Month: April 2020

She teamed with Jason Robert Brown’s SubCulture for the song from “The Last Five Years.” Ariana Grande was back on Broadway on Monday night (April 27). Well, virtually anyway. The singer joined Jason Robert Brown’s Virtual SubCulture Artist-in-Residency concert series for a three-hanky cover of the opening ballad “Still Hurting” from Brown’s 2001 The Last Five Years musical. […]

“Hanging By a Moment,” the breakout hit and signature smash for ’00s West Coast pop-rockers Lifehouse, ended 2001 as the No. 1 song on Billboard‘s year-end Hot 100. Nearly two decades later, it’s also topped a very different sort of Billboard listing: Our staff’s picks for the 50 best songs from the turn-of-the-century guitar-pop genre we call Minivan Rock. The […]

The staff of Pitchfork listens to a lot of new music. A lot of it. On any given day our writers, editors, and contributors go through an imposing number of new releases, giving recommendations to each other and discovering new favorites along the way. Each Monday, with our Pitchfork Selects playlist, we’re sharing what our writers are […]

Some of comedy’s biggest stars are coming together (in the comfort of their own homes) to provide some much-needed laughter amid the coronavirus crisis. Americares’ “COVID Is No Joke” virtual comedy fest will also include a special performance from Sia. The event will feature a mix of sketches, stand-up comedy and heart-felt messages to help raise critical […]

What would a Young Thug and Chris Brown project sound like? According to CB, the end product would probably be along the genre lines of “Slime and B,” as that’s seemingly the title for the duo’s upcoming mixtape. On Tuesday morning (April 28), Brown announced the news via Instagram with an uploaded picture that read Slime and B. “5th day of the […]

Lil Durk is positioning himself for a bigger leap after his Billboard 200 top five debut on last year’s Love Songs 4 the Streets 2. On Monday, Durkio freed the video for his new single “Viral Moment” and announced the release date for his forthcoming mixtape Just Cause Y’all Waited 2.  Helmed by Jerry Production, “Viral Moment” is a somber […]

Kanye West is going back to his roots. The rapper purchased his childhood home in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood for about $225,000, according to local news station WGN9. Ye’s late mother, Donda West, bought the home in the early 1980s and sold it in 2004. READ MORE Kanye West Is Now a Billionaire, Thanks Mostly to His Yeezy Sneaker […]

Simone Biles, Awkwafina and Jennifer Garner are also in the mix for the May 15 event. Maybe your actual high school or college graduation ceremony got canceled because of coronavirus, but Miley Cyrus is here to save the day. The singer will join a roster of other stars saluting the class of 2020 on #Graduation2020: Facebook and Instagram […]

Also, Kenny Chesney scores 57th top 10 and a new high start for Morgan Wallen. “Nobody but You,” by real-life couple Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, rises 2-1 on Billboard‘s Country Airplay chart dated May 2. It increased by 3% to 38.1 million audience impressions in the week ending April 26, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. […]

Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman are still couple goals after nearly 14 years of marriage. The country crooner gushed over his superstar wife while chatting with Zane Lowe on Apple Music on Tuesday (April 28), shouting out her varied taste in music. “She’s got great taste in music because it’s always visceral,” Urban explained. “It’s just like, ‘I […]

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