Popular music continues moving in a rockier, grungier direction in 1987.
If you’re going by record sales, 1982 has to be the Greatest Year in Music.
The “global jukebox” of Live Aid took place in London and Philadelphia on July 13th.
The golden age of hip hop gives us classics by The Fresh Prince, Big Daddy Kane and more.
Synchronicity by The Police topped the Rolling Stone Album of the Year readers’ poll in 1983.
Midway through 1981 brought the launch of MTV as new wave continued to flourish.
Bruce Springsteen. Madonna. Prince. MTV. 1984 was filled with pop’s biggest acts and singles.
1986 was a big year for pop and hip hop, with several major artists reaching career milestones.
Russia was at the forefront of a lot of minds in 1989, as was the controversial and forward-thinking Madonna.