Look back at how Havana native Celia Cruz became an icon on her way to three GRAMMY Awards, four Latin GRAMMY Awards and a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Released 20 years ago, the Strokes' Is This It became an instant classic by oozing effortless cool and providing a much-needed jumpstart to the rock world.
Released 25 years ago, Sasha and John Digweed's pivotal mix album Northern Exposure shook up DJ mixes, pushed the boundaries of the mix-CD format, and became a belated classic in the electronic world.
Learn a piece of royal history in the latest episode of Black Sounds Beautiful, as GRAMMY.com explores the illustrious career of the "Queen of Salsa" Celia Cruz.
In the latest episode of For The Record, GRAMMY.com examines the legendary career of GRAMMY-winning producer, DJ and remixer "Little" Louie Vega.
Released in 1996, Aaliyah's career-defining One in a Million marked a fresh beginning for the GRAMMY-nominated singer and launched her into a new era that saw her expand as an artistic leader, creative visionary and fashion icon.
In the latest episode of For The Record, learn how Demi Lovato's courageous new album, Dancing with the Devil … the Art of Starting Over, offers an inside look into the singer's personal health, addiction struggles and recovery.
Release in 1996, LeAnn Rimes' GRAMMY-winning breakthrough album Blue introduced the artist as country music's next rising star and propelled her into global pop stardom.
In the latest episode of For The Record, rediscover Kendrick Lamar's seminal 2011 debut album, Section.80, which paved the way for a career of masterpieces while standing tall on its own.
For the 100th episode of our For The Record series, GRAMMY.com takes you inside Beyoncé's GRAMMY-winning, platinum-selling 2011 album, 4, an ode to the classics that ignited a personal and creative rebirth for the singer and launched a new chapter in her career.
In the latest episode of For The Record, learn how disco maverick Sylvester crafted Step II, a touchstone of the genre and a clarion call for LGBTQ+ culture.
In the latest episode of For The Record, learn how Alicia Keys crafted a masterpiece in her 2001 genre-blurring debut album, Songs in A Minor.
In the latest episode of For The Record, GRAMMY.com explores the making of Marvin Gaye's classic, GRAMMY-nominated 1971 album, What's Going On, which features some of the legendary singer's most iconic songs, including "What's Going On," "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)," and the GRAMMY-nominated "Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)."
Sticky Fingers, the Rolling Stones' chart-topping 1971 album, is an essential and dangerous rock and roll project that marked a rebirth for the iconic band.
Released in 2006, Stadium Arcadium, Red Hot Chili Peppers' four-time GRAMMY-winning masterpiece, is an ambitious project from one of the most daring rock bands of their generation.
Released in Europe in 1996, Backstreet Boys' self-titled debut album solidified the iconic pop group as global stars and pivoted pop music into its prime. An international chart-topper, the album created the formula for boy bands as we know them today.