The 10 Swiftiest Excerpts from Taylor Swift's Rolling Stone Interview

Taylor Swift, promoting her new album 1989, is back on the cover of Rolling Stone, this time looking both pretty and very damp. The cover story — a tale of Swift's journey from pop-country artist to full-on pop star written by Josh Eells — covers all the typical Swift bases: Music, relationships, feminism and scones. » 9/08/14 3:40pm 9/08/14 3:40pm

Here's a Song to Say Happy Birthday to People You Don't Care About

There's nothing more dreaded than that pink box on your Facebook dashboard that tells you that one or more people have birthdays today. And there's nothing worse than figuring out whether you have to write something (to someone who you have no idea friending) or whether a like will do. You want them to wish you a… » 9/02/14 11:45pm 9/02/14 11:45pm

Beyoncé's VMAs Performance, With Her Vocals Isolated

When we put up the isolated vocal track from Taylor Swift's MTV Video Music Awards performance last night, skeptics protested that "you could do that with any performer and it would sound just as bad." In response, here's Beyoncé's full 16-minute, show-ending mini-set, using just the unaltered audio from her… » 8/25/14 1:09pm 8/25/14 1:09pm

10 Things of Note In Nicki Minaj’s 'Anaconda' Video

Last night at midnight, the world was finally blessed with the video for Nicki Minaj's latest single, Anaconda. The song itself has always been a bit meh, we all knew this. But she more than made up for it with an aggressive hype campaign and the video itself certainly lived up to expectations. If nothing else, Nicki… » 8/20/14 3:00pm 8/20/14 3:00pm