Calvin Harris

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‘It was the poor man’s studio’: how Amiga computers reprogrammed modern music
It was grey, ugly and had 0.0128% of an iPhone’s memory. But the Amiga 500 defied its limitations to power a series of astonishing dance tracks, from early jungle to Calvin Harris

Tamlin Magee

02, May, 2022 @10:20 AM

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Florence + the Machine’s 20 best songs – ranked!
As Florence Welch prepares new album Dance Fever and heads out on tour, we appraise the best of her torrid, maximalist songwriting

Michael Cragg

07, Apr, 2022 @11:25 AM

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Investors boost musicians’ wealth with back catalogue buys
Calvin Harris, Scottish DJ and producer, saw biggest increase in net worth of any musician, up £40m to £220m

Jasper Jolly

21, May, 2021 @3:41 PM

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Rihanna's 30 greatest singles – ranked!
With a rumoured ninth album on the way – the follow-up to 2016’s Anti – we examine Rihanna’s singles and pick the 30 best

Alexis Petridis

01, Apr, 2021 @2:12 PM

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Dave, Little Simz and Jamie Cullum win at 2020 Ivor Novello awards
Songwriting and composition awards herald politically conscious work including Dave’s Black, described as ‘important and eloquent’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

02, Sep, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Brit awards 2020: who will win every award … and who should
Lewis Capaldi could sweep the board in his breakthrough year, but he faces strong competition from Stormzy, Dave and Michael Kiwanuka

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

18, Feb, 2020 @11:01 AM

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Coachella 2020 announced with headliners Rage Against the Machine, Travis Scott and Frank Ocean
Lana Del Rey, Calvin Harris and 21 Savage to also appear at California event that kicks off festival season

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

03, Jan, 2020 @10:06 AM

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Love the game: Drake and Taylor Swift's decade in pop dominance
Since 2009, Drake has become a cross-genre streaming star, while Swift’s glow-up has transformed her into a blockbuster brand – and their co-command of ‘pop 2.0’ isn’t wavering yet

Michael Cragg

29, Nov, 2019 @2:40 PM

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From Ed Sheeran to Sam Smith: does credibility by association work?
In order to have longevity in pop, stars must align themselves with A-list collaborators to erase their uncool history

Issy Sampson

05, Jul, 2019 @12:00 PM

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It’s cool to spool again as the cassette returns on a wave of nostalgia
Sales are soaring and current stars are releasing tracks on the format… but is anyone actually listening to them?

Nosheen Iqbal

23, Feb, 2019 @2:00 PM

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Brits 2019: we need female creativity for British music to stay relevant
It was bracing to have my comments about misogyny in music read out on stage by the 1975 – but the British industry needs actions, not words, if it is to let female talent flourish

Laura Snapes

21, Feb, 2019 @8:00 AM

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From Pink's medley to Jess Glynne's makeup: every Brits 2019 performance reviewed
Calvin Harris’s all-star megamix went down a storm while Jorja Smith’s piano ballad turned the arena to awed silence – we unpick the performances at the 2019 Brits ceremony

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

20, Feb, 2019 @11:07 PM

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