The best albums of 2023

Here are 50 records from 2023 that encapsulated the full human experience and are worth treasuring and holding tightly.

The 20 best films of 2023

It’s been a blockbuster year on the big screen

The 20 best TV shows of 2023

Our fave things we watched on the box this year

Cash Cobain talks working with PinkPantheress and pioneering drill rap

“Don’t you see me gearing up to take over this world right now?"

Kasabian talk “insane” 2024 homecoming show and “psychedelic” new album ‘Happenings’

The band invited NME up to Leicester to talk about the "heavy hitters" of their next record, the "pure celebration" of Summer Solstice II, what they have in common with The Killers, and if there are plans to headline Glasto again

The 20 best games of 2023

From blockbuster button-mashers to profound indie gems

The 50 best songs of 2023

As we approach the year's end, here’s a definitive list of the 50 best songs that truly made our 2023 at NME.

The Last Dinner Party: the newly-coronated monarchs of baroque-pop

With their wildly theatrical debut ‘Prelude To Ecstasy’, the five-piece are ready to claim the crown as the UK’s most talked-about new band

Killer Mike: “‘Michael’ was an opportunity for people to know fully who I am”

The rapper talks his “generational” latest album, 10 years of Run the Jewels and why he won’t be quiet about wanting a Grammy

Soundtrack Of My Life: Kelsey Grammer

Actor and classical music savant behind Dr Frasier Crane