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Billie Eilish sweeps Grammys

Billie Eilish sweeps Grammys

Remy Teltser '21, Features Editor

March 10, 2020

Two years ago, 16-year-old Billie Eilish was just starting out her music career.  She and her brother, Finneas, grew a solid platform of 257,000 Instagram followers and played small shows for 50 people. Now, the breakout stars are selling out stadiums on a world tour, playing for 30,000 die-hard fan...

Staples Players perfectly performs “Our Town”

Staples Players perfectly performs “Our Town”

May 30, 2019

Caroline Donohue '20 Business Manager

Ben Platt releases debut album

Ben Platt releases debut album

April 27, 2019

Ali Korn '21 Staff Writer

Florida Georgia Line tops country charts with new album

Florida Georgia Line tops country charts with new album

Kevin Rabacs '19

March 11, 2019

After three years of singles and feature hits, Florida Georgia Line’s fourth album, “Can’t Say I Ain’t Country,” is their most diverse and well put together album. One week after its release  at exactly midnight on Friday, Feb. 15, it sped to number one on Billboard's top country album ch...

“Thank U, Next” is Ariana Grande’s best album yet

“Thank U, Next” is Ariana Grande’s best album yet

Hannah Schmidt ’19 and Kevin Ludy ’19

March 8, 2019

Ariana Grande’s album ‘thank u, next’ breaks records

Ariana Grande’s album ‘thank u, next’ breaks records

Ali Korn '21, Web Features Editor

February 25, 2019

Ariana Grande released her fifth studio album titled “thank u, next,” featuring 12 original songson Friday, Feb. 8. It is her second album this year, and has scored the highest global debut for any female artist ever on Apple Music within the first 24 hours of the album's release. Additionally, songs...

Ariana Grande’s new song criticized for similarity to other artist’s music

Ariana Grande’s new song criticized for similarity to other artist’s music

Marlo Von der Ahe '20

February 13, 2019

Ariana Grande is receiving major backlash after the release of her new song, “7 Rings,” on Jan. 18. The 25 year-old singer has been accused of copying music from rappers Princess Nokia, 2 Chainz and Soulja Boy. There has also been a big conversation over Ariana Grande appropriating black culture re...

Grammy Awards announce performers, changes to nominee categories

Grammy Awards announce performers, changes to nominee categories

Daniel Harizman ’19

February 8, 2019

When the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, wrote in their 1999 hit “Californiacation,” “Destruction leads to a very rough road, but it also breeds creation,” a 4 year old soon-to-be rap phenomenon, Austin Richard Post, known by his stage name Post Malone, responded with, “I went to California and I ain't...

Travis Scott sells out the show

Travis Scott sells out the show

Jake Navarro '20

December 15, 2018

Once the doors opened at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 27, people from all parts of the northeast didn't have to wait any longer to watch Travis Scott perform AstroWorld. The concert opened with Sheck Wes, famously known for his song “Mo Bamba.” As he jumped out onto the stage, the crowd was electric....

Alessia Cara’s “The Pains of Growing” boasts an impressive pop sound

Alessia Cara’s “The Pains of Growing” boasts an impressive pop sound

Kevin Ludy '19

December 13, 2018

After a breakout debut album and multiple hit songs since 2015, singer Alessia Cara has released her new album, “The Pains of Growing.” This sophomore album was released on Nov. 30, and shares new insight into a more mature (and saddened) version of Alessia, in a beautiful and melancholy pop album. This...

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