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An illustration of three Grammy awards against a purple background. One is placed in the center, and the other two are behind it. The award itself is a gold record player with a black base.

The best and worst looks of the 2023 Grammy Awards

From Harry Styles’ Harlequin-esque jumpsuit to Cardi B’s Gaurav Gupta gown, the biggest night in music had everyone turning heads.
Sarah Whitacre, Staff Writer February 6, 2023

An illustration of a white Englishman dressed in a navy blue police uniform, against a red background.

Review: There are no likable characters in ‘My Policeman.’

“My Policeman” provides a nuanced insight into the lives of homophobic women, misogynistic gay men, and the longstanding animosity between society and the police dating back to the 1950s.
Ary Russell, Contributing Writer November 7, 2022

Spoiler warning: This article includes spoilers for “My Policeman.” Michael Grandage’s “My Policeman,” based on Bethan Roberts’ novel of the same name, centers around...

British singer-songwriter Harry Styles dressed in a pink furry overcoat with matching trousers holds a black microphone against a radiating background.

It’s New York, baby: Harry Styles takes over Madison Square Garden

Harry Styles, accompanied by his devoted and well-dressed fans, displays his massive effect in New York during a 15-show residency at Madison Square Garden.
Emily Kerrigan, Staff Writer October 3, 2022

After the end of One Direction — or its supposed “hiatus” — Harry Styles and his bandmates seemed to become remnants of a tween boy band fever dream. To reclaim the almost...

An illustration of a Black woman in a green shirt and a white woman in a yellow shirt listening to music through wired headphones. The cord of the headphones spells out “Listen to This.”

Listen to This: Harry Styles announces a new album with single ‘As It Was’

Read about this week’s most notable singles by Alexander 23, Father John Misty and more.

Harry Styles is back — and the world is ready for it, with “As It Was” hinting at what fans can expect on the new album. This week, we also review songs from pop giants Alexander...

A portrait of Jim Anderson in front of a soundboard in a recording studio. He is wearing a black long-sleeve shirt.

With 28 Grammy nominations, Tisch prof. Jim Anderson can’t be stopped

The recording engineer and producer maintains a busy professional life while working as a professor at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music.
Yas Akdag and Lillian Jones April 1, 2022

As a college student, it’s pretty rare that you can say that your professor has been nominated for a Grammy. Now try 28. That’s how many nominations Jim Anderson has under...

Watermelon Sugar is Harry Styles newest single, released right before his appearance on NBCs Saturday Night Live. (Via Twitter)

Harry Styles Brings Back Summer in His New Song ‘Watermelon Sugar’

Styles surprised fans with the release of the new single immediately before hosting SNL.
Claire Jones, Contributing Writer November 27, 2019

Moments before he took the stage to host NBC’s Saturday Night Live, musician Harry Styles surprised fans by dropping his new single “Watermelon Sugar,” the second song to...

Former One Direction member Niall Horan released a new single, Nice to Meet Ya on Oct. 4. (via Twitter)

Niall Horan Matures With New Single ‘Nice To Meet Ya’

Former One Direction member Niall Horan recently released his seductive song “Nice To Meet Ya,” the first single release for his upcoming album.
Claire Jones, Contributing Writer October 7, 2019

Niall Horan teased his upcoming album by releasing the first single, “Nice To Meet Ya,” last week. A fresh sound for the artist, the song shows that the former One Direction...

The Grateful Dead performing on stage in Golden Gate Park in 1967. (via

Rock Has Slowed Its Roll: How Rock Music Lost Its Edge

Sophie Lee, Contributing Writer October 25, 2018
50 years ago, rock music was at its zenith. In 2018, the genre's power has subsided as hip-hop and EDM take over. What happened to make rock 'n' roll lose its edge?
A camp-style runway look from Gucci F/W 18, where a model carries a replica of her own head. (via

Camp Kicks Out Catholic Imagination in Met Costume Institute

Jorene Ho He, Contributing Writer October 22, 2018

“Camp taste is, above all, a mode of enjoyment, of appreciation — not judgment,” Susan Sontag writes in her 1964 essay, “Notes on Camp.’” As the Metropolitan Museum...