1. sketch comedy
    The Only Thing Lil Nas X Is on Trial for Is Being a Goof“[WATCH LIVE] Nike v. Lil Nas X — Satan Shoes Trial” is not what it appears.
  2. obits
    Frankie Lons, Keyshia Cole’s Mom and BET Reality Star, Dead at 61She had been battling addiction for decades.
  3. my single is dropping
    The War on Drugs Offer ‘Living Proof’ of New Music, Announce AlbumI Don’t Live Here Anymore is out October 29.
  4. new albums
    The Killers Announce Seventh Album Pressure MachineFrontman Brandon Flowers reflects on his upbringing for their most restrained album to date.
  5. my album (not yandhi) is dropping
    Kanye West Previewed Donda at an Invite-Only Album Listening PartyAn official listening event is set for July 22 in Atlanta.
  6. respect the classics
    Springsteen Manager Slams the Screen Door on ‘Thunder Road’ Lyrics Confusion“‘Dresses’ do not know how to ‘wave.’”
  7. no fun!
    Sex Pistols Are Bringing Anarchy to the CourtroomJohn Lydon is being sued by two other members … over music licensing for a Sex Pistols series.
  8. farewells
    Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga Will Perform Together ‘One Last Time’The duo will play Radio City Music Hall for two nights to celebrate a decade of music and friendship.
  9. nah
    Grimes to Co-Host a Singing Competition for Her Fellow Digital AvatarsIt looks like they stuffed a bunch of contestants in mo-cap suits and gave them access to a Sims customization screen.
  10. rip
    Hip-Hop Pioneer Biz Markie Dead at 57The rapper, producer, actor, and renowned beatboxer was known as the “Clown Prince of Hip-Hop.”
  11. the inside track
    Pop-Punk Is a Tool for Self-Acceptance on WILLOW and Avril Lavigne’s ‘G R O W’In many ways, it’s the song encapsulation of WILLOW’s work at the red table.
  12. song review
    Pop Smoke’s Vision Remains Crystal Clear, Even When Others Are Seeing It Through“Tell the Vision,” featuring Kanye West and Pusha T, like most of Faith, refuses to let its somber circumstances weigh it down.
  13. summer hits
    What Makes Lorde’s ‘Solar Power’ So Divisive?On this episode of Switched on Pop, writer Hanif Abdurraqib breaks down Lorde’s greatest skill.
  14. music
    Weezer to Release 4-Album Cycle, Seasons, in 2022Because they ran out of colors, we guess?
  15. wanna get wild?
    8 GIFs of Normani’s Wildest SidesThe most delectable, marvelous moments from her new music video with Cardi B.
  16. the law
    Lil Durk and His Girlfriend Were in a Shootout With Home Invaders, Cops SayNeither the Chicago rapper nor India Cox were hurt.
  17. my single is dropping
    Jennifer Hudson’s ‘Natural Woman’ Cover Will Make You Impulse-Buy Fur CoatsFrom her upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic.
  18. my single is dropping
    Shakira Says ‘Don’t Wait Up’ for a New Banger, Drops SingleAnd surfs in the music video.
  19. last night on late night
    Lorde Takes to the Roof With ‘Solar Power’ for The Late ShowPerhaps she installed some solar panels while she was up there?
  20. collabs
    Pop Smoke and Dua Lipa Create the Ultimate Summer Hit With ‘Demeanor’Off of Pop Smoke’s second posthumous album, Faith, also featuring the kings of rap.
  21. music videos
    Normani and Cardi B Are Naked and Unafraid in the “Wild Side” VideoNormani is back and she brought body-ody-ody.
  22. cyphers
    XXL Debuts Freshman Cypher Inspired by FX’s Dave (?)The 2021 cyphers thus far have been … eh.
  23. my single is dropping
    Don’t You Worry, Child, Swedish House Mafia’s Got New Music for YouAfter high-profile reunion performances, the progressive house giants are plotting a new album.
  24. tiny desk (home) concerts
    Lucy Dacus Goes Back to High School for Her Tiny Desk (Home) ConcertThe Richmond singer returns to the place that inspired her latest album, Home Video.
  25. disrespect the classics
    Ascend to Heaven With Tom Petty’s ‘Angel Dream No. 2’ Music VideoIt’ll never be too late to watch.
  26. quar amor
    Machine Gun Kelly Had a Megan Fox Poster in His Teenage BedroomAnd reportedly once told a classmate he would marry the movie star.
