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Takin It Back released on Oct. 21 by American singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor. The Sidekick staff photographer Kayla Nguyen expresses her thoughts on the album, discussing the influence of doo-wop and Trainors debut album Title.

Trainor returns to roots on ‘Takin’ It Back’

Kayla Nguyen, Staff Photographer November 30, 2022

As I put on my headphones and pressed play, the last thing I expected was to be transported back to fourth grade at Town Center Elementary.  All at once, I could feel the late May heat and the heaviness...

Avril Lavigne released her sixth studio album, Head Above Water, on Friday. It comes six years after her previous album and references her personal struggles with Lyme disease.

Lavigne sinks below expectations on ‘Head Above Water’

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor February 21, 2019

It is sometimes hard to believe Avril Lavigne has been in the music industry for 17 years, especially because much of her career has been built upon teenage angst and clinging to youth in a way that borders...

Rita released her sophomore album, Phoenix, on Friday. Entertainment editor Anthony Cesario enjoyed the songs released prior to the album, but felt disappointed in the album as a whole.

Ora is reborn on ‘Phoenix’, but she does not quite soar

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor November 27, 2018

It has been six long years since Rita Ora released her debut album Ora. In that time, a contract dispute/legal battle and breakup with producer Calvin Harris left her unable to release hardly any music....

Ariana Grande released her fourth studio album, Sweetener, on Friday. Sweetener is Grande’s first major music release since the terrorist bombing that took place at the Manchester show of her Dangerous Woman tour on May 22, 2017.

‘Sweetener’ review: Grande’s fourth album is anything but bland

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor August 21, 2018

“It’s kind of about bringing light to a situation or to someone’s life, or somebody else who brings light to your life or sweetening the situation,” Ariana Grande told Jimmy Fallon in May, after...

Camila Cabello dropped her debut album, ‘Camila’ on Friday. Within 24 hours, the album topped the iTunes album charts in 100 countries, breaking the record for most No. 1 positions by a female artist’s debut.

On debut ‘Camila’, Cabello aims for authentic sound

Anthony Cesario, Staff Writer January 18, 2018

Just over a year ago, singer Camila Cabello shocked fans when her departure from girl group Fifth Harmony was announced. Nobody was sure how much success, if any, she would have going solo.   Now,...

Indie pop/alternative artists music lovers can all enjoy

Indie pop/alternative artists music lovers can all enjoy

September 12, 2013

By Tolu Salako Editorial Page Editor Sometimes we need the raw and realistic music and not the constantly overplayed music we hear on 106.1 when waiting in traffic to leave school. Artists such as Lorde,...

Glitter rains again with Ke$ha’s Warrior

December 5, 2012

By Stephanie Alexander Staff Writer Yesterday was the release date of Ke$ha's second studio album, Warrior. Warrior consists the same dance tracks that are all about being young and partying. Her...

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