The 14 Best Pop Albums of 2014

The 14 Best Pop Albums of 2014

Check out Pop Shop editor Jason Lipshutz's top 14 pop albums of 2014 as well as his all-genre 25 favorite albums of the year.
K. Michelle Debuts at No. 1 on R&B Albums

K. Michelle Debuts at No. 1 on R&B Albums

R&B singer/songwriter K. Michelle returns to the top of R&B Albums with her sophomore studio set Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart?, arriving with 84,000 sold in the week ending Dec. 14, according to Nielsen Music. It’s the best sales week ever for Michelle, and her second No. 1 following her debut album Rebellious Soul (72,000 in its opening frame, and her previous best sales week).
Koa, 'All of My Love': Exclusive Song Premiere

Koa, 'All of My Love': Exclusive Song Premiere

Though Iggy Azalea (a.k.a. Igloo Australia) was probably the most-talked about Aussie in music this year, 2014 was also good for the more under-the-radar electro-pop and dance of Sydney-based record label, management and booking agency, and publisher Future Classic. Many of this year's buzzing indie artists -- Chet Faker, Flight Facilities, Panama, Cashmere Cat, Jagwar Ma -- belong to Future Classic.
The Country Music Industry in 2014: Garth's Return, Taylor's Exit

The Country Music Industry in 2014: Garth's Return, Taylor's Exit

With country music at a peak in popularity, the comings and goings in the format seemed more crucial than ever. And there were plenty -- Garth Brooks came back, George Strait decided it was time to go, two guys from a different era came out, and a few stars chose to go out. On the road. In stadiums.

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