Miley Cyrus Dua Lipa Prisoner

"Prisoner": Miley Cyrus & Dua Lipa Wreak Sapphic Havoc

Miley Cyrus is currently in the middle of her best moment. So is Dua Lipa. It only makes sense, then, that the two would eventually find their way into each other's respective universes - and all up in each other's arms and faces, at that. "Prisoner" is the long-awaited follow-up to "Midnight…


Marina Man's World

Marina Is Back & Wants Out of This "Man's World"

"Don't underestimate the making of life / The planet has a funny way of stopping a fight." Marina, the Artist Formerly Known as Marina + The Diamonds, has returned to the mess that's America (well, and much of the rest of the world) once more. One year after Love + Fear, the "Bubblegum Bitch"…


Annie Streets Where I Belong Video

"The Streets Where I Belong": Annie Captures the Feeling of Moving Back Home

"I let the music take me home to the streets where I belong." Hey Annie, well...look at you. It's been 16 years since the Norwegian crooner first burst onto the scene with 2004's critically hailed Anniemal, chock full of instant classics like "Heartbeat," "Me Plus One" and, of course, "Chewing…


Medina In and Out Of Love

Medina, Danish Queen of Pop, Returns With "In and Out of Love"

Welcome (back) to Medina. For those of you less versed in the movers and shakers of Danish pop, the legendary Medina Danielle Oona Valbak is one of the reliable heavy-hitters on the scene for over a decade now, including 2008's Danish No. 1 "Kun for mig," which later became her English-language…


Vera Blue Lie to Me

'Lie to Me': Vera Blue Dives Into New Pop Depths

The Voice, in the United States at least, doesn't quite have a track record for producing pop superstars, but Vera Blue is proving to be quite the exception to the rule. Having placed in the Top 3 of Season 2 of The Voice Australia in 2013 (then known as Celia Pavey, mentored by the legendary…


Lucia & The Best Boys Perfectly Untrue

Lucia & the Best Boys' 'Perfectly Untrue' Is Perfect, Truly

"Fridays used to be for you." Sometimes a song just hits right from the very first line. Lucia & the Best Boys' "Perfectly Untrue" is one of those songs. The Glasgow-based band is a relatively new discovery for me (as of this weekend, in fact), but a brief dive into their back catalog proves I'll…


Sia David Guetta Let's Love

'Let's Love': Sia & David Guetta Reunite to Reassure Us, '80s Style

Sia and David Guetta go together like peanut butter and jelly, wine and cheese, Christina Aguilera and a tube of Blu-Red LipSense - whenever they pair up, magic happens. Nearly a decade after teaming up on their ginormous smash "Titanium," and almost a dozen collaborations ever since, including…


Steps What the Future Holds

'What the Future Holds': STEPS Tackle the Present Moment & Go Beyond

What the future holds? I mean, your guess is as good as mine...and Lisa Scott-Lee's. We all love to talk a good game about who will Save Pop™ (not that it ever needs saving), but when it comes to stepping in (eh heh), grabbing hold of our hands and hearts, and distracting us from the daily horrors…


Lola Indigo Denise Rosenthal Danna Paola Santeria

'Santería': Lola Índigo, Danna Paola & Denise Rosenthal Take Over the Globe

Sisters are doing it for themselves in 2020, and we're all truly so lucky to be experiencing this ongoing pop culture moment of powerful women teaming up and taking over in the middle of such an otherwise bleak cultural landscape. From Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga's "Rain on Me" to Megan Thee…


GRACEY Like That

GRACEY's Got It 'Like That'

"There's something 'bout you got me changing my mind like that..." GRACEY might have had a delayed debut this year, but she's absolutely on the right track. The 22-year-old Brighton singer already notched her first Top 10 UK hit in the form of disillusioned dance floor banger “Don’t Need Love"…


Aluna Envious

Aluna Is Going Solo & Getting 'Envious'

Aluna, of AlunaGeorge, is having a solo moment. The 32-year-old singer-songwriter, and one-half of the electronic duo that’s given us everything from “You Know You Like It” (which went massively popular with DJ Snake years later) to “White Noise” with Disclosure to…


Fredrik Etoall Agnes Fingers Crossed

Agnes Has Her 'Fingers Crossed' on the Dance Floor

“Are you that somebody? Are you?” Agnes doesn’t necessarily come around all that often, but whenever she does, she never gets it wrong. Ever. In fact, the “Release Me” Swedish Idol – literally, she won the second season of Sweden’s Idol in 2005 –…