50 best albums of 2017
Another year has passed and we find ourselves taking stock. Here are the 50 albums that made the biggest impression. 50. TRICKY – “Ununiform” Thirteen albums in, trip-hop pioneer Tricky delivers another record that stands among his best work. Reuniting with Martina Topley-Bird on single, “When We
Big K.R.I.T., Gord Downie, Julien Baker and more music reviews
In this batch of reviews we explore the latest from rapper Big K.R.I.T, late Tragically Hip-frontman Gord Downie, singer-songwriter Julien Baker, a tribute to Nat “King” Cole from singer Gregory Porter and the latest (surprise) album from Fever Ray. Big K.R.I.T.’s “4eva is a Mighty Long Time” On
'Motivated' podcast: Do you have a healthy relationship with food?
Author Brad Lamm gives tips that can help you rebuild your relationship with food on this episode of "Motivated" with Mara Schiavocampo.
Kelly Clarkson's 'Meaning of Life' is a mature, soulful record
Kelly Clarkson ’s “Meaning of Life” “Meaning of Life” is the eighth album from the original “ American Idol ,” Kelly Clarkson, and it is a mature, deeply soulful record with a lot of grit and a lot of heart. Throughout the set, Clarkson sings with a bellowing rasp that seems informed by years of
Rachel Platten's 'Waves' shows she is one of pop's most likable singers
Rachel Platten’s “Waves” 1/2 Rachel Platten hit the big time with “Fight Song,” a song from her major label debut "Wildfire," that perfectly balanced catchiness with uplifting sentiment. “Waves” continues where “Wildfire” left off, showcasing Platten as a likable singer-songwriter capable of
Weezer's 'Pacific Daydream' is a return to pop that works
Weezer ’s “Pacific Daydream” 1/2 In a departure from what Weezer did with their last two albums, "Pacific Daydream" shows that they've decided once again to try to court the top 40 crowd. While opener “Mexican Fender” is packed with nods to seventies-style rock, the majority of this album plays
Jessie Ware, Tracy Bonham, Margo Price and Bully reviews
Below, English singer-songwriter Jessie Ware drops her third album, 21 years after the fact Tracy Bonham and a whole bunch of friends pay tribute to her classic debut album, country singer Margo Price returns with her second album and grunge-revivalists Bully also release their sophomore
Celebrating the 'Sammies'
ABC News' Katherine Faulders reports from the Samuel J. Heyman ceremony, which is considered the Oscars of government service.
Foster the People, Jacob Banks and other artists reveal their craziest fan stories, what's on their tour rider
While fans at the Meadows Festival in New York City this weekend donned their flower crowns, dusted off their comfiest shoes and planned their schedules of acts to see each day, festival headliners like Foster the People , Jacob Banks, flor and DREAMERS had their own very different pre-show
Arcade Fire, Benjamin Gibbard, Cage the Elephant music reviews
This week Arcade Fire release their major-label debut, Death Cab for Cutie ’s Benjamin Gibbard gives a full-album send-up to a Teenage Fanclub classic, Cage the Elephant release a career-spanning, stripped-down live record, rapper Vic Mensa drops his proper debut full-length, Manchester Orchestra