Michael Cragg

Music

meet the new uk girlbands

Forget the Spice Girls, this is the next generation of British popstars.
Michael Cragg
1.28.19
Music

the sixty best madonna songs

the definitive list of her madgesty's greatest album tracks
Michael Cragg
8.9.18
Music

the story behind brilliant 90s banger 'naked'

Following the release of an unsuccessful second solo single, young popstar Louise Nurding needed a new direction. This is how 'Naked' happened.
Michael Cragg
7.31.18
Music

the story behind... moloko's sing it back

According to the woman behind it, Róisín Murphy.
Michael Cragg
7.4.18
News

the michael jackson: on the wall exhibition explores the musician's legacy

The blockbuster show opens at the National Portrait Gallery today.
Michael Cragg
6.27.18
Music

anitta grew up in a favela and became brazil’s biggest pop superstar

She has 28.5 million followers on Instagram. Rita Ora, Drake and Camila Cabello are fans. Get to know Brazil’s biggest pop export.
Michael Cragg
5.31.18
Music

daphne and celeste are back… again

Ooh stick you, your mama too, and your daddy.
Michael Cragg
3.14.18
Music

everything björk’s utopia will make you feel, think and do - track by track

Spoiler: It’s really fucking lovely.
Michael Cragg
11.23.17

fifteen minutes with... rae morris

Where we ask pop music commentator Michael Cragg to ring people for fifteen minutes and no seconds. Today it’s the turn of the very good Rae Morris, Blackpool’s number two popstar and the singer behind the year’s best single, Do It.
Michael Cragg
11.8.17
POP

møving on up: the rise of danish superstar mø

You know MØ, she of gargantuan bangers, Lean On and Cold Water. She’s literally done a Bey and dropped us a brand new EP to wrap our ears around. We caught up with her for ten to get the lowdown.
Michael Cragg
10.26.17
15 MINUTES

fifteen minutes with... paloma faith

Where we ask pop music commentator Michael Cragg to ring people for fifteen minutes and no seconds. First up, it’s lovely London lady Paloma Faith, who just had a baby and is about to release her first album in three years, The Architect.
Michael Cragg
9.21.17
pop music

in music release jargon it’s ‘q4’ but what does this mean for your ears?

It’s the final quarter of the year -- time for all the big pop bangers to appear.
Michael Cragg
9.8.17
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