Music Features

By opening up about their own issues, Day6 are helping their fans through life’s struggles

The band’s music, concerts, interviews and more serve as a friend to lean on when times get tough

Rihanna: every album ranked and rated

The wait continues for 'R9', but Riri's back catalogue is full of gold to distract us from her teasing and trolling

‘Kingdom: Legendary War’ shows how exciting the current K-pop scene is

As six boybands battle it out on the survival show, their performances highlight a scene in top form

Watch Genesis Owusu and Kirin J Callinan perform ‘Don’t Need You’ and ‘Drown’ for NME Home Sessions

For this week’s NME Home Sessions we’re joined by Genesis Owusu. The Canberran artist strips things back for NME with an acoustic performance of...

How a new SOPHIE-produced EP honours the genius of the late pop polymath

The musician, producer and DJ died this year, leaving a unique legacy – evident in Basside's 'Fuck It Up'

DMX, 1970 – 2021: hip-hop giant who shone brightest in the darkness

The Ruff Ryders rapper, known for his high energy anthems and heartfelt sermons, has died in New York at 50. RIP

RIP DMX: 10 of the rap legend’s best songs ever

The all-time great has tragically died at the age of 50

Watch Skegss play ‘Running from Nothing’ and ‘Fade Away’ for NME Home Sessions

For this week's NME Home Sessions we're joined by Skegss, whose performance comes with a welcome dose of sunshine. Perched on a floral backyard deck,...

A brief history of St. Vincent’s brilliant musical personas (so far!)

Innovative art-rocker Annie Clarke has a new album – and yet another a bold reinvention – on the way with 'Daddy's Home'

Big Hit’s new ventures might just reshape the music industry worldwide – and for the better

The home of BTS continues its innovative streak with ambitious projects that will impact far more than just the Korean music scene