On his third, self-titled, studio album, 19-year-old Shawn Mendes offers more catchy pop songs, solid songwriting and a gentle push into new territory, without losing his edge.
Funk music started to emerge in black American communities, combining elements of established genres – such as soul, jazz and R’n’B – in a more rhythmic and dance-orientated way.
Korean rapper Ja Mezz finds his inspiration in K-pop, Japanese anime 'Fullmetal Alchemist', and a childhood spent in Sichuan
On his first full-length album GOØDevil, the artist combines his love of musical genres with his varied cultural upbringing
American dream-pop duo Beach House’s last album, 2015’s Thank Your Lucky Stars, saw a disappointing drop in quality after what had been a string of great records.
On his second album, Electric Light, singer-songwriter James Bay pushes into new territories, as he details the break-up and make-up of a relationship.
From its blues roots to its current fusion of sounds, metal music has long been the favourite sound of fans who like their tunes loud and aggressive.
We talks to Sagas vocalist and bassist Dani Kwok, and guitarist Teddy Fan about the meaning behind their music, and the band’s long-term goals.
British rockers Arctic Monkeys took a left-turn on 2013’s AM, swapping brutal and punishing indie anthems for understated late-night groove. On their sixth album Tranquillity Base Hotel & Casino, Alex Turner and his band of monkeys take another unexpected step.
It’s come out later than scheduled, but pop star Charlie Puth has finally released his second album of memorable tunes, Voicenotes, just in time for summer.
Rita Ora on being a feminist, why her latest album is her most personal, and why her journey is proof you can shine Anywhere
The singer talks about her rise to fame, challenging upbringing, the importance of family, and becoming a role model for women.