PEOPLE Music Critic Chuck Arnold

PEOPLE's music critic weighs in on why the pop star isn't reaching the same heights
"There are times when the country outlaw makes like the Boss of Nashville," PEOPLE music critic says
"The sensual atmospherics and sometimes downright explicit lyrics leave no doubt that this hot mama can still get her freak on," PEOPLE's music critic writes
"Like most sequels, this one can't beat the original," PEOPLE's music critic writes
PEOPLE's music critic shares his picks for this year's Grammy Awards
PEOPLE's music critic found the hair-whipping star in full command
"Let me show you a few things, show you a few things about love," he coos
No love for Justin Bieber or One Direction? Find out who deserved a Grammy nomination this year
The band embraces the masses with hook-laden songs like "Doin' Dirt"
The singer proves that he can be all things to all people, says PEOPLE's music critic
The singer-songwriter's earnestness and tasteful, understated musicianship will win you over
The 30-year-old group opened the door for every other white rap act that came after them
From emotional ballads to big hair country, her fourth album gets 2.5 stars
White indulges his rootsy side, venturing into country, gospel and blues
Remembering how Steve Jobs's innovation changed the way we cover music