New albums from Fifth Harmony and Ariana Grande take two different sonic and lyrical approaches to an age-old dichotomy.
The Canadian musician, who has collaborated with Bob Dylan, Brian Eno, and U2, on his approach to performing and making records
At the music and technology festival, artists paid tribute to the pioneering synthesizer and its creator—sometimes more in spirit than in sound.
Her patchy Billboard Awards performance is drawing the inevitable flak, but fortunately other artists will get their chances to pay homage.
Even if she doesn’t have to record with Dr. Luke anymore, his company still can do things like stop her from performing at the Billboard Awards.
The uplifting Coloring Book makes profound use of Millennial nostalgia.
Brian Wilson’s Beach Boys masterpiece paved the way for auteurs like Kanye West and anticipated the rise of the producer.
The new album from the “All About That Bass” singer is the sound of an era of pop and Internet discourse folding back in on itself.
The controversial rapper’s final (for now) racist freakout exemplifies the worst Internet behavior.
The band’s beautiful but difficult ninth album is as much sculpture as it is a song collection.
Anohni’s Hopelessness protests America’s sins by pretending to celebrate them.
The “Boycott Beyoncé” merchandise on sale at her concerts affords her a new kind of appeal.
With subtle songwriting, confessional lyrics, and deeply rooted politics, her new album recognizes the power of the body—and its limits.
The rock star, dead at 57, lived such a blazingly distinctive life as preparation for the day that has now arrived.
The legendary singer was 57.
The Harmony Korine-directed “Needed Me” has the pop star killing a man yet again.
The rocker's The Hope Six Demolition Project tours Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Washington, D.C.—and mostly finds horror.
The disagreement between Gene Simmons and N.W.A. has a few parallels with some of the larger debates of our time.
The French space-rockers burrow deeper into ’80s kitsch but understand that true corniness is eternal.
A New York judge’s dismissal of rape allegations cites statutes of limitations and other issues unrelated to Dr. Luke’s guilt or innocence.