Calvin Harris

Taylor Swift Sings “This Is What You Came For,” Low-Key Disappoints Everyone

Think back to a time before Kim Kardashian and Snapchatgate, when the biggest Taylor Swift surprises of the year were, one, dumping Calvin Harris for Tom Hiddleston, and, two, secretly ghostwriting "This…
Anna Gaca / October 23, 2016

MTV VMA 2016 Nominees: Beyoncé, Adele, Drake, Kanye West, and More

MTV has announced the nominees for 2016's Video Music Awards. Beyoncé is already looking to be a big winner this year, with 11 nods for…
Rachel Brodsky / July 26, 2016

Taylor Swift as Nils Sjoberg: Welcome to the Machine

As always, the teen conspiracy theorists were right. Today we learned that "This Is What You Came For," Calvin Harris' latest lukewarm pop smash with…
Andrew Unterberger / July 13, 2016

Yes, Taylor Swift Ghostwrote on Calvin Harris and Rihanna’s ‘This Is What You Came For’

Taylor Swift has everything, and that includes the publishing rights to "This Is What You Came For." Yeah, that's Calvin Harris and Rihanna's hit, but…
Brian Josephs / July 13, 2016

Is John Newman and Calvin Harris’ ‘Olé’ a None-Too-Subtle Dig at Taylor Swift?

English singer John Newman's new single "Olé" is a breezy, island-inspired piece of average summertime pop. That, however, is not why anyone is listening to…
Anna Gaca / July 8, 2016

Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, Sia, and More Sign Open Letter Calling for Gun Control

As U.S. Democrats and Republicans continue to grapple with passing (or not passing, as the news has revealed) new gun-control measures in the wake of this…
Rachel Brodsky / June 23, 2016

Rihanna Busts a Move in Flashy ‘This Is What You Came For’ Video

Rihanna and Calvin Harris have a new video for their most recent collaboration, "This Is What You Came For." Directed by Emil Nava, the clip…
Rachel Brodsky / June 17, 2016

Calvin Harris and Rihanna Try to Catch Lightning Again on ‘This Is What You Came For’

A half-decade after first teaming up for one of the biggest (and greatest) pop singles of the 21st century, superstar DJ Calvin Harris and, uh,…
Andrew Unterberger / April 29, 2016

Watch Calvin Harris and Surprise Guest Rihanna Close Out Coachella With ‘We Found Love’

Calvin Harris was Coachella's headliner on Sunday night, and the electronic music star brought out a huge surprise guest during his set — Rihanna. The ANTI singer blasted…
James Grebey / April 18, 2016

T in the Park 2016 Lineup: Stone Roses, Calvin Harris, LCD Soundsystem, and More

Scotland's T in the Park Festival just announced its 2016 lineup, which includes headlining appearances from the Stone Roses, Disclosure, the recently reunited LCD Soundsystem, Calvin…
Brennan Carley / February 25, 2016

BRIT Awards 2016 Nominations: Aphex Twin, Florence + the Machine, Kendrick Lamar, Adele, More

The 2016 BRIT Awards nominations have been announced, and Olly Alexander's synth-pop project Years & Years leads the pack with four nods. Among the nominees are SPIN's…
Harley Brown / January 14, 2016

The 40 Best Dance Songs of 2015

The year that was got us intoxicated with X-static house anthems, interstellar jock-jam updates, and Travolta-hot footwork burners. Below you'll find our list of the…
SPIN Staff / December 23, 2015

New York’s Jingle Ball 2015: A Power Ranking

Last night marked the biggest, most artist-jammed iteration of radio conglomerate iHeart's annual Jingle Ball circuit, a cross-country "greatest hits of the year" tour that…
Brennan Carley / December 12, 2015

Hangout Music Festival 2016 Lineup: The Weeknd, Fetty Wap, Ellie Goulding, and More

Hangout Music Festival — the Gulf Shores, Alabama event that'll take place May 20 through 22 of next year — has just announced a lineup…
Brennan Carley / November 17, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Justin Bieber, Escort, George Clanton, and More

Welcome to SPIN’s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from New York disco divas,…
SPIN Staff / September 1, 2015
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