Rated by THE FACE: a playlist featuring Lil Yachty, Slowthai, Avalon Emerson and Rosalía.
After filling the airwaves with middle-of-the-road ballads, the British star signalled a more risky era with Unholy. New album Gloria plays it disappointingly safe, but Smith’s effort in queering the mainstream can’t be knocked.
Rated by THE FACE: A playlist featuring Ice Spice, Yaeji, Overmono and Headie One.
The enigmatic musician is emerging from the shadows to perform at this year’s Coachella. Despite his lack of self-promotion, his music has stayed fresh in the memories of a generation.
The North Londoner has impressed KSI and Mia Khalifa with his viral track, Number One Candidate.
100%: The afropop singer is one of the hottest musicians in Nigeria right now – and she’s only got two songs out.
Open-minded collectives like 99GINGER are giving the French capital’s party scene a much needed shake-up.
Rated by THE FACE: a playlist featuring AntsLive, Miley Cyrus, Hemlocke Springs and GloRilla.
100%: The DJ / producer member discusses their celestial new EP, the struggle to quit vaping and, er, tuna mayo sarnies.
Rated by THE FACE: a playlist featuring Popcaan, NewJeans, Clavish and Finn Foxell.
Taking the high road is officially out. But if you really want to get revenge on an ex? Do it like Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey, who have elevated the post-breakup dig to new heights.
Take it from us – these lot are going to smash it in 2023.
In Episode Five of Face-to-Face, the Paramore legend talks to the Isle of Wight duo about rollerskating, tour life and Misery Business.
In 2022, the likes of Megan Thee Stallion, Tems and PinkPantheress have blessed the hotel with their presence.
Rated by THE FACE: a playlist featuring FLO, Central Cee, Little Simz and Rosalía.
In Episode 4 of Face-to-Face, the duo talk punk, pie shops and the Pistol TV show.
10 songs that defined 2022: Stranger Things helped, sure, but it's the message of Kate Bush's 37-year-old single that hooked younger listeners.
10 songs that defined 2022: The viral success of Bad Habit led to chart-topping victory – but caused apparent frustration for Lacy on tour.
Featuring horny singles, vaporwave vixens, smutty, sordid house cuts and gay electro-punk with a cynical sneer.
10 songs that defined 2022: Newcomer Ice Spice scored a TikTok hit with the nonchalant Munch, catching the ears of Cardi B and Drake in the process.
10 songs that defined 2022: Bey’s club-ready banger brought classy house music to the mainstream.
100%: We quiz Sabrina Teitelbaum on pasta sauce, The Cranberries and her toxic addiction to WebMD.
The musician describes a deeply unsettling atmosphere which haunts the US’s Southern states.
10 Songs that defined 2022: The rapper’s ode to cough syrup started as a joke. It ended up being his biggest hit.