  27. late night snacks
    BTS Perform Their No. 1 Hit, ‘Butter,’ on The Tonight Show With Jimmy FallonThey turned Seoul’s unopened World Cup Bridge into a runway.
  28. trailer mix
    Madame X Is a Movie Star in Madonna Tour Film TrailerThe Madame X documentary hits Paramount+ on October 8.
  29. the law
    Britney Spears Finally Gets Big Win in Conservatorship CaseShe has been approved to hire her own lawyer and will now be represented by former federal prosecutor Mathew Rosengart.
  30. not my captain
    Man Overboard: John Mayer Equates New Yacht-Rock Album to ‘Shitposting’We’re Toto-ly not all right with this.
  31. album review
    Vince Staples’s Best Talent Remains Never Letting Us Get Too ComfortableOn his new self-titled album, once again, the rapper is fine with being misunderstood.
  32. verzuz
    The Lox, Dipset to Head Down to Madison Square Garden for VerzuzThe Yonkers and Harlem groups will square off at the Hulu Theater on August 3.
  33. cannes 2021
    Everything You Need to Know About Aline, the Unofficial Celine Dion BiopicIn which a 57-year-old Valérie Lemercier plays the singer at all ages of life, including 5 years old.
  34. the future
    Now Anyone Can Perform As Holly Herndon With AI ‘Digital Twin,’ Holly+By sharing her voice, the electronic composer is “encouraging people to experiment with a new and exciting technology.”
  35. videology
    Tinashe Bounces on the Ground, a Trampoline, and a Guy in ‘Bouncin’ VideoLiving up to the song’s title.
  36. the law
    What Everyone’s Fighting for at Britney Spears’s Conservatorship Hearing TodayFollowing her explosive testimony, the entire conservatorship could go up in smoke at today’s hearing.
  37. trailer mix
    Don’t Blink and Miss Blackpink’s The Movie TrailerOut August 4 ahead of the band’s five-year anniversary on August 8.
  38. health
    Ashley Monroe Is Beginning Chemotherapy After Blood Cancer DiagnosisThe musician and Pistol Annies member revealed the news on Instagram.
  39. summer hits
    Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘good 4 u’ Continues a Distinct Emo TraditionA history of young women raging on the mic, from the blues to country to Rodrigo’s chart-topping confessional.
  40. music
    Jack Antonoff Debuts Zadie Smith’s Bleachers Co-Write ‘91’ for Tiny DeskPerformed outside Electric Lady Studios, complete with one tiny desk.
  41. book excerpt
    My Afternoon With Papa RoachAn excerpt from Tom Scharpling’s new memoir, It Never Ends.
  42. country
    Mickey Guyton Will Release Her Long-, Long-Awaited Debut Album on September 24Guyton cowrote every song on Remember Her Name, except a cover of “If I Were a Boy.”
  43. songs of the summer
    Listen to Barack Obama’s New Playlist for a Cool Dad SummerAnyone can be a cool dad. Cool dad is a state of mind.
  44. the inside track
    Capture the Beauty of SAULT’s New Album NINE While You Can“Bitter Streets” finds the mysterious U.K. collective at its best, making permanent beauty out of all things temporary.
  45. best of 2021
    The Best Songs of 2021 (So Far)From Jazmine Sullivan’s years-in-the-making comeback to electrifying rock anthems to Doja Cat’s NSFW tongue twister and more.
  46. superlatives
    The Best of R&B History, As Told By Its Architects Jimmy Jam and Terry LewisFrom Janet and Michael Jackson’s sibling rivalry, to Prince’s genius, to Bobby Brown rushing takes to head to the strip club, and so much more.
  47. my single is dropping
    Maluma Serenades Saweetie, Scott Disick, and More in “Sobrio”“Ya que sobrio no me da / Por eso te estoy llamando.”
  48. my single is dropping
    The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber Stay Collaborating on New Song ‘Stay’It follows their linkup for “Unstable,” off Bieber’s Justice.
  49. collaborations
    Tyler, the Creator and Snoh Aalegra Have Natural Chemistry on Her New AlbumThe two fight then make up on “Neon Peach” and “In the Moment”
  50. my single is dropping
    Post Malone Joins a ‘Motley Crew’ of Race-Car Drivers in New Music VideoFeaturing another cameo from Tommy Lee himself.
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