From those crafting futuristic pop anthems to a generation of singer-songwriters forging a new canon of love songs, these are the queer artists to watch long after Pride Month is a wrap.
Whether through their direct messages or a knack for creating effervescent, life-affirming pop, these musicians have all helped change the world.
Fusing 70s pop songcraft with NYC’s underground club scene, Scissor Sisters helped usher in a new era of queer pop that lit up charts in the 00s.
It’s taken a century for LGBTQ people, people of color, and women to get their due, though they’ve inspired and shaped the industry for just as long.
The pioneering artist always lived out loud, even when the world tried to silence and ignore him.
LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
‘Born This Way (The Country Road Remix)’ will appear on ‘Born This Way The Tenth Anniversary Edition’ out June 18.
From disco hits to tender ballads, the queer canon is as diverse as it is large. Here are the most memorable songs that celebrate the LGBTQ experience.
Other artists set to perform include Kim Petras, Angel Bonilla, and more.
The awards were held virtually and streamed live on YouTube.
Among the nominees for Outstanding Musical Artist are Sam Smith, Adam Lambert, Halsey, and Lady Gaga.
Seeing the connection between jazz and disco, the Vanguard and Fantasy labels made sophisticated dancefloor music that still sounds fresh and thrilling.
The platform will honour LGBTQ+ artists from the past and present: from Sylvester and Melissa Etheridge to Lady Gaga and Troye Sivan.
From the rise of streaming to the breakdown of genre barriers, these are the 20 most unforgettable musical events of the 2010s.
Hailing from the Queensland capital, Brisbane, the acclaimed quartet have made inroads into the mainstream over the past few years.