Documentaries about music stars were all the rage in 2020 - Here are 5 to watch

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  • Some of our favourite musicians gave us a glimpse into their lives in 2020 by releasing documentaries.
  • Taking us behind the music, we got to experience the effects of fame, see artists fall in love, and watch world tours come together with these films. 
  • From Taylor Swift's Miss Americana to Ariana Grande's Excuse Me, I Love You, you can stream these right now.

Never mind just releasing an album, in 2020 musicians decided to take things a step further, giving fans a glimpse into their lives with documentaries. 

Honestly, their timing was perfect. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, many of us found ourselves stuck at home with not much to do. Streaming services like Netflix became our best friends. 

It was refreshing to be able to see a different side of our favourite artists' lives with these doccies.

From Taylor Swift's Miss Americana to Ariana Grande's Excuse Me, I Love You, here are some documentaries for you to watch (or re-watch) this holiday season.

Blackpink: Light Up The Sky (Netflix)

K-Pop girl group Blackpink tell their story, taking you behind the scenes of their rise to success. 

Shawn Mendes: In Wonder (Netflix)

This documentary follows Canadian singer Shawn Mendes over the course of a world tour as he opens up about stardom, his relationship and musical journey.

Taylor Swift: Miss Americana (Netflix)

Get to know the women behind the music in this tell-all documentary. Taylor Swift opens up about the highs and lows of her career and how she finally found her voice.

Ariana Grande: Excuse Me, I Love You (Netflix)

Go behind the scenes of Ariana Grande's Sweetener world tour and see what it takes to travel the globe performing to millions of fans.

Justin Bieber: Next Chapter (YouTube)

This documentary follows Justin's life during lockdown, how it shaped his relationships, including his marriage to Hailey Baldwin, and the music he created during the period of isolation.

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