From the first flushes of romance, to heartbreak, loss and lust, the love song puts emotions to words – and music – remaining a core part of our lives.
The love song: some of these songs celebrate love and some dump on it, but they all have one thing in common... that love is the highest of human emotions.
We present 50 songs that were part of rhythm and blues heritage but which didn’t fully find a mainstream audience until they were remade.
From her decades-long alt.rock dominance with No Doubt to boundary-pushing solo work, the best Gwen Stefani songs reveal an artist who refuses to settle.
The singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has a unique and much-revered place in the music firmament.
Passionate and highly personal accounts of extraordinary lives, the best music memoirs offer everything from creative insights to rock’n’roll excess.
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.
Nick Lowe's assured production kept the delivery crisp and disciplined, but live and vital, on a record that enhanced Costello’s reputation for depth behind the vitriol.
The full line-up of artists will perform over the course of two long weekends, first from 23 April to 26 April, and then from 30 April to 3 May.
From ‘American Bandstand’ to Elvis Costello’s ‘Spectacle’, US music TV has caught the winds of change in pop and rock. We revisit some classic performances.
The 20 best pop albums of all time have touched hearts around the world, represented cultural eras and, invariably, sound fresh to this day.
The multi-Grammy-winning singer performed the show's ‘Welcome’ song alongside cast members past and present.
As the world mourned The King, a new Elvis came along, with the breakthrough Costello single 'Watching The Detectives.'
Many misunderstood political songs have been taken to be calls to rebellion or patriotic chest-beaters – a far cray from the artists’ original intentions.
By the last months of the 1980s, it had been over four years since 'Songs From The Big Chair.' Could Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith still deliver?