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A year in review: Look back at Rolling Stone UK’s 2023

Happy new year! Here's our round-up video for 2023 and our full list of every cover we put out this year.

By Rolling Stone UK

Ozzy Osbourne, Daniel Kaluuya and Jessie Ware (Picture: Rolling Stone UK)

As 2023 draws to a close, we’re here to present you with our year in review video, offering a look back at all the digital cover stars that graced the pages – both physical and digital – of Rolling Stone UK this year.

From Kylie Minogue’s deep dive into the heart of new album Tension, all the way to Doctor Who’s Ncuti Gatwa talking about becoming the first Black Doctor, it’s been a year where the world’s biggest and most dynamic stars have told us their stories.

And while the above video will give you a brief flavour of what each featured artist got up to on their RS UK cover shoot, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of all your 2023 covers for you to enjoy.

Until then, Happy New Year! We’ll see you on the other side…

Gorillaz: Fear and Loathing in Cracker Island

(Picture: Jamie Hewlett)

Sam Smith: The Glory Of Being Free

Photography by Petros Studio Fashion Direction by Joseph Kocharian Styling by Sadie Davies

Lana Del Rey: She Does It For The Girls

Lana wears knitwear by Alessandra Rich at MyTheresa, denim shorts by Ganni at Selfridges, necklace and rings by Pawnshop London, vintage Versace necklace at Susan Caplan, earrings by Swarovski, bracelets and boots, Lana’s own. (Picture: Chuck Grant. Styling: Joseph Kocharian)

Ed Sheeran: the year that pulled his world apart

You have questions? Munroe Bergdorf has the answers

White dress: Munroe wears dress by Emilia Wickstead, jewellery by Slim Barrett shoes by Jimmy Choo, photography by Jordan Rossi

Jessie Ware Is Ready To Free Herself

Jessie wears dress by Stella McCartney at Mytheresa, multi-finger ring (above) by Ara Vartanian, ring (below) by Garrard, shoes by Jimmy Choo. Photography by Mark Cant.

The end of the beginning: Loyle Carner on ‘hugo’, fatherhood and starting a new life chapter

Loyle wears denim jacket and jeans both by Corteiz Rules the World, t-shirt by Pro-Club at Blacksmiths, 1858 Geosphere 0 Oxygen The 8000 42mm watch by Montblanc, ring by Pawnshop, Torhill hi boots by Clarks. (Picture: Michelle Helena Janssen)

The quiet passion of Cillian Murphy

Top by Mr. P at Mr Porter (Picture: Kosmas Pavlos)

Niall Horan: How life and love inspired ‘The Show’

(Picture: Christian Tierney. Grooming: Melissa Bourne)

Loreen: how a legacy of warrior women helped the star win Eurovision

Top, bottoms by SINÉAD O’DWYER Shoes by KAT MACONIE

Ncuti Gatwa on Doctor Who: ‘The Doctor is me’

Ncuti Gatwa strikes a pose in a devil-esque red suit
Ncuti wears jacket, knitwear, trousers, shoes and socks by Marni. (Picture: William Arcand)

Jacob Collier is your favourite musician’s favourite musician

Suit by Marni, shoes by Jacob Collier X Crocs Exclusive Collaboration.(Picture: Olivia Richardson, creative direction and styling: Joseph Kocharian)

Fredo: ‘I got a lot of unfinished business, whether that’s in music, clothing and just my life in general’

Fredo poses for Rolling Stone UK
(Photography: Amzy OBR)

Leigh-Anne Pinnock: ‘I haven’t lived my destiny out yet’

(Picture: Mariano Vivanco)

The beating heart of pop: Kylie Minogue on the start of a new era

Kylie wears coat by Alexandre Vauthier Couture (Picture: Edward Cooke)

PinkPantheress: A very British superstar

PinkPantheress wears jacket by PHOEBE PENDERGAST, playsuit by POSTER GIRL, boots by ROMBAUT (Picture: Jeff Hahn)

Munya Chawawa on redefining masculinity through his comedy

Munya wears coat, hoodie and boots by Lanvin, trousers by Gucci at Matches. Photography by Mark Cant

Daniel Kaluuya: The Story So Far

Daniel wears denim jacket and jeans both by Louis Vuitton, trainers by Christian Louboutin. (Picture: Danny Kasirye)

Maisie Peters: Coming Of Age

Maisie Peters
Maisie wears dress by Cecillie Bahnsen. (Picture: Lewis Vorn)

Ozzy Osbourne: How the Prince of Darkness defied the odds and found happiness

Ozzy wears shirt, trousers, coat and overcoat by Dolce & Gabbana, necklaces by Chrome Hearts, rings by Rockford Collection, bracelets by Luis Morais, watch by Cartier, holding cane by fashionable canes (Picture: Danielle Levitt)