Adele is going more Streisandy here than ever. Like Barbra, Adele favors cinematic, swelling melodies lifted by her aching phrasing.
18 Nov 2015
During a week where you're bombarded with overpriced consumerism disguised as love, here are ten albums that look at love's hangover.
12 Feb 2014
LL Cool J constantly implored us to Tweet about everything ("hashtag Bruno Mars!"), a majority of the performances left us bored and disinterested, and the most charming person in the room turned out to be Kelly Clarkson. It was a very odd Grammy Awards broadcast this year, and was a very poor one, to boot.
10 Feb 2013
If you want lessons in womanizing, dressing to the nines, or ordering martinis, James Bond is your man. If, however, you’re looking for a review of British music history over the last 50 years, the world’s favorite secret agent has no idea what he’s doing.
29 Jan 2013
As the singer just turned 24, we look back on how gigantic her star has grown while looking forward with an open mind at whatever her next move may be.
09 May 2012
Former Semisonic frontman and world-class songwriter Dan Wilson shares his thoughts on cowriting for Adele and his next solo album.
Jane Jansen SeymourMusic
16 Apr 2012
Starting with the most memorable and ending with the most dull (or clichéd), here’s what happened on “music’s biggest night”.
13 Feb 2012
In the wake of a tragic loss within the music industry, the Grammy Awards actually went on a surprisingly respectful, understated route... before turning into the vapid technicolor circus that has become hallmark for the very worst of Grammy broadcasts.
12 Feb 2012
Collapse Expand Pop Ten
Collapse Expand Mixed Media