Michelle Dreyer, Southern New Hampshire University
And it sounds marvelous.
Lexi Anderson, Pratt Institute
It’s about time the man who embodies jazz makes his own mark on the genre.
Gracie Riley, University of South Carolina-Columbia
You’ll find that the lovely singer only gets sweet[en]er.
Lily Harrington, University of Georgia
Gun violence, racism, mass consumption and more have the country headed toward catastrophe, according to Rocky.
Anastasia Cottone, St. Bonaventure University
Though the album is overflowing with sadness, its encouragement is just as evident.
Kaitlyn Quinn, Seton Hall University
Her music is amazing, but it’s her life story that will leave your jaw hanging.
Moiz Rizvi, University of Texas at Austin
‘Why ain’t nobody tell me I was bleedin?’ he asks on ‘Shattered Dreams.’
Zachary Truesdale, University of Texas at San Antonio
Honestly, why hasn’t someone made this yet?
Nicole Andrasko, University of Pittsburgh
‘A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships’ does what few much-ballyhooed albums do: it lives up to the hype.
Brandon Sasserson, University of New Hampshire
Overshadowed and under-played, each of these projects deserves way more attention than they received.
Anushna Patel, University of California, Santa Barbara
She’s gone from locals to Lollapalooza in less than a year.
Katie Farrell, Queens University of Charlotte
For a ‘love yourself as you are’ video, why wear makeup and shoot in monochrome?
Michael Wu, Case Western Reserve University
Head-bobbing background noise has never been so in.
Yoni Yardeni, Pierce College
Charlie Brown and his friends have nothing on Nate Dogg.
From pop purgatory to sold-out stadiums, the English superstar has created a musical niche that has fans obsessed.
‘A Love Letter to You 3’ flounders in the shadow of its predecessors.
The musical will bring a lot more to the island than dance numbers.
Sarah Mease, Columbia College Chicago
You love watching, so why not listen?
Nyge Turner and Merk Nguyen, both 22, break down relationships, finances, Netflix and much more.
Jocelyn Campos, University of Texas at San Antonio
YouTube Music might be the dark horse of streaming services, but it’s only getting better.
Every time Earl drops new music the world becomes a better place.
The series chronicles the downfall of professional athlete Aaron Hernandez, but raises questions about much more than football.
Because nowadays, who needs more bulls***?
‘The Great Depression’ cycles through the stages of grief, exploring the spectrum of mental health on the way.
Sarah Brown, University of Florida
Grande’s savvy branding has elevated her from musician to pop culture icon.
Becca Blyn, Harvey Mudd College
The superstar has transformed from a sweet, talented actress into a goddess.
Move over, Taylor Swift.
The trio of veterans are pushing sonic boundaries on the multifaceted collab.
After four years of waiting, fans now have four new songs.
Don’t call me maybe.
Emphasis on the ‘good’ part.
If the teasers are any indication, making sense is not their top priority.
Sara Perkins, University of Indianapolis
To spread awareness about species extinction, the group once released a vinyl designed to break after a number of plays.
Mayer is teasing fans on Instagram as he prepares to drop a new project.
Never, ever slopped up.
The rapper’s untimely death has only given his music a renewed sense of poignancy.
Tucker’s gender confirmation has shifted the duo’s sound, giving the twosome entirely new vocal options.
Thanks for listening.
Some of the most popular video makers are switching platforms.
Hasn’t everyone had enough of this s—?
Camila Cabello has already made it to superstardom. Now, it’s Normani’s turn.
Happy Halloween, stay sexy and don’t get murdered.
Confessions of a former concert addict.
Is she pop sensation or fierce advocate? Both.
Victoria Macias, University of California, San Diego
To the disgust of fans, the singer’s father is pushing the tour ahead.
You wouldn’t gamble with brujería at this time of the year, would you?
Please stop listening to ‘Astroworld.’
In celebration of her album releasing on Nov. 2, we look back on Streisand’s life and stellar performance career.
Now you can learn the things you need to know that you didn’t know you needed to know.
The sharp EP proved that the overcooked ‘Slime Language’ was just a misstep.
Thomas Turner, University of Rhode Island
Host Ethan Klein may be a bit rough around the edges, but you’re not going to find the same pop culture scoops anywhere else.
Jenna Benchetrit, McGill University
The new album simultaneously sticks to the band’s roots and grows out of them.
