"Irreplaceable" wasn't specifically penned for Beyonce - in fact, Ne-Yo wrote it more as a country song and had Faith Hill and Shania Twain in mind.
The title of Florence + the Machine's "How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful" was inspired by the Los Angeles skyline.
Kylie Minogue's "Can't Get You Out Of My Head" received more airplay during the 2000s than any other song in the UK.
The music video for "You Are A Tourist" by Death Cab For Cutie was done live on the internet, becoming the first live, scripted, single-take music video recorded that way.
Alicia Keys wrote "If I Ain't Got You" just after she'd heard the news that Aaliyah had passed away. in a plane crash.
The song "Knock On Wood" was confusing to UK listeners because the saying there is "Touch Wood."
Into the vaults for this talk with Bolton from the '80s when he was a focused on writing songs for other artists.
Rickie Lee Jones on songwriting, social media, and how she's handling Trump.
The ladies who ruled the '90s in this quiz.
Justin wrote the classic "Nights In White Satin," but his fondest musical memories are from a different decade.
Can you be married in one country but not another? Only if you're part of a gay couple. One of the first famous singers to come out as a lesbian, Janis wrote a song about it.
The Evanescence frontwoman on the songs that have shifted meaning and her foray into kids' music.
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