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Get Well Soon, Elton John! And 6 Other Times Artists Canceled Their Tours

Here are 6 other massive artists that were also forced to cancel their tours over the years.

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It's true: Elton John is postponing his farewell tour.

The legendary pop star said after he sustained a fall that he was in a considerable amount of pain. In a statement, he wrote that he unfortunately will have to undergo major hip surgery and reschedule his Farewell tour.

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Music Features

Review: Kings of Convenience Force Us to Chill Out

Peace or Love shows that Kings of Convenience's languid pop still has the ability to awaken moments of calm reflection.

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In 2021, having an abundance of leisure time is a recognizable form of privilege, and the value of sitting at a cafe with a croissant in hand has socially depreciated.

Whether it be global warming, police brutality, or workplace politics, there remains an abundance of subjects that demand collective action and attention. How can you just sit there and eat your pastry when so many things need to be done?

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At just 18 years old, Olivia Rodrigo is well-versed in her pop-rock forebears.

The "drivers license" phenom's most obvious musical inspiration is Taylor Swift, with whom she shares a knack for lyrical storytelling, as well as an undeniable ability to write an affecting hit breakup song. Even while watching Rodrigo's arsonry-filled music video for "good 4 u," it's easy to remember a teary-eyed Swift destroying her ex's property in "Black Space."

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Music Lists

Indie Roundup: Five New Albums to Stream Now

Here's what to listen to this weekend.


If you're anything like us, you're probably overwhelmed by the sheer number of albums being released on a weekly basis.

Popdust's weekly column, Indie Roundup, finds the five best albums coming out each week so that you don't have to. Every Friday, we'll tell you what's worth listening to that might not already be on your radar.

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The 10 Best Festival Lineups for Summer 2021

With most festivals returning this summer, which of the lineups reigns supreme?

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The festival experiences we all collectively yearned for last year are finally a reality again!

With cases at an all-time low and 50% of US adults vaccinated against the coronavirus, many of the country's biggest festivals have announced a return this summer. Fans of legendary fests like Burning Man and Coachella will unfortunately have to wait another year, but Bonnaroo, Electric Zoo and Austin City Limits are just a few of the historic festivals that plan to return to the circuit this summer, and in turn announced some of their biggest lineups ever. Here are some of the biggest festivals coming back this summer.
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Music Features

Yes, Ariana Grande Wore a Ponytail to Her Wedding

The pop star finally shared some photos from her intimate, at-home wedding ceremony.

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After a grueling two weeks, Ariana Grande has finally shared a selection of photos from her low-key wedding.

The "Positions" singer tied the knot with real estate agent Dalton Gomez on May 15 in a private, intimate ceremony. Grande looked effortlessly elegant in a strapless, cream satin gown, opting for a neutral glam makeup look. Of course, her wedding look wasn't complete without a veil laid on top of her high ponytail. Obviously, she looked stunning. See the photos below.

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