Marina re-embraces her inner strength and quite possibly creates her magnum opus with Ancient Dreams in a Modern Land.
Olivia Rodrigo creates something uniquely and unabashedly her own simply by refusing to be anyone but the current version of herself—messy emotions and all.
As she attempts to shed the weight of her past, Demi Lovato embraces every part of herself and creates some of her most unapologetic music to date on Dancing With the Devil.
While reminding us that he has always been more sonically interesting on his own, Nick Jonas’ attempts at deeper emotion and thought fall flat on his new solo LP, Spaceman.
With Confetti, Little Mix have captured the best of both worlds: the beloved dance-pop that made them famous with newfound creative freedom and power.
In the process of creating Disco, Kylie Minogue has captured the essence of what has always made her compelling: ignoring expectations and dancing the tears away.
On Women in Music Pt. III, HAIM are done pretending and ready to be themselves. By learning to embrace the power in their weakest points, the group have created their best work to date.
On his first album in five years, Adam Lambert finds his groove by moving in the right direction. Velvet feels effortless and natural, from the funk and disco beats to the synth and soft rock influences.