With her debut album, ‘Lights’, Ellie Goulding emerged as an artist whose personal, accessible music came with a hint of fairytale magic.
The fourth single from Taylor Swift’s debut album, ‘Picture To Burn’ lit a fire in her fans, with a sentiment that remains as strong as ever.
Offering radical reworkings of songs form the ‘Believe’ album, ‘Believe Acoustic’ revealed deeper levels of artistry underneath Justin Bieber’s pop façade.
Enrique Iglesias’ second album, ‘Vivir’, maintained its predecessor’s winning formula, emerging as an early masterclass in building an audience.
A rich, immersive soundtrack full of charisma, Andrew Lloyd Weber’s classic ‘Cats’ is given the sharpest of makeovers, plus a new song by Taylor Swift.
Released as the first taster from the ‘Prism’ album, ‘Dark Horse’ revealed that Katy Perry was committed to taking her music in new directions.
In a career that has ranged from country protégé to pop powerhouse within a decade, the best Taylor Swift songs show a true artist controlling her destiny.
With ‘ABBA: The Album’, Benny, Björn, Agnetha and Frida shook up their winning formula and set themselves on a new creative path.
Now synonymous with Christmas, ‘I Have A Dream’ found ABBA creating a timeless ballad that pointed towards Benny and Björn’s musical-theatre work.
Who doesn’t have a big, red, glowing soft spot for the best Christmas pop songs? Here’s a run down of the Christmas crackers you can’t do without.
Their final album together – though not their closing chapter – ‘The Visitors’ broke rank with the past and brought the news that ABBA fans feared.
Unashamedly sleazy, ‘Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret’ harnessed the new rules of the dancefloor to create “a soundtrack to a striptease clip joint”.
With ‘Enrique’, Enrique Iglesias made his long-awaited crossover into the English-language market, proving he could dominate two worlds at once.
Helping to reboot ‘MTV Unplugged’ for a new generation, Katy Perry used the opportunity to reveal the true extent of her songcraft.
Featuring a solo version of ABBA’s Fernando, along with covers of David Bowie, The Beach Boys and 10cc, ‘Frida Ensam’ is a pop album touched with ABBA magic.