Mallrat Goes Deeper Into The Machine

The Australian musician categorically makes pop in an atypical way, melding 'really distorted, aggressive sounds, and really beautiful vocal samples'

Ethel Cain, Raised In A Bubble, Stays Isolated For Her Art

‘I only watch VHS tapes and some DVDs,’ the enigmatic artist behind ‘Preachers Daughter’ says. ‘Childhood is, you know, the purest time of your life’

BTS Kicked Off Their Grammys Performance With An Olivia Rodrigo Cameo

All the moves, all the applause

Lil Nas X Absolutely Sparkles During Montero Grammys Medley

Jack Harlow joined him to perform their smash hit, "Industry Baby."

Olivia Rodrigo’s First Grammys Performance Didn’t Disappoint

She opened the show under the red headlights of 'Drivers License'

Sadie Jean Found Out 'WYD Now?' Was A Streaming Smash While In Class

'MTV News Presents: Rising' digs into the 19-year-old songwriter's big viral hit

Christina Aguilera Set The Stage For A Pop Icon With Range

The self-titled debut from a young singer with a show-stopping voice primed her for a career of flexing it at every turn

St. Vincent's Attention To Technology Keeps It Timeless

Annie Clark's eponymous 2014 album considered that our online personas were perhaps realer than the ones we inhabit in daily life

Charli XCX Likes The Inherent Danger Of Crash

'But also, on the cover, I am the immovable object that's being crashed into,' she tells MTV News about her glossy new album

Fifth Harmony Wrestled Back The Power Of Having A Voice

The girl group, newly a foursome, used their final studio album in 2017 to find their voice, together and on their own, for the first time

Avril Lavigne Spanned The Worlds Of Pop And Rock, Just Like The Artist Herself

Before she returned to full-on pop-punk with 'Love Sux,' Lavigne deftly kept a foot in both realms on her 2013 self-titled album

Kaina Built Her Own Community

The Chicago musician made her second album to reconnect with her friends and listeners during a time of isolation

New York Pop Collective Michelle Muses Over Meals And In Google Docs

The New York collective began recording separately but stay bonded by good food, harmony-rich dance-pop, and a sparkling new album

How Euphoria Composer Labrinth Revamped His Score For A Volatile Finale

He talks his powerful Season 2 cameo, collaborating with Zendaya, and writing to the show's many moods

Dreamer Isioma, The Fearless Observer, Is Unfazed

'If it works, it works. And if it don't, it don't,' the genre chameleon tells MTV News about ambitious new LP 'Goodnight Dreamer'

Taylor Swift's Red Found Its Power And Legacy In The Details

Her country-honed knack for seasoning her songwriting with glimpses of her personal life has inspired a generation

Take Me Home Found One Direction Rewriting The Boy-Band Script

Co-writers Rami Yacoub and Carl Falk reflect on how the album laid foundations for the members's subsequent solo successes

Rihanna Embraced Boldness And Eased Into Her Next Act On Unapologetic

With continued pop success came a newfound entrepreneurial spirit

Fun's Some Nights Redefined Pop-Rock — And Reintroduced Jack Antonoff

A decade later after 'We Are Young' set the world on fire, the hip-hop drums and stadium-rock chorus still rumble

Here's My Number: How Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe' Dialed In A Moment In Pop

Co-writers Josh Ramsay and Tavish Crowe reflect on the No. 1 hit that launched Jepsen into the stratosphere

Beach House, Their Muses, And Once Twice Melody

The elusive dream-pop duo go deep on creating the haunted film-noir ambience of their latest LP

Broods Welcome You To Grieve On Space Island

On their first album since 2019, Georgia and Caleb Nott cover their own painful losses in synthpop warmth

Foxes, Introverted Pop Star, Dances Back Into The Spotlight

Newly freed from the major-label system, the pop singer returns with a purpose on new album 'The Kick'

Raveena Cracked Open Her Soul For Asha's Awakening

The kaleidoscopic R&B singer breaks down the journey of her latest album, including its surprising influences