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One Direction


Sunday, December 16 2012

The Best Pop Singles of 2012

In 2012, people -- not just kids -- loved pop.


Monday, April 2 2012

In Defense of Boy Band Mania

With acts such as Big Time Rush and One Direction beginning to achieve pop star success, it's clear that we need bubble gum pop.


Thursday, November 15 2012

One Direction: Take Me Home

These may be the least articulate cads on the pop charts, but their beats speak volumes.

Thursday, March 15 2012

One Direction: Up All Night

Up All Night is a little bit of a revelation when it comes to tweenybopper bubblegum pop in that it doesn’t suck. Really.


Thursday, March 29 2012

Boy bands are back, and they’re doing big business

LOS ANGELES — Hundreds of glow sticks luminesced over the sold-out crowd at Gibson Amphitheatre on a recent Friday night. Prepubescent girls snapped cellphone pictures and

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