Bow and Swift have shared unrelenting scrutiny, overshadowing their hard work and success.
In 1993, Joel sang, ‘These are the last words I have to say.’ What changed?
Men in the 1700s penned vehement letters about the way women dressed, slut-shaming them as “cork-rumped devils”.
Delta’s music defined the lives of teenage girls like me – but she is still waiting to join the hall of fame.
Taylor Swift is maybe the biggest pop star in the world right now - but how did she get so famous, and how does she remain relevant to a younger audience?
For Buffett, escapism was not merely some fiddling flight of fancy. It acknowledged the brutalities and indignities of everyday life.
Media outlets increasingly construct narratives about collective reality based on what’s happening on social media.
During the only major performance she gave in her home country, Gilberto was booed.
In social media posts during the pandemic, fans posit their idols as loyal to the nation, the people and the party state.
The legendary singer has died at 83. Her performance practice exemplified fierce hard work.
Sweden’s Loreen is now the second person to win Eurovision twice, the first woman to win twice, and the first LGBTQIA+ artist to win twice.
The UK has now chalked up a record 16 second place finishes. But what would it take to go one better and win the whole thing?
A US court has ruled Ed Sheeran isn’t guilty of plagiarism. The ruling supports the rights of musical artists to build from the artists who came before them.
When Teya and Salena take to the Eurovision stage next week, their song may be new, but their story of ghostly authorship and spirit possession comes straight from Poe’s work.
The artist’s fabled archive spans his entire career, showcasing his playful curiosity, his need for beauty and his respect for style.
Listening to unfamiliar music can expand your horizons, create new memory bonds and offer fresh pleasures.
Easy pop delights and it doesn’t have to be more complicated than that.
The composer of hits including The Look of Love and What’s New Pussycat? has an impressive back catalogue.
Africa is considered too high risk as a destination for big US pop tours - but Beyoncé could and should break the mould.
By only discussing fatphobia in the context of eating disorders, Taylor Swift illustrates how deeply individualized and depoliticized white feminism is.