The best David Ruffin songs prove that the Motown singer most remembered for his time with The Temptations recorded some majestic work under his own name.
In a career spanning more than five decades, Genesis covered the bases from resonant love songs to elaborate flights of fantasy.
In the short span of her career, Amy Winehouse forged a soulful pop template that has spawned countless imitators, but there is only one Amy.
Sexy and romantic, the best Barry White songs made him the boss of bedroom soul music. He had the funk, the soul and the disco – nobody did it like him.
Ludacris is one of the Dirty South’s best rappers. A wacky sense of humour, sex-crazed lyrics, and multifaceted flows are hallmarks of the best Ludacris songs.
The finest Freddie Mercury songs reveal an artist committed to exploring all avenues of expression.
From straight-up rockers to timeless ballads and ambitious, groundbreaking anthems that broke all the rules, the best Queen songs redefined rock music.
Kanye West has dazzled and confused in equal measure, but the best Kanye West songs are an insight into a compelling artist’s work.
The best Beastie Boys songs catch one of hip-hop’s most inventive and charismatic groups constantly pushing the boundaries and reinventing themselves.
The great pianist and composer Horace Silver was, among other things, a genius with melody. Here are some of his best.
Celebrating the unstoppable power of a song catalog that has brought the Bee Gees career sales of 220 million records.
Guided by Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook, the best Squeeze songs amoount to one of the most covetable catalogues in British pop music.
Skirting the line between darkness and light, the best Florence + The Machine Songs reveal an artist that shoots for the stars – and hits every time.
Our tribute includes all of the group’s major UK hit singles and some of their most important and creative album material.
Few songwriters have covered as much ground as this shape-shifting artist has in the past four decades, as the best Elvis Costello songs show.
The best Keith Moon performances reveal why The Who’s late drummer remains one of the greatest sticksmen in the history of rock music.