‘Goodbye To Love’ by the Carpenters is the original power ballad. It became the template for countless other ballads that followed.
Motown’s most dangerous star of the early 1980s was on fire in the summer of 1983, and so were his label.
The versatile hitmaker has always represented the best virtues of American pop music.
The soul man's seventh solo LP became his highest-charting pop album since 'Can't Get Enough.'
The quartet toppled The Beatles from No. 1 in the UK with "the first proper record we've done," as Steve Marriott called it.
The double-sided 'That's Where It's At' and 'Cousin Of Mine' represented the last time Sam would see his own name in the charts.
'Hats Off To Larry,' Del's brilliant follow-up to 'Runaway,' had us gripped from the very first lyric.
Taking a stand against millennial anxieties, Sting’s ‘Brand New Day’ is suffused with an optimism that ensures the song’s continued relevance.
The ‘Bobbie Gentry And Glen Campbell’ album is a 1968 country-lounge classic that brought together Capitol Records’ new rising stars.
Audacious and forward-looking, Talk Talk’s final album, ‘Laughing Stock’, remains one of the most stunning creations in all of music.
Along with his beloved guitar 'Lucille', BB King brought the blues out of the margins and into the mainstream America.
The ballad continued Rogers' chart-topping country form and went on to win a Grammy for Country Song of the Year.
With his third mixtape, ‘So Far Gone’, Drake edged ever closer to world domination, teaming up with Lil Wayne and Young Money Entertainment.
Furious yet thought-provoking, Prophets Of Rage’s debut album took no prisoners, offering a shot of adrenaline for the body politic in uncertain times.
Marilyn Manson’s ‘Mechanical Animals’ album established him as an artist willing to risk his reputation in order to follow his creative urges.
Critics and fans acclaimed 'Let's Get It On' as his best album yet, and it promptly went platinum within three weeks.