Tag: Pop and Rock Music

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Malcolm Young of AC/DC: Listen to 10 Essential Songs

Photo Brian Johnson, Angus Young and Malcolm Young in 2008 as the band prepared to release “Black Ice.”...

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Playlist: The Playlist: Demi Lovato Seeks Her ‘Despacito’ and 9 More New Songs

Advertisement Demi Lovato teamed up with Luis Fonsi for the new track “Échame La Culpa.”CreditBen Stansall/Agence France-Presse —...

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Critic’s Notebook: Puerto Rico Mattered at the Latin Grammys. So Did Salsa.

The remaining top award, best new artist, went to Vicente García from the Dominican Republic, a pop singer...

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Lil Peep, Rapper Who Blended Hip-Hop and Emo, Is Dead at 21

Photo Lil Peep performing in the Marlin Room at Webster Hall in New York, in April. Credit Chad...

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Album Review: Sharon Jones Says Farewell With ‘Soul of a Woman’

Photo Sharon Jones in 2009. The soul singer sounds powerful on “Soul of a Woman,” even though she...

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Meet the Musicians Who Gave Isaac Hayes His Groove

The young Bar-Kays had already been through plenty. Stax had hoped to groom them as the next Booker...

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Björk’s New Album Is a Love Letter to Optimism

Björk, 51, played a nearly finished version of the album for me during one of her brief stays...

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Popcast: Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Has Arrived. Let’s Discuss.

Photo On “Reputation,” Taylor Swift puts herself into direct competition with the dominant pop players of today. Credit...

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Taylor Swift’s First Mention in The Times Humbly Hinted at What Was to Come

Photo Taylor Swift in concert. Credit John Salangsang/Invision, via Associated Press Friday was launch day for “Reputation,” the...

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Playlist: The Playlist: Eminem Reflects, Sturgill Simpson Busks and 11 More New Songs

Advertisement Eminem’s “Walk on Water,” from his upcoming “Revival” album, has both deft turns of phrase and deeply...