Though less than a decade old, Katy Perry’s ‘Teenage Dream’ is widely regarded as a pop classic, and proved that Katy had both star quality and staying power.
‘Halcyon’ saw Ellie Goulding edge towards stardom. Its reissue, ‘Halcyon Days’, added a disc of club smashes that took that leap of faith.
Lady Gaga’s debut album, ‘The Fame’, remains a masterclass in how to launch a 21st-century pop star, setting the stage for Gaga’s world domination.
Impossible to improve upon, ‘Dancing Queen’ remains a career-defining ABBA song – one that many have tried, but failed, to capture.
The best Justin Bieber duets have inspired both creative innovation and some of the greatest songs of our time. In short: they define 21st-century pop.
The best Katy Perry collaborations reveal an artist willing to push herself in new directions, experimenting with her formula to create something new.
The complex chronology of 10cc offers no easy conclusion to their story, but each band member continued to write innovative songs in their years after 10cc.
A confident step forward, ‘Too Good At Goodbyes’ was a deeply personal Sam Smith statement that helped fans to share in his emotions.
Revealing a deep emotional intelligence, ‘I’m Not The Only One’ proved that Sam Smith could write songs that tell us something about ourselves.
In the late 60s and early 70s, the future members of 10cc helped put Strawberry Studios on the map, with a fascinating history of rare early recordings.
A tender result of searing emotional heartbreak, ‘Stay With Me’ sounded like a classic from the off, ensuring Sam Smith’s legacy.
The best Justin Bieber songs have, in a startlingly short space of time, turned the teenage heartthrob into a global megastar commanding all the shots.
Pushing boundaries and creating talking points, the best Katy Perry videos are among the most widely seen and most revered in music history.
A true artist and a great pop star, Marc Almond takes uDiscover through his hits, from Soft Cell to collaborations with Gene Pitney and Trevor Horn.
A rare ABBA song recorded outside of Sweden, ‘Voulez-Vous’ emerged as a classic floor-filling disco track whose reputation has continued to grow.