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.
Artwork may be designed to show off music, but some album cover designers have attracted fame thanks to their iconic work. Here we look at 13 of the best.
The best live albums of all time capture the very essence of a band’s energy in concert, making you feel like you were actually there.
Truly iconic album covers don’t just define an album, they define an era, a generation and, in some cases, an entire musical genre.
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
50 facts and figures about the life and times of one of country music's greatest ever names, Patsy Cline.
Think you know all there is to know about Maroon 5? Think again. Here are 20 facts that every fan needs to know about Maroon 5’s fifth album, ‘V’.
From custom guitars to truly bizarre contraptions, these homemade musical instruments have unique DIY sounds that you’ll never hear anywhere else.
Skirting the line between darkness and light, the best Florence + The Machine Songs reveal an artist that shoots for the stars – and hits every time.
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.
The best Motown songs are timeless soul classics that capture everything it means to be in love, to suffer heartbreak – and to want to dance with abandon.
Artists have long embraced their inner symphonic self as you can hear on these 25 classic orchestral rock tracks, featuring Yes to Radiohead.
DIY venues are deeply loved, but not always preserved. These 10 venues have been essential incubators for punk, hip-hop and electronica DIY scenes the world over.
The best Isaac Hayes songs revolutionised soul music in the 60s and 70s, spearheading symphonic soul and helping to invent the Blaxploitation genre.
From a 50s-era guitar pioneer to 70s post-punk heroes of Britain's DIY scene, here are just a few DIY musicians who embodied the DIY music ethos.
uDiscover Music salutes some of the finest, most out-there prog rock artists from outside the UK: long may their Mellotrons resonate down the years.