The incredible chart domination of a decade-defining album began its UK chapter on 25 May 1985.
The super-Swedes spent almost the whole of 1979 on the singles and album charts around the world.
Elton John set out to “shock a few people” with Honky Château. Recorded in just two weeks, it upped his game and included the classic Rocket Man.
The 1984 release became one of the all-time bestselling compilations around the world by any artist.
Remembering the vocal stylist and songwriter's second solo sojourn.
With a frank and liberating celebration of her sexuality, Janet Jackson laid herself bare for all to see on her fifth album, ‘Janet’.
Recorded at the iconic New York jazz venue, ‘State Of The Tenor: Live At The Village Vanguard, Volume 2’ is nothing less than magisterial.
Extensive line-up changes couldn't stand in the way of a fast-emerging rock force.
Inspired by The Band’s pioneering Americana, Elton John’s ‘Tumbleweed Connection’ was cinematic in its scope, and a hit on both sides of the Atlantic.
Though less than a decade old, Katy Perry’s ‘Teenage Dream’ is widely regarded as a pop classic, and proved that Katy had both star quality and staying power.
'Live At Leeds' was a definitive in-concert album and "a very valid bit of plastic," as Roger Daltrey said.
Did he really just say that? Decades on from its release, Ice Cube’s debut album, ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’, still has the power to shock.
Restlessly innovative, Maroon 5 released ‘It Won’t Be Soon Before Long’ in 2007, kick-starting their crossover assault on the pop and dance worlds.
The Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ makes life worth living, reaffirming the notion that pop music is the most admired art form in the world.
Their 13th UK studio album marked the arrival as an official member of Ronnie Wood.
The band's first album soared to US sales alone in excess of four million.