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Hear “Don’t Forget,” a dazzling return to form that is slated to appear on Sky Ferreira’s much-delayed second album, “Masochism,” on the Playlist.

Fanny put out five albums in the ’70s and counted David Bowie and Bonnie Raitt as fans. The filmmaker Bobbi Jo Hart, dismayed its story hadn’t been told, took action.

“Harry’s House” is a light, fun, summery pop record, but there is a gaping void at its center, our critic writes.

XXXTentacion was a rapper whose brief life and career were ended in a 2018 shooting. Before that, his emotive music, incendiary persona and criminal notoriety earned him a fan base of America’s most disaffected children — and multiplatinum record sales.

Oliver Sim said he was inspired by musicians like John Grant and Mykki Blanco, who make challenging and nuanced work and are also open about their H.I.V. positive status. “For me, this is the opposite of shame,” he said.

"Pistol" tells Steve Jones’s story. With a touch of showbiz.

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The Swedish superstars in Abba — or digital versions of them, at least — performed on Thursday to 3,000 enthusiastic fans with the help of 140 animators, four body doubles and $175 million.

On “Cruel Country,” Wilco ponders a genre and a nation. It's a Critic's Pick.

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BTS takes a different approach to K-pop on its new EP: ease

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BTS's shimmering “Boy With Luv” features Halsey — but more importantly, it features Halsey singing in Korean, exactly the sort of bilingual exchange that’s all too rare

Sophie, a groundbreaking producer and performer whose music distilled speed, noise, melody, clarity and catchiness into what would soon be called hyperpop, died in Athens after an accident on Saturday. She was 34.

Can a Brazilian pop star crack the U.S. market? Anitta says yes.

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Burna Boy, the songwriter who won the 2021 Grammy for best global music album with “Twice as Tall,” will be the first Nigerian musician to headline Madison Square Garden, with a show billed as “One Night in Space.”

"Scorpion" CDs are selling at an FYE store in Queens. But BTS has been “huge, way bigger than Drake.”

BTS expands its footprint, and 11 more new songs: Hear the Playlist

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BTS fans gathered for the band’s first live concert in South Korea in over two years, an event that was expected to draw as many as 15,000 people — despite Covid restrictions that barred cheering, screaming or singing.

BTS is funding a new series of global arts projects, featuring 22 artists including Antony Gormley

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