An analysis of more than 26,000 songs found that breakout hits all contain elements of current trends, as well as something that differentiates them from the pack.
A YouGov survey found that nearly half of people think children should have experience playing music, while one in three agree classical music is elitist.
Scientists at the University of Washington have developed an interface which collects signals from the brain and transforms them into musical notes.
Pop songs are getting shorter as listeners’ attention spans shrink in the streaming era, a new study reveals.
Songs by Queen, Pink Floyd and Bob Marley are among the most effective for music therapy patients, a UK study has found.
The bass player is the most important member of any band, new research has revealed.
Taking music lessons can enhance brain development with young people, a new study has claimed.
Music therapy helps reduce depression in children and adolescents with emotional problems, a new study has revealed.
According to a new academic study, earworms – the songs which get stuck in your head – have a common set of characteristics.
Listening to music while at work can help improve team or department cooperation, a new study has revealed.