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The past decade saw a breakdown in genres, conventions, musical borders and barriers to entry… as the best albums of the 2010s prove.
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From poignant ballads to kooky pop hits, the best songs of 2019 bring the decade to a close with one of the best years in pop music history.
Two decades into his career, Jay Z can truly claim to run this town. We look at his best collaborations, from Kanye West to Rihanna.
Demonstrating a late-flowering but deep and instinctive talent, Dennis Wilson’s best Beach Boys songs remain highlights of the group’s later period.
There are Christmas songs… and then there are the best Christmas country songs, as featured on the Country Christmas playlist, reliable as the Opry itself.
Who doesn’t have a big, red, glowing soft spot for the best Christmas pop songs? Here’s a run down of the Christmas crackers you can’t do without.
For those who like to buck tradition, these 20 cool Christmas songs provides an alternative selection to the standard seasonal fare.
Whether released for good cheer or charity, the most unforgettable Christmas Number Ones have more than made their mark in history.
The best Queen live performances are mesmerising examples of how the band raised the standard of rock concerts to a whole new level of brilliance.
Yuletide classics by everyone from Frank Sinatra to Paul McCartney and Jackson 5… the best Christmas songs of all time are the gifts that keeps on giving.
The Best Freddie Mercury videos reveal how the Queen frontman harnessed powerful visuals to further express his boundless creativity.
Often audacious, always surprising, the best Kanye West samples are all the proof you need that the hip-hop icon remains at the cutting-edge of music.
From TV show ‘Seinfeld’ to hit movie ‘The Blues Brothers’, anonymous gags to laughs about gigs, these are the best music jokes in the world.