The brothers, and their extended family, have created an empire built on good-natured humor.
Her queer identity has no affect on her ability to have children, to the surprise, apparently, of many.
Look what you made me do. (Spoiler: it’s voting.)
The Chicago-based musician is everything good about timeless hip hop.
Before you buy a 99-cent song on iTunes, make sure you know who’s pocketing the money.
Marianne Quijano, Texas A&M University
Headbanging doesn’t have to be only for guys.
The genre-repellant musician gets frank about his mental health and love life over deeply rolling bass riffs.
Sivan’s small but impactful goal is a perfect example of smart activism.
The first weekend of Austin City Limits was nearly flawless across the board, from music to logistics to a Longhorns win.
Lil Wayne’s newest release is a journey through his ridiculously vast and remarkably witty discography.
Being kicked out of his house might have been the best thing that ever happened to Frank Lopes.
The two are currently on tour promoting Hank’s first novel, ‘An Absolutely Remarkable Thing,’ and their lovable dynamic is on full display.
The album nearly five years in the making, and reportedly Wayne’s last, has arrived.
Kylie Harrington, University of Southern California
After years of jamming together, the fun-loving Austin band is ready for their festival debut.
Katie Sheets, University of Vermont
Ah, young love.
Christian Cannon, Rice University
For anyone struggling to decide their passion and their education, it doesn’t get easier.
Kiersten Lynch, Seton Hall University
Forget ASMR: These visually artistic and musical masterpieces will help you unwind and understand music in a deeper way.
Maya Ramani, University of Virginia
Get ready for some chairs to turn.
Allison Kestler, Augustana College
The story of a small city in Newfoundland in the wake of Sept. 11, ‘Come Away from Me’ reexamines the event from a perspective you would never believe is non-fiction.
It’s the singer’s first single in three years.
Alex Futo, Otterbein University
The ‘friends first, music-makers second’ twosome are EDM pioneers worth listening to.
Alexandra Fabugais-Inaba, Rutgers University
Don’t even try to resist.
Haley Newlin, Southern New Hampshire University
From the raunchy ‘Fuh You’ to the heavy ‘I Don’t Know,’ nothing is off-limits on Paul McCartney’s latest album.
With her biting lyricism and hushed delivery, the former slam poet has quietly climbed the hip-hop ranks.
Melissa Lee, State University of New York at Oswego
Shady’s back … but please don’t tell a friend.
Ashlyn Leigh Willis, University of North Alabama
If, of course, his new EP ‘Nina Cried Power’ isn’t enough for you.
Tricia Crimmins, Bates College
The eight person indie pop group represents what the web has done for music.
Casey LaValley, Ferris State University
It’s time to even the score.
Get your tickets now or forever hold your FOMO.
Do as a saint do, turn painful to graceful.
Abby Hall, Hollins University
Just what you need to revive that carefree energy one last time.
Alexis Rogers, Temple University
Jonathan Christian, Northwest Vista College
The self-proclaimed ‘mudboy’ insists he ain’t no joke.
Dana Shugrue, John Carroll University
Following the release of the ‘No Brainer’ music video, Beliebers around the world have gone into mourning.
If it’s hard to unpack why West backs the president, it’s because it makes no sense.
The R&B singer’s striking appearance and iconoclastic lyrics have her primed for a breakthrough.
… And then shamed for wearing a short dress.
So much for not releasing any new music in 2018, Jeffery.
For the Austin musician, it’s about so much more than the fame.
On ‘Slide,’ Clanton’s idiosyncratic sound combines prog pop and internet goth in an unlikely matrimony.
Natalie Hoover, Point Loma Nazarene University
The song refers to ‘type six’ on an enneagram, which is just one of five sections on his album, ‘Atlas: Year Two.’
Drake might not be sure if Kiki still loves him, but he can be sure that Spotify listeners definitely do.
Ayanna Totten, East Stroudsburg University
Despite a few bright spots, ‘Queen’ falls short.
Bradley Howlett, Grand Valley State University
More like Animal Protective.
Caitlyn Conville, Bergen Community College
Political resistance has never sounded so good.
After some experimentation, Clanton’s return to vaporwave is a psychedelic journey down the rabbit hole.
The singer-songwriter’s latest project is an up-tempo collection of emo bangers.
Joey Cunningham, University of Arizona
The cover has truly blessed the rains down in Africa.
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