Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe Will Kick Off Pepsi’s Halftime Show With This Dance Through the Decades

Pepsi is playing homage to its pop culture and musical history this year in its pre-halftime show spot, "The Joy of Dance," starring Janelle Monáe.

10 Celebrities and Influencers Who Infuse Pop Culture With Intellect and Creativity

Pop culture may always feel shallow and image-obsessed, but if you look past the reality shows and pre-fab pablum, it becomes clear we're actually in a golden age of creativity. […]

Janelle Monáe Is Building a Music Empire That Will Spark ‘a Revolution in Your Head’

Janelle Monáe wants the world to know that Wondaland Records, the singer-songwriter-producer's new venture with Sony Music Entertainment's Epic Records, is not merely a record label—it's a movement.

Adweek and Clio Awards Form a Duet for Our Annual Music Issue

We've all experienced it, the powerful, emotional upwelling when you hear a piece of music for the first time that really hooks into your soul.

Petronas Is Tops Among Branded Videos on YouTube This Week

This week’s No. 1 video on the Adweek/VidIQ top 10 branded YouTube video chart is an interesting departure from the action-packed clips that typically dominate the rankings. It comes from energy brand Petronas to celebrate two holidays: Merdeka Day and Malaysia Day.

Celebrities Put the ‘C’ in CES

The Consumer Electronics Show always plays host to tech-savvy celebrities. This year is no different—the Las Vegas event has booked some big acts to go along with the gadgets.

Social Media Usage Swells at New York Fashion Week

Designers and presenting partners came prepared to interact with attendees and fans at home via social media networks and hashtags. In addition to shows streaming live on the Mercedes-Benz official […]