POP

Music

alice longyu gao is a badass sailor moon princess

The DJ and performance artist premieres her new music video ‘Karma is a Witch.’
Nick Fulton
6.21.19
Music

the complicated rise of j.lo

20 years after 'On the 6,' we reflect on the influential album and her journey to fame.
Bianca Betancourt
6.5.19
Music

10 things you need to know about hazy pop superstar benee

This Kiwi rules.
Alim Kheraj
6.4.19
Music

conan gray is gen z's ascendant king of sad boy pop

With an online following in the millions and a penchant for angsty songwriting, 20-year-old Texan Conan Gray is about to make an indelible mark on the world of pop.
Douglas Greenwood
4.24.19
Music

allie x's new video is a twisted take on hollywood glamor

"Imagine walking into a department store in the early 90s, and everyone is in drag."
Ivan Guzman
8.9.18
Music

how robyn became the master of pop

After nearly a decade, Robyn is back to save us with her new solo single Missing U. It’s just further proof as to why she’s one of the world’s most important players in pop.
Alim Kheraj
8.2.18
News

watch troye and ariana party in a community center for their new video

The ‘Dance to This’ video really does make you want to dance to it.
Mitch Parker
7.20.18
Music

the dark arts of the pop charts: how music superstars sell millions when no one buys albums

As Taylor Swift’s "Reputation" sells 1.2m copies in a week — making it the biggest selling album of 2017 so far — we explore the rise of artists’ partnerships with brands, streaming deals, ticket bundles, and other magic sales tricks.
Alim Kheraj
11.22.17
Music

billie eilish proves 15 is the best age to write about heartbreak

The precocious singer talks about why she loves writing sad pop lyrics.
Georgie Wright
11.3.17
Think Pieces

why was 2000s pop such an anomaly?

Things were very different for pop stars during the cultural bubble of 2002 - 2009. What changed? And what happens for those who made their name then, but want to continue their fame now?
Anne T. Donahue
9.28.17
Think Pieces

when pop stars paint their faces, what on earth are they trying to say?

Face painting: the provenance of toddlers and global superstars.
Erica Euse
8.25.17
Music

perfume genius is the queer singer turning his fetishes into pop

Ahead of his sold out London show at Heaven, i-D caught up with Mike Hadreas to talk about new album "No Shape," calling on spirits and running away from "evil Trump babies."
Charlotte Gush
6.8.17
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