Like all award shows, the Grammys are always bound to satisfy, surprise and rankle in equal measure, and there have been some surprising wins in the past.
A look at some landmark songs across five decades of superb songwriting and performing by this Grammy Award-winning member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
On 15 December 1966, the band entered the UK singles chart for the fifth time that year with ‘Happy Jack,' which became their first US top 40 hit.
The chequered story of I Heard It Through The Grapevine included Gladys and the group's R&B No. 1 version, before Marvin took ownership of the song.
It’s better to burn out than to fade away… but sometimes a band does neither. After decades on the road, the oldest bands in music history still bring the noise.
Many misunderstood political songs have been taken to be calls to rebellion or patriotic chest-beaters – a far cray from the artists’ original intentions.
Our tribute to the often underrated family harmony group from Newport, Rhode Island.
An appreciation of the British TV producer, actor, producer and force of nature.
The first in a run of major US hits spanning decades arrived for Diamond in September 1966.
The summer of 1970 brought another CCR million-seller with ‘Lookin' Out My Back Door’ and ’Long As I Can See The Light.'
'Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band' debuted on the US chart, just as it had in the UK, at No. 8.
The Monkees' TV show was an enormous hit from the moment it hit the airwaves in September 1966.
Mass-marketed music for the X Factor generation promoting attractive, clean-living male singers to teenagers looking for romance from their pop idols is not actually a new thing.
Acclaimed British indie-rock quartet The Libertines are opening a new hotel and studio complex, The Albion Rooms, in Margate, Kent.
The forefather of country pop, Glen Campbell's iconic albums, Gentle on My Mind, Wichita Lineman and Galveston are getting reissued on vinyl 24 March 2017.