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  1. twice the controversy
    Twice’s Chaeyoung Wore Controversial Shirts Not Once, Twice“I will pay absolute attention in the future.”
  2. superlatives
    The Weirdest and Most Divisive of Genesis, According to Tony Banks“There’s no Genesis song that would’ve sounded anything like it did if I hadn’t been around.”
  3. lanapalooza
    Lana Del Rey Is Taking ‘The Grants’ to Grant Park for LollapaloozaDel Rey is bringing her long song titles to Chicago for the third time.
  4. my ex-girl is a lawyer
    Bad Bunny’s Ex-Baby Is Suing Him Over ‘Bad Bunny, Baby’Seeking more than $40 million over the recording used on two songs.
  5. chat room
    For 100 Gecs, This Is What Sincerity Sounds Like“We’re not gonna make music that we think is bad.”
  6. rodeo rick
    Rick Ross’s Personal Herd of Buffalo Has Overtaken Georgia PoliceIf Rick Ross’s buffalo eat your lawn, say, “Thank you, Rick Ross’s buffaloes!”
  7. symbology
    Ed Sheeran Has a Whole New Set of Symbols WaitingPlus collabs with J. Balvin, Shakira, David Guetta, Florida Georgia Line, Justin Bieber, and, somehow, more.
  8. psst it’s expensive real estate
    All of Real-Estate Mogul Taylor Swift’s Homes, RankedShe’s been through so many housing eras.
  9. protests
    Hayley Williams, Maren Morris Among Performers for Love Rising Benefit ConcertAlong with Allison Russell, Jason Isbell, and over a dozen drag queens.
  10. no more fomo
    Here’s a Play-by-Play of the First Stop of Taylor Swift’s Eras TourRelive what you missed in Swift City, Eras-zona.
  11. chat room
    Daisy Jones and the Six Helped Nabiyah Be Process Her Music-Industry Past“I grew up onstage. I was touring from 7 to 11. I had an emotional attachment to a lot of Simone’s experiences.”
  12. scene report
    The (Fall Out) Boys Are Back in TownThe band’s new album, So Much (for) Stardust, returns to where it all started, 20 years later.
  13. respect the classics
    Ticketmaster Pissed Off the Wrong GothRobert Smith shamed the company into offering partial ticket refunds for the Cure’s upcoming tour.
  14. no lie
    Jimin Is Poetry in Motion in His ‘Set Me Free Pt. 2’ VideoThe BTS member literally dances with a poem printed on his chest.
  15. no sleep for the swifties
    Taylor Swift Kicks Off Her Eras Tour Era by Dropping 4 SongsIncluding “Safe & Sound (Taylor’s Version),” which appears to have temporarily ended the civil war between the Civil Wars.
  16. everything everywhere is all a24
    Stop Making Sense Is Returning to Theaters As an A24 MovieNot quite the same as it ever was, Jonathan Demme’s 1984 Talking Heads classic is getting a 4K remaster.
  17. respect the classics
    Jack White Has a Poetic Response to Those Meg White CriticismsLiterally. He wrote a poem to defend his former White Stripes drummer and ex-wife.
  18. album review
    Miley’s Californication Is CompleteEndless Summer Vacation showcases a more unified and refined version of Cyrus, but is almost too meticulously crafted to soundtrack summers.
  19. vulture lists
    Every Song on Daisy Jones & the Six’s Aurora, RankedNow that fans can actually listen to the fictional band’s songs instead of just reading them, which tracks are the best?
  20. rip
    Bobby Caldwell, ‘Blue-Eyed Soul’ Singer, Dead at 71“I held him tight in my arms as he left us. I am forever heartbroken,” his wife Mary Caldwell wrote on Twitter.
  21. profile
    Yaeji Lets LooseThe musician-slash-DJ is known for introspective dance music that brings the house down. On her debut album, she went searching for herself.
  22. switched on pop
    ‘Kiss From a Rose’ Wasn’t Made to Be a Classic“It shouldn’t really work, if you start to get analytical about it. But somehow it does,” says Seal. “It’s kind of against all odds.”
  23. dream on
    Will Daisy Jones & the Six Actually Go on Tour?If so, Sam Claflin should sing a Beatles cover.
