Posts tagged "John Mayer"

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 o…
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

John Mayer Has Interesting and Eloquent Things to Say About Frank Ocean

When Frank Ocean revealed last summer, in a gorgeously written Tumblr post, that he had once been deeply in love with a man, the timing…
Marc Hogan / January 31, 2013

Dave Grohl, Christina Aguilera, and John Mayer Will Induct Rock Hall’s Class of 2013

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has turned to some familiar faces to help introduce the eclectic Class of 2013 this spring. Foo Fighters’…
Marc Hogan / January 23, 2013

Frank Ocean Plays Arcade Games on ‘SNL,’ Releases NSFW ‘Pyramids’ Video

On Saturday Night Live's Seth MacFarlane-hosted season debut, Frank Ocean brought out John Mayer, as promised. And rather than try to duplicate the album versio…
Marc Hogan / September 17, 2012

Frank Ocean Will Bring John Mayer to ‘SNL’

Aside from the ridiculous desert-campfire backdrop, Frank Ocean's stirring performance of the channel ORANGE stunner "Thinkin Bout You" on last week's MTV Video Music Award…
Marc Hogan / September 11, 2012

Who Charted? Edward Sharpe and Sigur Ros Crack the Top 10

First! This week's Billboard 200 is still a wonderland, albeit a slightly less wondrous one, for John Mayer, who maintains his No. 1 a second…
Devon Maloney / June 6, 2012

John Mayer ‘Humiliated’ by Taylor Swift’s Pitch-Perfect ‘Dear John’

Music and celebrity can be a volatile mix. Taylor Swift first caught listeners' ears with her sharply communicative storytelling and instantly hummable melodies, but by…
Marc Hogan / June 6, 2012

Who Charted? The Top 200 Is John Mayer’s Wonderland

First! John Mayer fans have totally forgiven him, apparently — not only for his years of being hate-able but also for his lack of performance…
Devon Maloney / May 30, 2012

John Mayer, ‘Born and Raised’ (Columbia)

Probing his fans’ secret fears and flaws with the self-serving finesse of a ladies’ mag — hey, it’s a living.
Keith Harris / May 23, 2012

Watch John Mayer Explain His Years of Douchebaggery

The year 2010 was not kind to John Mayer. He more or less stirred up that era's shit-storm himself, what with all that racist stuff…
Devon Maloney / May 16, 2012

John Mayer Scrubs Tumblr After ‘Retro’ Photo Posts

"I'm never speaking up again," John Mayer sings in one of his earliest songs, the increasingly appropriately titled "My Stupid Mouth," first released in 1999.
Marc Hogan / January 11, 2012

John Mayer Apologizes for Racial Slur

Singer-guitarist John Mayer apologized for using a racial slur in a recent Playboy interview via a string of tweets yesterday.
Peter Gaston / February 11, 2010

John Mayer Plays to the Cameras in NYC

As a fleet of cameras zoomed over the crowd eagerly awaiting the second show of John Mayer's new tour at New York City's Beacon Theatre…
Caitlin Curran / November 18, 2009
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