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Scott Walker Changed the Face of Pop Music by Turning His Back on It

Scott Walker, who died at 76 this Monday (Mar. 25), was such an utterly unique and unlikely figure in music history that to characterize him with comparisons to other musicians is utterly absurd. But here goes.  Imagine if

Kailee Morgue Talks Working With Hayley Kiyoko, Queer Artistry & the Importance of Authenticity

When Kailee Morgue was looking for a collaborator to work with on her new track, she had one important qualification — they had to be another queer woman. The 20-year-old singer felt that finding proper representation was

This Week in HipHopMagz Chart History: In 1991, Gloria Estefan’s ‘Coming Out of the Dark’ Hit No. 1 on the Hot 100

Plus, remembering feats by The Supremes, Blondie & Evanescence. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. March 25, 198930 years ago: Mike + the Mechanics' plaintive ode to the

Lady Keyz – DIPSO

Lady Keyz is a rising star who has been making noise on the Alternative Hip Hop scene for some time now. Her growing Caribbean fanbase has left a lasting impression due to her raw vocals and brazen

‘Captain Marvel’ ’90s Songs Leap in Sales & Streams Following Film’s Premiere

Nirvana’s “Come as You Are” & No Doubt’s “Just a Girl” lead the way. Two '90s classics featured in Captain Marvel reach Billboard's Hot Rock Songs chart, dated May 23, after the film premiered in the U.S.

The Black Keys Return to Hot Rock Songs Chart’s Top 10 With ‘Lo/Hi’

The song is the duo’s first top 10 since “Little Black Submarines” in 2012. For the first time in six years, The Black Keys rank in the top 10 of Billboard's Hot Rock Songs chart. The duo

J Balvin Headlining Lollapalooza Marks a Significant Moment for Latin Music at U.S. Festivals

One of the biggest takeaways of the 2019 Coachella lineup when it was unveiled in early January was how global the alternative music festival had become. As non-English music has impacted the mainstream more pointedly in recent

X Ambassadors Prove Their Resilience in ‘Boom’ Watch

X Ambassadors received’t let poisonous relationships (or anything, for that matter) push them down for lengthy, as depicted of their new video for “Boom.” In the two-minute lengthy video, the rock-pop trio carry out the modern tune,

R.I.P. Andre Williams: 10 Essential Tracks From the Soul Great

Andre Williams spent half a century deconstructing American music — and to listen to him inform it, fame was the very last thing on his thoughts. “I’ve lived like a king, and I’ve lived like a bum,

okay(Okay) pays homage to a "B-E-A-utiful" stranger

ALternative singer okay(K)  delivers his unorthodox sing/rap model on his new tune titled “B-E-A-utiful”. Over a mellow however groovy backdrop, he tells a narrative a few woman he by no means received to name his girlfriend though he wished