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.
The internationally focused K-pop group has some of the noisiest songs in the entire genre. These are some of their best.
The country star has deftly navigated one trend after another in her lengthy career, with hits coming in multiple decades.
To celebrate Bastille Day, we've picked some revolutionary French musicians who defined popular music in France
Among the best Stax vocal groups, you’ll find some of the finest soul singers of the 60s and 70s, letting you know how it felt to be young, gifted and black.
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.