The best Isaac Hayes songs revolutionised soul music in the 60s and 70s, spearheading symphonic soul and helping to invent the Blaxploitation genre.
Often seen as a distant cousin of the Grammys, BRIT Awards ceremonies have their own fair share of surprises. Here are seven of the biggest.
Son of Chess records co-founder Leonard Chess, Marshall Chess gives uDiscover Music an exclusive guide to the Chicago label that helped invent rock’n’roll.
From ‘Jailhouse Rock’ to ‘The Girl Can’t Help It’, the best 50s rock’n’roll soundtracks defined an era and sent a generations of teenagers into a frenzy.
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.
Capturing the joyful essence of what it feels like to love and be loved, the best jazz songs are timeless expressions of the deepest emotions.
If you’re suffering from heartbreak, trying to get next to someone, or dreaming about the unattainable, the best Motown love songs will suit your mood.
From emerging artists making their big debut to legendary icons gracing the stage, here are some best Grammy performances of all time.
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.
From blues and jazz to rock'n'roll and soul, here are the 50 best Chess Records singles to discuss and debate, but mainly to hear and consider.
From the Jazz Age through to modern rock, great songwriting partnerships have provided some of popular music’s finest moments. Here are eight of the best…
From enlisting fans to help create videos, to impressing The Rolling Stones, Maroon 5’s best moments capture a truly modern band at their peak.
From 60s releases by 2016 Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan to 21st-century releases by David Crosby and Beck, we pick the top 25 singer songwriter albums.
The iconic jazz label boasts no shortage of groundbreaking artists, but there are many underrated Blue Note musicians that deserve their place in the sun.
From 'Juice', to 'Wild Style' and '8 Mile', here are some of the best hip-hop soundtracks that brought emerging artists to the mainstream.
From pioneering instrumentalists to boundary-breaking singer-songwriters, these female Blue Note musicians deserve their places in the history books.