Sam Smith takes a seemingly less commercial approach to his sophomore album, but does it pay off?
Jessie Ware’s third album promises a new and exciting era for the singer, but is she able to deliver what she has done so easily in the past?
Beyoncé was served lemons, but did she manage to make lemonade? Charlie Maudsley looks back on Beyoncé’s latest, one year on
Kehlani’s debut album is a personal and dark as it is fun, resulting in an album that manages to discuss difficult topics whilst remaining a pop delight, writes Charlie Maudsley
The Mancunion’s favourite albums of the past year, lovingly compiled and illustrated by our contributors