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The 10 Most Unforgettable Music Magazine Covers Of 2014

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Who says print media is out? 2014 proved to be quite the year for magazines, with many of music’s biggest acts appearing on the covers of several well-known glossies. From Bloomberg Businessweek’s November cover with Taylor Swift to XXL’s cover featuring music tech pioneers Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine (+ Eminem), 2014 music publications had many firsts…and lasts.
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The 10 Most Inspiring Feminist Music Moments Of 2014

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If we’re going to pick a buzzword for the music year, “feminism” is probably a good place to start. From rousing performances like Beyoncé’s at the VMAs, to satirical videos like J.Lo’s “I Luh Ya Papi” and even the less obvious victories like Rihanna fighting censorship to return to Instagram, pop took a stand for feminism in 2014. Read on for some of the most inspiring examples.

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The 2015 Albums We Can’t Wait To Hear

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Fans got a ton of great albums in 2014, and next year will be just as good. Madonna, Fall Out Boy, and more are dropping LPs in 2015, giving us new classics from our favorite artists.

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5 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Musical Performances That Overshadowed The Models

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It’s no doubt that the Victoria’s Secret Angels are completely mesmerizing at the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Seriously, how can legs actually be that long? But there are rare occurrences that the stellar and sometimes hilarious performance easily distract us from thinking about what these girls eat all day. Like the time when Rihanna made pearl-rimmed sunglasses cooler than angel wings. Or when Adam Levine gave a ginormous public eff-you to former on-again-off-again girlfriend and current wife Behati Prinsloo. With this year’s headliners, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, and Ed Sheeran, we know there are more of these moments to come.

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The Complete Guide To Every Sex Reference In Rihanna’s Songs

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Rihanna has built her brand from being a goddamn freak…in the best way. Instagram sure as hell can’t tame her and neither can her own shirts. But bad gal RiRi wasn’t always bad. We were first introduced to the Barbados-born singer when she was a 17-year-old with wide eyes and long, bouncy hair, dancing to innocent songs like “If It’s Lovin’ That You Want.” Since, she’s chopped the locks and has become much more fond of sexual innuendos and black leather, releasing albums like Unapologetic and Rated R. Take a look at the evolution of sex references in Rihanna’s songs, and you’ll see that slowly but surely, she was bound to release NSFW tracks and unleash the inner S&M Queen that she is.

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