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Inside the biggest stories in music, hosted by Rolling Stone senior writer Brian Hiatt. Featuring interviews with top artists, expert insight on new releases and breaking news from the Rolling Stone staff, and much more.

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Music Interviews
Beyoncé's Renaissance Tour: What to Expect
We dig deep on Beyoncé's spectacular Renaissance Tour, from the massive spectacle to the unexpected ballad choices
35 min
MTV News Confidential: Kurt Loder, Tabitha Sore...
We mark the end of MTV News' 36-year run by talking to three iconic anchors about covering Kurt Cobain's death, interviewing Tupac and more
68 min
Free Ed Sheeran! Songwriters Explain Why the 'L...
A panel of hit-makers explains how a verdict against Ed Sheeran could've ruined songwriting forever
40 min
AI and the Weird Future of Music
Is artificial intelligence about to change music forever? We look at what's already happening, and what's coming next
33 min
Inside Frank Ocean's Coachella Chaos
We take a deep look at Frank Ocean's controversial Coachella performance, and look back on his career
49 min
Fake Bands, Real Songs: The Best Tunes by Made-...
From Daisy Jones and The Six to the Oneders, we look at the best songs by fictional artists
67 min
The Genius of Boygenius: How Phoebe Bridgers, J...
We tell the story behind rock's newest supergroup, with a track-by-track look at their acclaimed new album
44 min
American Woman: Lana Del Rey's Wild Journey
We dive into Lana Del Rey's new album, 'Did You Know That There's A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd' — and her whole discography
50 min
Taylor Swift's Eras Tour: The Ultimate Breakdow...
We dive deep on The Eras Tour, from song choices to staging to guesses at surprises to come
43 min
'Hannah Montana' to 'Flowers': Miley Cyrus' Hit...
We discuss Miley Cyrus' new album 'Endless Summer Vacation' – and look back at her whole wild career path
67 min
More Terrible Albums by Great Artists
We look at the second half of our list of 'Genuinely Horrible Albums by Great Artists,' from Kanye West to David Bowie
56 min
Introducing: Back Issue
4 min
Genuinely Horrible Albums by Great Artists
From Prince to Neil Young to Madonna, we discuss – and argue about – Rolling Stone's picks for the worst albums by great artists
59 min
Rihanna's Halftime Show: Classic or Low-Energy?...
We look at criticism and praise for Rihanna's long-awaited performance comeback; and Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. responds to our Grammy critiques from last week
56 min
Why Can't Beyoncé Win Album of the Year? Breaki...
We discuss Grammy voters' repeated Beyoncé snubs, and break down the highs and lows of the 2023 Grammys
35 min
The Wildest Left-Turn Albums Ever, From Lil Yac...
Lil Yachty's psychedelic-rock experiment 'Let's Start Here' isn't the first album to stun fans – we look back at the history of artists taking wild left turns
56 min
The Making of SZA's 'SOS'
With 'SOS' in its sixth week at number one, we go deep into the creation of an instant classic
66 min
The Life and Music of David Crosby
We look back at the chaotic life and gorgeous music of the late David Crosby, and hear unearthed interview audio
64 min
More of the Best Music You Didn't Hear in 2022
From hip-hop to indie-rock to Spanish-language music of many genres, here's a rundown of more of some of the greatest albums you may have missed in 2022
83 min
The Life and Music of Jeff Beck
We pay tribute to the late guitar god in a super-sized episode: an unheard interview with Beck himself, plus new conversations with Mike Campbell, Joe Satriani, and Vernon Reid – and more.
108 min
The Best 2022 Music You Didn't Hear (Pt. 1)
A look at some of the best albums and songs you may have missed in 2022, from country/Americana to Afropop to metal
84 min
The Untold Story of 'A Long December' – Counti...
In a special holiday episode, Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz goes deeper than ever before on the writing and recording of "A Long December" – and much more
54 min
SZA Speaks! Inside Her New Album and Much More
SZA talks about the battles behind her triumphant, chart-topping new album 'SOS,' previews her tour, and much, much more
32 min
The 50 Best Albums of 2022
From Taylor Swift to J. Hope, from Spoon to Beyoncé, we dig deep on the greatest albums of 2022
94 min
The 50 Worst Decisions in Music History
From Britney Spears turning down "Umbrella" to Garth Brooks deciding to become a rock dude named Chris Gaines, we look at the worst and most ridiculous music blunders ever
94 min