Her ninth album, Glory, puts pop’s sex obsession in a new, fluffier context.
Both—and the confusion over Frank Ocean’s album title is sign of a wider rebellion from the artist-against-music-industry conventions.
The singer’s album is not the one that’s been promised, but there’s plenty to dig into nonetheless.
Her bizarre description of Aboriginal Australians emerged shortly after Vanessa Beecroft’s bizarre statements about black people.
For his last summer in office, the president delivers a more eclectic, more interesting, and more seductive set of musical selections.
Chance the Rapper, Sia, and others bring their inspirational A-Games.
After To Kill a Mockingbird, readers didn’t demand more from its author. For fans of the musician behind Channel Orange, it’s a different story.
“Faint of Heart” and “BWU” put some familiar tropes in an untraditional context.
Whatever he ends up building on his streaming video, he’s also asking for patience—and attention to the tactile.
Sia’s new No. 1 hit is the song of the summer the world needs.
John Oliver enlists Usher, Sheryl Crow, Michael Bolton and others to shame candidates who don’t get permission for music.
Third Eye Blind lectures the crowd not to ignore pro-gay lyrics.
What it means that the Republican nominee brought Queen’s “We Are the Champions” into the political arena
New music from both singers dropped unexpectedly on Thursday night.
Jay Z releases a remarkable confession of psychic pain, while lesser-known rappers imagine radical action.
The Showtime documentary about Adam Goldstein argues that its subject’s musical brilliance was separate from his self-destructive tendencies.
The killing of Alton Sterling has led the biggest rapper in the world to break his silence about Black Lives Matter.
The irony and the allure of the rumors about Apple buying Tidal
The rapper has said celebrities shouldn't be disrespected, and yet here are nine minutes of naked Taylor Swift.
A look at the punk band’s cultural impact, 30 years after its last live show