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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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When Did Nick Jonas Become a Pop Star?

If you told me six months ago that Nick Jonas, one-third of the Jonas Brothers, would be poised for genuine pop superstardom, I probably would’ve laughed. It wouldn’t have been a malicious laugh. It’s just that the premise seemed so unlikely. After the Jonas Brothers imploded last year, for reasons no one really understands, can

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Has Madonna Finally Become Irrelevant?

Wednesday night, to the surprise of no one, Madonna popped out of the audience to perform with Miley Cyrus at her MTV Unplugged concert. It surprised no one, not because it was spoiled earlier in the week, but because Madonna has made it a habit of late to shoehorn herself into the pop culture conversation, no

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