Why Kelly Clarkson Is The Queen Of Live Innovation

In case you haven't noticed, Kelly Clarkson is the queen of tours. Why is this? It goes behind the fact that she always sounds amazing when she sings. Kelly takes touring a step further, making sure each show is special and offers something new. Kelly isn't afraid of live innovation, and in fact, has been…

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Revisiting 2009 Albums: The Best Records Turning 10 in 2019

As we embark on a new year, let's look back on where we were a decade ago. In 2009, we heard a ton of amazing songs, singles, and albums. But which records have stood the test of time? These are my favorite 2009 albums: the ones that defined my life 10 years ago and continue…

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The Best Pop & Rock Albums Of 2018

Another year has come and passed, and as we reflect on all our favorite moments of 2018, let's look back on some of the best new music that came out this year. Our reviewers picked out their favorite albums of 2018, spanning all 12 months and a range of styles under the pop rock umbrella.…

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Leading Ladies: 85 Vigorous Voices from All the Best

Some have said that 2018 was the Year of the Woman. And so, as the year comes to a close, we’re celebrating women. Our new playlist highlights some of the leading ladies in music, and the vigorous voices that have been instrumental in their lives. Whether they belt it out or croon low and soft,…

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You Are Appreciated: A Special Thanksgiving Playlist

Who are you grateful for? What are you thankful to have and to have experienced? This Thanksgiving, think about all the people and things that have made your life better, but remember to thank yourself, too. You give so much, and you are appreciated. While you gather with family and dive into your favorite meal…

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Rock The Vote: A Pumped Up Political Playlist

Midterm elections are happening now, and more than ever before, it’s vital that you vote. Looking for some voting inspiration? Check out our new political playlist. Our “Rock The Vote” songs will inspire you to get involved and send in your ballot in all upcoming elections. These songs tackle today’s social issues, different sides of…

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Scream Along To These Spooky Songs On Halloween!

Trick or treat! Celebrate this Halloween with a playlist of terrifying tunes. Songs about ghosts, zombies, witches, and monsters are just what you need to liven up your Halloween party and greet trick-or-treaters this October. We included classics like “Monster Mash” and the Ghostbusters theme, as well as spooky songs with even scarier music videos.…

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54 Songs About Growing Pains We Can All Relate To

Adulting is hard. Whether you choose to age gracefully or cling to youth as long as you can, you can't deny the growing pains we all feel. Many of us want to stay young, and celebrate youth while singing "Here's To Never Growing Up." Others advocate for the value in growing up a little. And…

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Travel Around the World in 30 Songs

Summer vacations may be over, but that doesn't mean you can't keep traveling! Take a trip around the globe with our new playlist, "Around the World in 30 Songs." Enjoy songs by artists from all over the world. They'll take you into Central and South America, Asia, Africa, Europe, and more. From Peru to Nigeria, from…

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Fall Into Autumn: 40 Songs to Warm You Up This Season

Summer has come and passed, and we're all starting to notice that fall has officially begun. As we snuggle up into our warm sweaters and drink apple cider by the fire, perhaps some autumnal tunes can help set the mood. Our new "Fall Into Autumn" playlist begins with the autumnal equinox in September, eventually transitioning…

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Hot Heat & Summer Beats: A July Playlist

Summer is here, and as the weather heats up, so does our music! We all need some sunny summer songs to suit the mood, and we have just the playlist for you. These summer beats are perfect for days spent at the beach, strolling through vacation hot spots, and soaking up the summer vibes. Enjoy…

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Celebrate Father’s Day With A Playlist Of Cool Dad Jams

Father’s Day is coming up, and it’s time to celebrate all the father figures in our lives! Remember all the great times you’ve had with your dad, think of all the memories you’ve yet to make, and be thankful to have such a wonderful man in your life. For all the silly dad jokes and…

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Living Out Loud! Celebrate Pride Month With Our New LGBTQ+ Playlist

June is Pride Month, and we’re commemorating these next 4 weeks with a brand new playlist. Out Loud is filled with music by and for anyone in the LGBTQ+ community. Regardless of how you identify or who you love, this playlist is for you. These songs touch on the experiences many LGBTQ+ people have, but…

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Smooth Sippin’: A Classy Jazz Playlist For Romantic Evenings

It's that time of year again: Evening strolls against a sunset backdrop, outdoor meals with a glass of wine, and the occasional elegant evening get-together. Whether you're looking for some romantic music or a sophisticated soundtrack, our Smooth Sippin' playlist is just what you need. Enjoy classy jazz, updated renditions of Mozart and Bach, and…

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Look, Mom! I Made You A Mother’s Day Mixtape!

