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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
billie eilish proves 15 is the best age to write about heartbreak
The precocious singer talks about why she loves writing sad pop lyrics.
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
when pop stars paint their faces, what on earth are they trying to say?
Face painting: the provenance of toddlers and global superstars.
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."
premiere: lily mcqueen throws an 80s prom in her dreamy new music video
The pop singer calls Disney soundtracks her biggest musical inspirations.
5 pop stars who appropriated hip-hop culture
Miley Cyrus is not the only pop star guilty of the crime.
2016, the year that pop got odd
Has this year been the weirdest yet for pop music?