Music Features

TWICE’s cheerful core flips the script on the perception of girl groups in 2021

While fierce female empowerment continues to become an integral part of the modern girl group DNA, the JYP act show there are other ways to be just as impactful

Why the Grammys are right to not add a Best K-pop category – and why it should stay that way

Segregating music by language, region or race isn’t the answer for awards shows seeking to claw back relevancy

J. Cole’s 10 best songs – ever!

The rapper has given us endless tracks to treasure

A tribute to NME legend Fred Dellar, who had more knowledge than we carry in our smartphones

Fred Dellar, who died on 15 May, just a few days short of his 90th birthday, was a true NME legend. While his career embraced...

In his first act, Taemin’s passion and flair made him K-pop’s most reliable ace

The SHINee, SuperM and solo star has spent the last 13 years crafting a career others would be happy with just a fraction of

How Young Thug become one of the most influential moguls in modern rap

Gen-Z’s answer to Gucci Mane changed the game

Every Lana Del Rey song ranked in order of greatness

Before she hits us with even more new music, take a look back at how her releases so far stack up

10 artists who prove that Gucci Mane is one of the best A&Rs in rap

Guwop's magic touch has given us some great music