The legendary musician will receive the award at the annual ceremony on 9 May in Toronto.
Our playlist celebrating a man who was part of a golden period for the Rolling Stones, and far more besides.
The singer's final album in her first spell with Fairport Convention became a folk music cornerstone.
From the first talkie, songs in movies have found a treasured place in the popular consciousness, as uDiscover Music’s list of the 50 best film songs shows.
On 6 January 1979, their eponymous gave the band their first-ever appearance on the Billboard album listings.
in January 1971, Williams released the LP containing the song of the same name that had given him his first country No. 1, 'All For The Love Of Sunshine.'
Film musicals, a true American art form, have celebrated freedom in the cinema, self-expression and the pursuit of dreams down life’s yellow brick road.
Shannon's distinctive singing style, and especially his winning use of falsetto, would serve him well throughout a superior career.
The album is widely respected as an early example of the way that jazz was beginning to acknowledge the fledgling funk sound.
After Bob Dylan won the Nobel and pop songs are the new poetry, what other songwriters and artists are worthy of the award?
The superstar alt-pop acts will be joined byLykke Li, Khruangbin and Nadine Shah and many more still to be announced.
Artists have always tried to go one better than Bing Crosby’s White Christmas, the song that arguably defines the holiday season like no other.
Family bands have provided some of the greatest popular music of the past 100 years. As Sister Sledge once sang: “We are family. Get up everybody and sing.”
From his prolific solo career to his time with the Fab Four, here are the best George Harrison songs to sum up his musical autobiography.
The George Harrison Fund dates back to In 1971, when Harrison and Ravi Shankar staged the ground-breaking Concert For Bangladesh in New York.