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Travis Scott, SZA & The Weeknd Unite on “Power is Power”

Off the upcoming Game of Thrones soundtrack.
Tags: Jazz, Songs, The Weeknd, Travis Scott, SZA, Travis Scott SZA

SZA, The Weeknd, & Travis Scott – “Power Is Power”

I don't know if you've heard, but Game Of Thrones is ending. The eighth and final season of the HBO juggernaut is already underway, and Columbia Records is celebrating with an album of original songs inspired by the show. More »
Tags: Music, Hbo, Game Of Thrones, Columbia Records, The Weeknd, Travis Scott, SZA

New Music: SZA, The Weeknd & Travis Scott “Power Is Power”

HBO’s Game of Thrones made its triumphant return this week after an 18-month hiatus. The popular fantasy drama television series is dipping into the music side of things, delivering an official soundtrack for its eighth season, dropping on April 26. For its first single, the trio of SZA, The Weeknd and Travis Scott are enlisted on “Power Is Power.” The 14-track compilation project also features appearances by A$AP Rocky, Ty Dolla $ign, Chloe x Halle, Ellie Goulding, Jacob Banks, Joey Bada$$,...
Tags: Hbo, Jazz, Ellie Goulding, The Weeknd, New Music, Travis Scott, Wolf, Ty Dolla, Maren Morris, Chloe, Mumford Sons, James Arthur, Halle, CHAL, SZA, Lumineers

BLACKPINK’s All-Out K-Pop Onslaught Reaches American Shores

Let me take you back to a moment in the not-so-distant past, a proudly and obnoxiously loud era in pop music history known as the early 2010s. More »
Tags: Music, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Sam Smith, Rae Sremmurd, Madonna, Pharrell, Diplo, Ellie Goulding, Saturday Night Live, Cinderella, Kelly Clarkson, Pink, Aloe Blacc, Adam Sandler, Hozier

It Might Be Time To Hang Up On Khalid

"Rikki Don't Lose That Number," "Hanging On The Telephone," "867-5309/Jenny" -- pop music history is strewn with songs where the drama hinges on a phone call. Whether you're a rapper from Houston, a semi-obscure German laptop-pop act, or a duo of chart-topping divas, … More »
Tags: Music, Kim Kardashian, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Lopez, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Houston, Pink, Nile Rodgers, The Weeknd, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Motley Crue, Celine Dion

NAV & The Weeknd Drop “Price On My Head” Video

President of the Lil Uzi Vert Freedom Fighters Fan Club, NAV, returns…
Tags: Videos, Jazz, The Weeknd, NAV, Lil Uzi Vert Freedom Fighters Fan Club NAV

NAV – “Price On My Head” (Feat. The Weeknd) Video

Indian Canadian rapper Nav released his debut studio album, Reckless, last year, following his 2017 collaborative LP with Metro Boomin. Last Friday, he shared his new album, Bad Habits. It features a song called "Price On My Head" featuring fellow Toronto native the Weeknd. Today, we see that single's music video. More »
Tags: Video, Music, Toronto, The Weeknd, NAV, Kid Studio

New Video: NAV Feat. The Weeknd “Price On My Head”

NAV started Tuesday off (Mar. 26) by dropping the deluxe edition of his new released album, Bad Habits. The updated project now includes NAV’s Brown Boy EP, plus three additional tracks, including the Future-featured “Amazing.” The XO star now ends the day off by debuting the music video for “Price on My Head,” featuring labelmate The Weeknd. Directed by Kid. Studio, a storm looms heavy across the city of Toronto, as the gloomy visual is filled with religious and symbolic references. Watch NA...
Tags: Videos, Toronto, Jazz, The Weeknd, NAV

NAV Drops ‘Bad Habits’ LP, Executive Produced By The Weeknd

With Meek Mill, The Weeknd, Young Thug, & more.
Tags: Albums, Nav, The Weeknd

New Music: Gesaffelstein Feat. The Weeknd “Lost In The Fire”

