Category Archives: Ocean, Frank

The 54 Best Songs of 2017

Our pop music critics share their favorite tracks, from Jay-Z to Cardi B, Father John Misty to Sam Hunt.

Playlist: The Playlist: Feist Ponders ‘Pleasure,’ and Frank Ocean Delivers Another Surprise

Listen to the songs that caught our critics’ attention this week, from Feist’s first track since 2011 to new music from Arca and Sorority Noise.

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.

Apple Music: Platform? Promoter? Both.

Apple executives Jimmy Iovine and Larry Jackson discuss its place in the music ecosystem and how it has built a one-stop shop for the streaming age.