How did you spend 2020? With more with 70 million songs on Spotify alone and approximately 70 billion hours' worth of bingeable TV and movies accessible to stream — just a rough estimate — it could be safe to guess the response is: at house, with your faves. Indeed, as several of us turned to what we know and love to stay warm and comforted in this most turbulent year, it was espe..

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By Deepa Lakshmin Lightning strikes. There’s a web of tangled branches, a flash of sequins; Misterwives frontwoman Mandy Lee emerges from the darkness of a blank computer screen, mic in hand, along with a booming thunder in her voice as she launches into “Over the Rainbow.” Especially for a virtual concert while in a pandemic, the performance’s stage design had to measure up ..

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Ariana Grande is switching up the positions again — this time, as a bride-to-be. On Sunday (December 20), the 27-year-old singer took to Instagram to share the news that she had become engaged to her boyfriend, right now fiancé, Dalton Gomez right after much less than per year of dating. “Forever n then some," she captioned a carousel of five photographs, which included snapsho..

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Much of the rapper Cardi B’s early success might be traced to the VH1 reality series Love & Hip Hop: New York, which brought her singular personality to crowds around the nation. Her drive and undeniable flow have brought from that point to the best of the charts, nailing hit immediately after hit, from “Bodak Yellow” to the slickest song of the summer, “WAP.” Right now,..

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In three days, Billie Eilish turns 19, and nevertheless she's already become one of the most celebrated artists of her generation. It can be hard to remember a time before her Grammys sweep, before every new song drop was An Event, before she became a veritable auteur crafting her own visual identity. Luckily, filmmaker R.J. Cutler spent time documenting that very space in Eilish's l..

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The search for the ever-elusive "bop" is challenging. Playlists and streaming-service suggestions can only do so much. They often leave a lingering question: Are these songs really good, or are they just new? Enter Bop Shop, a hand-picked selection of songs from the MTV News team. This weekly collection doesn't discriminate by genre and could contribute anything — it's a snapsho..

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The search for the ever-elusive "bop" is complicated. Playlists and streaming-service suggestions can only do so much. They often leave a lingering question: Are these songs really good, or are they just new? Enter Bop Shop, a hand-picked selection of songs from the MTV News team. This weekly collection doesn't discriminate by genre and can add anything — it's a snapshot of what..

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The search for the ever-elusive "bop" is challenging. Playlists and streaming-service suggestions can only do so much. They often leave a lingering question: Are these songs really good, or are they just new? Enter Bop Shop, a hand-picked selection of songs from the MTV News team. This weekly collection doesn't discriminate by genre and can contain anything — it's a snapshot of ..

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The search for the ever-elusive "bop" is challenging. Playlists and streaming-service suggestions can only do so much. They often leave a lingering question: Are these songs really good, or are they just new? Enter Bop Shop, a hand-picked selection of songs from the MTV News team. This weekly collection doesn't discriminate by genre and could add anything — it's a snapshot of wh..

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By Eli Enis Where to start? There’s the unexpected collaborations: My Agenda, the second album from experimental pop maximalist Dorian Electra, features disco legends the Village People owning the hook of a song describing gay frogs. They share space with the viral superstar Rebecca Black, who croons about converting fuckboys into simps. Then there’s the sound: a dizzying hodge-p..

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By Ethan Shanfeld Beyond today’s top hits is a 20-year-old guitar prodigy from Tel Aviv named Omer Fedi. The multi-instrumentalist, producer, and songwriter has topped the Billboard charts and worked with pop royalty from Lil Nas X to Machine Gun Kelly. Yet just over four years prior, Fedi moved to Los Angeles without connections to the industry, at a time he may barely speak Engli..

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In the road toward the 2016 election, YG and Nipsey Hussle had the viral dis track, "FDT," or "Fuck Donald Trump." Right now, with much less than a month before Election Day 2020 and early voting already underway, pop superstar Demi Lovato has released her own protest song, "Commander in Chief." And like the rappers before her, she doesn't mince words. In the somber new track, which ..

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