LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
The collaboration between a master producer and a British musician who blazed his own trail in electro-pop.
Great songs are a compelling soundtrack to our inner worlds, and any list of key singles will be personal rather than definitive, but the 45 45s in our playlist still inspire and...
Long before Madonna suggested to “Strike A Pose” in her 1990 hit ‘Vogue’, 'Pose' centres on the music that was the lifeblood of NYC ballroom culture.
The Billboard Hot 100 dated 4 July 1964 showed the Beach Boys climbing to the top of the chart with ‘I Get Around.’
Available on 19 June across all digital and streaming platforms, this classic disco album features the late star's enduring anthem, ‘You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)'.
The history of club music runs from groundbreaking Paradise Garade DJs such as Larry Levan, to 90s and 00s club megabombs.
Motown’s great songwriters were the foundations of the Great American Soulbook, an imaginary, but nonetheless awe-inspiring collection of songs written in the name of soul. But it did not come easy.
Few can touch Barbra Streisand in terms of cultural clout, career autonomy and sheer vocal ability, here we explore the enduring power of Streisand.
Disco was the music of liberation, inclusiveness and empowerment with a four-on-the-floor bassline as its rallying cry. See why it's OK to like disco.
Her most famous collaborator Giorgio Moroder described Donna Summer’s legendary hit “I Feel Love” as “the birth of electronic dance music” and there is no doubt that she retains the title of...
Her audacious piece of "bedroom soul" was certified gold in the US by the RIAA, for shipments of 500,000 copies.
Donna's song from the 'Thank God It's Friday' soundtrack, ‘Last Dance,’ became a gold-certified US pop success and the toast of the next awards season.
Completed at the end of 1978 at ABBA's Polar Music Studios, ‘Chiquitita’ soon emerged as the first single from their ‘Voulez-Vous’ album.
Like all award shows, the Grammys are always bound to satisfy, surprise and rankle in equal measure, and there have been some surprising wins in the past.