It’s both popular and beloved, a rarity for the franchise.
Here are the songs that defined America from Dec. 23 to Dec. 29, presented by BuzzFeed and Spotify. A state’s “signature song” is not its most popular, but its most distinctive — that is to say, the one that residents of that state streamed proportionally the most as compared with the U.S. as a whole.
Whatever you do, DON’T choose Toaster.
They were definitely having the most fun.
As it turns out, a lot of the year’s biggest hits sound a lot better when they’re sung by other pop stars. Like, who knew Jared Leto could pull off a Rihanna song?
And her Instagram proves it.
It’s amazing how British singer Ellie Goulding can make any song — from Justin Timberlake to Dolly Parton — feel like her own. Here are her best covers.
Needless to say, it was everything you hoped it would be.
Campaign aims to celebrate “this country’s most inspirational women”.
Elena Jane “Ellie” Goulding has found increasing success on the music scene, but she’s not letting it go to her head. She’s a regular person just like the rest of us.
Your world is a bit more complicated than you expected. But don’t worry, you’ll pick it up.
Fashion folk, models in abundance — and Paris Hilton wearing something pale pink and tufty. The amFAR Gala at Cannes never disappoints.
Musicians covering each other is always the coolest thing!
Social media strategist Cassie Petrey explains how the famous-person Twitter sausage gets made.
Frank Ocean! Jack White! Skrillex! Britney on X Factor! Lana Del Rey! AND SO MUCH MORE!
The British singer borrows some sounds from cult favorites Grimes and The Knife for her best song yet. Naturally, she hangs out with floating beach orbs in the video.
The dance-pop tune went from U.K. bonus track to U.S. smash over the course of nearly two years.
English singer Ellie Goulding asked fans to submit Instagram shots that represented the lyrics in her new song, “Anything Could Happen.” Lots of skies, rocks, trees and people covering their eyes in the following 1200 photos.
In the weirdest couple news ever, Skrillex and British pop star Ellie Goulding are now dating. This is what their hypothetical baby would look like.
Listen to a new track from Ellie Goulding.
Ellie Goulding is a pop singer from the UK.
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