Ariana Grande

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BTS's Korean record label buys Justin Bieber management company
Ithaca, owned by Scooter Braun, also manages artists such as Ariana Grande and Demi Lovato

Rupert Neate

02, Apr, 2021 @1:07 PM

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Top songwriters call for end to 'bully tactics' by artists over royalties
Writers behind string of chart-topping songs pen open letter, alleging pressure from artists to give up publishing royalties

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

31, Mar, 2021 @1:26 PM

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Alexis Petridis tests sleep remixes of pop
‘Sleep-inducing’ is rarely a compliment, but Meditation app Calm hopes to have listeners nodding off with its hour-long remixes of hits by the likes of Ariana Grande and Katy Perry

Alexis Petridis

22, Mar, 2021 @3:39 PM

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Grammy awards 2021: the full list of winners
Megan Thee Stallion is best new artist while Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles and Taylor Swift also picked up trophies

Adrian Horton

15, Mar, 2021 @12:02 AM

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Women fell back in race for inclusion in 2020 pop charts
Only 20% of artists in 2020 Billboard’s year-end Hot 100 were women, academic survey reports, while female producers were credited on only 2% of hit songs

Laura Snapes

08, Mar, 2021 @6:13 PM

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'All that mattered was survival': the songs that got us through 2020
Mariah with butterflies, Bronski Beat in the Peak District, Snoop Dogg on a food delivery ad … our writers reveal the tracks that made 2020 bearable

Guardian music

31, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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The 50 best albums of 2020: the full list
Our countdown is complete, topped by a mercurial work of sprawling invention by a woman who has dug deep to survive. Taken as a whole, these choices contain drama, solace, poetry and fire, a fitting selection for a turbulent year

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

18, Dec, 2020 @8:07 AM

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The best song of 2020: Rain on Me by Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande
In this terrible year, Rain on Me seemed to face the nightmare head on – and then deliver you from it

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

30, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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All I want for Christmas is normality: festive hits chart earlier than ever
Sales and streams of Christmas classics are up by 50% on last year as listeners turn to Mariah, Wham! and Shakin’ Stevens to combat pandemic blues

Laura Snapes

18, Nov, 2020 @5:17 PM

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Ariana Grande: Positions review – saucy but safe
Grande’s sex-fixated sixth album belies its introspective soft centre

Kate Hutchinson

08, Nov, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Ariana Grande: Positions review – all-night romps but no climax
The tabloids are frothing about the R&B singer’s ‘steamy’ new direction, but her sixth album blurs into one long slow jam

Alexis Petridis

30, Oct, 2020 @3:48 PM

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Ariana Grande: Positions review – pop royalty cleans up the White House
The video makes some fine jabs at Trump and the standards expected of women – but the song itself is rather more low-key

Alexis Petridis

23, Oct, 2020 @12:05 PM

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