Rapper Drake released a new album, 'Views,' on April 28. He recently released mixtapes such as the 2015 work 'If You're Reading This It's Too Late' and 'What a Time to Be Alive,' which he worked on with hip-hop artist Future.
Beyonce's album 'Lemonade' was first available exclusively on the music service Tidal and has now become more widely available. 'Lemonade' was released unexpectedly, like Beyonce's previous work, a self-titled 2013 album.
The hitmaking reality competition signed off on April 9. During the run of 'Idol,' various contestants such as Adam Lambert and Jennifer Hudson who did not win still went on to achievements in the music industry.
George Martin produced some of the most popular and influential albums of modern times – 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band,' 'Revolver,' 'Rubber Soul,' 'Abbey Road' – elevating rock LPs to art forms.
Taylor Swift's performance was marred by sound problems. Ditto for Adele and Alice Cooper. But Stevie Wonder killed "That's The Way of the World" with the Pentatonix. Lady Gaga's Bowie tribute was a visual wonder.