Most of the time the world of music is a wonderful thing. Hearing a fantastic new album and discussing with like-minded individuals how it made you felt can be a life-affirming experience.
Sometimes, however, the opposite happens. Occasionally a piece of news comes out that makes you question quite what the world is thinking. The news came out this week that Rihanna has scored a No 1 in the UK for the 7th consecutive year, a feat achieved previously only by Elvis and The Beatles.
With this is mind we decided to delve into the murky depths of truly demoralising music trivia. Be warned, by the end of this list you may just need to sit in a dark room and listen to Radiohead for about a week as penance for being part of the human race.