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Zara Larsson Is Pop’s Poster Girl For Love

Zara Larsson's been in the pop-music industry since she was a teen. Now, with 'Poster Girl,' her second album, she feels empowered to show off how she's grown — and all the love, choreography, and maturation it took to get here.

Bop Shop: Songs From Japanese Breakfast, Tinashe, Ava Max, And More

This week's Bop Shop features a funky new cut from Japanese Breakfast, a disco-pop Tinashe team-up, a nostalgia trip with Ava Max, and more.

Jesswar Transformed Her Anger At Being Overlooked Into ‘Venom’

Fijian-Australian rapper Jesswar breaks down her new project, 'Tropixx,' and tells MTV News about writing through her anger at being overlooked — and turning that into music.

Britney Offered Pop Superstardom — But It Also Sent a Message We Ignored

In 2001, Britney Spears's self-titled third album showcased her growing musical range and vision. Twenty years later, it remains a portrait of a young girl reckoning with both adulthood and her sexuality in the widening glare of the media.

Drake’s New EP, Not Certified Lover Boy, Will Be Here Tonight

Drake will be releasing a new 'Scary Hours' EP on March 5. The drop of his sixth studio album, 'Certified Lover Boy, however, remains unclear.

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OU football: Sooners planning for 'full capacity' at home games in 2021 season

By Ryan AberStaff writerraber@oklahoman.comWhen Jon Harrison caught the touchdown pass to put the Sooners ahead of Nebraska nearly 50 years ago, the crowd around Owen Field made a deafening sound.This September, when the Sooners and Cornhuskers stage a reunion of their rivalry and celebration of the 50th anniversary of that game, OU hopes to recreate that atmosphere in a way that wouldn’t have been possible in 2020.In 2021, OU plans to once again welcome full-capacity crowds at Gaylord Family — Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, University of Oklahoma President Joseph Harroz said Friday and athletic director Joe Castiglione reiterated in an email to football ticket-holders.Both, though, reiterated plans could change.“We are smart enough to know and honest enough to know that you can’t make any statement that mother nature and God can’t qualify,” Harroz said after the OU Board of Regents meeting at the OU Health Sciences Center.

Thunder recalls Aleksej Pokusevski from G League bubble

By Joe MussattoAleksej Pokusevski has been called up from the G League bubble, the Thunder announced Friday. The 19-year-old rookie will rejoin the Thunder after logging 25 minutes per game in 12 starts with the Oklahoma City Blue.

Americans vaccinated against COVID-19 still wait for advice

More than 28 million Americans fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will have to keep waiting for guidance from federal health officials for what they should and shouldn’t do.The Biden administration said Friday it’s focused on getting the guidance right and accommodating emerging science, but the delays add to the uncertainty around bringing about an end to the pandemic as the nation’s virus fatigue grows.“These are complex issues and the science is rapidly evolving,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr.

Tramel: Thunder's no-fan decision for games at Chesapeake Energy Arena seems to be supported by fans

By Berry TramelColumnistbtramel@oklahoman.comJonathon Clinesmith is a Thunder fan who doesn’t get to watch his team much.

Canada clears Johnson & Johnson vaccine, first to approve 4

TORONTO (AP) — Canada is getting a fourth vaccine to prevent COVID-19 as the country's health regulator has cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two, officials said Friday.Health experts are eager for a one-and-done option to help speed vaccination.

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