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Heartbreak Radio

Cutting Room Floor

Yet the more time I spent with the melodramatic heartbreak melodies, I realized there were more than two genres of breakup music.
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VMAs descend into mediocrity

The MTV Video Music Awards have never been about subtlety. Since its inception in the 1980s, the MTV’s trademark summer entertainment has been notorious for throwing prestige to the sidelines and letting spectacle takes the stage. The show has cultivated numerous iconic and scandalous pop culture moments, from Britney Spears’
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2016 album of the year fantasy draft

There is no denying that 2016 was the year that the album bounced back. Whether you spent days waiting for the prolonged release of Kanye’s The Life of Pablo, or months scouting out Frank Ocean’s whereabouts, the return of the album turned the release of music into an experiential event
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Fifth-Harmony

Fifth Harmony matures in latest ‘Reflection’

Three years after the group’s third-place finish on Season 2 of the X Factor USA, Fifth Harmony has taken its time to craft a perfectly punchy debut album, allowing it to occupy its well-deserved territory as a budding girl-group icon. In a construction via the One Direction method, Simon Cowell
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