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With Beyoncé’s foray into country music, the genre is finally breaking free from the stereotypes that have long dogged it

On Super Bowl Sunday, Beyoncé released two country songs – “16 Carriages” and “Texas Hold ‘Em” – that elicited a mix of admiration and indignation. This is not her first foray into the genre, but it is her most successful and controversial entry. …
The best movies of 2024 so far
Stacker ranked the best films of 2024 so far, using data from Metacritic. Keep checking back to see this list grow as the year progresses.
Best Picture losers that won the most Oscars at their ceremony
Using data provided by the Academy Awards, Stacker compiled a list of 25 Best Picture losers that won the most Oscars at their ceremony.
24 of the most anticipated movies coming in 2024
From the "Mean Girls" musical to the "Nosferatu" remake, Casino Bonus CA highlighted 24 films audiences are most looking forward to in 2024.

Highest-grossing Best Picture winners of the last 50 years

Stacker compiled a ranking of the highest-grossing Best Picture winners of the last 50 years, using domestic box office gross from The Numbers.

Best films turning 50 in 2024

Stacker ranked the top 50 films turning 50 years old in 2024, providing a strong overview of the innovative and long-lasting impact of 1974 cinema.

Are the Grammys biased against hip-hop and rap? Here's what the numbers say.

Stacker dove into Grammy nominations, Billboard charts, and Spotify and Last.fm data to quantify the Recording Academy's predisposition to hip-hop.

10 first-time Grammy nominees for 2024

Stacker highlighted 10 artists nominated for a Grammy at the 2024 awards ceremony for the first time.

Take laughter, add tears: The secret recipe for the most-liked Super Bowl ads

The Conversation looks at Super Bowl ads and what makes for a successful one.  

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25 actors who've come out after playing an LGBTQ+ character
Stacker referenced various news articles to compile a list of 25 celebrities who have come out after playing an LGBTQ+ character.
25 celebrities who you may not realize have learning disabilities
Marker Learning compiled a list of 25 celebrities you may not realize are affected by learning disabilities, using a variety of news sources.  
Biggest NFL playoff upsets of the last 70 years
ATS.io compiled a ranking of the biggest playoff upsets in NFL history since 1952 using historical point spread data from Stathead.
Highest-grossing genres at the 2023 box office
Casino Bonus CA broke down 2023 box office data to determine which movie genres have brought in the most money as of early December.
10 popular '90s artists going on tour in 2024
Stacker compiled a list of 10 popular '90s artists going on nostalgic tours in 2024, including full-blown reunions and album anniversaries.

Osage history comes to Hollywood in 'Killers of the Flower Moon'

The Daily Yonder looks at the cultural and local impact from Martin Scorsese's latest film retelling a dark chapter in Oklahoma's past.

10 reality shows that were hits in other countries before the US

OLBG found 10 reality shows that were hits in other countries before they became household names in the United States.

Top 25 stars of 2023, according to the people

Stacker used IMDb data on 2023's top stars to showcase the stars who consistently ranked the highest on IMDb's STARmeter throughout the calendar year.

Symbol of a superhero empire: The evolution of Marvel's logo

Trademark Engine dives into the history of Marvel's logo, tracing its evolution from a simple design to an iconic emblem of superhero and cinematic excellence. 

5 of the best holiday travel movies

'Tis the season for travel! Airalo researched holiday travel movies and curated a list of five of the best, consulting user ratings on IMDb.

The highest-grossing Christmas weekend movies from the last 40 years
Casino Bonus CA compiled a ranking of the highest-grossing movies during Christmas weekend since the 1980s using data from The Numbers.
From A-listers to tennis legends: 20 famous figures who are also surprisingly musicians
Skoove scoured the internet for 20 famous figures, from athletes to actors to politicians, who you might not know are also musicians.
The Napoléon that Ridley Scott and Hollywood won’t let you see
The 1802 Battle of Crête-à-Pierrot was part of Napoléon's effort to retake Haiti − then known as Saint-Domingue − and reestablish slavery in the colony. Wikimedia Commons …
15 unconventional Christmas albums from the past 50 years
Stacker brings readers 15 of the most unconventional Christmas albums, from new material to covers to those totally made up for an alternate universe.
25 most covered country songs of all time
Stacker looked at data on recorded covers from Second Hand Songs and ranked the top 25 songs that fit in the country genre.