The best Paul McCartney collaborations reveal an artist always willing to push himself, finding new ways of expression with a diverse range of musicians.
From straight-up rockers to timeless ballads and ambitious, groundbreaking anthems that broke all the rules, the best Queen songs redefined rock music.
With her intricate wordplay, self-assurance, and a knack for picking catchy production, the Philly rapper is one of the most consistent rappers in the game.
Many misunderstood political songs have been taken to be calls to rebellion or patriotic chest-beaters – a far cry from the artists’ original intentions.
This collection of 4 July songs mixes buried treasures along with some must-hear standards that make the perfect playlist for Independence Day parties.
Fifteen of the best ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ performances – from soulful balladry to all-out guitar shreds – proving that “traditional” doesn’t always need to be dull.
Four mighty strings and 50 mighty players: the best bassists are the ones who carve out signature sounds and play as many memorable licks as the guitarists.
Hailed as “America’s band”, The Beach Boys gave the world so much more than the surf-pop that made their name – as the best Beach Boys songs reveal.
Whether fighting for the legalisation of cannabis or battling dark forces in politics, the best reggae protest songs spoke to their times yet continue to resonate today.
Two decades into his career, Jay Z can truly claim to run this town. We look at his best collaborations, from Kanye West to Rihanna.
From a classic performance by ABBA to the political posturing of Jamala, these are the best Eurovision songs in the contest’s history.
Thanks to technological loopholes of the CD, bands could include Easter eggs on their albums. Here are 10 hidden tracks worth breaking out your Discman for.
The best summer songs conjure both eras and emotional to offer a mix of nostalgia and escapism. Time to sit back and unwind with this essential playlist.
Armed with a meaty, bright voice and a perfect country origin story, Reba McEntire has churned out country hits for decades. These are her best.
From backseat singalongs to nomadic anthems, the best road trip songs capture the feeling of freedom that’s sometimes just a car ride away.
Armed with one of the most powerful voices in pop, Ariana Grande went from child star to cultural icon in no time. The best Ariana Grande songs reveal why.