How a goofy detective movie, a disenchanted director and an unlikely songwriter led to one of the biggest hits in pop history.
One of the most popular classical vocalists in the land is lining up a trip to space, which is the inspiration for many of her songs.
The drummer and one of the primary songwriters in Grand Funk talks rock stardom and Todd Rundgren.
Howard explains his positive songwriting method and how uplifting songs can carry a deeper message.
Have you got the smarts to know which of these graduation song stories are real?
In this quiz, spot the artist who put Romeo into a song lyric.
The Kenny G instrumental "Songbird" owes much of its success to VH1, which launched a year earlier and played the video to death.
Eric Clapton wrote "Wonderful Tonight" while waiting for his girlfriend, Pattie Boyd, to get ready for a night out. By the time she was ready, he had written the song.
"Virginia" in "Only The Good Die Young" is named after a real girl Billy Joel was trying to impress.
The video for Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" pays homage to the classic 1995 film Clueless with the rapper playing Cher and featured singer Charli XCX portraying Tai. It was filmed at some of the same locations used in the movie.
Elvis Costello says "Everyday I Write The Book" is a knockoff of Nick Lowe's "When I Write the Book."
"Womanizer" was Britney Spears' comeback song, going to #1 about 10 months after she was institutionalized to get treatment for addictions and mental health issues.