Music

How the Pandemic Revitalized the Disney Star

Olivia Rodrigo and ‘Drivers License’ are a case study in what the new, extremely online model of teen idol looks like

‘My Way’ Has Always Been the Anthem of Despicable Men

The Frank Sinatra standard, which even he hated, is the soundtrack to funerals and Donald Trump’s presidency. Why do guys get off on its endless self-pity?

The Subtle Meaning Behind Jennifer Lopez’s Inauguration Yell

J.Lo is turning a 21-year-old bop into a political mantra — one performance at a time

For Yet Another Presidency, America Turns Its Weary Ears to Garth Brooks

Country’s master of corny is performing for his sixth president — ‘a statement of unity.’ Here’s hoping he dusts off ‘Friends in Low Places,’ an ode to getting drunk and forgetting your ex