Rosalía

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Screen and heard: is TikTok changing the way pop stars perform?
From Lorde to Rosalía, today’s biggest stars deliver shows that seem precision-engineered for social media. We speak to the people behind the scenes

Shaad D'Souza

05, Jan, 2023 @3:00 PM

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We do it grande: how 2022 became the year of the big statement album
From Kendrick Lamar to Beyoncé and Arctic Monkeys, artists lent into opulence and maximalism this year, inviting listeners to escape – and asserting their disregard for pop’s rules

Alexis Petridis

23, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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The 50 best albums of 2022: No 5 – Rosalía: Motomami
An experimental album that draws on so many contradictory styles might embarrass a lesser artist – but her third LP showed the Spanish singer has the pop smarts to pull it off

Alexis Petridis

19, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Music: Kitty Empire’s 10 best albums of 2022
Non-stop dance parties, retro beats and dreamy vignettes vied with slacker rock, flamenco-inflected R&B and no end of heartbreakThe Observer critics’ review of 2022 in full

Kitty Empire

18, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Rosalía review – pop’s fearless queen conjures a kaleidoscopic paradise
The Spanish superstar sends her audience into raptures with an epic set that proves her status as a daring avant-pop virtuoso

Chal Ravens

16, Dec, 2022 @1:37 PM

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‘Female energy has an erotic superiority’: Spanish pop superstar Rosalía on bomb threats, backlash and breaking tradition
She has won armfuls of trophies at the Latin Grammy awards and recorded with the likes of Billie Eilish and Bad Bunny. Ahead of a date at the O2, she talks about her drive, genre-blending and subverting female archetypes

Shaad D'Souza

08, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘People love to feel part of the process’: how the TikTok teaser turbo-charged the song of the summer race
By teasing fans with new song snippets, artists such as Rosalía are minting hits before the finished single is even out – but will this viral power fade once the industry catches on?

Shaad D'Souza

01, Aug, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The best albums of 2022 so far
From yacht-rock atmospherics to portraits of disaffected Britain, here are our picks of the best LPs from the first half of the year

Alexis Petridis, Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

07, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Rosalía: Motomami review – energy and heartbreak from a first-class voice
The Spanish singer’s third album delivers gem after gem, as flamenco rhythms rub shoulders with sassy party flexes

Kitty Empire

20, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The Guide #15: all the films, TV and music to get excited about in 2022
In this week’s newsletter: from Kendrick Lamar’s return to a Game of Thrones spin-off, there’s something coming for everyone

Gwilym Mumford

31, Dec, 2021 @11:45 AM

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Abba to Zappa: pop, rock and classical music to look forward to in 2022
UK rap’s biggest star goes on tour, Wet Leg drop a deadpan debut and Rosalía gets into reggaeton. Here are the albums, concerts and tours the big hitters have in store

Alexis Petridis and Andrew Clements

30, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Arca: KiCk i review – joyful sonic vision of what pop could be
Alejandra Ghersi’s new set is a subversive and mischievous fusion of aural fireworks and psychedelic lyricism aided by Björk, Shygirl, Rosalía and Sophie

John Twells

25, Jun, 2020 @12:00 PM

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