Genre-defining anthems from the finest golden age of R&B, the best 90s R&B songs still fill dancefloors while speaking to the soul.
TV and film composer Brian Reitzell always turns to the Blue Note label for inspiration. Here are the 16 tracks he can’t live without.
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.
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.
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.
Setting a new benchmark for live recordings, the best ‘MTV Unplugged’ performances remain cultural touchstones that shone a new light on classic songs.
Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce… together they turned live shows into an art form, but the best Cream live performances reflect their individual brilliance.
From confessional ballads to dancefloor hits and opera-tinged anthems, Freddie Mercury’s solo singles chart the singer’s restlessly creative spirit.
A relative youngster in country music, the best Billy Currington songs have taken him to the top of the charts and into the studio with the genre’s finest.
The 20 best pop albums of all time have touched hearts around the world, represented cultural eras and, invariably, sound fresh to this day.
Hip-hop has always been politically charged, but with racial and social divisions becoming ever more fractured, conscious hip-hop is making a return.
Pick any number of Chris Cornell quotes at random and you’ll find a candid, considerate, thought-provoking artist offering insights into his life and art.
The engine that drove the Motown machine was made up of the songwriters and producers who worked behind the scenes to create the Motown sound.
Think you know all there is to know about Maroon 5? Think again. Here are 20 ‘Red Pill Blues’ facts that every fan needs to know.
From the dawn of rock to the present day, the best power trios have stretched sonic boundaries far beyond the limitations of just three instruments.
The best guitar riffs in rock have become part of the cultural fabric, shaping the face of music and influencing wannabe axe legends down the generations.