In 1985, a new compilation put the great singer's name on the UK LP chart for the first time.
With some of its icons still making hits, and a new breed of R&B star rising through the ranks, Motown continued to dominate the charts in the 80s and 90s.
A song doesn’t have to have a message in order to change society. Race relations, gender equality and identity politics have all been shaped by music.
The subject of evil will remain one of interest to songwriters, no matter how controversial & unsettling. The Devil does indeed get some of the best songs.
From its origins in the Roaring 20s, to a heyday in the 30s and beyond, big band jazz has produced some of the best jazz bandleaders of all time.
Directed by James Erskine, 'Billie' is based around 200 hours of never-before-heard interviews
The soundtrack album from the movie became Diana’s only US No. 1 solo pop album.
The power of the protest song looks set to be exploited as politics takes center stage again. That music is used as a means to raise awareness and share a common goal...
The singer's influential approach has birthed a whole generation of artists that have followed her unique vocal style.
The album is the aural companion to the upcoming Billie Holiday documentary directed by James Erskine.
Unafraid to speak up against injustice, the best protest songs take on the issues of their day, but transcend their eras to speak to future generations.
LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
Jazz played in a concert hall or a club is, for many, the pinnacle of the art form. Here are the 50 best live jazz albums of all time.
‘Billie,’ out November 13, centers around previously-unheard interview footage with friends, family, and legendary jazz figures.
'Ella Fitzgerald: Just One Of Those Things' and 'Count Basie: Through His Own Eyes' will be issued by Eagle Vision.