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…


Nicole Scherzinger Killer Love

Her Name Is (Still) Nicole: Scherzy's 'Killer Love' Is Now Streaming

In our country's darkest hour, there could only be one Hawaii-born multihyphenate equipped for the unenviable task of convincing us to turn off the news, stop holding our breath, pack up our poison and get whisked away right there on a trip to Club Banger Nation to get a little wet (private island…


Dua Lipa Dancing Meme

Dua Lipa Is Teaching You How to Dance

"You’ll never be as good a dancer as Dua Lipa, but as she says herself, that’s no excuse not to try." Early into the Future Nostalgia campaign, Dua made it very clear in interviews that she's well aware of all the dancing memes and mockery about her debut dance moves on social media. And now, to…


Claudia Valentina

Claudia Valentina Is Your First Pop Act to Watch of 2021

Meet Claudia Valentina, the first new artist to get excited about in 2021. Granted, I'm just a few weeks late to the One to Watch™ party: the 20-year-old singer-songwriter actually dropped her self-titled 4-track debut EP back in November. In any case, it's time to play catch-up. The story behind…


Jesy Nelson Is Leaving Little Mix

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Little Mix (@littlemix) After nine years, Jesy Nelson is leaving Little Mix. It's not entirely a surprise, given that the 29-year-old singer announced she was taking an "extended break" from the group for…


Kelly Clarkson Piece By Piece

Kelly Clarkson Reveals a New Song While Reflecting on "Piece By Piece" Mid-Divorce

Aside from the rare feat of maintaining one of the most genuine, down-to-earth personalities in Hollywood, as well as commanding one of the best voices in the game, our one true American Idol Kelly Clarkson is also incredibly honest - in life, and especially so in her music. From Breakaway onward,…


Grimes Cyberpunk 2077

Grimes Made a DJ Mix for 'Cyberpunk 2077' & It's Main Pop Girl Heaven

Mommy Grimes is certainly staying busy after welcoming baby X Æ A-Xii to the world, and keeping us all fed while doing so. She tucked us all into bed back in October with her AI Lullaby, an ambient project with Endel aimed at improving sleep and wellness through lush soundscapes and AI technology.…


Rachel Stevens

Rachel Stevens Is Back (Sort of), Performs Her Solo Hits at Cabaret Show

View this post on Instagram A post shared by RachelStevens.Com (@rachelstevenscom) Taylor Swift might have just announced a second surprise album, but there's a far more pressing pop panic to be had at the moment: Rachel Fucking Stevens is back. Sort of.…


Madonna Tattoo

Madonna Just Got Her Very First Tattoo

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Madonna (@madonna) Madonna, Queen of Pop™, is far from like a virgin - but there are still at least a few things she hasn't tried yet. Or hadn't, anyway. As of Monday night (December 7), while taking a break…


Jessie Ware Save A Kiss

Jessie Ware Is Considering a 'What's Your Pleasure?' Deluxe Edition

Jessie Ware isn't ready to say farewell to her latest album just yet. And when it's one of the year's best, why should she? Six months later, the "Save a Kiss" chanteuse confessed on Monday (December 7) that she's feeling a bit nostalgic about her delightful disco record What's Your Pleasure?…


Utada Hikaru Netflix First Love

Netflix Announces 'First Love,' a Series Inspired By Hikaru Utada Songs

Hikaru Utada is no stranger to supplying key musical moments in television, movie and video game soundtracks, from the Kingdom Hearts franchise (stop asking her if she plays, she doesn't!) to Hana Yori Dango to Evangelion. And, of course, Rush Hour 2. Blow my whistle, baby! This time around,…


Hitomi Arai

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…