Nick Levine

Anniversaries

We're Long Overdue for a Christina Aguilera Comeback

Twenty years after Xtina's first No. 1 hit, the pop diva still feels under-appreciated. Here's why you should stan.
Nick Levine
8.2.19
The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting Into Madonna, Holy Mother of Modern Pop

She's a true original with a decades-deep catalog, so ahead of the release of 'Madame X,' here's a streamlined guide to her restlessly creative and game-changing career.
Nick Levine
6.13.19
The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting Into Cher, Pop Shapeshifter

Cher has reinvented herself about a dozen times in the 55 years since "I Got U Babe." Here's where to start with her treasure trove of hits.
Nick Levine
4.24.19
Remembering Things

'Like a Prayer' Was Madonna's First Masterpiece

By the time it was released in 1989, Madonna was already a bona fide superstar. Thirty years after its release, we look back at the album that established her as a meaningful artist.
Nick Levine
3.21.19
resistance

Thousands of UK Students Skipped Class to Protest Climate Change

We were in central London on Friday, speaking to participants in the UK's first-ever Youth Strike 4 Climate protest.
Nick Levine
2.15.19
The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting into the B-52s, Pop's Most Surprising Party Starters

Their uncanny mix of surf guitar riffs, funk-influenced rhythms, quirky vocal tics, and stream-of-consciousness lyrics goes far beyond "Love Shack."
Nick Levine
1.30.19
PROFILES

But Seriously, Who Is Rita Ora?

TV host; tabloid fodder; singer once trapped in a Roc Nation contract—she talks about it all.
Nick Levine
11.9.17
the vice interview

Shania Twain Tells Us Why She Decided to Become a Pop Icon

The 90s singer talks about working at McDonald's, pulling all-nighters, and growing up poor.
Nick Levine
9.25.17
Interviews

Back to Basics With Beth Ditto

The former Gossip frontwoman's first solo LP, 'Fake Sugar,' is out Friday.
Nick Levine
6.12.17
the vice interview

We Talked to Debbie Harry About Drugs, Stalkers, and Fear

To celebrate the release of their eleventh studio album, we sat down with the Blondie singer.
Nick Levine
5.15.17
Interviews

No Bullshit, Noah Cyrus Wants You to Know the Real Her

The youngest Cyrus released her debut song just a few months back, and it's already racked up tens of millions of plays. We meet the 17-year-old singer in London.
Nick Levine
3.23.17
Interviews

A Single Vision: The Rebirth of Alpines

When major buzz conjured a major label deal, this UK duo seemed set. But when it all came crashing down, Alpines persevered, and the results are worth the tears and toil.
Nick Levine
11.23.16
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