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Interviews & Profiles

Ryan Tedder performs with OneRepublic in 2011.

January 15, 2012 Tedder has crafted smash singles for Adele and Beyonce, as well as for his band, OneRepublic.

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November 27, 2006 Mathew Knowles discusses the challenges of fatherhood, managing his daughter Beyonce's music career.

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November 16, 2009 We begin our 50 most important recordings of the decade with composer John Adams.

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Beyoncé on stage Aug. 3 during "The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour" at the Barclays Center in New York City.

March 17, 2014 Just as intriguing as Beyoncé's flawless image is the depth of devotion shown by her fans.

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December 13, 2013 The sudden release felt like a gift, but it was also a deft orchestration of the recording industry.

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Beyonce in her most recent Pepsi ad, which premiered her song "Grown Woman."

May 3, 2013 As a pop star, no one comes close to dominating culture and conversation the way Beyonce does.

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Beyonce singing "1+1" onstage at the American Idol 2011 finale results show.

July 7, 2011 Ann Powers talks about the bestselling album this week, 4, which melds pop, Broadway and hip-hop.

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A still from the "Move Your Body" video.

May 3, 2011 Tuesday afternoon middle schoolers across the country danced together. More or less.

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A shot from the video for Beyonce's "Run The World (Girls)".

April 22, 2011 In new songs, Beyonce and Lady Gaga dance (and sometimes fight) with thrilling, overloaded music.

Usher (left) and Beyonce (right) performed at private concerts funded by the family of Libyan President Moammar Gadhafi. Gadhafi's son Hannibal is at center.

March 8, 2011 Pop stars like Beyonce have made (and donated) millions on private concerts for the Gadhafi family.

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August 12, 2010 Female performers like Beyonce create alter egos to reach out beyond themselves and to their fans.

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November 22, 2008 Andrea Seabrook checks out where Beyonce's new moves came from.

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August 8, 2008 Beyonce looks lighter in latest L'Oreal ad, but the cosmetic company is claiming innocence.

Reviews

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July 11, 2011 Beyonce's new album 4 is a personal reassessment of the kind of pop star she wants to be.

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November 20, 2009 Sure, "Single Ladies" actually came out in 2008, but it's fair to argue that it's the jam of 2009.

November 25, 2008 Ken Tucker reviews new singles from David Archuleta, Pink and Beyonce.

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December 15, 2006 Dreamgirls is a tribute to American popular music and the big-budget Hollywood musical.

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January 2, 2007 Has the box-office hit robbed Beyonce of a very important asset?

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December 16, 2013 A best-of-2013 list fit for a year in which women ruled and reshaped pop, country and more.

tUnE-yArDs made a big impression in 2011 with the album w h o k i l l.

December 7, 2011 The All Songs gang compares notes on their favorite songs, albums and discoveries of 2011.

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Cover art for Adele, '21.'

December 5, 2011 The list of our 50 favorite albums of the year includes Adele and more artists from A to B.

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July 14, 2010 Channel your rage into these hard-hitting, fast-paced songs. They'll get you into fighting shape.

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