In case you missed it, a look back at our look back at the best of 2010's music.
The Record posts about Year-End 2010
Morning Edition offers a musical tribute to the artists we lost in 2010.
Metal demands epic interpreters. Here are a few who depicted the music as a living, breathing animal.
The U.K.-based style of dance music has branched into two genres, and fans of one are rarely fond of the other.
Hearing a song before its release used to be thrilling. This year it was all part of the plan.
Critically acclaimed artists released albums of staggering scope this year.
Amazon sold hundreds of albums for $3.99, pushing the question of music's value into the spotlight.
While the music industry struggled this year, a few artists used social media in innovative ways.
Why did this year's update of one of the biggest charity singles ever, "We Are The World," tank?
More music ignored traditional release dates, and fans and musicians alike reaped plenty of rewards.