The Weeknd

Best Of 2022: Singles In Order Of Preference

By Iman Lababedi | January 3, 2023

not talking about the things that were

The Top 20 Albums Of 2022

By Iman Lababedi | December 15, 2022

multi media agitprop

Best Of 2022: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through November 30th

By Iman Lababedi | December 5, 2022

the Queendon come of Afrobeats

Best Of 2022: Singles In Order Of Preference Through November 30th

By Iman Lababedi | November 30, 2022

black pop punk

L.A. Burning, West Coast Concert Picks, November 21st To 27th

By Alyson Camus | November 21, 2022

The Flaming Lips are among this week’s West Coast concert picks

Best Of 2022: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through October 31st

By Iman Lababedi | November 10, 2022

four rap albums here…

Best Of 2022: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through August 31st

By Iman Lababedi | October 10, 2022

after months on the bubble

Best Of 2022: Singles In Order Of Preference Through September 30th

By Iman Lababedi | October 1, 2022

the best country rocker of the year

Best Of 2022: Singles In Order Of Preference Through August 31st

By Iman Lababedi | September 7, 2022

a gracious and complementary ear worm

Best Of 2022: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through August 31st

By Iman Lababedi | September 1, 2022

her debut album vaults to # 2

L.A. Burning, West Coast Concert Picks, August 29th To September 4th

By Alyson Camus | August 29, 2022

Franz Ferdinand are at The Novo on Thursday

Best Of 2022: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through July 31st

By Iman Lababedi | August 3, 2022

two major r&b albums near the upper reaches

Best Of 2022: Singles In Order Of Preference Through July 31st

By Iman Lababedi | July 31, 2022

a wonderful sound of calypso and Africa… a complete joy

Best-Album-so-far

The Best Albums of 2022 (So Far)

By Emma Hil | July 22, 2022

yearning for a sense of calm

Best Of 2022: Singles In Order Of Preference Through June 30th

By Iman Lababedi | July 7, 2022

a growling, prowling slap pump and just another all American

Best Of 2022: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through June 30th (The Halfway Mark)

By Iman Lababedi | July 2, 2022

a new # 1

Best Of 2022: Singles In Order Of Preference Through May 31st

By Iman Lababedi | May 31, 2022

an addictive piece of pop singer songwriter sex confessional

Best Of 2022: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through May 31st

By Iman Lababedi | May 30, 2022

Samuel Marino, Tomas Doncker and the sublimely badass Otoboke Beaver

Best Of 2022: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through April 30th

By Iman Lababedi | May 2, 2022

the oddest future

Best Of 2022: Singles In Order Of Preference Through April 30th

By Iman Lababedi | April 28, 2022

she never ever composes one hook on a song where three will suffice

US Top 10 Albums Tracking 4-1-22 -4-7-22

By Iman Lababedi | April 11, 2022

Red Hot Chili Peppers didn’t even reach 100K

L.A. Burning, West Coast Concert Picks April 11th To 18th

By Alyson Camus | April 10, 2022

This is Coachella’s first week

The Weeknd Has Also Threatened To Pull Out Of Coachella

By Alyson Camus | April 9, 2022

Why would Coachella do that to The Weeknd?

US Top 10 Albums Tracking 3-25-22 -3-31-22

By Iman Lababedi | April 4, 2022

MGK is alright, I bet that MSG gig will be killer.

Best Of 2022: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through March 31st

By Iman Lababedi | April 2, 2022

a new and wonderful dancehall performer from Jamaica

Best Of 2022: Singles In Order Of Preference Through March 31st

By Iman Lababedi | March 31, 2022

will have you in tears by the time the angora cat dies

US Top 10 Albums Tracking 3-18-22 -3-24-22

By Iman Lababedi | March 29, 2022

a new # 1 and still a weak EAU

US Top 10 Albums Tracking 3-11-22 -3-17-22

By Iman Lababedi | March 21, 2022

a new # 1 and still a weak EAU

US Top 10 Albums Tracking 3-4-22 -3-10-22

By Iman Lababedi | March 14, 2022

Encanto is still at # 1 in a quarter where 80K EAUs gets you to # 1

US Top 10 Albums Tracking 2-25-22 -3-3-22

By Iman Lababedi | March 7, 2022

Encanto is still at # 1 in a quarter where 80K EAUs gets you to # 1

Best Of 2022: Singles In Order Of Preference Through February 28th, 2022

By Iman Lababedi | March 2, 2022

no reason why this gorgeous song isn’t a smash

US Top 10 Albums Tracking 2-18-22 – 2-24-22

By Iman Lababedi | March 1, 2022

The numbers are so low they make the entire concept of a top ten questionable

Best Of 2022: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through February 28th

By Iman Lababedi | February 28, 2022

The Weeknd should…

US Top 10 Albums Tracking 2-11-22 – 2-17-22

By Iman Lababedi | February 21, 2022

on top for a sixth week…

US Top 10 Albums Tracking 2-4-22 – 2-10-22

By Iman Lababedi | February 14, 2022

If you can get past the Encanto soundtrack a not bad week for modern pop

UK Top 10 Albums: 2-11-22 – 2-17-22

By Iman Lababedi | February 12, 2022

where is the single?

US Top 10 Albums Tracking 1-28-22 – 2-3-22

By Iman Lababedi | February 7, 2022

does an album with 8 new songs and 36 incidental music tracks belong at the top?

UK Top 10 Albums: 2-4-22 – 2-10-22

By Iman Lababedi | February 6, 2022

a post-punk rock revival at the top

Best Of 2022: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through January 31st

By Iman Lababedi | February 3, 2022

The Weeknd should…

US Top 10 Albums Tracking 1-21-22 – 1-27-22

By Iman Lababedi | January 31, 2022

a world music Steve Schwartz

UK Top 10 Albums: 1-28-22 – 2-3-22

By Iman Lababedi | January 29, 2022

the Elton John seal of approval finishes it off

US Top 10 Albums Tracking 1-14-22 – 1-20-22

By Iman Lababedi | January 24, 2022

he has just become the biggest man in musicals AGAIN!

UK Top 10 Albums: 1-21-22 – 1-27-22

By Iman Lababedi | January 22, 2022

one of their best pop rock efforts

US Top 10 Albums Tracking 1-7-22 – 1-13-22

By Iman Lababedi | January 18, 2022

Gunna: 150,300, Abel: 148,000: it amounts to a statistical error

UK Top 10 Albums: 1-14-22 – 1-20-22

By Iman Lababedi | January 15, 2022

a pop LP that isn’t popular is a question mark…

Brief Encounters: New Album Releases 1-7-22 – 1-13-22 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 9, 2022

from beaten up on After Hours to death in progress on dawn fm -now that’s progress

The Earliest Bird: Top New Recorded Release 1-7-22 – 1-13-22, The Weeknd’s “Dawn FM” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 7, 2022

it’s here, it is gonna be here the greater percent of the year and it is very, very good.

US Top 10 Singles Dated May 22nd, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | May 20, 2021

Dua won’t be reaching number one so Bruno can get another smash

US Top 10 Singles Dated May 15th, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | May 11, 2021

The Weeknd knows how to use a remix to keep him at the top,”

US Top 10 Singles Dated May 8th, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | May 4, 2021

we haven’t even reached “Scared To Live”