Articles Tagged 'Beyonce'

Beyonce in ‘Lemonade’

The Rise of the Visual Album: How ‘Lemonade’ Stacks Up

The release of Beyoncé‘s Lemonade on Saturday (April 23) has ushered in an era when we talk about “watching” an album, but it’s been a long time coming. Artists have tinkered with the form of the visual album, or music film, since the dawn of pop music. But which were most successful? And how does Bey’s fit in? We […]

Rapper Kendrick Lamar (C) performs onstage during The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

13 Surprising Album Release Stunts

Kendrick Lamar has surprised fans by releasing a new album overnight, announcing it in a tweet that was immediately retweeted more than 43,000 times in two hours. It’s a far remove from album releases of the past—when once a new album used to be a huge event in an artist’s career, now they drop with all the ceremony […]

Five Great Performances From This Year’s Glastonbury

They’re packing the tents up now. The mud has developed a crust, and the tailbacks of cars leaving the site are preposterous. This year’s Glastonbury Festival is over, leaving behind nothing but a huge cleanup operation and several thousand blown minds. Here, in no particular order, are five performances which shook the festival site so […]

Who Convinced Beyonce To Headline Glastonbury?

So, this weekend it’s the Glastonbury festival, and taking the crowning glory after the Friday night headliners U2, and the Saturday night headliners Coldplay, is Sunday night’s headliner, Beyoncé. Despite being technically a bigger star than either of the other two, she’s clearly not going to playing to a home crowd, especially after the kerfuffle […]

UK Chart Report: No Sign Of A Wedding Song

This week’s singles chart is dominated not by revolutionary screams against the monarchy nor celebratory odes to a wondrous party, it’s strictly business as usual, which begs the question: has pop music forgotten about the Royal Wedding? Oh sure Facebook hasn’t. There was a campaign to get “God Save The Queen” by the Sex Pistols […]

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