NPR pop critic Ann Powers highlights new songs from Brit Taylor, Molly Parden, The Brummies and C.A. Jones.
The Puerto Rican star was expected to perform during the American Music Awards on Sunday night, but cancelled at the last minute.
In a ceremony that, like many this year, lacked some momentum, the Latin Grammys were able to find their way towards recognizing the promise of the present.
Megan Thee Stallion is closing out a tumultuous year by releasing her debut album, Good News. The reigning Hot Girl linked with Beyoncé, SZA, City Girls, Big Sean, 2 Chainz, Young Thug and more.
Formerly a producer and songwriter for K-pop's nascent idols, Si-hyuk's own label, Big Hit Entertainment, recently became larger than the other top labels in Seoul combined.
Audio engineer Bruce Swedien, who shaped the sound of several albums with Michael Jackson and Quincy Jones, died Monday at age 86. He also collaborated with artists from B.B. King to Jennifer Lopez.
The talented Canadian composer and songwriter creates an ensemble in their bedroom for our Tiny Desk quarantine series.
JaQuel Knight, choreographer of iconic routines for Beyoncé, Megan Thee Stallion and others, is working to copyright his dances in hopes it will keep corporations from profiting off them unfairly.
The hitmaker, now celebrating 30 years into her career, has released a memoir — The Meaning of Mariah Carey — as detailed and entertaining as her songs.
"Disco lights shine out of the darkness," says the pop veteran, who channels lockdown despair into glittery escapism on her 15th album, simply titled Disco.
Ariana Grande released her sixth studio album, positions, featuring her first collaborations with Doja Cat and Ty Dolla $ign.
The Grammy winner says their third studio album, out Oct. 30, grew from learning to accept the parts of heartbreak that stay with you even after you've moved on.
Adele sang a bit in one sketch but left most of the music to H.E.R., who performed a new song called "Hold On."
Nico Muñoz of Boy Pablo chats with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about his debut album, Wachito Rico.
Demi Lovato performed "Commander in Chief," her politically charged single criticizing President Trump, for the first time at Wednesday's Billboard Music Awards.