Sam Smith Love Goes Diamonds

Sam Smith Announces New Album 'Love Goes' & Dances Their 'Diamonds' Away

Sam Smith is absolutely on a roll. Although their plans for a studio album called To Die For were quickly scrapped earlier in 2020 due to...well, the obvious, the 28-year-old singer has managed to go from strength to strength with each and every sad, defiant banger of a release throughout this…


Melanie C Nadia Rose Fearless

'Fearless': Melanie C & Nadia Rose's Midtempo Girl Power Moment

Melanie C is currently making some of the best music of her solo career. From the self-reflective "Who I Am" to "Blame It On Me" and "In & Out of Love," our beloved Sporty Spice is supplying smash after smash of sturdy, encouraging pop - and the trend only continues on Wednesday (September 16)…


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…


mxmtoon carly rae jepsen ok on your own

mxmtoon & Carly Rae Jepsen Know You'll Be 'ok on your own'

It's not you, it's mxmtoon. And Carly Rae Jepsen. Actually, it's no one's fault. And honestly, either way, you're going to be okay on your own. The 20-year-old ukelele-playing, TikTok-dominating indie singer-songwriter-podcaster and the 34-year-old E•MO•TION-al pop crooner have teamed up for a…


Dagny It's Only a Heartbreak

'It's Only a Heartbreak': Dagny Bounces Her Way Through a Breakup

Dagny delivers consistently good pop. True to the track record of Scandinavia as a whole, the Norwegian singer-songwriter's provided buoyant, euphoric synth-pop earworms for the past few years now. Certifiable Bops™, if you will. And, for the Katy Perry Smile enthusiasts, you'll recognize her work…


CLC Helicopter

CLC Take Flight in Their 'Helicopter'

CL comeback? Maybe, hopefully. CLC comeback? Look up in the sky. One year after the release of their last single ("Devil") and mini-album (No.1), the ladies of CLC are officially back with a fierce burst of electro-empowerment: "Helicopter," a rallying cry of encouragement from seven Girls On Top.…


Disclosure Kehlani Syd Birthday

Disclosure, Syd & Kehlani Want to Call You on Your 'Birthday.' Is That Okay?

"Can I call you on your birthday? Just to make sure that you're okay?" The reliably great duo known as Disclosure is dropping a new album called Energy on Friday (August 28), and like their past records, the track listing features an enviable array of superstars, from Kelis to Common. Just ahead…


Mariah Carey The Rarities

Mariah Carey & Ms. Lauryn Hill Are Just in Time to 'Save the Day'

"It's too divided, too deep to understand / But if we don't do it, tell me, who will?" For an Elusive Chanteuse, Mariah Carey sure has made herself incredibly visible in 2020, just making the most of life (it's like that, y'all) amid the pandemic. She's also making the most of the Lambily's…


BoA Gallant Only One

Gallant Covers BoA's 'Only One' for Her 20th Anniversary

The Our Beloved BoA festivities continue – and this time, we’re going international. As part of SM Entertainment‘s continued celebration of the Queen of K-Pop™ and her two boundary-breaking decades in the music industry this month – did you see their newly launched,…


Minelli & Inna's 'Discoteka': A Song of the Summer in a Parallel Universe

  Before this year, a bilingual club banger from two Romanian pop goddesses about dancing like in Jamaica and being the life of the party wouldn’t sound nearly so at odds with the current cultural mood. But at a time where (some of us, at least) are socially distancing for the next…um,…


Miley Cyrus Midnight Sky

'Midnight Sky': Miley Cyrus Was Born to Run

"I don't need to be loved by you." She was coming...until she wasn't. Miley Cyrus is just rolling with the punches like the rest of us: that includes her Malibu home burning down in the California fires, a highly publicized divorce with Liam Hemsworth, an equally highly publicized, fleeting…


Kylie Minogue Say Something Acoustic

Kylie Minogue Gives 'Say Something' an Acoustic Makeover

“Say Something,” Kylie Minogue‘s grand return mid-pandemic, appropriately (and accidentally!) encapsulates the socially distanced uncertainty and sadness of the present moment. It makes perfect sense, then, that a more isolated rendition was in order. Our Mighty Aphrodite…