Meghan Trainor

The ‘SFW’ Version of Kanye West’s ‘Famous’ Video Features Carly Rae Jepsen and Justin Bieber

Kanye West's "Famous" music video raised a few eyebrows with its (apparently) wax models of nude celebrities sleeping peacefully. It was ten minutes long, arty, detached and, to quote the…
Anna Gaca / July 7, 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

Pop Producer Ricky Reed Is Living the Nice Life

There are two types of smiles. The first comes from concerted approval; the second spreads reflexively. The former is often feigned, the latter is all natural. Ricky…
Brennan Carley / May 31, 2016

Review: Meghan Trainor Justifies Her Uncanny-Valley-Girl Pop on ‘Thank You’

A brief history of the term "breasteses" in 21st-century pop, presented without commentary: Kanye West, "Breathe In Breathe Out" (2004): "Coulda sworn her…
Dan Weiss / May 17, 2016

Meghan Trainor Rips Through ‘Me Too’ on ‘Tonight Show’

Meghan Trainor's new forward-leaning pop album Thank You is out today, stuffed with production by the inimitable Ricky Reed, and last night, the singer-songwriter visited The Tonight…
Brennan Carley / May 13, 2016

Meghan Trainor Revitalizes the Big Pop Dance Sequence in Her Brilliant ‘Me Too’ Video

Update: Trainor says in a series of Snapchat videos that she has pulled her "Me Too" video down from the Internet after she (and her…
Brennan Carley / May 9, 2016

Watch Meghan Trainor Dance in a Warehouse in Her ‘NO’ Video

Her name is "no," her sign is "no," her number is "no, and to drive her don't-bother-me point home, Meghan Trainor has shared a new video for…
Rachel Brodsky / March 21, 2016

Meghan Trainor Gives a Firm ‘NO’ on New Ricky Reed-Produced Single

Though Grammy-winning Best New Artist Meghan Trainor put out a debut album in 2015 that didn't exactly make an amazing impression on SPIN, the 22-year-old pop…
Brennan Carley / March 4, 2016

The Best and Worst Moments of the 2016 Grammys

The 58th Annual Grammy Awards are a wrap — the stage has been cleared, the trophies have been given out, the thinly veiled rebuttals to Kanye…
SPIN Staff / February 16, 2016

The Ten Things About the 2016 Grammys That Are Gonna Piss Everyone Off

If righteous indignation isn't the reflexive reaction for most folks when watching the Grammys, it's probably at least their preferred mode of viewership. Because really,…
Andrew Unterberger / February 12, 2016

Grammys 2016: Who Should Win, Who Will Win, and Who Was Snubbed?

With the 2016 Grammys coming up this Monday, the SPIN staff takes a look at ten of the biggest categories to determine who should will, who…
SPIN Staff / February 12, 2016

Meghan Trainor’s All About That Silence Following Hemorrhaged Vocal Cord

Vocal cords are tricky instruments — singers who haven't learned to use them properly for prolonged periods are often prone to hemorrhaged cords, leaving them…
Brennan Carley / August 11, 2015

Review: Meghan Trainor Draws a Blank on ‘Title’

"Every inch of you is perfect from the bottom to the top," is the most important sentence Meghan Trainor will ever sing. Perfection doesn't exist,…
Dan Weiss / January 15, 2015

The 2014 CMAs: Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor Lead Pop Takeover

The Country Music Association Awards (CMAs) occurred for the 48th time last night, and in case you missed it, Taylor Swift was conspicuously absent, Luke…
Andrew Unterberger / November 6, 2014

Bass Singer Makes an Honest Song Out of ‘All About That Bass’

Meghan Trainor's chart-topping hit "All About That Bass" is not, technically speaking, all about that bass. The 20-year-old singer just can't reach that lower register. Luckily Avi "Bass…
James Grebey / October 24, 2014
Page 1 of 2