Billie Eilish, Stevie Wonder and the Jonas Brothers have joined more than 200 U.S. musicians in an open letter demanding protections against artificial intelligence. The group argues the new tech could undermine or replace human artists.

Plus, Beyonce’s record-breaking album, “Cowboy Carter” is pushing boundaries in country music highlighting the genre’s Black artists and Black history.

And comedian Kevin Hart’s peers tap him for the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

Under the Radar talks those stories and more for our Pop Culture News Roundtable.


Michael Jeffries, dean of academic affairs and professor of American studies at Wellesley College

Karen Huang, lecturer on history & literature at Harvard University