Cheryl Cole: “Call My Name” (Single Review)

by Bradley Stern

Time to cut your hair, paint your toes and cry those happy tears once again, ladies and ladyboys: Miss Cheryl is back! Following two massive lead solo singles–2009’s “Fight For This Love” and 2010’s “Promise This” (both of which peaked at #1)–the gorgeous Girls Aloud chanteuse and former X Factor UK darling is going three-for-three… Read the full article

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Erik Hassle – “Stay”

by Bradley Stern

Erik Hassle, the Swede-pop prince behind the massive 2008 Swedish smash “Hurtful” (which also saw some lukewarm lovin’ in the US and the UK back in 2010), is back for another round of gorgeously crooned torment. Penned by Malin Dahlström of Niki & The Dove, “Stay” is Hassle’s devastating lead single from his forthcoming second… Read the full article

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Scissor Sisters: Only The Horses (Single Review)

by Bradley Stern

Three months ago, the boys (and über-fierce girl!) of Scissor Sisters unveiled “Shady Love”, their swaggerific electro-disco smut strut featuring Azealia Banks. Now, the troupe returns with their first official single off of their upcoming fourth studio album Magic Hour: “Only The Horses.” Produced by Calvin Harris and Boys Noize, “Only the Horses” is essentially… Read the full article

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Jennifer Lopez: “Dance Again” (Single Review)

by Bradley Stern

Legendary mamacita, Nicki Minaj side-eye shade thrower, and thoroughly free of all flaw Queen J. Lo just called in to On Air with Ryan Seacrest to premiere her brand new RedOne-produced dance floor banga, “Dance Again,” which will either be the lead single from her upcoming eighth studio album or from a greatest hits collection.… Read the full article

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The Saturdays: 30 Days (Single Review)

by Bradley Stern

After teasing about a brand new track over the past few months, The Saturdays have just premiered their latest single in the UK: “30 Days.” Co-penned and produced by Steve Mac (“Higher,” “Notorious”) and Autumn Rowe (Alexis Jordan, Leona Lewis), the Sats’ latest electro-banger finds the girls getting heavy-hearted about missing their faraway sweethearts. “I… Read the full article

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Madonna Premieres Second ‘MDNA’ Single: “Girl Gone Wild”

by Bradley Stern

The VEVO world premiere of “Girls Gone Wild,” Madonna’s second single off of MDNA.

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Kate Havnevik Delivers “Mouth 2 Mouth” (Single Review)

by Bradley Stern

Of all the Norwegian electronica chanteuses in the world, Kate Havnevik is probably my favorite. I first discovered Havnevik back in 2006 with her debut record Melankton, a dreamy collection of electronica-infused tunes produced by the ever-amazing Guy Sigsworth (Britney Spears, Alanis Morrissette) and Carmen Rizzo. She’s also the voice behind my favorite Röyksopp production… Read the full article

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Adam Lambert: Better Than I Know Myself (Single Review)

by Sam Lansky

Get ready, y’all, because the evolution of Adam Lambert has just begun. See, I’ve had a chance to listen to the new Adam Lambert single, “Better Than I Know Myself,” — in full. Great news — it’s really, really good. First off, I should say that the snippet, which was released today, doesn’t really do… Read the full article

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Rihanna – We Found Love (Single Review)

by Bradley Stern

First of all, “We Found Love” isn’t really much of a pop song. While Rihanna‘s synth-laden singles like “Don’t Stop The Music,” “Only Girl (In The World)” and “Who’s That Chick?”, her collaboration with DJ David Guetta, provided a pop-friendly preview of RiRi tripping the light fantastic, “We Found Love” is a full-on Euro-friendly House… Read the full article

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JoJo: Disaster (Single Review)

by Bradley Stern

After almost five straight years of setbacks and delays due to label fuckery, management reshuffling and everything else in between, the grand return of JoJo has officially begun. “Disaster” is the official lead single from the singer’s upcoming third studio album Jumping Trains, due out later this year on Interscope Records. While the brilliant Can’t… Read the full article

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