For the band's Simon & Garfunkel cover, Disturbed's lead singer, David Draiman (second from left), utilized the classical vocal techniques he learned at his synagogue as a child.
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Chance the Rapper performs in L.A. in November 2016. His mixtape Coloring Book can't be bought — but byBillboard's rules, it was streamed enough times last year to equal 500,000 album "sales."
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The xx producer Jamie Smith (left) met bandmates Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim when all three were 11 years old. "I was quite happy just to stay us," Smith says. "I think just keeping your closest friends around is the best."
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"This book is definitely to uplift the young world, because we just have different ways of saying it," DJ Khaled says. "Sometimes we've got to get somebody to translate in a different way."
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Cultural critic Wesley Morris says George Michael's music video for the song "Faith" was boundary-pushing. "You are allowed to look at this body in a way that you weren't allowed to look at Elvis' when he danced," Morris says.
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Taylor Mac, performing at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn in October. "It felt a little bit like a ritual sacrifice," Mac says. "I came home and I fell asleep at the dinner table."
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