Outperforming the Originals?
Calum Scott’s dismal take on Robyn’s “Dancing On My Own” is a stark reminder of the chart-dominating power of a bland man sounding sad on a piano.
Criticizing Taylor Swift Isn't About Negativity Towards Successful Women, It’s About Vindication
Kim Kardashian’s big reveal doesn’t "character assassinate" anyone; it liberates Kanye from the vilification that Taylor Swift has launched her career off.
Why Celebrities Fake Relationships to Help Their Careers
Hiddleswift is the latest in a long line of relationships that have been accused of being about something other than true love.
I Went on a First Date with Zara Larsson, the 18-Year-Old Pop Star Who's Already Triple Platinum
She began her career at the age of 10, went viral last year for taking a picture of herself stretching a condom over her leg, and is now making the most perfect pop music on her road to superstardom.
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An Interview with Ciara About Growing Up, Janet Jackson, and Why Love Is All About Timing
"I think men are very simple. We are way more complicated beings, as females."
Tinashe on Making Music, Breaking into the Boys' Club, and Touring With Justin Bieber
The rising R&B star talks detention, the first time she got drunk and life in a girl band in this Noisey Shoot.