Since its founding 50 years ago, Rolling Stone has been home to indelible, generation-defining photography – and this year was no exception. With celebrated veterans (Peggy Sirota, David LaChappelle, Mark Seliger) and newcomers behind the lens, we shot some of the biggest names and exciting rising stars in music, TV and beyond. Check out some of the year’s most arresting images featuring Harry Styles, Kendrick Lamar, Gal Gadot and more.
Juliana vs the United States, a climate lawsuit brought by Xiuhtezcatl Martinez and 20 other kids vs the federal government, will be heard next year. Read the story here.
“Everyone has been an outcast at one point in their life,” nominated ‘Stranger Things’ actress says of her character Barb’s cultural resonance. Read the story here.
In her first-ever in-depth interview, Michael Jackson’s daughter discusses her father’s pain and finding peace after addiction and heartache. Read the story here.
TV’s sharpest political satirist on crafting comedy in dark times, that ‘Drumpf’ gag and where we go from here in our candid cover story. Read the story here.
She became famous at 16 with an album that changed the mainstream. All she had to do was figure out where to go from there. Read the story here.
After years of hard knocks and hard partying, the Cleveland rapper may finally be breaking big. Read the story here.
“On the Regular” singer talks sudden 2015 success and the troubled times that led up ‘Revelations, his new, guitar-driven LP. Read the story here.
The “Prblms” hitmaker is working on the follow-up to ‘Free 6lack’ in Atlanta. Read the story here.