Jan 14, 2013 — She's formidable in both Swahili and English, lunging and stalking over a smeary, funky-drummer, triphoppin' groove, jazzed with psychedelic synthesizer stabs.
Sep 17, 2012 — The happily inane dance song conquered Scandinavia and Italy before taking over Spain.
Aug 9, 2012 — The song, a bitterly articulate howl of scornful rage, is a national sensation across the pond.
Feb 3, 2012 — Football players outside America have their own anthem, a Brazilian pop song about hitting on girls.
Oct 20, 2011 — Inspired by punk and Brazilian sounds, Nx Zero has continued to evolve over its 10 years.
Sep 23, 2011 — Celestial diva Vera Brezhneva, who's more than meets the eye, climbs the Russian pop charts.
Sep 6, 2011 — "Teenage lesbian Sarah" is controversial at home in Denmark, but her new song is definitely a hit.
Aug 17, 2011 — The Japanese indie pop duo's video for their hit song "Chu Chu" links desserts and desire.
Aug 2, 2011 — "A Far L'Amore" mines Mediterranean nostalgia to climb the Spanish charts.
Jul 18, 2011 — The number four song on France's pop charts, by Ivory Coast's Magic System, nods to the long road West African musicians have taken to commercial acceptance in countries that were once colonial powers.