The 8 Best Alicia Keys Singles

Now thirteen years and five studio efforts into her career, Alicia Keys has built up the kind of back catalogue that most of her soulful peers can only dream about. With four US number ones to her name, not to mention a further seven

How Video Made The Radio Star

On August 1st 1981 MTV launched for the first time in the United States to the tune of “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles, the very first video to air on the station. The debut track acted almost like a statement of

Exploring Kid Rock’s Political Leanings

Kid Rock’s political leanings aren’t really a secret at this point. The Michigan native and rap-rock superstar has always been on the Republican side, but unlike many celebrities on both sides he has never been argumentative about it. In fact, he routinely goes out

Fall Out Boy: The Wilderness Years

From the three years in between 2005’s From Under The Cork Tree to 2008’s Folie a Deux, emo-pop pioneers Fall Out Boy were virtually inescapable, topping the charts with their sophomore, Infinity On High, scoring twelve US Hot 100 entries including the No.2 hit

Rod Stewart’s Best Love Songs

Rod Stewart will forever be associated with many classic songs, even beyond his most popular, “Maggie May”. The British singer-songwriter has seen a career ranging dramatically from early innovations to his later years, where he blended into contemporary pop phenomenon like a chameleon. Early

Morrissey’s Most Controversial Statements

“I’ve never intended to be controversial but it’s very easy to be controversial in pop music because nobody ever is.” It’s hard to take Morrissey’s denial that he isn’t deliberately acting like pop music’s biggest troll too seriously considering there doesn’t seem to be

The Lumineers’ Most Prominent Influences

The Lumineers have expertly managed to craft a sound steeped in what’s currently trendy – namely anthemic folk songs with notable Americana and pop influences, propelled by groups like Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, and The Civil Wars. Some members