When "Believe" hit #1 in America, it made Cher, age 52, the oldest woman ever to top the chart.
Lindsay Lohan sued Pitbull for defamation over the line in his song "Give Me Everything (Tonight)," ""I got it locked up like Lindsay Lohan."
The inspiration for Gordon Lightfoot's "Sundown" came from the songwriter worrying about his girlfriend, who was out at bars all day while he was at home penning songs.
"Coming Home" by Diddy - Dirty Money was originally iwritten for for T.I., who was getting out of prison at the time.
16-tear-old Lorde wrote the lyrics to "Royals" at home in just half an hour. She was inspired by the "ridiculous, unrelatable, unattainable opulence" that runs through such albums as Kanye West and Jay-Z's Watch the Throne and Lana Del Rey's Born To Die.
Madonna's "Justify My Love" was co-written by Lenny Kravitz.
Tim and his brother Richard are the Furs' foundation; Tim explains how they write and tells the story of "Pretty In Pink."
The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.
Jim talks about the impact of "The Middle" and uses a tree metaphor to describe his songwriting philosophy.
It wasn't her biggest hit as a songwriter (that would be "Bette Davis Eyes"), but "Put a Little Love in Your Heart" had a family connection for Jackie.
Rosanne talks about the journey that inspired her songs on her album The River & the Thread, including a stop at the Tallahatchie Bridge.
Lori's songs have been recorded by Faith Hill and Sara Evans. She's performed on the CMAs and on Oprah. She also has five kids.