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Who: A man with two parallel careers: one as a sought-after TV and movie actor, the other as Riz MC, one half of unflinchingly politicised hip-hop duo Swet Shop Boys…

Who: Tottenham-raised grime icon Why: Grime’s storming comeback was the big British music story of 2016, and scene veteran Skepta was the face and focal point of that resurrection. Skepta…

Who: Hip-hop’s 39-year-old enfant terrible Why: At the MTV VMAs in August, Kanye was given four minutes of airtime to introduce his new video for ‘Fade’. “I am Kanye West,” began…

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Who: Singer in the band The 1975 Why: The 1975’s credo is this: create as you consume. So if you and your fans listen to everything from post-
rock to neo-soul, it’s fine…

Who: Quite posh British actress, writer, director and comedian whose show Fleabag was the surprise hit of the year for its brutally real – and really f**king funny 
– depiction…

Who: Ava Cadenhead, Anna Cowan, Anni Cameron, Bea Bennister and Hannah Camilleri – a gang of fierce-as- f**k teens who joined forces to eliminate sexual harassment at live music venues…

Who: One half of music’s ultimate power couple and arguably the world’s biggest solo artist Why: Beyoncé had an incredible year even by her own lofty standards. In February she…

Who: Yeah, he’s not a person. The cute electric rodent is merely symbolising something much bigger than himself (even after metamorphosis into Raichu following exposure to a Thunder Stone) Why: Pokémon Go,…

Who: Star of blockbusters Suicide Squad and The Legend Of Tarzan Why: This was the year Margot Robbie capitalised on the ‘next big thing’ heat she gained from 2013’s The Wolf Of…

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Who: The glue that held reality together Why: For more than 40 years, David Bowie has helped us to make sense of life. In 2016, he taught us how to face death…

Albums Of The Year 1Talking HeadsFear Of Music 2Public Image LtdMetal Box 3Joy DivisionUnknown Pleasures 4The JamSettings Sons 5Gang Of FourEntertainment 6Elvis CostelloArmed Forces 7Ian DuryDo It Yourself 8The ClashLondon…

Albums Of The Year 1NirvanaNevermind 2Teenage FanclubBandwagonesque 3Primal ScreamScreamadelica 4Neil Young And Crazy HorseWeld 5REMOut Of Time 6Massive AttackBlue Lines 7Ice-TOG Original Gangster 8Carter USM30 Something 9My Bloody ValentineLoveless 10The…

Albums Of The Year 1Public EnemyYo! Bum Rush The Show 2PrinceSign O’ The Times 3The SmithsStrangeways. Here We Come 4Sonic YouthSister 5Tom WaitsFrank’s Wild Years 6U2The Joshua Tree 7Scott La…

Spiritualized, 'Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space'

Albums Of The Year 1SpiritualizedLadies And Gentleman We Are Floating In Space 2RadioheadOK Computer 3The VerveUrban Hymns 4Primal ScreamVanishing Point 5Super Furry AnimalsRadiator 6CornershopWhen I Was Born For The Seventh…

Albums Of The Year 1Queens Of The Stone AgeRated R 2Primal ScreamXTRMNTR 3PJ HarveyStories From The City, Stories From The Sea 4Badly Drawn BoyThe Hour Of Bewilderbeast 5At The Drive-InRelationship…

Albums Of The Year 1Arctic MonkeysWhatever People Say I Am That’s What I’m Not 2Yeah Yeah YeahsShow Your Bones 3MuseBlack Holes And Revelations 4Hot ChipThe Warning 5CSSCansei De Ser Sexi…

Albums Of The Year 1Bloc PartySilent Alarm 2Arcade FireFuneral 3Franz FerdinandYou Could Have It So Much Better 4Anthony And The JohnsonsI Am A Bird Now 5Kaiser ChiefsEmployment 6The White StripesGet…

Bruce Springsteen, 'Darkness On The Edge Of Town'

Albums Of The Year 1Bruce SpringsteenDarkness On The Edge Of Town 2The JamAll Mod Cons 3Elvis CostelloThis Year’s Model 4Talking HeadsMore Songs About Buildings And Food 5CultureAfrica Stand Alone 6Peter…

Elvis Costello, 'Punch The Clock'

Albums Of The Year 1Elvis CostelloPunch The Clock 2Tom WaitsSwordfishtrombones 3Billy BraggLife’s A Riot With Spy Vs Spy 4Soft CellThe Art Of Falling Apart 5Michael JacksonThriller 6YellowYou Gotta Say Yes…

Albums Of The Year 1TrickyMaxinquaye 2Oasis(What’s The Story) Morning Glory 3Black GrapeIt’s Great When You’re Straight… Yeah! 4RadioheadThe Bends 5Teenage FanclubGrand Prix 6SupergrassI Should CoCo 7PulpDifferent Class 8PJ HarveyTo Bring…

The White Stripes – 'Elephant'

Albums Of The Year 1The White StripesElephant 2The RaptureEchoes 3The StrokesRoom On Fire 4ElbowCast Of Thousands 5Yeah Yeah YeahsFever To Tell 6Rufus WainrightWant One 7Kings Of LeonYouth & Young Manhood…