The recent Miley Cyrus renaissance was brought about by intelligent choices from Cyrus, her label, and her fans.
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One of the first benefactors of a viral music video is back 10 years later.
Feature: Nordic Pop Singer Heidrunna On Her Debut Album, ‘Melodramatic’
The rising Indie Popper Heidrunna spoke to The Pop Smarts about the inspiration and meaning behind her new LP.
We Will Pop You: Poptimism From Its Origins to Today
Embrace the winds of poptimism and shove your Rolling Stones-loving grandpa out the window, Gen Z. Pop is on top.
Live Review: Dua Lipa’s Future Nostalgia Tour @ UBS Arena
A review of Dua Lipa's Future Nostalgia tour in New York City: "The 26-year-old's highly-anticipated tour is a sensory feast."
Ariana Grande: Voice Profile and Vocal Range (2022)
An analysis of Ariana Grande's vocal range, profile, technique, and artistry. "A bright, warm, well-controlled instrument that is the product of natural talent but also years of technical training from a young age."
5 Outstanding Black Creatives To Support This Black History Month
From musicians to writers to designers, here are five black creatives to support this Black History Month.
Marketing Adele: What Makes Her Successful?
One of the most iconic musicians of the 21st century, how has Adele been marketed for success?
Article: Don’t Panic – Spotify isn’t destroying the music industry, only changing it.
The more than decade-long strife between Spotify and musician's rights groups often misses the forest for the trees. Now may in fact be a better time for musicians than ever before.
Retrospective Album Review: Janet Jackson is in ‘Control’ of pop’s future
Janet Jackson's 1986 Pop classic still feels fresh and relevant over a quarter-century later.