Pop & Circumstance

Pop & Circumstance: Lady Gaga’s “Judas” leaves questions, not answers

Pop & Circumstance: Lady Gaga's "Judas" leaves questions, not answers

Lady Gaga’s “Judas” explores religious themes, sexuality and leaves us with more questions than answers



Pop & Circumstance: Beyonce is still the “Girl” who runs the world

An unnamed source confirms to Reuters that Beyonce and Jay-Z had permission to travel to Cuba on a "cultural exchange" trip last week. Photo by Chris Pizzello, AP.

With “Girls,” Beyonce proves she still runs the world



Pop & Circumstance: S&M, so hot right now

This is not a dream.

Rihanna and Britney Spears do “S&M,” what’s next for pop music?



Pop & Circumstance: Kid Cudi is no longer pursuing pot

Will Kid Cudi make it in America without weed? Photo by Eric Liebowitz.

Kid Cudi announces he’s done smoking weed. Will it matter?



Pop & Circumstance: Every pop princess wants to be Cinderella, in the end

Brandy and her fairy godmother, Whitney Houston. Photo courtesy of ABC Television Network.

Cinderella: Selena Gomez, Brandy, Hillary Duff and more inhabit the princess role



Pop & Circumstance: Under the Cover of Popness

Pop & Circumstance: Under the Cover of Popness

Avril on Kesha, Mandy Moore on Rihanna, a list of charming and weird pop covers



Pop & Circumstance: Nelly and Kelly back in business

Nelly and Kelly are back in business. Photo by Kathy Willens, AP.

With a new single, Nelly and Kelly Rowland are back for round two



Pop & Circumstance: The Fresh Princess of Pop

That hair won't whip as easily. Photo courtesy of the artist's Facebook page.

Willow Smith uses Rihanna as muse in young career



Pop & Circumstance: Billy Ray and Miley fall into “The Parent Trap”

Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus are facing turbulence. Photo c/o 'Hannah Montana: The Movie.'

Miley Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus fall into the Parent Trap



Pop & Circumstance: Can Grammy results redefine “Pop”?

Esperanza Spalding beat the Bieber. Beliebe dat. Photo by Matt Sayles.

Pop & Circumstance: Can Grammy results redefine “Pop”?