Ariana Grande

Best Of 2018: Songs Through November

By Iman Lababedi | December 1, 2018

her best song, and the best single of the year

UK Top 10 Singles 11-30-18 – 12-6-18

By Iman Lababedi | November 30, 2018

I can’t see who can beat her on this list

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of December 1st, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | November 27, 2018

biting at her ankles

UK Top 10 Singles 11-23-18 – 11-29-18

By Iman Lababedi | November 23, 2018

can you hang on till Christmas… it’ll be tough!

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of November 24th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | November 20, 2018

over the season and through to the New Year

UK Top 10 Singles 11-16-18 – 11-22-18

By Iman Lababedi | November 17, 2018

still 1.1M more than Sheck Wes

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of November 17th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | November 12, 2018

makes you happy to be alive

Going Steady: New Singles 11-9-18 – 11-15-18 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | November 11, 2018

a hook that should join the lexicon of love

UK Top 10 Singles 11-9-18 – 11-15-19

By Iman Lababedi | November 10, 2018

Ariana just left the pack and has her own “Shake It Off” after all these years. 

UK Top 10 Albums 10-12-18 – 10-18-18

By Iman Lababedi | October 13, 2018

the sheer addictive quality of the songwriting

UK Top 10 Albums 10-5-18 – 10-11-18

By Iman Lababedi | October 5, 2018

catch em before they sink

US Top 10 Albums For The Week Of October 6th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | October 1, 2018

She who lives by the bundle…

UK Top 10 Albums 9-28-18 – 10-4-18

By Iman Lababedi | September 28, 2018

Thank dieu for Christine And The Queens, who deserved the # 1 spot. 

US Top 10 Albums For The Week Of September 29th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | September 24, 2018

What do McCartney and Underwood have in common?

UK Top 10 Albums 9-21-18 – 9-27-18

By Iman Lababedi | September 22, 2018

like CHVRES without the chip on the shoulder

US Top 10 Albums For The Week Of September 22nd, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | September 17, 2018

Still, # 1 is #1 

UK Top 10 Albums 9-14-18 – 9-20-18

By Iman Lababedi | September 14, 2018

Always a pleasure to see Marcon the charts

US Top 10 Albums For The Week Of September 15th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | September 10, 2018

the world wants Slim Shady

UK Top 10 Albums 9-7-18 – 9-13-18

By Iman Lababedi | September 8, 2018

Eminem’s ninth consecutive # 1

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of September 8th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | September 5, 2018

32 straight weeks where a rap song was at the top of the charts

US Top 10 Albums For The Week Of September 8th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | September 3, 2018

the kids are deus ex machinas

UK Top 10 Singles 8-31-18 -9-6-18

By Iman Lababedi | September 1, 2018

80% EDM-Rap, 20% local heroes

UK Top 10 Albums 8-31-18 -9-6-18

By Iman Lababedi | August 31, 2018

ABBA won’t go away

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of September 1st, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | August 28, 2018

No move on the top six

UK Top 10 Albums 8-24-18 – 8-30-18

By Iman Lababedi | August 24, 2018

I am not sure it signifies anything

UK Top 10 Singles 8-24-18 – 8-30-18

By Iman Lababedi | August 24, 2018

Manchester United

Be Here Now: New Albums Reviewed 8-17-18 – 8 -23- 18

By Iman Lababedi | August 23, 2018

bouncy mode

L.A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, AUGUST 22ND TO 26TH

By Alyson Camus | August 22, 2018

DeMarco has 3 shows at the Teragram Ballroom and 1 at the Hollywood Palladium this week

Be Here Now: Top New Recordings Reviewed 8-17-18 – 8-23-18

By Iman Lababedi | August 17, 2018

intense bemused pop strokes

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Ending August 3rd, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | August 1, 2018

I knew Nicki was into gals

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Ending May 31st, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | June 5, 2018

six weeks on top

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Ending May 24th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | May 30, 2018

the definition of a viral hit

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Ending May 17th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | May 22, 2018

could it be the song of the summer…?

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Ending May 10th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | May 15, 2018

owes so much to Kanye’s cut and paste song construction it makes Pedro as influential as 808s

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Ending May 3rd, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | May 8, 2018

toldja.

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Ending April 26th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | May 1, 2018

Ariana Grande zooms all the way to # 3.

UK Top 10 Singles 6-9-17 – 6-15-17

By Iman Lababedi | June 10, 2017

can’t listen

These Days: Friday, May 26th, 2017

By Iman Lababedi | May 26, 2017

I see my own Great Nieces

These Days: Tuesday, May 23rd 2017

By Iman Lababedi | May 23, 2017

Bury your dead

Ariana Grande At Madison Square Garden, Friday, February 24th, 2017, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 27, 2017

half the size and half the songs but twice the voice

Live Through This: rock nyc Concert Picks Week Of February 20th, 2017

By Iman Lababedi | February 19, 2017

belter

UK Top 10 Albums 5-27-16 – 6-2-16

By Iman Lababedi | May 27, 2016

Radiohead stiffed

UK Top 10 Singles 3-18-16 – 3-24-16

By Iman Lababedi | March 18, 2016

the song isn’t there… or rather it is, but I can’t hear the hook…

Miley Cyrus Launches New Foundation For Homeless And LGBT Youth Community

By Alyson Camus | May 8, 2015

All humans have valid feelings and rights! I want to use my voice as a megaphone to young people everywhere and encourage human evolution. No one should have to hide who they really are, no matter what his or her name, gender or status. That’s why Happy Hippies are here to say that every life is valuable!

Not With The Band: Which Band Of Today Will Be Relevant In 10 Or 20 Years?

By Alyson Camus | January 5, 2015

Today, there is certainly a lot of mediocrity, any American Idol, X Factor product is an example for me! But at the same time, there is a lot of excellent music, it is just harder to find it because of the enormous amount of bands formed every year and songs released each day!

I Heart Radio And Z-100's Jingle Ball 2014 At Madison Square Garden, December 12th, 2014, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | December 13, 2014

They’ve done better with less. It was like radio but since the medium wasn’t radio and since they pushed the concept of a live radio show well past the point of no return, it didn’t happen the way it should have.

US Top 10 Albums 12-13-14

By Iman Lababedi | December 4, 2014

Billboard claim their new mix and match has affected the placement of Ariana Grande in firmaments, because it was streaming that accounted for enough of her sales to push her onto the top ten: “It moved 72,000 units for the week, heavily powered not just by album sales (47,000), but also track equivalent albums (19,000) and streaming equivalent albums (6,000)”

Ariel Pink Reviews The Top Five Pop Songs

By Alyson Camus | November 20, 2014

The sleazy misogynist character wants to marry Swift and is in love with Grande, but does he really think anything of all this or is it just a series of bon mots? Does he really like Taylor Swift, or should I read again

UK Top 10 Singles 11-1-14

By Iman Lababedi | October 27, 2014

Pretty good list, Megan better be careful or she will be a one hit wonder before she gets started and she is better than that. And note that three of the top five are among the best of the year and the fourth is in the running.

Sneak Peaks: New Album Releases w-o 8/25-14

By Iman Lababedi | August 24, 2014

So the summer is over, kids are back at school and we’re still hear readying for Autumn with a busy week of new music, starting with Ariana Grande, who has released two good tracks from this alum and has also appeared on a number of other killer tracks this year and will probably have come up with the goods for her second but really her first album.