Lizzo’s Complicated, Joyful Pop

The singer, rapper and songwriter’s peppy empowerment songs have made her an outlier in a field dominated by melancholic music.

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Lizzo’s Empowerment Pop Gets Stuck in the Same Groove

“Special,” her second major-label album, gestures toward complexities that would broaden her image as the queen of the mirror pep talk, but retreats to her comfort zone.

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When Preachers Are Predators

The Baptists’ sexual abuse crisis shows — again — that churches aren’t exempt from the rot around them.

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‘S.N.L.’ Offers Easter Wishes From Elon Musk, Donald Trump and More

The host and musical guest was Lizzo, probably the first “Saturday Night Live” guest to get audiences cheering for a flute solo.

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Lizzo’s ‘Big Grrrls’ Asks Big Questions

The singer wanted a new kind of backup dancer. Along the way, she ended up making a new kind of TV show.

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Lizzo Makes Shapewear

The Grammy-winning singer releases her newest venture: shapewear.

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Best Songs of 2021

Sixty-six tracks that tell the story of the year: a posthumous political statement, a hyperpop star finding his footing, an emerging force’s debut smash and a superstar’s 10-minute redo.

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Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Team Up Again, and 10 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Lizzo featuring Cardi B, Machine Gun Kelly, Brandee Younger and others.

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Lady Gaga’s One World Concert: Pop Music Faces the Coronavirus in Prime Time

Lady Gaga, the Rolling Stones, Billie Eilish and more took over the major networks for a Global Citizen event celebrating essential workers and supporting the World Health Organization.

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