Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar Break Boundaries

Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar Break Boundaries

The Popcast is hosted by Jon Caramanica, a pop music critic for The New York Times. It covers the most recent in pop music criticism, developments and information. On every of the final two weekends, Beyoncé headlined the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, performing a set that was large in ambition and historic scope […]

Van Morrison Would Rather Play Jazz Than Talk About It

Van Morrison Would Rather Play Jazz Than Talk About It

Was there something that Joey DeFrancesco dropped at the desk that you just felt was completely different from previous musical companions? They’re all completely different, but it surely’s not an mental train for me. My factor isn’t speaking about music. It’s about doing it. Other individuals discuss it, they usually make a residing speaking about […]

Prince’s Family Sues Hospital That Treated His First Opioid Overdose

Prince’s Family Sues Hospital That Treated His First Opioid Overdose

Lawyers for Prince’s household, George Loucas and John Goetz, stated in an announcement Monday: “What happened to Prince is happening to families across America. The family wishes through its investigation to shed light on this epidemic and how to better the fight to save lives. If Prince’s death helps save lives, then all was not […]

Jason Aldean Earns the First Country No. 1 of 2018

Jason Aldean Earns the First Country No. 1 of 2018

“Rearview Town,” the brand new album by the nation star Jason Aldean — his first because the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas in October, when a gunman opened fire as Mr. Aldean was performing — opened at No. 1 on this week’s Billboard album chart, making it the primary nation No. 1 of […]

The New ‘American Idol’: Youth Gone Wild and an Understanding Dad

The New ‘American Idol’: Youth Gone Wild and an Understanding Dad

Seeing singers like these develop into their energy was all the time central to the “Idol” narrative. The identical is true for some older contestants, like Marcio Donaldson, a young soul singer who in early appearances appeared as if he may shatter, and Ada Vox, a drag queen with a gargantuan voice who auditioned in […]

‘The Middle’: Watch How a Pop Hit Is Made

‘The Middle’: Watch How a Pop Hit Is Made

Video Watch How a Pop Hit Is Made Using voice memos, demos, texts and interviews we reconstruct the wild journey of how Zedd, Maren Morris and a 23-year-old songwriter turned a number of chords into an infinite hit, “The Middle.” By JOE COSCARELLI, ALICIA DESANTIS, ANTONIO de LUCA, ALEXANDRA EATON and WILL LLOYD on Publish […]

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

____ Photo Credit Andrew White for The New York Times Table for three: Denzel Washington and Michael B. Jordan Mr. Washington, subsequent in “The Iceman Cometh” on Broadway, and Mr. Jordan, the “Black Panther” star, discuss their idols, black superheroes and #MeToo. Arts ____ Photo Credit Scott Eisen/Getty Images North America The nurse who took […]

Prince’s Friends Fiercely Guarded His Privacy, Complicating Overdose Investigation

Prince’s Friends Fiercely Guarded His Privacy, Complicating Overdose Investigation

But the tons of of pages of investigative paperwork launched by the Carver County Sheriff’s Office did pull again the curtain on Prince’s intense reliance on his intimate circle of mates and staff, in addition to their want to guard him, as demonstrated by Mr. Johnson’s conduct in Moline. In their restricted statements to investigators, […]

Pop’s Category Killers, From Live Nation to Spotify, Under the Microscope

Pop’s Category Killers, From Live Nation to Spotify, Under the Microscope

Photo On April three, Spotify went public. The transfer was one in every of a number of current adjustments for companies within the music business. Credit Reuters The Popcast is hosted by Jon Caramanica, a pop music critic for The New York Times. It covers the most recent in pop music criticism, traits and information. […]

Avicii, Electronic Dance Music Producer and D.J., Is Dead at 28

Avicii, Electronic Dance Music Producer and D.J., Is Dead at 28

His most up-to-date launch was the 2017 EP “Avīci (01),” a six-track assortment that was meant to be the primary in a sequence of three EPs. The songs on “True” regularly blended folks devices with dance beats. “Wake Me Up,” a track that lingered on the Hot 100 for greater than a yr, featured soulful […]