The first hip-hop album ever to top the ‘Billboard’ 200, ‘Licensed To Ill’ saw Beastie Boys lay the groundwork for the hip-hop world we now live in.
This is a blues album which jazz lovers may also love; John Mayall’s ‘The Turning Point’, from 1969, is well worth rediscovering.
Vince Gill’s breakthrough album, ‘When I Call Your Name’, found the country music star asserting his dominance in a pivotal year.
Beginning life as a song inspired by the Maharishi, John Lennon’s ‘Jealous Guy’ evolved to look at the insecurities and possessive nature of love.
The world’s most famous mouse made his big-screen debut with ‘Steamboat Willie’, marking the point at which Mickey Mouse music first entered pop culture.
Intended as a one-off celebration of their career, the ‘One Night Only’ live show and album took Bee Gees on a victory lap around the world.
14 November 1981 saw the chart debut of the compilation that is officially the UK's bestselling album of all time.
With their third album, ‘Day & Age’, The Killers leaned “a little more on the pop end of things” and came out with their third multi-platinum smash.
The crossover phenomenon of Despacito suggests the resurgence of Latin pop music is here to stay, but its success traces back to Selena and Ritchie Valens.
Now hailed for its “adventurous spirit and dynamic songwriting”, ‘Autoamerican’ found Blondie making a radical departure from their new wave roots.
Though two bands emerging in very different eras, Las Vegas quartet Imagine Dragons and trailblazing Aussie rockers INXS could easily be contemporaries.
To celebrate a remarkable, decades-spanning career, we revisit 11 of R.E.M.’s best videos, with exclusive, in-depth commentary from the directors.
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.
Recorded at the iconic New York jazz venue, ‘State Of The Tenor: Live At The Village Vanguard, Volume 2’ is nothing less than magisterial.
Unafraid to speak up against injustice, the best protest songs take on the issues of their day, but transcend their eras to speak to future generations.