The first of our 19 track-by-track reviews of Nicki Minaj’s just-leaked second album.
“Vampire Diaries” star releases single with stakes.
You might be hearing this a bit over the next few months, no?
The Bieb’s fine new single begins his transition to musical adulthood, though with a bit too much rapping.
The embattled Brown offers Nicki some assistance on a very Rihanna-ish track.
Finally, an “Idol” alum who gets some choice material!
One of the most surprisingly consistent pop groups continues to be… pretty damn consistent.
The album ends on a high note, with a Dr. Luke-esque club banger.
Bad boyfriend crisis? 1D to the rescue…
Playing, waiting and taking leads to newfound wisdom for the boys, and a late album filler for us listeners.
Next up, “Everything About You,” the most PG that One Direction ever get.
A left-field theater-rock number written by a fellow UK superstar gives “Up All Night” one of its finest moments.