Metacritic Features and Reports: Music

  1. Six Picks for the Week of March 7-13

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    Published: March 6, 2011
    This week, a classic fairy tale gets the Twilight treatment, Los Angeles gets destroyed, and R.E.M. sounds like R.E.M. once again. Find out more about what's happening this week in entertainment inside this week's 6 Picks.
  2. February's Best New Music

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    Published: March 1, 2011
    Music critics were in a mellow mood last month, preferring more minimalist and restrained works, including the latest releases from PJ Harvey and Radiohead. Find out more about February's best-reviewed albums, and listen to full songs from each one.
  3. Six Picks for the Week of February 28-March 6

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    Published: February 27, 2011
    This week, Johnny Depp gets animated, Matt Damon gets adjusted, and Lykke Li gets some. Plus, travel back to the 1980s in a new comedy, go on tour with Kevin Smith, and do business with Jose Canseco.
  4. Six Picks for the Week of February 14-20

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    Published: February 13, 2011
    A new sci-fi movie, a bad-ass fighting game, and a computer that thinks it can win on Jeopardy!? Those are just three of our picks for the upcoming week.
  5. 2011 Grammy Awards: A Closer Look at Key Nominees

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    Published: February 10, 2011
    Do the most deserving artists get nominated? Do the best nominees win? We take a look at the current nominees (including Album of the Year contender Arcade Fire) and past winners in several key Grammy Award categories to find out.
  6. Six Picks for the Week of February 7-13

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    Published: February 6, 2011
    Now that you've recovered from Puppy Bowl weekend, it's time to celebrate another week of entertainment. Our picks this week include two cop shows with terrific reviews, a limited-release comedy with an excellent cast, and a new album featuring some of the catchiest indie music around.
  7. Six Picks for the Week of January 31-February 6

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    Published: January 30, 2011
    Thanks to a certain Super Bowl, it may not be the biggest entertainment week of the year, but the next seven days do bring some interesting music releases, a new Chris Elliott show, and a special big-budget episode of "Glee" that's sure to thrill.
  8. Six Picks for the Week of January 24-30

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    Published: January 23, 2011
    This week brings an unlikely creature feature starring two '80s pop stars, a great new videogame sequel, and the return of animated spy show Archer.
  9. The Best Albums of 2010

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    Published: January 11, 2011
    Spoiler alert: Kanye West had the best-reviewed album of 2010. But which other releases impressed critics last year? We run down the 40 highest-scoring albums, and also examine the best releases of the year in various categories.
  10. Metacritic Users Pick the Best of 2010

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    Published: January 10, 2011
    Our users have spoken, the votes have been tallied, and we have your picks for the best of 2010 in movies, games, TV, and music. Don't expect another victory for Kanye West or The Social Network; Metacritic users had something else in mind.
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