TRI.BE Leviosa Kiss

TRI.BE Make Magic With 'LEVIOSA' (Interview)

Meet TRI.BE. That stands for "tri" - as in triangle, the most perfect shape (their shape favoritism, not mine!) and “being," And when you add that all up, it leads to their slogan: “We are perfect as we are.” We love a confident septet of all-singing, all-dancing superstars, don't we? The seven…


Karen Harding Interview

House, Heartbreak & Happiness With Karen Harding (Interview)

Karen Harding knows a thing or two about keeping it moving. The UK singer-songwriter's supplied her emotive vocals on dozens of club cuts over the past near decade, ever since surging into the Top 10 of the UK Singles Chart with her MNEK-produced debut "Say Something" in 2014. She's gone on to…


Sunmi Interview

Sunmi Reflects on "Heart Burn," Korean Myths & Summer Love (Interview)

Warning: Sunmi is officially too hot to handle. Following the release of "Oh Sorry Ya" as part of Spotify's EQUAL initiative in celebration of International Women's Day, our faithful Heroine of K-Pop returned to provide a scorching summer single at the tail-end of last month, called "Heart Burn."…


BUGABOO POP

Meet bugAboo, the Rookie K-Pop Girl Group Fighting Their Fears (Interview)

"Break it out, bang it down..." There once was a talented troupe of Children of Destiny who declared: "I wanna put your number on the call block, have AOL make my email stop, 'cause you a bugaboo." One rising girl group out of South Korea is now also taking a stand against the frightful bugaboo…


Sunmi Oh Sorry Ya MuuMuse Interview

The Resilience & Reign of SUNMI (Interview)

"I wanted to show people that I can overcome anything, even if it takes some time." SUNMI debuted as a member of the Wonder Girls in 2007, a girl group that - aside from amassing a string of hits over the years - became the first Korean act ever to appear on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 with…


Tia Kofi Outside In Drag Race UK RuPaul

From the "Outside In" With Tia Kofi (Interview)

She is Tia Kofi, and she's a lovely Brown caffeinated beverage. Drink it up! While her sisters might have (rudely) dubbed her "Baroness Basic" on her critically hailed second season of RuPaul's Drag Race UK, the 30-year-old Essex-born drag superstar took the competition by storm with her quick…


How Studio Killers' "Jenny" Became a Queer TikTok Hit (Interview)

You just never know when your nearly decade-old Finnish summer smash could go viral again. That's exactly what happened to Studio Killers, the Finnish-Danish-British animated virtual band who debuted on the scene with their fantastic self-titled record in 2013, including smashes like "Ode to the…


RAYE Interview

RAYE & Her 'Euphoric Sad Songs' Are Ready for Superstardom (Interview)

"I've got big dreams, big goals, and I've only just begun." RAYE's got a plan - plenty, in fact. At only 23 years old, the British singer-songwriter's already dominated the dance floor for at least the past four years, supplying her intoxicating voice on huge hit productions like "By Your Side"…


Agnes MuuMuse Interview

Catching Up & Crossing My Fingers With Agnes (Interview)

The last time I had a chance to speak to Agnes Thee Carlsson, known simply as Agnes, was back in 2010 at Soho House in Manhattan, at the stateside release party for her already international hit, "Release Me." I was still so young and dumb then. Now I'm just less young. Ten years later, we've…


Slayyyter Mine BFF Alone

Slayyyter Wants to Be the Next Main Pop Girl

She stans Heidi Montag and Courtney Stodden. She posts flirty Photo Booth pics from her bedroom. She grew up on Britney Spears and Lady Gaga, and swears she could sub in for any dancer on Beyoncé 's I Am... World Tour. Her name is Slayyyter, and she's ready to dominate the planet. Or, least, get…


Taemin Move

Making Taemin 'Move': An Interview With Songwriter Curtis Richa

Yes, there's a dude doing the Super Bowl next year who claims he's responsible, but in fact, Taemin is the one who's actually bringing sexy back. The 24-year-old member of SHINee, the five-member South Korean boy band still going strong since their 2008 debut, broke out for the second time on his…


Nadine Coyle Go To Work

Nadine Coyle Is Back to Work Again, But She Just Wants to Have Fun (Interview)

At long last, Nadine Coyle is ready to bare her soul. Err, just kidding: she doesn't want to talk. She just wants to dance. As one-fifth of Girls Aloud, the biggest selling girl group of the 21st century, the Irish powerhouse vocalist knows a thing or two about putting in work. She's been doing…