High School Musical: Which NZ school has the most #1 albums of all?

Which high school rocks the hardest? Which is top of the pops? Which is number on the New Zealand number one album charts tally?

Jess Glynne: The story so far (WATCH!)

Today, British singer-songwriter Jess Glynne released her second album. If you don't think you've heard of her, you probably have. Let us re-introduce you.

Kaylee Bell: Taking New Zealand country music to Nashville

Kaylee Bell on her new music, her foothold in the Australian country scene and the musical stalwarts she’s been working with in Nashville.

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Marlon Williams on his Silver Scroll winning song: ‘I think it’s the best song I’ve ever written’

Silver Scroll winner Marlon Williams tells Henry Oliver why 'Nobody Gets What They Want Anymore' is the best song he's ever written.

Rapper Abdul Kay: ‘When you have like three weeks to look at the same verse, you hate it eventually’

Abdul Kay, a young Auckland rapper who rose quickly from obscurity only to go silent, talks about his comeback single 'September Freestyle'.

Repressed Memories: Christmas in the Park

The annual free concert featuring the top local pop stars of the day is one of New Zealand's most enduring Christmas traditions. James Mustapic looks back at its most memorable moments.

John Rykenberg’s trove of Auckland nightlife photos from the 50s & 60s

John Rykenberg ran a studio of photographers from the 50s to the 70s. Last year, 900 boxes from his studio were donated to Auckland Libraries. Here are some favourites.

Now That’s What I Call 1997: I get knocked down, but I get up again!

1997 was a simpler time – British anarchists topped the charts and you could buy collections of the days' hits on little plastic discs.

Jordan Arts aka HIGH HØØPS: ‘The worst case scenario would’ve been Kids of 88 working’

Ex-Kids of 88 star talks bidding wars, bigwigs and breakdowns, and how, with new project HIGH HØØPS, he came out the other side.

Last night the boyband Brockhampton set Auckland on fire

Brockhampton have quickly risen from a Kanye messageboard to a multi-million-dollar record deal. We review their new album, documentary and concert in Auckland last night.

NZ Idol winner Ben Lummis on fame, hummus and Michael Murphy

Almost 15 years later, NZ Idol winner Ben Lummis is re-emerging onto the music scene with a new song, new mindset, and possibly, even a new tour.

Pacific Heights’ Devin Abrams on living (and recording) the dream

Devin Abrams, who makes music as Pacific Heights, talks about his dreamy new album and making a huge pop hit with Drax Project.

Citizen Pink: please back our campaign to get this hero a passport immediately

The case to make the singer a citizen of Aotearoa is now irrefutable. Please jump on board and get this passport party started.

Mac Miller helped me grow up

Today rapper Mac Miller passed away from an overdose. James Roque writes about his passing, and the effect Miller's music had on him growing up.

How did P!nk get so huge?

If you expected one pop singer to have five sold-out shows at Spark Arena in 2018, would you have expected it to be P!nk?