Michael Cragg

Michael Cragg

Freelance music journalist mainly

I write about pop music. I interview popstars. I'm also the features editor at Popjustice and editor of BEAT, which is nice.

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The Guardian

Little Mix

'The prime minister should dress like Ru Paul'

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The Guardian

Lady Gaga - 10 of the best

Gaga’s wide-eyed hope gradually eroded as she became the most famous artist of the last decade

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The Guardian

#RIPMileyCyrus and the rise of online fan wars | Media | The Guardian

#RIPMileyCyrus and the rise of online fan wars

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The Guardian

Max Martin: 64 facts about Sweden's king of pop | Music | The ...

Max Martin: 64 facts about Sweden's king of pop

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The Guardian

Memes, MP3s and the explosion of album art | Music | The Guardian

Memes, MP3s and the explosion of album art | Music ...

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The Guardian

No direction

Have boybands hit the end of the road?

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The Guardian

Eric Prydz: 'EDM is like a gateway drug … or McDonald's' | Music ...

'EDM is like a gateway drug … or McDonalds'

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The Guardian

Rihanna's Anti: First listen

Rihanna's Anti: one to scare casual fans.

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The Guardian

Jennifer Lopez...

and the changing face of Las Vegas

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The Guardian

Christine and the Queens

From Soho drag club to French superstardom

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The Guardian

10 things we learned from the AMAs

American Music awards 2015 – as it happened

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The Guardian

Scandiravia! Who are the new Nordic pop stars? | Music | The ...

Scandiravia! Who are the new Nordic pop stars?

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The Guardian

Rihanna: five things we learnt from her invite-only album event ...

Rihanna: five things we learnt from her invite-only...

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Apple Beats 1 DJ Julie Adenuga: 'I used to work at the Apple Store ...

Apple Beats 1 DJ Julie Adenuga: 'I used to work at ...

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The Guardian

Ryan Adams's take on Taylor Swift's 1989 – first listen track-by-track ...

Ryan Adams's take on Taylor Swift's 1989 – first li...