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Avex Is Trying to Find the Pop to Push Through the Pandemic

Avex is hurting. The Max Matsuura-helmed Japanese entertainment company, as with many companies across the globe, is reportedly struggling to adapt to the New Normal™ and stay afloat amid the pandemic. According to the latest news, the company recently asked 100 employees over the age of 40 to…


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"…


Mariah Carey Christmas

It's Time to Get Mariah Carey Her 20th No. 1 Hit

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mariah Carey (@mariahcarey) Do you hear that, darling? Just off in the distance? It's the sound of Mariah Carey coming to save Christmas. 2020 has been kind to approximately no one, but if there's anyone with…


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CL Announces Her Long-Awaited Debut & Performs on 'The Late Late Show'

CL is well and truly back once and for all, and she's such a damn (5) star. After providing a small taste of what was to come with "Post Up" in September, the 29-year-old 2NE1 superstar and forever The Baddest Female™ is really, truly, honestly making a comeback - this time with not one, but two…


Dua Lipa Studio 2054

Dua Lipa Announces the Studio 2054 Live Experience

Dua Lipa is ready to take it back to the clubs, even if...well, you already know. After unexpectedly kicking off the lockdown (the first time around, anyway) with her dance floor escape Future Nostalgia in March, which is still one of the year's best albums, Dua's continued to dua it well in spite…


Grimes Endel AI Lullaby

Grimes Wants to Put You to Sleep With AI

Grimes is here to sing us all a sweet lullaby. The Miss Anthropocene punk-pixie-cyborg has kept relatively off the grid in recent months ever since the arrival of her human (?) baby, but she's quietly been working on something healing and innovative for the greater good of the world in the…


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Miley & Noah Cyrus Release Their 'I Got So High That I Saw Jesus' Duet

Miley Cyrus is having quite a moment - some might even say it's shaping up to be her best era yet. And while, yes, the newly named Plastic Hearts era has largely been dominated by covers (and the amazing "Midnight Sky"!), they're still damn good. That includes her most recent duet during her most…


Robyn Honey

Robyn Remembers 'Honey' Two Years Later With a Remix

Kindness · Chic It Immediately Robyn is reminiscing about less socially distanced days. The Swedish Queen of Pop™ marked the two year anniversary of her sad, sweetly resilient record Honey - still a triumph! - with a message to fans on Monday (October 26), as well as a very groovy remix, which…


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SM Entertainment to Debut Aespa, Their First Girl Group in Six Years

View this post on Instagram A post shared by SM Entertainment Group (@smtown) on Oct 25, 2020 at 9:05am PDT Aespa is coming. SM Entertainment, the legendary home of BoA, Girls' Generation and EXO among many other acts over the years, is preparing for the…


Miley Cyrus Plastic Hearts

'Plastic Hearts': Miley Cyrus Announces Her Seventh Studio Album

She Is Coming, after all. While making a strong case for this present musical moment to be declared her best era to date with a string of sensational live covers and, of course, the incredible "Midnight Sky," Miley Cyrus is finally formally announcing the album in support of said era - and it's…


Kylie Minogue Infinite Disco

Kylie Minogue Is Bringing Her 'Infinite Disco' to the World

Kylie Minogue longs for each and every one of us to be as one again, but that's not exactly possible at the moment. In the meantime, she's found a way to go spinning around (virtually) and sprinkle her "Magic" across the globe with Infinite Disco, a performance spectacular set to stream worldwide…


Miley Cyrus Covers 2020

Miley Cyrus Is Undeniably Having Her Best Era So Far

Miley Cyrus is having a stellar year in spite of everything. In fact, she's in the middle of her best era yet. Granted, she's almost exclusively sung covers thus far throughout this latest musical moment - unless we're counting last summer's empowering "Mother's Daughter" and the She Is Coming EP,…