Hank's final recording session produced his last country chart-topper.
A tribute to the man who helped invent modern-day R&B with his deeply soulful, gospel-influenced piano playing and singing.
From gravelly-voiced icons such as Louis Armstrong, to super-smooth singers like Frank Sinatra, these are the 25 best male jazz singers of all time.
This list of the best songs of the 60s celebrates wild and far-ranging sounds from all around the world.
The man born on September 12, 1931 in Saratoga, Texas is still seen by many as the greatest singer in country history.
Spanning jazz, country, hip-hop and soul music, the best gospel songs of all time prove that the spirit can move you, no matter what your tastes.
Gospel music has always had a major influence on R&B, with many of the biggest soul singers having started their vocal careers in gospel church choirs.
In the summer of 1963, young Stevie Wonder ruled the US charts with both the ‘Fingertips’ single and the album ‘The 12 Year Old Genius.’
The announcement was made by Reba McEntire and Country Music Association CEO Sarah Trahern in a livestream on the CMA’s YouTube channel.
One of the world’s pre-eminent songwriters, Jimmy Webb can be said to have spearheaded an Americana equivalent of The Great American Songbook.
Ertegun died at 83 in December 2006, but to this day, the standards he set are aspired to by the modern generation of label heads.
The Welsh stalwart inspired by Lead Belly and Big Bill Broonzy helped introduce R&B-tinged rock to a huge audience.
The performance aired on the December 8, 1968 edition of the long-running television institution.
A dazzling array of British stars played on Billy's stirring Apple single of 1969.
The LP marked the star's debut at his new home of Decca Records.