On the Pop Shop Podcast, we discuss the status of greatest-hits albums -- including our favorite hits collections of all time.
If you loved The Weeknd's Super Bowl halftime show and want to listen to all the songs he performed (and then some!) in one place, you're in luck: On Friday, ahead of his big Super Bowl Sunday set, the Canadian superstar dropped The Highlights, an 18-track collection that ties all his biggest hits up in a bow.
Of course, in the age of streaming and digital music, greatest-hits packages are not as prevalent as they once were. Why buy a curated album when you could stream a curated playlist -- or even compile a playlist of your personal favorites by an artist? Well, a lot of people just discovered The Weeknd on Sunday (as hard as that is to believe) or connected the dots from his name to his hits. So The Highlights is a great starting point -- and it's just one example of why greatest-hits albums can still make sense in 2021.