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Critic’s Notebook: Kanye West’s ‘Donda’ Is a Muddled Wallow in Navel-Gazing

Long awaited by fans, the album misses the mark as a tribute to the artist's late mother, instead indulging in dubious spirituality and uninspired acoustics.

Critic’s Notebook: Kanye West’s ‘Jesus Is King’ Is a Dull, Dead-End Spiritual Quest

Kanye West's hotly awaited new album 'Jesus Is King' is slapdash, tiresome and vacuously provocative — the work of an artist in a major creative crisis.

Critic’s Notebook: Taylor Swift’s Sunny ‘Lover’ Plays it Safe

Her seventh studio album checks all the boxes but is short on inspiration, throwing a bland bachelorette party as she careens toward maturity.

Critic’s Notebook: 10 Years After Michael Jackson’s Death, What Do We Do With His Legacy?

He’s “The King of Pop” and one of America’s most notorious alleged pedophiles. So where does that leave the era-defining music he created?

Critic’s Notebook: Madonna’s Cringe-Worthy ‘Madame X’

Madonna's new album, 'Madame X,' finds her appropriating a variety of cultures and influences to fatally clunky — and musically unappealing — effect, THR music critic Jonny Coleman writes in his review.

Critic’s Notebook: Beyonce’s ‘Homecoming’ Album Reheats Last Year’s Coachella Performance

The Hollywood Reporter's Jonny Coleman pen's a critic's notebook exploring Beyonce's 'Homecoming' album.

Critic’s Notebook: BTS’ ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’ Is a Tasty Snack That Leaves a Bitter Aftertaste

K-pop group BTS' new album 'Map of the Soul: Persona' has its share of catchy, competently crafted songs but feels impersonal and manufactured even by boy-band standards.

Critic’s Notebook: Cardi B Gives Sleepy Grammys a Much-Needed Jolt

The Hollywood Reporter's TV critic writes that Cardi B's performance, historic win for best album and funny speech were the highlights of a sleepy Grammy Awards.

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Thank U, Next’ Marks the Start of Ariana Grande Fatigue

The pop diva’s new album mostly rings hollow, the work of an artist who seems to have lost track of her personality and purpose.

Critic’s Notebook: Is the 2019 Coachella Lineup the Weakest of All Time?

It’s been fashionable for almost a decade now to criticize Coachella lineup reveals. But with yesterday’s announcement of the supremely underwhelming 2019 slate, it’s clear that music is now truly an afterthought and that the organizers don’t have many new ideas up their sleeves.

From ‘A Star Is Born’ to ‘Boy Erased’: Breaking Down the Oscar Chances for 15 Original Songs

The 15 original songs that landed on the Academy's Dec. 17 shortlist provide plenty of star-studded Oscar bait, with a few gems hidden in the bunch.

Critic’s Picks: The 5 Biggest Musical Moments of 2018

The Hollywood Reporter's music critic ranks the developments that made the most indelible mark on the industry this year.