Grace Medford

Remembering Things

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.
Niloufar Haidari
Grace Medford
Alim Kheraj
Yusuf Tamanna
Emma Garland and Lauren O'Neill
10.25.17
Interviews

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.
Grace Medford
7.7.17
Views My Own

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.
Grace Medford
1.31.17
Op-Eds

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.
Grace Medford
8.16.16
Op-Eds

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.
Grace Medford
7.20.16
Stuff

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.
Grace Medford
7.11.16
First Dates

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.
Grace Medford
4.12.16
The Noisey Guide to

From Punching Michael Cera to Taking Journos Hostage: It's Rihanna’s Most Rihanna Moments

Celebrating BadGalRiRi.
Grace Medford
9.23.15
Interview

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."
Grace Medford
7.29.15
Features

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.
Grace Medford
11.29.14