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Troye Sivan: 'I have to get comfortable with being effeminate'

The former YouTuber turned musician and actor talks about sudden stardom, queer pride and life as a showmanTroye Sivan models circus styleTroye Sivan is posing in full view of the street, delighting the small groups of teenagers who stop outside the photo studio to gawp. Some of them know who he is. The rest can tell he must be Someone. The South African-born Australian, 23, is as luminous as a cherub and has no qualms about giving it his best Rodin: foot perched on a starry plinth, trousers gap...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Taylor Swift, Youtube, US, Life and style, Culture, Nicole Kidman, Ariana Grande, Men's Fashion, Rodin, Troye Sivan, Robyn, Bloom, Sivan, Lucas Hedges

We Tried Everything From Glossier Play — & Here's What's Worth The Hype

This morning — after over a week of waiting to find out what, exactly, that mysterious logo would stand for — Glossier finally unveiled Glossier Play. When we learned that the collection would be a colorful one full of neon eyeliner pencils and tiny pots full of glitter, a hard break from the brand's signature flesh-y tints, we knew we had to try it. All of it.Once we got our hands on the shiny new goodies, which just dropped today on the Glossier site, we thought it best to share our honest ta...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Bank, Baby, Troye Sivan, Diana Cenat, Sam Sasso, Megan Decker, Rachel Lubitz, Pale Pearl

5 Music Startup Trends To Follow In 2019 [Cherie Hu]

In this piece, Cherie Hu look at five observable trends in the world of music industry tech startups, and what these inclinations suggest about the future of the music biz and the ways in which tech companies and their investors understand and relate to the music business. ___________________________ Guest post by Cherie Hu of GetRevue As many of you may know firsthand, so much of growth and success in the entertainment business is about the right timing.  I am 100% a benefici...
Tags: Google, Spotify, Music, Instagram, Digital, Siri, Netflix, Pandora, Guest Post, Charli Xcx, Spice Girls, Warner Music, BetaWorks, Rhinobird, Ticketfly, Youtube Music

Avril Lavigne’s Disappointing Return

Avril Lavigne is back, and as usual, it's complicated. More »
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Bastille, Eminem, Selena Gomez, Meghan Trainor, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Kelly Clarkson, Pink, 5 Seconds Of Summer

Your 2019 Pop Culture Valentine's Day Cards Are Here

It's nearly Valentine's Day, which means it's time for Refinery29's annual pop culture love notes. These are so much more than your average Valentine's Day cards. These are inspired by the best movies, songs, and TV shows of the year — and unlike most of the cheesy cards lining the shelves of your local Hallmark, you won't find cards like these anywhere else.Print out one of these 16 cards and share them with anyone worthy enough to get a Valentine with a "Shallow" pun on it, or an illustration...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Illustration, Ariana Grande, Bravo, Chrissy Teigen, Armie Hammer, Troye Sivan, Richard Madden, Rami Malek, Sandra, Jeff Goldblum, Bloom, Connie Britton, Stephan James, Haley Lu Richardson

Proof That Quote Tattoos Aren't As Lame As You Think

Some people think that quote tattoos are overrated — or cheesy, or lame, or unoriginal. We're here to tell you that's not true.Sure, there are some quotes that are so cliché you feel a little exhausted seeing them, like "everything happens for a reason" scrawled across someone's ankle or any line from The Great Gatsby poking out from underneath a sleeve. Even so, there are thousands upon thousands of other options out there. You just have to find the right one that speaks to your personality an...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Harry Potter, Harry, Jourdan Dunn, Voldemort, Troye Sivan, Snape, Rumi, Aren, Horace, James Potter, Duckie Thot

Backstreet’s Back, But It’s Not Alright

In the Backstreet Boys' video for 1998 mega-hit "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)," the group's tour bus breaks down outside what turns out to be a haunted house. Reluctantly, they decide to stay the night, after which "Thriller"-style horror hijinks ensue. The boys in the band appear in costume as various kinds of ghoulish creatures. If you … More »
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Christina Aguilera, Future, Ariana Grande, Mark Ronson, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Carly Rae Jepsen, Meek Mill, Tove Lo, J. Cole, Cardi B, Troye Sivan, The Week In Pop

Troye Sivan introduces the world to his ‘new BF,’ but is it just a showmance?

