"Treacly," "boring" and "sexless" aren't words you'd typically ascribe to one of the world's biggest pop stars. But they're adjectives that journalists and festival organizers have lobbed at Ed Sheeran, who rock icon Morissey slammed in 2015, telling Boulder Weekly that "things can't possibly get any worse" than his music.
This is clearly the year of the pop crooner with chart-toppers Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran leading the pack. Bruno released his #1 third album "24K Magic" late last year, and the success of the LP has carried over into 2017 with the mega smash "That's What I Like."
The Weeknd - "House of Balloons / Glass Table Girls" If there was any doubt The Weeknd was kind of goth, this Siouxsie and the Banshees sample clears it up. The Weeknd is totally goth, and this title track from the singer's debut mixtape solidified his darkwave synth style as danceable.
Beyoncé blessed fans with four massive collaborations, "Mi Gente," "Walk On Water," "Shining" and "Perfect." Vote for the one you think is best. Beyoncé blessed fans with four massive collaborations, "Mi Gente," "Walk On Water," "Shining" and "Perfect." Vote for the one you think is best.
9. Selena Gomez – “Come & Get It” In 2013, Gomez was stepping out on her own with her debut solo album Stars Dance. “Come & Get It” served as the lead single and reintroduced the pop star as a powerful, sensual being ready to leave her little girl veneer behind. It was also the first Selena Gomez song to land in the top 10 of the Hot 100.
Yes, yes, we know... "The Chainsmokers aren't even EDM!" Except they are; the line between pop and EDM has just become more blurred than ever. Now that that's out of the way, we can tell you that Billboard has released their list of 2017's top 100 artists, and The Chainsmokers top the list for EDM artists at #6
Despite being a group that’s undeniably one of the key pop acts of 2017 -- and in an age where pop stars are taken more seriously than ever before, in both their artistry and public statements -- not that many people seem to want to talk about Imagine Dragons.
Kelly Clarkson hinted that she plans to drop a new record in 2017, and now she’s given PEOPLE a few more details about the next stage in her music career. “I’m working on my new album now,” the singer, 34, told PEOPLE during an interview at the S.H.E. Summit in New York City, where she was speaking on a panel about time management as a brand ambassador for Citizen watches.
After a stellar run with One Direction, Harry Styles could have gone anywhere he wanted. What would he try for his big solo move: Glitzy radio pop? Celebrity guests? The usual slate of big-name producers? Instead, Styles stakes his claim as a rock star, getting personal with a sublime album of Seventies-style guitar grooves.
Linkin Park became the first rock band to achieve more than one billion YouTube hits. Linkin Park also became the fifteenth most liked page on Facebook, tenth most liked artist, and most liked group followed by the Black Eyed Peas. Linkin Park's "Numb" is the third and "In the End" is the sixth "timeless song" on Spotify.
Twenty One Pilots (stylized as twenty one pilots, and sometimes as twenty øne piløts) is an American musical duo originating from Columbus, Ohio. The band was formed in 2009 by lead vocalist Tyler Joseph along with former members Nick Thomas and Chris Salih, who left in 2011, and currently consists of Joseph and drummer Josh Dun.
Miley Cyrus’ Biggest Billboard Hot 100 hits chart is based on actual performance on the weekly Billboard Hot 100, through the May 13, 2017, ranking. Miley Cyrus' songs are ranked based on an inverse point system, with weeks at No. 1 earning the greatest value and weeks at No. 100 earning the least.
Rae Sremmurd new songs, albums, biography, chart history, photos, videos, news, and more on Billboard, the go-to source for what's hot in music. Rae Sremmurd new songs, albums, biography, chart history, photos, videos, news, and more on Billboard, the go-to source for what's hot in music.
Mariah Carey is returning with some new music after unveiling her new album cover art and releaseing a snippet of her new song. Find out more about Mariah Carey’s new album in 2017 right here. Mariah Carey is returning with some new music after unveiling her new album cover art and releaseing a snippet of her new song.
Christina Aguilera (1999) prominently displayed teen pop and dance-pop music, while Mi Reflejo (2000) takes inspiration from Latin music. Her first Christmas album, My Kind of Christmas, combines covers of Christmas standards and several original dance-pop tracks.
There are people on the list who have netted superstar support from artists and producers like Snoop Dogg and Tricky Stewart and artists who have blown up from a placement on Kylie Jenner’s Snapchat. 2017 could even be the year that America finally gets K-pop.
Jim Santella of The Buffalo News writes "Like an iron fist in a velvet glove, the power of Celine Dion's voice is cloaked in a silky vibrato that betrays the intensity of her vocal commitment." Jeff Miers, also of The Buffalo News, says of Dion "Her singing voice is absolutely extra-human.
Shakira performs a song during the kick-off celebration concert for the 2010 FIFA World Cup at the Orlando Stadium on June 10, 2010 in Soweto, South Africa. It's only been one month since Shakira dropped latest single "Chantaje," featuring fellow Colombian Maluma, and the track has already become a smash hit and a record-breaking tune.
In February 2017, Daft Punk launched a pop-up shop in Hollywood, California featuring memorabilia, artwork, and a display of the various costumes the duo has worn over the years. The duo also performed with The Weeknd at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards on 12 February 2017.
Backed by PC Music producer A.G. Cook and a formidable cast of guest artists, including Caroline Polachek, CupcakKe, Mykki Blanco, and Carly Rae Jepsen, Charli XCX digs into the mechanics that make contemporary pop music click and nudges them ever so slightly closer to the uncanny valley.
Clean Bandit brought their bubbly pop fun to the #CapitalSTB with this party-starting performance of ‘Rather Be’! When you’ve created one of the most iconic pop songs of the last decade, you must know a thing or two about getting the party started – and Clean Bandit certainly do.
Fall Out Boy received a Best New Artist nomination at the 2006 Grammy Awards. The band's 2007 follow-up, Infinity on High, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 with 260,000 first week sales. It produced two worldwide hit singles, "This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race" and "Thnks fr th Mmrs".
2. Keith Urban - "Stupid Boy" As the story goes, Urban was influenced to record the song by his wife, Nicole Kidman, who thought the song had potential. The performance works because the singer realized that the break-up of the relationship lay at his feet.
Pop-punk rocker Avril Lavigne has stepped away from music for the past couple years as she shifted attention towards her health, but she recently revealed a new album is on its way. Pop-punk rocker Avril Lavigne has stepped away from music for the past couple years as she shifted attention towards her health, but she recently revealed a new album is on its way.
Little Mix released their debut album DNA in 2012, which peaked inside the top 10 in ten countries including the UK and US. This made Little Mix the first girl group since the Pussycat Dolls to reach the US top five with their debut album, as well as earning the highest debut US chart position for a British girl group's first release, breaking the record previously held by the Spice Girls.