Tag: 2017

Sam Smith is Resigned to Heartbreak on the Decent “Too Good at Goodbyes”

After winning an Academy Award for his James Bond theme “The Writing’s on the Wall,” Sam Smith took an extended break from music to experience life and find inspiration for whatever music he would release next. The two years since he kicked off his hiatus haven’t brought the British singer much comfort, if “Too Good

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Zayn and Sia Join Forces on the Cinematic “Dusk Till Dawn”

The biggest crime of Zayn Malik and Sia’s new single “Dusk Till Dawn” is that it’s not attached to the credits of a romantic epic most likely directed by James Cameron. The two reluctant pop stars don’t read as an obvious pairing on paper; Sia and her backwards wig are bold and brassy pop with

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Mariah Carey’s Hot 100 Record is Safe, but Female Pop is Not

Mariah Carey’s record is safe, phew. It was touch-and-go for a few weeks, but “One Sweet Day,” her 1995 duet with Boyz II Men, remains tied with “Despacito” for most weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100. Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, and Justin Bieber probably would’ve secured that record-breaking 17th week had Taylor Swift

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