Mother's Day is almost here, and why not celebrate it with mommy-inspired playlist? Remind mama how much you love her with 50 songs written for moms and by moms. Make this Mother's Day mixtape an extra gift to brighten her day this weekend. Even when you can't find the words to say, these songs express…

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Travel Tunes: All You Need To Feel Like You’re On Vacation

With summer coming up, many of us are already planning vacations to faraway lands. Whether you're not sure where to go or just can't wait until your vacation starts, we've got you covered. Listen to our new Travel Tunes playlist for a little inspiration. With songs about cities and countries all over the world, you'll…

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Tunes In Bloom: Songs For Spring

Spring has sprung, and what better way to celebrate the new season than with a sunny playlist? Play these songs about spring - from April showers to May flowers, from birds and bees to Gemini feeds. You'll be feeling the springtime cheer in no time! Enjoy our Tunes In Bloom playlist. We made this playlist…

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Black Future Month: Women To Watch

We all know February is Black History Month... but what about the future? As important as the past is, it's also vital that we look to what's next. Without further ado, here is our playlist for Black Future Month. These are the women you need to watch - or listen - for in the coming…

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Black History Music

February is Black History Month. To celebrate, dive into our playlist highlighting black artists over the last century. These songs focus on the unique struggles black people have faced, calls for a better world, and the importance of loving yourself inside and out. Ranging from Billie Holiday to N.W.A. to Erykah Badu to Kendrick Lamar,…

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Relax With Our “Chill Vibes” Playlist

Many of us are well into New Year’s resolutions mode, and our “Get Pumped” playlist last week provided all the energy you needed to meet your goals. Now it's time to sit back and relax. No one can be go-go-go all the time, and a little R&R will be instrumental in getting ready for the next big…

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Tunes To Get You Pumped!

Now that we're all in New Year's resolutions mode, you're probably looking for the right motivation to actually achieve those goals. We've got the perfect playlist for you. Listen to our "Get Pumped" playlist! Whether you're at the gym, in the office, or working on a project at home, these songs will energize you each…

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Picks Of The Month: Your June 2017 Playlist

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. With all the graduations and early summer trips, it's no wonder if you didn't hear some of the new music. So we created a playlist of some of the best…

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Here’s Your Summertime Playlist

Summer is finally here! The hot weather, trips to the beach, and endless sunshine are great, but you're going to need a solid soundtrack for your road trips and beach parties. Luckily, we've got you covered. Check out our playlist of 25 songs ready for summertime. It includes everything from Metallica to Calvin Harris, so…

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Picks Of The Month: Your May 2017 Playlist

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. So we created a playlist of some of the best new songs that came out in May 2017. The days are getting warmer, the sun is staying out longer, and May…

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Grunge Singers Gone Too Soon: A Curse Or A Coincidence?

Early this morning, news broke that Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell had died. He was only 52 years old, and apparently committed suicide by hanging. It is shocking and devastating news, and already many musicians and fans have spoken about the sorrow of such a loss. RIP, Chris Cornell. This is, sadly, not the first grunge…

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Music Matchup: Vote For Your Favorite Song Called “Invincible”

“Invincible” is a surprisingly popular song title. It’s an even more popular name among singles. So we picked out four songs that share the name. Kelly Clarkson's song is the most recent. She released "Invincible" as the second single from Piece By Piece in spring 2015. It was one of two songs on the album…

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Welcome To… Ellie Goulding: 25 Songs You Need In Your Pop Collection

We've all heard of Ellie Goulding. You've certainly heard her breakthrough hit, "Lights," and probably songs like "Burn," "I Need Your Love," and "Love Me Like You Do." But what else do you know about this talented songstress from the suburbs of England? Ellie Goulding has been playing music since she was young, and her…

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