A song doesn’t have to have a message in order to change society. Race relations, gender equality and identity politics have all been shaped by music.
From Nirvana to Billie Eilish, here are some of the best SNL musical performances from late-night TV’s grandest show.
Many misunderstood political songs have been taken to be calls to rebellion or patriotic chest-beaters – a far cry from the artists’ original intentions.
A question of boundaries lays at the heart of music censorship, but artists have always pushed back, fighting for the freedom to express themselves.
Seeking to rid music of offensive content, Tipper Gore’s Parents Music Resource Center used the Filthy Fifteen to bring their cause to the Senate.
The peerless guitarist passed away on September 18, 1970, but his legacy is felt to this day.
The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
'Brothers In Arms' hit the top of the US album chart on August 31, 1985 and held sway for nine weeks.
The music world is full of talented multi-instrumentalists, and the best one-man bands have a unique vision that only they can achieve, alone in the studio.
The notion of DIY music stretches back to 19th-century flutes made from bird bone, through punk anarchy and the digital revolution.
From fleeting, backstage hangs to longtime creative partnerships, the best musical friendships come in all forms.
Sirius' channel 27 will officially become The Queen Channel from July 15 at 12:00 pm ET through July 21.
From backseat singalongs to nomadic anthems, the best road trip songs capture the feeling of freedom that’s sometimes just a car ride away.
Since The Beatles revolutionary ‘Sgt Pepper’ album, each subsequent decade had its own “Pepper” moment. See which ones defined each decade.
From country to rock, jazz to hip-hop, these personas embody a specific moment in an artist’s development.