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When Musicians Ask the Questions
David Byrne Wants You to Dance
Country’s Surprise Superstar • As Nashville gets more pop, Luke Combs has broken through by honoring tradition — and beer
How the Clash Made ‘London Calling’
Battle for ‘The Crown’ • From Bohemian Rhapsody to the Season Three return of The Crown (streaming on Netflix), queens are ruling pop culture. But who reigns supreme? We asked another beloved queen, country artist and RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars winner Trixie Mattel, to decide.
PLAYLIST • OUR FAVORITE SONGS AND VIDEOS RIGHT NOW
MY FIVE FAVORITE BASS SONGS
FKA Twigs Strips Off Expectations • The British singer finds meaning in pole-dancing and the Bible on her second album, ‘Magdalene’
The Six-Decade Odyssey of Kurt Cobain’s Sweater • The long journey of the $334,000 cardigan worn by Nirvana’s frontman
Reliving the Stones’ Apocalyptic Epic • Their 1969 classic, ‘Let It Bleed,’ remains the band’s darkest LP, and that’s why it sounds perfect right now
The Black Keys’ Live Return • How the band chose what songs to play on its first tour in five years
How King Princess Became a ‘Cheap Queen’
CHARTS • THE BIGGEST ARTISTS, ALBUMS, AND SONGS OF TODAY
Who’s the King of the Feature?
Camila Cabello • The pop star on being obsessed with early-aughts pop and why falling for Shawn Mendes was ‘awkward’
The Battle for the Senate • Winning back the chamber is just as important as retaking the White House. But can Democrats wrest control from the GOP?
Gifts THAT Rock • Holiday hits for smart shoppers in music, tech, books, and fashion
Dark Star Rising • How Adam Driver’s angst and brooding intensity made the world fall in love with a ‘Star Wars’ supervillain
J.J. Abrams & The Secrets of ‘Skywalker’ • The writer and director on the challenge of ending the saga, fan criticism, and respecting George Lucas’ vision
Billy Dee’s Last Ride • At 82, Billy Dee Williams is back in ‘Star Wars’ — and reflecting on six decades in showbiz
Who By Fire • They bicker. They record without ever being in the same room. But the Who can still conjure that old magic
FALSE IDOL • Why THE CHRISTIAN RIGHT WORSHIPS DONALD TRUMP
Hope and Survival in Los Pinos • Almost a year after a failed coup — amid economic collapse — the residents of a Venezuela barrio try to rebuild
BECK’S DARK, HEAVENLY POP FANTASY • The alt-pop icon teams up with Pharrell for a revelatory inner-space journey
COLDPLAY GET REAL • The easy-listening rock kings deepen their politics and globe-trotting sound
WHEN PRINCE TURNED IT UP • A reissue of ‘1999’ adds stellar outtakes from his epic double LP
Quick Hits • Ten new albums you need to know about now
The Blessing and Curse of Peak TV • The past decade has left us drowning in programming. The upside? Most of it is better than we ever dreamed it could be
BEST SHOWS OF THE 2010s • This decade was awash in stellar series — but these 10 rose to the top
ADAM SANDLER’S CROWN JEWEL • The comic goofball gives one of the year’s most go-for-broke performances as a tormented Manhattan jeweler on the run
Michael Douglas • The legendary actor on learning his craft and escaping his father’s shadow