Troye Sivan’s love life has Internet sleuths working overtime today.
Tags: Music, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Out Musicians, Troye Sivan, Pop Music, Pop stars, Gay Musician, Gay Musicians, Out Musician

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I don't rank late-night performances in this space, but this week, there were a couple of exceptional ones that demand to be mentioned. First, there's Sharon Van Etten unleashing her full soul-wrecking wail while singing "Seventeen" on Colbert. And then there's one that basically is a music video: Bad Bunny euphorically lip-syncing "Mía" … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Colbert, Spike Lee, Tyga, Straight To Video, Andrew Donoho, Cardi B, Troye Sivan, Sharon Van Etten, Jai Wolf, The Killers, DAPS, City Girls, Emma Westenberg, Arrad

Preview Sigur Rós’ New Dance Performance Soundtrack

Last November, Sigur Ròs frontman Jónsi collaborated with Troye Sivan on a ballad called “Revelation" for the Boy Erased soundtrack. Today, Sigur Ròs announced that they will follow that contribution with new music for a forthcoming Taiwanese dance piece, 22° Lunar Halo, by choreographer Cheng Tsung-lung, premiering … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Sigur Ros, Troye Sivan, Jonsi, Cheng Tsung-lung, Cheng Tsung

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 60 Best Songs of 2018

60. St. Vincent - "Fast Slow Disco" Just because an album is available to purchase doesn't mean the songs are complete. While most acts will add different nuances to their hits in a live setting, Annie Clark is still very much obsessed with the tracks that made up her stellar 2017 effort Masseduction. She took her string-drenched highlight from that record "Slow Disco" and, while touring, turned it into an amped-up dance number, discovering that underneath all the opulence, it was a fist-...
Tags: Amazon, Feature, Music, Florida, New York, Lana Del Rey, Kacey Musgraves, Minneapolis, California, Aretha Franklin, Berlin, America, Atlanta, David, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande

Chartmetric's 2018 Wrap-Up: Weekly Winners & Pop Stars

Tis the season for end of year wraps, and Chartmetric is digging into data across the major streaming platforms to bring you a comprehensive look at some of 2018's biggest standout hits. ________________________ Guest post by Jason Joven of Chartmetric Chartmetric data as of Dec 12, 2018 Right about now, you’re likely digging through your personalized “2018 Wrapped” playlists on Spotify (it’s in the Genres & Moods section), flipping through Billboard’s “Best Songs of 2018...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Usa, UK, Australia, Mexico, US, Toronto, Spain, Colombia, Guest Post, New Jersey, Brighton, Brazil, Romania, Dallas

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

Kendrick Lamar, Donald Glover, SZA, Lady Gaga, Troye Sivan, Jónsi Nominated For Golden Globes

It's that time of year again. The year-end movie-awards season officially kicked into high gear this morning with the announcement of this year's Golden Globes nominations. And as ever, there were plenty of music-world crossovers. One of the year's heavyweights, of course, is A Star Is Born, Bradley Cooper's sweeping and old-fashioned rock … More »
Tags: Music, News, Atlanta, Dolly Parton, Bradley Cooper, Kendrick Lamar, Sigur Ros, Mark Ronson, Lady Gaga, Golden Globes, Black Panther, Troye Sivan, Donald Glover, Annie Lennox, Jonsi, Andrew Wyatt

The Best Pop Albums of 2018

10. Lake Street Dive - Free Yourself Up (Nonesuch) Over the years, Lake Street Dive has taken their jazzy, retro-soul sound and given it a bit more punch with each subsequent album. Sure, they're beloved by the NPR crowd (and are fiercely championed by Stephen Colbert), but their new album Free Yourself Up is a different beast entirely. Taking every trope they've ever tried and pushing it to its extreme, Free Yourself Up sounds like the band fully embracing their musical identity and having a l...
Tags: Feature, Music, London, Obama, Stephen Colbert, Virginia, Time, US, Reagan, Pop, Colombia, Kendrick Lamar, Brazil, Grimes, Npr, Damon Albarn

Thank You, Next: 18 of 2018’s Other Epic Singles

Friends, robots, Kardashians, lend me your ears. Remember the days when you didn’t rely on a streaming algorithm to turn you onto new music? That’s right, back when your parents, older siblings, radio DJs, record store clerks, opinionated friends, underpaid magazine writers, and niche bloggers used to fill this role? Well, it’s time to bring back those jobs! Make America a Mixtape Again Before we begin, here’s that Arianna Grande video referenced in the headline (no bait and switch here): ‘...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Europe, Music, Hollywood, Berlin, America, Los Angeles, Chicago, Black Keys, Charli Xcx, Bradley Cooper, Arizona, David Bowie, Broadway, Dave Grohl

Watch Troye Sivan Sing His Jónsi Collab “Revelation” On The Tonight Show

Just a few months ago, Troye Sivan released a new album called Bloom. It was very good. This past week, Sivan performed on The Tonight Show twice, and neither of the songs came from Bloom. Are we already past that? Or is Troye Sivan just exploding with good songs that demand to be … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Jimmy Fallon, Charli Xcx, Sigur Ros, Troye Sivan, Jonsi, Sivan, Boy Erased, Troye Sivan Sing His Jónsi Collab

