Brittany Spanos is a Rolling Stone senior writer who reports on pop music and teen culture. Since joining RS in 2015, she has written cover stories on Cardi B and Janelle Monáe and has covered everything from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to TikTok. She has freelanced for Rookie, Vulture, SPIN and more. In 2016, Spanos worked as a consultant for the MTV VMAs. Her favorite genre of music is boy band.