Top 10 Songs of 2018

The Top 60 Songs of 2018

The year is almost over, and I still loathe lists. In fact, I sat down to do this about seven times and simply couldn't do it. So...I won't. And you can't make me! Instead, I'm choosing to take you through a very cool, urban and interesting journey through my favorite songs of the year in no real…


The Rita Ora Album, Ashley Tisdale's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Performance & The Return of Aliana Lohan

...It's been a while. (REFERENCE.) I hope everyone had a lovely and peaceful, turkey-or-alternate-protein-source-filled Thanksgiving break, primarily spent binging It's Britney, Bitch!, the new podcast for stans, by stans, celebrating 20 years of the Living Legend, Miss Britney Jean Spears,…


Rita Ora Let You Love Me

Rita Ora Stays Doing Pop Well With 'Let You Love Me'

Ritabots, assemble: Rita Ora, who is so powerful she invented her own day to drop her sophomore studio album Phoenix (#November232), has done it yet again. It, of course, being supplying a perfectly great pop song. "Let You Love Me," Rita's latest hook-heavy ode to self-sabotage released on Friday…


Rita Ora Liam Payne For You Fifty Shades Freed

'For You': Rita Ora Whips Up 'Fifty Shades' of Solid Pop With Liam Payne

Her name is Rita. She'll be your mistress tonight. It's become clear that Miss Ora is boldly carrying forward the torch of pop into the New Year, from "Your Song" to "Lonely Together" to, of course, "Anywhere," the distant second cousin to Carly Rae Jepsen's "Run Away With Me." (And let us never…


The Top Songs of 2017 MuuMuse

The Top 20 Songs of 2017

Surprise: I'm breaking with tradition. As opposed to doing a complete Top 100 Singles list as I've done for the past almost-decade or so (today is the ten year anniversary of MuuMuse, by the way), I've decided to take a different approach. Not because there aren't more than enough good songs out…


Rita Ora

Look, Rita Ora's 'Anywhere' Deserves Our Respect

Rita Sahatçiu Ora, the Albanian singer-actress-athleisure model whom you and I know best for appearing in Madonna's "Bitch I'm Madonna" video, her legitimately incredible "I Will Never Let You Down" with ex Calvin Harris and the Sia-penned "Radioactive," and her 90-second cameo in Fifty Shades of…


"Doing It": Charli XCX Enlists Rita Ora For A Strangely Unnecessary Feature

"Doing It" is, undoubtedly, one of the standouts from Charli XCX's rowdy 'n raucous sophomore record, Sucker. Within an album largely full of pop radio-friendly, middle fingers-aloft punk 'tude, the lush tune plays like a loving, shimmering homage to '80's synth-pop. As a result, Charli's made the…


Rita Ora Premiered Some New Songs At The Box In NYC Last Night, And Here They Are

Rita Ora has a new album coming out later this year, and to prove that fact, she hit the stage at The Box downtown in Manhattan last night to preview some of the songs from the new record. Right now, it's all about Rita's euphoric lead single "I Will Never Let You Down," a bouncy spring-into-summer…


Rita Ora - "How We Do (Party)" (Video Premiere)

Behold: The video premiere of Rita Ora's debut US single, "How We Do (Party)"! It's fitting, then, that the video for "How We Do (Party)" is one big party (and bullshit): Dancing! Laughing! Shenanigans! Quickly however, the song and video all congeal into one messy mega-mix of Katy Perry's "Last…


Introduucing...Rita Ora!

Sounds like: Rihanna, Jessie J Genre: Pop, Dub-pop Prepare for the rise of Rita Ora. After catching the eye and ear of an A&R in London, the 21-year-old Kosovo-born, U.K.-bred songstress was introduced to Jay-Z in New York and soon signed to Roc Nation (Rihanna style!) back in 2009. Since then,…