Katherine Bry, Washington University
Samantha Havela, University of Michigan
The two artists break free from the prison of their exes in the campy, rock ‘n’ roll themed music video.
Aubrey Doerr, Chapman University
The album was leaked just days before its planned release, but this PR disaster paved the way for other big-name artists to turn out early releases.
Asha MacKay, Wellesley College
The title track begins, ‘You want a timeless song, I want to change the game.’ Over the course of 11 tracks, the British pop star accomplishes her goal.
Michael Wu, Case Western Reserve University
The song’s narcotic catchiness is no accident.
Kieran Benson, Luther College
After a decade behind the scenes of many chart-topping pop hits, the singer-songwriter has debuted her own solo studio album.
Arianna Taylor, University of Rochester
This album examines the stages of a relationship … out of order. It explores the journey of romance and what it means in the end.
Karen Lu, Yale University
The English indie pop band embodies a soft musical style that has influenced countless genres and truly was ‘soft bedroom pop’ before it was a thing. So where did they go?
The Australian singer-songwriter exemplifies the evolution of the pop genre while taking note from pop stars of the past.
Tanisha Bhat, Boston University
With 2020 behind us, what music, fashion, lifestyle, and technology trends and fads can we can look forward to in 2021?
Haven Worley, University of Rochester
You might not know it, but famous DJs like Calvin Harris and Skrillex have been making new music under different names.
Danielle Kuzel, Florida State University
Luxury bags have been the go-to status symbol for a while, but the top name brands are extremely inaccessible. Telfar changes the game.
Eva Halvax, University of Arizona
The new single captures the reality of pandemic social limitations while staying true to the heart of summer romance.
Virtual concerts are proving popular as major players in the musical world work hard to find new ways to engage their fans despite the need for social distancing.
Nina Dutta, Occidental College
Staying home for the greater good — the social media platform has become the next Madison Square Garden.
Caleb Dukes, Rice University
The album is full of legends, from Chaka Khan to Donna Summer.
Marianne Quijano, Texas A&M University
Headbanging doesn’t have to be only for guys.
Alex Futo, Otterbein University
The ‘friends first, music-makers second’ twosome are EDM pioneers worth listening to.
Jamie Lovley, University of Maine
Just for Laughs is worth a visit all by itself.
Jack Brandon, University of Michigan
From Charli to Carly and Dua to Lorde, here are 2017’s best pop hits.
Cheryl Sutton, Purdue University
Music is the only positive thing that 2017 has going for it.
Camilla Forte, Columbia College Chicago
While some are well-intentioned, many of the products marketed to keep women safe fail to address what’s endangering them in the first place.
Kathryn Parker, Fordham University
The actual statistics comparing the two entertainment bigs might surprise you.
Miguel Robles, University of Colorado Denver
With an absolutely historic season in the rearview mirror, the MVP race has never been closer.
Jessica Peña, University of Texas at San Antonio
With a Trump visit to San Antonio looming on the horizon, Mexican Americans throughout the region reflect on their heritage and the Republican nominee.
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