Alex Kritselis
Films I can recite word for word: Father of the Bride, Mrs. Doubtfire, and Dunston Checks In.

When Is Nicki Dropping New Music?

She's kept a fairly low profile since the "Miley, what's good?" heard 'round the world in August 2015, and her fans are desperate to know: When is Nicki Minaj releasing new music? The 33-year-old rapper's last album, The Pinkprint, just came out in D…
By Alex Kritselis

"Dangerous Woman" Is A Major Departure For Ariana

Late Thursday evening, pop music diva/high ponytail queen Ariana Grande finally unleashed her new single, "Dangerous Woman" — and if you ask me, it was well worth the wait. With its sultry lyrics and booming, arena rock chorus, "Dangerous Woman" is …
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Ari's Latest "Dangerous Woman" Snippet Is AMAZING

We're less than 24 hours away from the premiere of Ariana Grande's new single, "Dangerous Woman," and excitement levels have reached an all-time high. Why? Well, because a nearly minute-long clip of the song was featured during the Victoria's Secret …
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Preview Two New Meghan Trainor Songs

It's been less than a week since the premiere of Meghan Trainor's new single, "NO," but she's already planning her next move: On Wednesday, the 22-year-old pop superstar previewed a new track on Snapchat. Although she hasn't revealed the name of the …
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Is Zayn's New Track On Spotify?

He's spoiling us: On Thursday, Zayn Malik dropped "Like I Would," another new song from his forthcoming debut album, Mind of Mine (due out March 25). If you haven't been following the 23-year-old artist's foray into solo stardom, "Like I Would" is t…
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The 13 Most Underrated Britney Spears Songs

There are many, many reasons to be excited about Britney Spears' new album (code name: B9) — chief among them her miraculous transformation from "pop star going through the motions" to "pop goddess shutting it down" over the past two years. Suddenly …
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Meghan Trainor's New Album: Expect The Unexpected

With the premiere of her new single, "NO," last Friday, Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor has made one thing abundantly clear: she's not interested in repeating herself. Although Trainor's career has largely been built upon the su…
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Fifth Harmony Spill Details About Their New Album

Buckle up, pop music lovers: Fifth Harmony's new album, 7/27 (due out May 20), sounds like it's going to be a game-changer. Here's the scoop: Last Friday, one week after the premiere of their new single, "Work From Home," 5H held a Q&A session Twitt…
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Get To Know Pop Singer Phoebe Ryan

If you dig the catchy, feel-good pop music stylings of Carly Rae Jepsen, you definitely need to check out Phoebe Ryan's new single, "Chronic." Ryan, a 24-year-old Los Angeles–based singer-songwriter, co-wrote "Chronic" with Jepsen collaborators Nate …
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Meghan Trainor's "No" Is Unexpected

Full disclosure: I'm not Meghan Trainor's No. 1 fan. I think she's a talented songwriter, and she has a nice voice, but I only like a couple of her tunes. So, as someone who follows pop music closely, I was looking forward to the premiere of Meghan T…
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Meghan Trainor's "No" Lyrics Are Perfect

On Friday, unstoppable "All About That Bass" hit-maker Meghan Trainor premiered her new single, "NO," the lead offering from her upcoming sophomore album, Thank You (due out May 13). The R&B-infused pop anthem finds Trainor confronting a guy who won'…
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The Most Impactful 'untitled unmastered.' Lyrics

With a move that I'm sure made Beyoncé proud, Grammy Award–winning rapper Kendrick Lamar surprise released untitled unmastered. on Thursday evening, a new album comprised of (as its title suggests) untitled and unmastered material. Instead of being …
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Are Beyoncé & Mariah Carey Recording A Duet?

One of the latest pieces of gossip about Beyoncé's new album is also one of the strangest pieces of gossip about Beyoncé's new album: Apparently, some people think Beyoncé and Mariah Carey are collaborating on new music. Wait, really? Really. Accordi…
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Meghan Trainor's "No" Has An Empowering Message

Prepare to have the best weekend ever, Megatronz: Meghan Trainor's new single, "No," premieres Friday. And if you can't imagine having to wait until Friday morning to hear the tune, you're in luck: "No" actually hits iTunes at midnight tonight. At th…
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The Latest Rumors About Beyoncé's New Album

It's been almost a month since the premiere of Beyoncé's new song, "Formation," and her sixth studio LP — affectionately nicknamed "B6" by her fans — is still nowhere to be found. Although the release date for Beyoncé 's new album has yet to be anno…
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Hear A Clip Of Ariana Grande's "Dangerous Woman"

Pop music fans just got their first taste of Ariana Grande's new single, "Dangerous Woman" — and it sounds jazzy, dark, and mysterious. In other words, it sounds nothing like the 22-year-old diva's last single, "Focus." On Tuesday morning, Ryan Seacr…
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Your Complete Guide To Britney Spears' New Album

Get ready: The undisputed Princess of Pop (and the newly crowned Queen of Vegas), Britney Spears, is preparing to release new music. The now 34-year-old superstar is featured on the cover of V Magazine's upcoming 100th issue (due out March 8), and in…
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The Story Behind Kelly Clarkson's "Piece By Piece"

By now, you've probably seen Kelly Clarkson's stunning "Piece By Piece" performance on American Idol (and if you haven't, you need to check it out immediately). The 33-year-old singer stopped by the final season of the groundbreaking reality series o…
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11 Work-Related Pop Songs You Need To Hear

After months of anticipation, pop supergroup Fifth Harmony premiered their new single, "Work From Home," last Friday — and it's everything I wanted and more. The arrival of the slinky, bass-heavy track has made two things abundantly clear: Fifth Harm…
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3 Ways Fans Can Support Kesha Right Now

On Feb. 19, a New York judge denied pop star Kesha's request for an injunction that would allow her to leave her recording contract with Sony and music producer Dr. Luke (real name: Lukasz Gottwald). In October 2014, Kesha filed a lawsuit against Dr.…
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