Many misunderstood political songs have been taken to be calls to rebellion or patriotic chest-beaters – a far cry from the artists’ original intentions.
From Nirvana to Billie Eilish, here are some of the best SNL musical performances from late-night TV’s grandest show.
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.
From backseat singalongs to nomadic anthems, the best road trip songs capture the feeling of freedom that’s sometimes just a car ride away.
From powerhouse belters to multi-octave vocalists with mind-boggling versatility, the best male rock singers have left their mark on music history.
Truly iconic album covers don’t just define an album, they define an era, a generation and, in some cases, an entire musical genre.
A new documentary lifts the lid on the life of the American funk pioneer Rick James.
Too often remembered for its clichés, 80s music actually has far more to offer than many remember – and it's cooler than you think.
From the hardest rock bands to the pop savants, the best power ballads transcend time and genre to pull at your heartstrings.
Everything seemed bigger in the 80s like hair and shoulder pads, as did these 80s Pop Stars who enjoyed equally astronomical levels of fame.
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.
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 best psychedelic albums, both sonically and spiritually, are guaranteed to take your head to places it never went before.
From hard rockers to virtuoso jazzers, the best guitarists of all time represent a variety of sounds.
As technology has advanced throughout the decades, artists have pushed music into the future.