Lana Del Rey Confronts Mortality On Her New Album
The singer poignantly reflects on aging and recent deaths in her family on her latest album.
Kali Uchis’s “Hasta Cuando” Is The Musical Equivalent Of The Nail-Painting Emoji
If you’re not on the Kali Uchis train yet, it’s time to get on board.
Karol G Just Made Pop Music History. Here’s How She Did It.
The Colombian singer-songwriter spent over a decade crafting her own vision. Now she’s breaking records.
Samara Joy's Excellence Is Self-Evident
Joy, a 23-year-old jazz singer from the Bronx, won the Best New Artist Grammy over breakout musicians like Brazilian pop star Anitta, indie darling Wet Leg, and Latinx R&B singer Omar Apollo.
How SZA Rose From Indie Favorite To National No. 1
The singer’s latest genre-bending album stayed atop the charts for seven weeks, cementing her as a superstar.
How Shakira Turned A Messy Breakup Into Her Biggest Hit In Years
She's long been typecast as a sexy hip-shaker, but her hijacking of the celebrity gossip algorithm is another reminder of her range.
Meet RAYE, The New Patron Saint Of Sad Girl Dance Songs
You’ve probably heard "Escapism" on one of the million TikToks that have used it as a sound.
Dr. Dre Blasted Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene As “Hateful And Divisive” After She Used His Music In A Twitter Video
"I don’t license my music to politicians, especially someone as divisive and hateful as this one," Dr. Dre said.
Megan Thee Stallion Hasn't Gotten Justice In The Court Of Public Opinion
No matter the verdict in the case against Lanez, Megan has already been unfairly condemned.
26 Songs That Defined 2022
From TikTok trends to songs of the summer — these were the bangers we couldn’t get out of our heads in 2022.
Why Anitta Matters
The Brazilian star has redefined what it means to be a woman in Latinx music. She’s a sign of how the industry has changed — and how it hasn’t.
Justice for Carly Rae Jepsen in a Taylor Swift Press Cycle
The pop girlies have given us a lot to think about this week.
Taylor Swift's "Midnights" Is Her Best Album Since "1989"
For fans who have done the reading, Midnights is a cohesive and at times stunning development for a songwriter who has made evolution her signature.
Kelly Clarkson And The Job Of “America’s Sweetheart”
For two decades, the singer has stayed remarkably on brand as the people’s pop star.
“Harry’s House” May Be Harry Styles’ Horniest Album Yet
In his third album, he’s part daddy, sometimes lover, and definitely a caring observer.
Jason Isbell Is Tired Of Country’s Love Affair With White Nostalgia
“I think it’s possible to acknowledge that you have benefited from a system that’s unequal without feeling shame or even guilt from it.”
Adele Got Brutally Honest About Her Divorce In New Song "Easy On Me" After Revealing Why She "Voluntarily Chose To Dismantle" Her Son's Life
"You can't deny how hard I have tried / I changed who I was to put you both first / But now I give up."
Adele Appeared To Confirm Her New Album Is Coming After Changing Her Social Media Pictures To Match "Mysterious" Billboards Around The World
"The start of a new Adele era."
Katy Perry Said Numbers "Don't Lie" After Being Asked About Not Winning A Grammy Despite Her Successful Career
"Everyone has an opinion and that’s wonderful, but numbers are numbers. Math is sacred."
Super Rookies Cravity Opened Up About Being One Of The Biggest Pandemic K-Pop Groups
The rising K-pop act spoke to BuzzFeed's Daebak Weekly about their first full-length album and their first year as a group.
Lil Nas X Responded To The "Negative Energy" On Twitter After He Was Criticized For Posting A Pregnancy Photoshoot To Promote His New Album
"Let me get offline, all of this negative energy is not good for the baby."
Olivia Rodrigo Has Reportedly Given Up Millions Of Dollars In Royalties To Taylor Swift And Hayley Williams After Being Accused Of Copying Their Songs
After comparisons were made between Rodrigo's music and that of Taylor Swift and Paramore, the 18-year-old offered writing credits, which are proving to be costly.
One Of The Biggest New K-Pop Groups Has Never Met Most Of Their Fans
K-pop stars the Boyz spoke to BuzzFeed News about making new music and missing their fans.
KPop Group Day6 (Even Of Day) Shared How Their New Album Is Different From Their Day6 Work
"Looking back, I think the expression of our song lyrics and melodies have become not only more free, but enriched as well," Dowoon told BuzzFeed News.
How Doja Cat Keeps Dodging Cancellation
The consistently viral pop star has bucked controversy thanks to a prolific career, including a new infectious album, Planet Her.
Extremely Fun Photos From The 1980s Music Scene In New York
"For a lot of musicians, they may have played a certain kind of music, but they were part of the swirl of creativity happening."
How Olivia Rodrigo Flipped The Disney Script
Many Disney alum have gone on to become successful, autonomous pop stars — but Rodrigo has done it while still employed at the House of Mouse.
Olivia Rodrigo's Debut Album "Sour" Weaves An Intricate Story Of Love And Heartbreak, And Her Reaction To Its Release Is Perfect
"Thank you for helping me turn all my unhappy feelings into one of the best moments of my life."
Olivia Rodrigo Opened Up About Speculation Over Her Private Life And Explained Why She Changed The Lyrics To "Blonde" In "Drivers License"
"I write my songs and people can say whatever they want to say about it."
JAY B Said He Was Nervous After Releasing His First Solo Single
The South Korean R&B singer and current member of Got7 spoke with BuzzFeed News about releasing his single “Switch It Up,” going solo, and scuba diving.