The Weeknd has been back in the studio recording, working on his much-anticipated sixth studio album tentatively titled Chapter VI. Before the campaign kicks off for that project, The Weeknd links up with Gesaffelstein on their latest collaboration “Lost In The Fire.” Teased over the past week, the French DJ and Toronto crooner continue their past chemistry on the eerie, mid-tempo track. “Lost In The Fire” is the third time Gesaffelstein and The Weeknd have worked together, following “I Was N...
Tags: Videos, Toronto, Jazz, The Weeknd, New Music, Gesaffelstein, Lost In The Fire, French DJ

Gesaffelstein – “Lost In The Fire” (Feat. The Weeknd)

Gessafelstein, the French producer perhaps best known for working on Kanye West's Yeezus, produced two tracks on the Weeknd's My Dear Melancholy last year. All this week Gessafelstein (born Mike Lévy) and the Weeknd (born Abel Tesfaye, but you knew that) have been teasing another song together called "Lost In The Fire." That … More »
Tags: Video, Music, The Weeknd, Gesaffelstein, Yeezus, Abel Tesfaye, Mike Levy, Gessafelstein

Songs You Might Know From Artists You Probably Don’t: Sifting Through 2019’s Potential Pop Hits

Pop music is a crazy industry, even more so in our fractured age. It's crazy how many songs can be blowing up in some corner of the world, online or off, without ever spilling over into the mass consciousness. It's crazy how many of those songs actually do spill over without some of us realizing … More »
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Rihanna, Ariana Grande, Bastille, Bruno Mars, Susan Boyle, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Lil Wayne, Imagine Dragons, Justin Timberlake, Keith Urban, Miguel, Hozier, The Weeknd

The 2019 State Of Pop Address

Pop is dead; meet the new pop. More »
Tags: Music, Lana Del Rey, Kim Kardashian, Nicki Minaj, Adele, Logic, Kanye West, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Kendrick Lamar, Madonna, Bruno Mars, Sia, Diplo

The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2018

Y'all wanna hear something crazy? I've been writing this weekly pop column for five whole years now. It seems like just yesterday that I published the inaugural installment explaining why The Week In Pop would be a good addition to the Stereogum portfolio. As we approach the precipice of 2019, I'm fairly certain … More »
Tags: Music, Usher, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Christina Aguilera, Future, Jay-z, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Charli Xcx, Bradley Cooper, Bastille, Eminem, Spice Girls, Kendrick Lamar, Mark Ronson

The Year Of The EP… Or Is It An Album? Or Is It A “Project”?

For once, Vince Staples wasn't sure what to say. Five days after dropping another incredible collection of songs, the Long Beach rapper and reigning Twitter MVP logged into his account and wrote, "I was about to tell y'all FM! not an album but I don’t even know what an album is anymore so … More »
Tags: Music, Nas, Kanye West, Long Beach, Pusha T, Chance The Rapper, Nine Inch Nails, Vince Staples, The Weeknd, Aphex Twin, Protomartyr, Moses Sumney, Phoebe Bridgers, Sounding Board, Open Mike Eagle, Lucy Dacus

Alessia Cara May Not Be The Best New Artist, But She’s Also Not Half Bad

When the world met Alessia Caracciolo three years ago, she was the awkward teenager enduring a house party where she did not belong: "Somewhere in the corner under clouds of marijuana/ With this boy who's hollering, I can hardly hear/ Over this music I don't listen to." Over the same Bond-worthy Isaac Hayes … More »
Tags: Music, Taylor Swift, Lorde, Ariana Grande, Charli Xcx, Lena Dunham, Hugh Jackman, Diplo, Ellie Goulding, Rita Ora, Kendall Jenner, Lady Gaga, Imagine Dragons, Mariah Carey, Mandy Moore, Pete Davidson

Drake and The Weeknd Face Copyright Trials

Two of popular music's biggest stars are the latest to face lawsuits over their hit songs. Darake is accused of sampling a jazz track with out permission and The Weeknd faces a charge of song plagiarism. Drake A jury trial that would determine if Drake misappropriated music of jazz musician Jimmy Smith is looming, with Drake on the plaintiff’s witness list.  Drake was sued by the estate of Smith and music publishing company Hebrew Hustle in 2014, both of which accused him of usin...
Tags: Music, Copyright, Drake, Smith, Clover, The Weeknd, Music Business, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, Jimmy Smith, Billy Smith, Pound Cake Paris Morton Music, Publishing & Songwriting, Wikimedia Commons CelebrityAccess, The Weeknd. songs, Darake

