The HBO drama’s finale hinted at a dark, meta message.
Turning the hit musical into a pop album highlights the romance of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s songs.
The singer’s first post-breakout album is even slicker and more ’80s-indebted than his last—though also strangely conflicted.
The political message came second to the humor of Arlo Guthrie’s improbable 1967 holiday hit.
Is it just a coincidence that the No. 1 song in the country owes its popularity to people hitting pause on history?
Depending on your mood and worldview, this video from Jim James of My Morning Jacket—featuring heavily symbolic butterflies, a heartfelt…
Anxiety, grief, and disunity get an airing—and a small antidote—on the hip-hop act’s remarkable final album.
Political science suggests the celebrities who supported Hillary Clinton appealed to her base but also emphasized wider divides.
The late singer’s unflinching worldview resonates especially in the week of his death.
Pro-Democrat musicians have moved on from social media and fundraising to do what they do best: entertain.
Kelly Clarkson’s “It’s Quiet Uptown” and The Roots’ “My Shot” bask in schmaltz, and there’s nothing wrong with that.
The superstar joined with the Dixie Chicks at the Country Music Awards to cross not only a musical divide but a racial one.
The FX series’ season finale underlined the depths of Earn’s desperation—and gave some hope that his efforts might pay off.
Why the Chainsmokers’ “Closer” has spent 11 weeks at No. 1
The Halloweentime portmanteau has been serving its campy purpose for more than a century.
The FX series’ sixth season is staging mockumentaries within mockumentaries in its exploration of reality, perception, and gore.
Ten years after Amy Winehouse’s breakthrough release, the singer’s powerfully self-critical point of view stands alone.
By ridiculing Kid Cudi’s substance use and depression, he proves how much guts his rival had in fighting stigmas.
Tom Hanks’s Doug has a lot in common with “Black Jeopardy” contestants—except, of course, for politics.
Her “personal” comeback album uses retro references in songs that don’t quite communicate what makes her special.