For a decade after they met as teenagers, Lennon-McCartney was the most potent songwriting partnership in pop music.
Kate Bush follows Joan Armatrading as the second female singer-songwriter to receive this honour in 2020.
A virtuoso guitarist and songwriter, Green’s career was blighted by drug-amplified mental health problems.
Chances are your favourite band started out learning the trade at a pub or small club. Venues like this are under threat like never before.
An epic battle between the EU anthem and a pro-Brexit pop song was narrowly won by Beethoven’s Ode to Joy.
Regarded as one of The Beatles finest albums, Abbey Road is the last time all four band members were in the studio together.
After the UK flopped in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, there’s an appetite for another kind of Brexit. But this wouldn’t be a good idea.
Possessed of one of the most distinctive voices in pop music, Scott Walker’s avant-garde aesthetic and skill as a composer made him an enduring and influential artist over more than 40 years.
Fifty years after its release, the Beatles’ White Album continues to inspire and provoke creativity.
The girl group is hoping that hordes of 1990s ‘tweens’ will buy into their reunion.
England’s on-field performances have been matched by some fairly forgettable songs over the years.
Researchers analysed 30 years of British pop charts and found a trend towards sadness – but the days of judging music purely on stylistic measures is long gone.
The Liverpool comic scored with the third-highest selling single of the 1960s.
John McCready recalls his glory days with the hip young gunslingers at the UK’s leading music paper.
The UK singer-songwriter’s single was the most downloaded song of 2017 and the video has been viewed 3.2 billion times.
The Fall’s frontman was the ultimate pop outsider who never lost his working-class Manchester roots.