New Music: The Weeknd Feat. Quavo, Swae Lee & Trouble “Try Me (Remix)”

The Weeknd returned to the airwaves on Thursday (Aug. 23) with episode two of his “MEMENTO MORI” show on Beats 1 radio. During the broadcast, the XO singer premiered a remix to “Try Me.” The original, off April’s My Dear Melancholy, EP, gets an upgrade with features from Quavo, Swae Lee and Trouble. Hear it below. Continue after the jump…. Previously: The Weeknd – My Dear Melancholy, (EP)
Tags: Jazz, The Weeknd, New Music, Quavo, Swae Lee, XO, Trouble, Quavo Swae Lee

The Weeknd Debuts New Remix On His Memento Mori Beats 1 Show

In June, the Weeknd joined the likes of Drake, Frank Ocean, Pharrell, Nicki Minaj, and more with his own Beats 1 radio show on Apple Music. And like Frank Ocean with Blonded Radio and Drake with OVO Sound Radio, the Weeknd is using his new show Memento Mori to debut some new music. More »
Tags: Music, Drake, The Weeknd, Frank Ocean, Drake Frank Ocean, Pharrell Nicki Minaj, OVO Sound Radio the Weeknd

The Weeknd Debuts 2 Songs On His Memento Mori Beats 1 Show

In June, the Weeknd joined the likes of Drake, Frank Ocean, Pharrell, and Nicki Minaj with his own Beats 1 radio show on Apple Music. The first episode of Memento Mori, described by Abel Tesfaye himself as "all of the music that's inspiring some late nights," aired 6/8. The second is airing today, … More »
Tags: Music, Nicki Minaj, The Weeknd, Abel Tesfaye, Drake Frank Ocean Pharrell

A Little Bit Country, A Whole Lot Of Streams: Bebe Rexha Has Cracked The Code

If it's meant to be, it'll be: Regarding Bebe Rexha's unlikely takeover of the country charts, this is both the savvy execution and the only explanation. More »
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Nick Jonas, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Logic, Justin Bieber, Timbaland, Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato, Drake, Tyga, Anna Wintour, 5 Seconds Of Summer, Chance The Rapper, Kesha

Short-T’s Favorite R&B Albums of 2018… So Far

R&B Is Dead? The post Short-T’s Favorite R&B Albums of 2018… So Far appeared first on
Tags: Isolation, Jazz, November, Sir, Columns, Janelle Monae, The Weeknd, Leon Bridges, Craig David, Mila J, Teyana Taylor, Good Kid, Ratchet City, Kali Uchis, Chloe x Halle, The Kids Are Alright

Trent Reznor Says Kanye And The Weeknd “Ripped Off” Nine Inch Nails’ Live Show

Trent Reznor already went at Kanye West once during the press cycle for Nine Inch Nails' new EP album Bad Witch, telling The Guardian that Kanye has "lost his mind." Now he's accusing Kanye -- as well as the Weeknd -- of ripping off the "immersive" live shows he claims NIN pioneered. More »
Tags: Music, Kanye West, Kanye, Trent Reznor, Nine Inch Nails, The Weeknd, Where's The Beef

Ella Mai & Jorja Smith, New Queens Of UK R&B

"Boo'd Up" is blowing up. Ella Mai's sumptuous '90s R&B throwback, first released way back in February 2017 as the opening track of her Ready EP, is on its second week at #8 on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart. The slow-burn success story had its genesis in Spotify and Apple playlist placement but … More »
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, Taylor Swift, Christina Aguilera, Future, Charli Xcx, Bill Cosby, Carrie Underwood, Harry Styles, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Lil Wayne, Drake, Pusha T, Jack White

The Weeknd Announces Beats 1 Radio Show, ‘Memento Mori’

"All the music that's inspiring late nights."
Tags: News, Jazz, The Weeknd

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