Mariah Carey Can Do Bad All By Herself, Noname Gambles With Love, and New Lana Del Rey

Love it: Mariah Carey “GTFO” (video) - Mariah’s long proven to be the best at delicate cut-downs decked in 10-cent words (here: “You left me lost and disenchanted”; “My prince was so unjustly handsome”). This, which comes with a softly filtered video of Mariah dawdling about the house in lingerie, is one of those…

Carrie Underwood's 'Cry Pretty' Video Features Lots of Crying & Her Perfectly Normal Face

Carrie Underwood dropped the video for her single “Cry Pretty” on Sunday evening—in the midst of American Idol, no less—which you can watch above. As someone who discovered on a recent trip to Nashville that she reluctantly loves pop-country, I am still in the “tolerating” stage with this track. But more importantly,…

Looks Like Taylor Swift's Cover of Earth, Wind & Fire's 'September' Is Our Friday the 13th Curse

N, strike this down: Taylor Swift, Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September” cover — It’s been a hellish week, and it’s now made more hellish by Swift’s mellowed Spotify-curated version of one of my TOP FIVE pick-me-up songs, which she instead turned it into a soulless, acoustic prom ballad. Don’t subject yourself to this on a…