Watch Troye Sivan Sing “1999” With Charli XCX & Talk About Justin Timberlake’s Eyebrows On ‘Fallon’

Flashy young Australian person Troye Sivan is keeping himself busy these days -- so busy, in fact, that he will have appeared on The Tonight Show twice before the week is over. He released the excellent sophomore album Bloom. He acted in Boy Erased, a movie about a kid who gets sent to … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Jimmy Fallon, Charli Xcx, Justin Timberlake, Fallon, Troye Sivan

Troye Sivan – “Somebody To Love” (Queen Cover)

Queen have been on everyone's mind lately, with the (by most accounts) unremarkable Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, hitting theaters today. The film's official soundtrack came out a couple weeks ago -- it was produced by Brian May and Roger Taylor and had some never-before-released recordings of Queen performances and an early … More »
Tags: Music, Queen, Troye Sivan, Brian May, Roger Taylor

Watch Troye Sivan Perform Jónsi Collab “Revelation” On Ellen

Australian pop singer Troye Sivan, who recently put out his excellent album Bloom, has a role in Boy, Erased, the new Joel Edgerton-directed drama that follows Lucas Hedges as a teenager forced by his religious parents to attend a gay conversion therapy camp. In addition to acting in the film, Sivan wrote and … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Ellen, Joel Edgerton, Ellen Degeneres, Troye Sivan, Jonsi, Sivan, Lucas Hedges, Troye Sivan Perform Jónsi Collab

Troye Sivan + Jónsi: Revelation

From the upcoming film Boy Erased, comes “Revelation” by Troye Sivan and Jónsi. A minimal and gentle ballad, the song blends the two familiar talents seamlessly and the result is hypnotic and powerful. Between its lofty strings, minimal piano, and Sivan’s pared-back vocals, the song ebbs and flows ethereally. Sivan also appears in the film (out in November) about a young man sent by his pastor …
Tags: Music, Design, Films, Culture, Minimal, Listenup, Collaborations, New Music, Troye Sivan, Jonsi, Sivan, Soundtracks, Boy Erased, Troye Sivan Jónsi

Troye Sivan & Jónsi – “Revelation”

South African-born Australian pop star Troye Sivan has teamed up with Sigur Rós’ Jónsi to write and record a new song for the upcoming Joel Edgerton-directed film Boy Erased. We heard a preview of "Revelation" in the movie's trailer, and today they release it in full. Boy Erased follows the son of a … More »
Tags: Music, Sigur Ros, Joel Edgerton, Troye Sivan, Jonsi

New Music This Week: Laura Jane Grace In Scorpio Season, Charli XCX In '99 & More

After my first job at MTV working as a music programmer, I can't stop trying to matchmake people with music they might like. So, I wrote a book calledRecord Collecting for Girls and started interviewing musicians. The Music Concierge is a column where I share music I'm listening to that you might enjoy, with a little context. Follow me on Twitter or Facebook, or leave me a comment below and tell me what you're listening to this week. Laura Jane Grace & the Devouring Mothers "The Airplane Song"...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Mtv, Charli Xcx, Scorpio, Lindsey Buckingham, Max Martin, Troye Sivan, Troye, Ella Mai, Laura Jane Grace, Britney, Charli, Millie Turner

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Congratulations, you've made it through another week in hell. Thankfully, we have "1999" to bop to! Check out the five best songs of the week below. More »
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Charli XCX & Troye Sivan – “1999” Video

Charli XCX and Troye Sivan released their collaborative single "1999" last week. The track is all about '90s pop culture nostalgia and it interpolates Britney Spears' "... Baby One More Time." … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Charli Xcx, Troye Sivan

Twenty One Pilots May Not Be For You (Because They’re For Everyone)

In 2015, Twenty One Pilots were the biggest band you've never heard of. By the end of the following year, they were the biggest band, period. More »
Tags: Music, Taylor Swift, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Nicki Minaj, Logic, Charli Xcx, Joseph Gordon-levitt, Chris Martin, Kendrick Lamar, Selena Gomez, Meghan Trainor, Jaden Smith, Lil Wayne, Drake, Kelly Clarkson

Watch Charli XCX & Troye Sivan Do “1999” Live For The First Time

Right now, Troye Sivan and Charli XCX are operating on the outside fringes of mainstream pop stardom, but they're the ones who are really doing fun, inventive, exciting things with the form. And now they've teamed up. On Friday, Sivan and Charli released the collaboration "1999," a fizzy dance-pop jam that manages to … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Charli Xcx, First Time, Troye Sivan, Charli, Sivan

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