Playlist: The Playlist: A Different Side of Chuck Berry and a New Sound for Coldplay

Hear 10 new songs selected by our pop critics from Algiers, Sad13, Cold Specks and more.

Playlist: The Playlist: Lana Del Rey Finds Love in a Hopeless Place

A listen to the week’s most notable new music, including songs featuring Nicki Minaj, Alessia Cara and Frank Ocean, plus the return of shoegaze band Ride.

The Playlist: The xx Return in a Brighter Mood

Ten songs, videos and unearthed live recordings that caught our critics’ attention this week, from Giorgio Moroder’s “Good for Me” to Coldplay’s “Everglow.”

Virtual Reality Waits for the Music Industry to Catch Up

Many companies are ready to create VR concerts, but not enough consumers have the headsets needed to experience the immersive performances.

On the Runway: Super Bowl 50 Fashion Scorecard: Gucci, Versace and Beyoncé

When it came to on-field style, it was a veritable microcosm of Milan Fashion Week — a preview, perhaps, of what we will see when the women’s fashion season gets underway this month.


Music: Review: It’s Coldplay, Starring Beyoncé, at Super Bowl Halftime Show

Beyoncé and Bruno Mars, two of the last three years’ headliners, were brought in as reinforcements to provide a much-needed assist to Chris Martin’s band.


Fans Will See the Super Bowl Halftime Show in a Different Light: The Sun’s

Don’t expect a blackout at this year’s Super Bowl, which will be held in daylight; the producers promise “it’s going to be different, for sure, in a lot of respects.”