E! Online's Scores

  • Music
For 787 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 72% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 24% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2.5 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 75
Highest review score: 100 Now
Lowest review score: 0 Results May Vary
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 11 out of 787
787 music reviews
    • 68 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Hearing the bare-bones "Across the Universe" or a de-orchestrated "The Long and Winding Road" is revelatory.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    [Starsailor] sounds more confident than ever.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Double the pleasure, double the fun? Definitely, definitely.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    This gem glistens with bumpin' hits by Nelly, Clipse, Snoop Dogg and others.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Are you listening, Quentin Tarantino? Here's the soundtrack to your next movie.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Who is Jill Scott? This is--in all her eloquent, inspirational, beautiful and melodic glory.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Songs like "Invincible" and "Do What You Want" don't disappoint and should be on the playlist for any retro dance party.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    A majority of By the Way features astoundingly wise steps in new, mature directions.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Unlike so many other cut-and-paste experiments, this actually sounds like music and not a clever science project.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    More realized than 2002's In Search Of..., they hit all of their marks, rubbing guitar licks against '70s funk and sexy R&B that's bound to get any club flying high.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    [Gray has] stepped up his own game with richer production, bigger arrangements and a renewed sense of purpose that makes songs like "Alibi" and "Disappearing World" sound like his most epic work yet.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Where the debut sometimes resembled a psycho-ward jam session, System serve up some surprising melodies on "Chop Suey!" "Forest" and the haunting "Aerials."
    • 69 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    The anthemic cries for getting your crap in order are flavored with dashes of sonic experimentation and the knowledge of when to slow things down.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Retro rawk doesn't come much ballsier than this--or get much better.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Over the years, it might not stand up to classics such as Nebraska or The River, but the The Rising gives us something more important right now: a reason to believe.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Veni Vidi Vicious literally explodes with frenetic guitar jangle and audacious hooks.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    With Phrenology, the cool Philly troupe remain head and shoulders above the rest by sticking to their well-defined course of smoky live beats, serious lyrics, stunning guests... and not one ounce of production from the Neptunes.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    The official return of the DMB shows them in full force and stretching way Up.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Cookie drips with R&B, hip-hop, Latin grooves, experimental jazz, blues and techno tidbits for yummy multilayered goodness.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    [An] elegant mix of jazz, electronica and lush gospel choruses.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Her most far-out R&B work to date.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Combines Beach Boys harmonies, Pink Floyd-influenced orchestral rock and the lonely-heart vocal style of such '70s icons as Big Star and Neil Young.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    The opening song, "First Wave Intact," is nine minutes of churning Led Zeppelin-size rock. And it gets stranger from there.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Here, Grohl consistently puts forth straightforward, stripped-down rock that is neither ironic nor pandering--a fine line between Cheap Trick and cheap tricks.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    It's as gripping as N.W.A.'s groundbreaking Straight Outta Compton.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Simply striking.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    You'll be left wondering why other bands aren't so daring.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    [Stereo] is brimming with expressive, beautifully articulated songs that speak to both sides of his personality.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Sing-along melodies and breezy hooks are strewn throughout.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Diverse and constantly engaging.