  24. my single is dropping
    Lana Del Rey Takes It to Church on ‘The Grants’With help from three 20 Feet From Stardom background singers.
  25. this is not the land…
    Is This the Best Glendale Could Do for Taylor Swift?Not Swiftdale. Not Glendale (Taylor’s Version). Swift City.
  26. privileged rappers
    Drake to Richly Flex on Tour With 21 SavageBilled as a reflection on his last decade — call it an era tour, singular.
  27. oscars 2023
    Rihanna Brought IG Boyfriend A$AP Rocky to the OscarsA$AP and Courtney B. Vance should hang out.
  28. surprise
    Lady Gaga Is Indeed Performing at the Oscars TonightLittle monsters rise up!
  29. mother!
    It’s ‘Mother’ vs. ‘Mother’Kris Jenner and Meghan Trainor battle for the title of Most (Narcissistic) Mother.
  30. vulture investigates
    Who Is Big Twitchy, Miley Cyrus’s Endless Summer Vacation Star?And what does Harmony Korine have to do with it?
  31. trailer mix
    Country Music Won’t Be the Same After My Kind of CountryOr so Reese Witherspoon and Kacey Musgraves hope in the first trailer for their new competition series, My Kind of Country.
  32. yes or yes
    Cheer Up, Baby, Twice Just Dropped Ready to BeAnd performed lead single “Set Me Free” on Fallon.
  33. my single is dropping
    Miley Cyrus Is on the Lookout for a Summer Fling in ‘River’Out along with her new album, Endless Summer Vacation.
  34. chat room
    What a Love Album Without Love Songs Sounds LikeOn Fever Ray’s Radical Romantics, don’t expect any “Oh, I love this person, they are amazing, blah blah blah” type of music.
  35. tragedy
    Third Person Dies from Injuries in Stampede at GloRilla ConcertPolice said seven others sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
  36. respect the classics
    The Cure to Tour the U.S., Stoke New Music RumorsAs their upcoming Songs of the Lost World remains lost on us.
  37. say love
    RuPaul, Pedro Pascal, and More Speak Out in Defense of Trans RightsAmid Tennessee’s drag ban and CPAC.
  38. album watch
    Madonna Is Christine’s Newest QueenWith three features on his new album, Paranoïa, Angels, True Love.
  39. best of 2023
    The Best Songs of 2023 (So Far)From Lana Del Rey, Lil Yachty, and more.
  40. rip
    Gary Rossington, Last Surviving Original Lynyrd Skynrd Member, Dead at 71He played slide guitar on “Free Bird.”
  41. the shade
    Chaka Khan Isn’t Letting Rolling Stone Get Away With This One!Saying the “Greatest Singers” list failed to include singers.
  42. pop punk injuries
    Travis Barker’s Finger Is Now the Enema of Blink-182 FansHe said his surgery was a success, but he needs time to heal before he can tour again.
  43. videology
    Demi Lovato Slays Ghostface in a Scream VI Music VideoGhostface, sashay away.
  44. my single is dropping
    Nicki Minaj Debuts a New Alter Ego, ‘Red Ruby Da Sleeze’And returns to Queen Radio.
  45. feel good inc
    De La Soul’s Back Catalogue (Finally) Hits Streaming ServicesIn time to bump their debut, 3 Feet High and Rising, for its anniversary.
  46. no justice
    Where Is Jüstin Bieber Now? Not Touring.All dates on the Justice World Tour have been canceled, without comment from the pop star.
  47. hope world x cole world
    J-Hope Drops New Music Video With His Muse, J. ColeThey collaborated for the BTS member’s new solo single, “on the street.”
  48. ticketmonster
    Ticketmaster Bravely Makes Enemies of the BTS ArmyThe remaining sales for Suga’s Agust D tour in the U.S. have been canceled.
  49. respect the classics
    Journey Should Probably Go Their Separate WaysTwo members are plaguing each other with lawsuits, cease-and-desist letters, and off-duty police officers.
  50. crime
    Fugees’ Pras Denies Wrongdoing in Foreign Conspiracy ChargesHe faces ten counts in a trial beginning later this month.
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