"Crank That (Soulja Boy)" was the most successful digital track of 2007 in the US with 2,909,000 downloads. On January 6, 2008 it became the first song ever to sell 3 million digital copies in the States.
Zayn's "Pillowtalk" reached #1 on the Hot 100, something his former One Direction bandmates never achieved.
After 47 visits to the Hot 100, Justin Bieber topped the tally for the first time on September 17, 2015 with "What Do You Mean?"
When the Christian band DC Talk covered Nirvana's "All Apologies" at concerts, they would change the line "Everyone is gay" to "Jesus is the Way."
Mariah Carey's song "The Roof" is about her first kiss with Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.
"London Calling" by The Clash was written amid widespread fears that the Thames River was going to flood the city.
MTV, a popular TV theme song and Madonna all show up in this '80s music quiz.
The "All I Want" singer went through a long depression, playing some shows when he didn't want to be alive.
Do you remember the first time you heard "email" in a song? How about "hater" or "Facebook"? Here are the songs where they first showed up.
The head of Drake's estate shares his insights on the late folk singer's life and music.
A scholarly analysis of yacht rock favorites ("Steal Away," "Baker Street"...) with a member of the leading YR cover band.
One of the first successful female singer-songwriters, Janis had her first hit in 1967 at age 15.