• Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    100 & Single: LMFAO's Pair Of Chart-Toppers Suggest Stardom, Guarantee Nothing

    ​The national star-making machinery only begins to take you seriously when you command the field more than once. Just like, say, GOP presidential candidates, pop acts can't chart one strong number and assume dominance is permanently theirs. They've got to come back on top, week after week, sur ... More >>

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    January 21, 2010

    Clip Job: Goldstein Questions the Pop Charts

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 12, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 13 Pop Eye By Richard Goldstein Conclusive proof of the dubious value of charts in measuring true popularity comes with this year's onslaught of "Hot 100" lists. Billboard magazine ranks the top five ... More >>

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    June 13, 2006