John Mayer

John Mayer Releases First Four-Song Wave of New Album The Search for Everything

It's been a few years since John Mayer's last studio album Paradise Valley, but the man returns today with "Wave 1" of his new album…
Rob Arcand / January 20, 2017

Watch Dave Chappelle and John Mayer Cover Nirvana and Tom Petty

John Mayer's latest single "Love on the Weekend" may be bad, but the guitarist himself is still cool enough to jam with Dave Chappelle (the…
Brian Josephs / January 6, 2017

Here Are the Worst Songs We Heard in 2016

We spend a lot of time thinking about the songs we love, and 2016 gave us plenty of great music we'll remember. It gave us a…
SPIN Staff / December 31, 2016

New Music: John Mayer – “Love on the Weekend”

In 1992, the Cure's lead singer Robert Smith proclaimed that it was Friday when he was in love. In 2016, John Mayer does that shit…
Brian Josephs / November 17, 2016

Watch Alicia Keys Bring Out Jay Z During Surprise Times Square Concert

Two days after performing with Beyoncé at the final Formation World Tour date, Jay Z joined Alicia Keys on stage for "Empire State of Mind"
Taylor Berman / October 10, 2016

Black Thought Is a Hero, Lil Uzi Vert Is For the Kids: 10 Takeaways From the 1st Annual NYC Roots Picnic

While the Meadows Music and Arts Festival took place this weekend in Queens, New York another festival was making its debut in midtown Manhattan. The…
Brian Josephs / October 3, 2016

John Mayer Is Selling A $125 Bead Necklace

Finally, personified Friends rerun John Mayer is venturing into the high-tax bracket world of fashion collaborations. The 38-year-old guitarist has teamed up with New York jeweler George Frost for a…
Brian Josephs / September 21, 2016

John Mayer Hosts the ‘Late Late Show,’ Does Surprisingly Great Job

John Mayer — a celebrity most wouldn't immediately regard as late-night host material — did a shockingly good job hosting the Late Late Show on…
Rachel Brodsky / February 6, 2015

John Mayer Turns Beyonce’s ‘XO’ Into Perfect John Mayer Song

Great pop singers can take deeply private thoughts, express them onstage in front of thousands of people, and make you forget how weird that is.
Marc Hogan / May 23, 2014

Seth Meyers Will Face Kanye West on First Week of ‘Late Night’

Jimmy Fallon can't have all the fun. When Seth Meyers takes over NBC's Late Night on February 24, he'll be welcoming a stacked deck of guests. Sure,…
Chris Martins / February 13, 2014

John Mayer and Katy Perry Are Totally That Couple in ‘Who You Love’ Video

John Mayer's Katy Perry duet "Who You Love" attempts a deceptively delicate balance. It's the only obvious-seeming radio hit from Mayer's Frank Ocean-guesting 2013 album…
Marc Hogan / December 17, 2013

Who Charted? Earl Sweatshirt and A$AP Ferg Debut Next to John Mayer and Jimmy Buffett

First! What's country-talk for "Meh"? Oh, yeah: Luke Bryan. The beer-swilling bad boy is still urging the world to Crash My Party, and we're still…
Chris Martins / August 28, 2013

Did Katy Perry Son Frank Ocean on John Mayer’s New Album?

Katy Perry wasn't kidding about that "Eye of the Tiger" stuff. The "California Gurls" singer, who previewed her October 22 album Prism with this week's motivational…
Marc Hogan / August 13, 2013

Frank Ocean and John Mayer Extend Bromance on Mayer’s New Album

Frank Ocean and John Mayer may have somewhat different reputations, but they share a humanist sensibility and an emphasis on emotionally resonant storytelling. Also, a weak…
Marc Hogan / August 8, 2013

Did John Mayer Just Pull a Taylor Swift on Taylor Swift?

Taylor Swift has mastered the trick of getting extra mileage out of her songs by leaving them open to tabloid speculation, and now John Mayer…
Marc Hogan / June 18, 2013
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