In salute to a blues great, multiple Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee.
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With a knack for reinvention that has made him one of the longest-lasting rappers of all time, the best Snoop Dogg songs show that his art has no bounds.
A celebration of one of the most outstanding rock figureheads with 20 of his finest moments, both as the Heartbreakers' frontman and a solo artist.
To celebrate the unique brilliance of a rock’n’roll original, here's a collection of the best Chuck Berry songs that capture his unparalleled career.
The celebrated imprint has an incredible catalogue of regional Mexican music hits that span genres like mariachi, banda, corridos, norteño, and cumbia.
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An introduction to an artist with an ear for a killer melody and a voice ready to breathe fire into it.
One of the most important pianists in jazz, Bill Evans' distinctive tone at the instrument allowed him to wring large amounts of emotion from just a few notes.
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 best Lil Wayne songs find the self-proclaimed “best rapper alive” mastering hooks, dominating guest spots, and out-rapping the competition with ease.
A celebration of the greatest moments on disc by a collective who helped change the shape of soul and dance music.
The breathtaking depth of the country star's catalogue means that distilling his finest work into a single playlist is a tall order.