13 Music Documentaries You Can Watch Right Now

Framing Britney Spears was released on FX and Hulu this February and has been making waves ever since. If you haven’t watched it yet, here’s how you can check it out, along with 12 other must-see documentaries

Framing Britney Spears: (FX and on Hulu.)


BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky (Netflix)

Proving that music knows no borders or language barriers, BLACKPINK: LIGHT UP THE SKY offers a personal look at the four members of BLACKPINK, from their years as trainees to their current global success as the most popular K-pop girl group of all time.

The Jonas Brothers: Chasing Happiness (Amazon Prime)

Follow the Jonas Brothers’ on their journey to pop superstardom, stunning breakup and the reunion that inspired their upcoming album “Happiness Begins.”


Gaga: Five Foot Two (Netflix)

From Walmart shopping trips to doctors visits to rocking the Super Bowl Halftime Show, it’s Lady Gaga as you’ve never seen her in this revealing documentary. Directed by Chris Moukarbel. GAGA: FIVE FOOT TWO follows the superstar at her most vulnerable moments as she pushes through chronic pain, heartbreak and produces a soul-blooming album.

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé (Amazon Prime)

This intimate, in-depth look at Beyoncé’s celebrated 2018 Coachella performance reveals the emotional road from creative concept to cultural movement.


Miss Americana  (Netflix)

Director Lana Wilson’s Taylor Swift documentary Miss Americana


“Simply Complicated” (YouTube)

This features candid interviews with Demi Lovato about navigating childhood stardom and addiction.

“One Direction: This Is Us” (Amazon Prime)

Take a look at the band’s explosive success in the early 2010s.


Stevie Nicks: Through the Looking Glass (Amazon Prime)

The documentary runs through the ups and downs of Nicks’ iconic musical career, and features rare footage, archive and interviews, plus contributions from those who worked close with her.



27: Gone Too Soon (Amazon Prime premium)

The film examines the lives and deaths of six famous members of the “27 Club,” musicians who died at 27 years old. Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse are all featured in the documentary.


Katy Perry The Movie: Part of Me (Amazon Prime)

The autobiographical doc and concert film, directed by Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz, features interviews with Perry, her friends and family as fans get a glimpse into the pop star’s inspiring life. The film features clips from her childhood and teenage years, her career, personal life plus performances from her worldwide California Dreams tour.

Amy (Netflix)

A heart-breaking journey that tells the story of Amy Winehouse’s life and career.

Coldplay: A Head Full Of Dreams Amazon Prime

charts their two decades together so far. It is directed by Mat Whitecross, who’s been filming the band since their very first rehearsal.