Tag Archives: Pop and Rock Music

Playlist: The Playlist: Black Thought Freestyles for 10 Minutes and 11 More New Songs

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear the most notable new music out this week, from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamildrops team-up with the Decemberists to a Thelonious Monk reissue.

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Happy No More, Pharrell Williams and N.E.R.D Want to Wake You Up

Source: New York Times » Music

A song about joy vaulted Mr. Williams into the stratosphere, but now his long-running side project is returning with an album filled with outrage.

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Bon Jovi Leads 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees: ‘It’s About Time’

Source: New York Times » Music

The band will join the institution in April along with Nina Simone, the Cars, Dire Straits, the Moody Blues and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

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Review: Taylor Swift Leads a Jingle Ball Full of Hardheaded Women and Nice Guys

Source: New York Times » Music

The annual concert of hitmakers at Madison Square Garden slighted pop’s diversity, offering a narrow definition of what “hit radio” looked like in 2017.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Seun Kuti and Santana Sound an Alarm, and 10 More New Songs

Source: New York Times » Music

The week’s most notable new songs, from Migos to Johnny Mathis.

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The 54 Best Songs of 2017

Source: New York Times » Music

Our pop music critics share their favorite tracks, from Jay-Z to Cardi B, Father John Misty to Sam Hunt.

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The Best Albums of 2017

Source: New York Times » Music

Our critics picked St. Vincent and Lorde, Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole, Julien Baker and Taylor Swift, Nicole Mitchell and Tyshawn Sorey — and many more.

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Communist-Era Crooner and Far-Right Metal Band Share a Spotlight

Source: New York Times » Music

“The Sinatra of the East” and a heavy metal group known for anti-Muslim lyrics were honored in the Czech Republic’s answer to the Grammys.

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Playlist: The Playlist: The Hold Steady Get Revved Up and 9 More New Songs

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear the week’s notable new releases, from Beyoncé joining Ed Sheeran to the latest from Craig David’s comeback.

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