Read Ryan Tedder: A Hit-Maker With A Golden Touch
Read Discussion: The Year In Music, 2011
Read 50 Favorites Of 2011: A-B
Read Beyonce's '4': An Escape From Her Past
Watch Beyonce's Twin Kingdoms: Pop And Hip-Hop
Read Beyonce (And Michelle Obama) Get The Kids Moving
Read The Complexity Of Pop: Beyonce, Gaga And tUnE-yArDs
April 22, 2011 – In new songs, Beyonce and Lady Gaga dance (and sometimes fight) with thrilling, overloaded music.
Watch Pop Stars, Private Shows And Political Consequences
March 8, 2011 – Pop stars like Beyonce have made (and donated) millions on private concerts for the Gadhafi family.
Listen Pop Personae: Why Do Some Women Perform In Character?
August 12, 2010 – Female performers like Beyonce create alter egos to reach out beyond themselves and to their fans.
Read Sting Like A Bee: A Kickboxing Workout Mix
Read The Decade In Music: Beyonce's 'Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)' (2009)
November 20, 2009 – Sure, "Single Ladies" actually came out in 2008, but it's fair to argue that it's the jam of 2009.
Read The 50 Most Important Recordings Of The Decade: A-C
November 16, 2009 – We begin our 50 most important recordings of the decade with composer John Adams.
Listen One Critic, Three New Pop Singles