Song of the week:KLP — ‘Back In The Room’KLP’s ‘Ember’ EP came out last year but it looks like its best song is getting a push this week so this is as good a time as any to catch up on imminent chart-slayer Kristy Lee Peters, who as well as being a …

Today we launch an important initiative aimed at kickstarting a renewed sense of adventure in pop or, at the very least, ushering in one big pop single that makes everyone go “fucking hell”. Our pledge is this: we will pay £100 to the first major pop act (MPA) whose new single sticks a …

Song of the week:Julia Michaels — ‘Issues’You already know Julia’s music because she’s written half the amazing songs of the last three years, but the story goes that it was only when she wrote ‘Issues’ that she thought about reviving her career as a solo artist. ‘Issues’ is produced by …

In this year’s roundup of festive releases, or at least the ones that have popped up on Spotify: Do you think Mariah Carey ‘et al’ knew, when they recorded it, that ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ was the tinsel-strewn megafestivebanger we recognise it as today? Or did they think …

Well, we’ve been watching other websites and publications release their Best Of 2016 lists – the first one seemed to appear sometime in September — and sadly, once again, we must report that they’ve all been getting it wrong. Fear not! As usual, the Popjustice Top 45 is absolutely bang …

HERE WE GO LADIES AND GENTLEMEN. The Popjustice Readers’ Poll is back (back!) for another year with some new categories (who’ll win Artist Most Likely To Have Voted For Brexit?) alongside the old favourites (and we think it’s fair to say there’ll be stiff competition in Social Media Arsehole Of The Year). Who’ll …

In this week’s new releases, or at least the ones that have popped up on Spotify: M.O continue to knock around and, as you’d expect by now, their new song is a good one. Obviously we would normally have included the new Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik song, but that …