Jimmy Iovine, a Man, Thinks Women Can't Find New Music to Listen to on Their Own

“Women find it very difficult at times to find music,” a totally credulous Jimmy Iovine said Thursday on CBS This Morning, while seated next to Mary J. Blige, a woman who has a decades-long body of work about being self-sufficient in life, love and—yes—music. »11/19/15 5:40pm11/19/15 5:40pm


Taylor Swift Duets With Mary J. Blige and Uzo Aduba 

Taylor Swift continues to grow her “girl squad,” consuming members despite gender, age or relevancy. On Friday, she welcomed Kobe Bryant, a man who is truly an inspiration for young women everywhere. Her Saturday concert in Los Angeles included incredibly random additions as Matt LeBlanc and Chris Rock joined her on… »8/23/15 1:15pm8/23/15 1:15pm

​Robin S. on the House Revival, Diva Sisterhood and a Dream MJB Remix

Before she fell into the house scene in the '90s, Robin Stone was a regular clubgoer and consumer of house records. Then a 32-year-old R&B singer living in New York, she couldn't see herself actually singing a dance song. Despite being intimidated by the music's signature 4/4, mechanic bass and drums, though, passing… »12/05/14 12:10pm12/05/14 12:10pm

Mary J. Blige's Excellent New Video Tackles the Domestic Abuse Cycle

Mary J. Blige's video for "Whole Damn Year"—from her great new album The London Sessionsfeatures vignettes of abuse and violence. There's a mother who cries at the memory of her partner's assault in the presence of her daughter. There's a bullied gay man, and there's another woman who recalls locking herself in a… »12/02/14 4:15pm12/02/14 4:15pm

Mary J. Blige's London Sessions Is a Divine Out-of-Body Experience

There's a brief, cliché yet honest intermission on Mary J. Blige's album, The London Sessions, sandwiched between the evangelical notes of "Doubt" and the stinging Sam Smith-written ballad "Not Loving You." Smith recalls listening to The Breakthrough on repeat and then goes into describing Blige's career as a soul… »12/01/14 6:00pm12/01/14 6:00pm

Watch Mary J. Blige's Effortlessly Cool Video for 'Right Now'

Mary J. Blige brings some of her classic New York swagger (it's all in the walk) to London in this video for "Right Now," a song from her next album, The London Sessions (via Miss Info). Things on her agenda in the video: Emerge, queen-like, from out of the fog and strut down an empty street; ride around town… »10/23/14 6:20pm10/23/14 6:20pm

Which Pop Diva Holiday Album Should You Listen to This Year?

Though everyone knows that Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" is the only recent pop Christmas song worthy of being include to the list of classic Christmas songs, every year, female pop stars try to create the new Great American Pop Christmas Song to spam Forever 21 with. This year, a few more tried and… »12/17/13 11:30am12/17/13 11:30am

Robin Roberts Back at GMA, Will Interview Michelle Obama

Woot! After a five-month leave of absence to undergo a bone marrow transplant for a rare blood disorder, Robin Roberts has returned to Good Morning America, opening with: "I have been waiting 174 days to say this: 'Good Morning America." She added: "I keep pinching myself and I realize this is real. This is actually… »2/20/13 9:00am2/20/13 9:00am

Taylor Swift and Harry Styles Are Never Ever Getting—Oh, Fuck It

Nothing gold can stay, including Taylor Swift and Harry Styles' brief foray into exclusivity. New reports claim that Haylor has ended their 65-day-and-one-Press Baby relationship after a disastrous New Year's Eve in the British Virgin Islands. As the Daily Mail quaintly puts it, the two "had an almighty row," after… »1/08/13 9:00am1/08/13 9:00am