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

How Rodeos And Farmers Markets Helped Gayle Find Her Voice

And the courage to raise up a proud middle finger

Nija Has Penned No. 1 Hits For Plenty Of Pop Stars — Now It's Her Turn

On her debut EP, 'Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You,’ the in-demand songwriter digs into the wreckage of a relationship, and herself

How Years & Years Of Hookups Led Olly Alexander To Make Night Call

The artist gives us all the details about taking the creative reins and the trial-and-error process of crafting his third album

Hikaru Utada Looks Into The Mirror

The J-pop superstar on the beauty of self-reflection, their first bilingual album 'Bad Mode,' and feeling like an outsider

Grace Cummings Won't Tell You What She Means

The Australian singer-songwriter's intricate folk music offers a showcase for her wailing vocals, even as she keeps the implications to herself

Mae Muller's 'Instinctive, Animalistic' Approach To Songwriting

The 'Better Days' singer and MTV Push artist talks about her ever-evolving songwriting process

The Weeknd's Dawn FM Has A Song For Every Mood

With a little help from Tyler, the Creator, Lil Wayne, Quincy Jones, and Jim Carrey

Ziemba's René Kladzyk Wants To Be Haunted

The alt-pop musician's fourth album is a journey through grief and the realization that moving on might be the most painful stage of all

The Journey Of Becoming A Taylor Swift Fan In Your Thirties

I didn't want to acknowledge the romantic ideals I dreamed of when I was younger, but Swift has always been honest with us in her songwriting

BTS Turn A TV Studio Into A Disco Club Performing 'Butter' On The Late Late Show

The show celebrated its 1,000th episode by pulling out all the stops

Jimmy Fallon Recruits Ariana Grande And Megan Thee Stallion For A Covid Christmas Carol

'This year, hang that mistletoe,' Meg raps, 'I'ma kiss everybody that I know'