From gravelly-voiced icons such as Louis Armstrong, to super-smooth singers the likes of Frank Sinatra, these are the 25 best male jazz singers of all time.
Where to start with the country singer-songwriter whose work ranges from club fodder to envelope-pushing inclusivity anthems to incisive, traditional country tunes.
Hound dogs, salty dogs, rain dogs, the mighty canine appears in countless songs and this list celebrates all the dogs who’ve been saluted in song.
Few songwriters have covered as much ground as this shape-shifting artist has in the past four decades, as the best Elvis Costello songs show.
The best Keith Moon performances reveal why The Who’s late drummer remains one of the greatest sticksmen in the history of rock music.
The best John Lee Hooker songs find an imitiable groove to prove that the blues could make you feel, but it could also make you dance.
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.
From those who elevated the instrument from a mere time-keeping role, to versatile pathfinders and visionary composers, these are the 50 best jazz bassists in history.
The best Demi Lovato songs reveal an artist whose honesty and relatability have made her one of the most compelling pop stars in the world.
The best Isaac Hayes songs revolutionized soul music, spearheaded symphonic soul and helped to invent the Blaxploitation genre.
The best Thin Lizzy songs prove why Phil Lynott and co were a truly singular outfit responsible for some of the most enduring hard rock classics in history.
uDiscover Music’s In 20 Songs playlist distills the group’s entire career into 20 of the best INXS songs from their remarkable, enduring body of work.
The best Woodstock performances mark the high point of the 60s counterculture, underlining festival’s groundbreaking contribution to music.
The best Justin Bieber duets have inspired both creative innovation and some of the greatest songs of our time. In short: they define 21st-century pop.
Every decade has a few acts that are lost to time for whatever reason. Here are eight from the 80s that deserve your attention.
Chess Records laid the foundation for rock’n’roll, and its influence can still be felt today, as this guide to the 10 best Chess blues records shows.