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The 10 best and 10 worst songs of 2020

2020 was peppered with career highlights from beloved artists like Taylor Swift (“August,” “Tolerate It”), Halsey (“3am”), and BTS (“Black Swan”). But other artists – including Justin Bieber (“Yummy,” “Running Over”), 6ix9ine (“Gooba”), Katy Perry (“Smile”), and Tory Lanez (“Money Over Fallouts”) – released some of the worst songs in […]
The 10 best and 10 worst songs of 2020
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All the hidden meanings behind J. Cole’s ‘Middle Child’ video explained

J. Cole released the much-anticipated music video to his song, “Middle Child.” It was directed by Mez, and Scott Lazer was the creative director. Lazer also directed a number of Cole’s videos including “ATM,” “Kevin’s Heart,” “4 Your Eyez Only,” and his documentary and concert series, “Forest Hills Drive Homecoming.” […]
All the hidden meanings behind J. Cole’s ‘Middle Child’ video explained
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RANKED: The 35 best music videos of 2018

INSIDER ranked our 35 favourite music videos from 2018. Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” took the top spot. It was followed by Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s “Apes—“ and Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” in the top three. In the past few years, music videos have experienced something of a renaissance. From […]
RANKED: The 35 best music videos of 2018
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The 14 biggest snubs of the 2019 Grammy nominations

While the Grammy Awards have often been criticised for being out of touch, there’s plenty to celebrate about the 2019 nominations. The late rapper Mac Miller secured a posthumous nod for best rap album, while the outrageously gifted Kendrick Lamar led the pack with the most nominations. Janelle Monáe’s groundbreaking […]
The 14 biggest snubs of the 2019 Grammy nominations
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The 5 best new songs you can stream right now

This week, Miguel featured J. Cole on an album version of a previous single, Neil Young released his 39th studio album, and rapper DMX dropped an absurd cover of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” Miguel — “Come Through and Chill” (feat. J. Cole) Miguel added two emotionally and politically charged J. […]
The 5 best new songs you can stream right now