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troye sivan’s new album is a gentle celebration of queer sex and love

On 'Bloom' Troye Sivan explores some of the joy and darkness of being gay.
Alim Kheraj
8.31.18
Music

cancellations, freebies and flops: have pop concerts reached their peak?

Nicki Minaj has cancelled the US leg of her tour, and both Beyoncé and Taylor Swift were plagued with empty seats. What’s going on with pop tours?
Alim Kheraj
8.31.18
Music

why beyoncé, justin bieber, and cardi b are all singing in spanglish

And is it cultural appropriation?
André-Naquian Wheeler
1.3.18
Music

pop diva kim petras talks paris, britney, and her new single "faded"

“I want to be seen as a good artist most of all, but yeah, I’m transgender and I make pop music.”
Coco Romack
12.15.17
Music

the A-Z of pop in 2017

What a year it's been.
Peter Robinson
12.14.17
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
Music

vox is the l.a. pop singer working out her anxiety in churches

The artist wears a wedding dress for her cathartic and transformative concerts.
Nick Fulton
5.18.17
Music

as bananarama announce their comeback, we chat with the og girl group of british pop

Before the Spice Girls, there was Bananarama.
Nick Levine
4.24.17
POP

​2016, the year that pop got odd

Has this year been the weirdest yet for pop music?
Michael Cragg
12.16.16
Music

why the return of lady gaga matters

So what if Lady Gaga is no longer the artist in our mind's eye? 'Perfect Illusion' could well be the beginnings of a genuinely thrilling second act.
Matthew Whitehouse
9.16.16
Music

why do we still love britney spears?

As Britney readies her tenth album, we look into the timeless appeal of 90s pop’s most resilient icon.
Nick Levine
7.27.16
Music

musical genius chilly gonzales explains the history of pop music

Classical music was the pop music of its day, and Chilly Gonzales wants to reunite that relationship.
Chilly Gonzales
2.17.15