Eminem's first hit was "My Name Is," which introduced his alter ego, Slim Shady.
The song "Grease," sung by Frankie Valli in the 1978 movie, was written by Barry Gibb of The Bee Gees.
The drum sound on Buddy Knox's 1957 US #1 hit "Party Doll" was actually made by a cardboard box filled with cotton.
"At This Moment" was first released by Billy Vera & the Beaters in 1981, and hit #79. After it was used in two episodes of Family Ties in 1985-1986, it went to #1.
"Dark Fantasy" by Kanye West opens with a reinterpretation of Cinderella as read by Nicky Minaj.
Ed Sheeran's first single was "The A Team," a song about a drug-addicted prostitute.
Zac tells the story of Hanson's massive hit "MMMbop," and talks about how brotherly bonds effect their music.
The lead singer of Everclear, Art is also their primary songwriter.
Was Dr. Feelgood a dentist? Did the "Crüecifixion" really happen?
Charlotte was established in the LA punk scene when a freaky girl named Belinda approached her wearing a garbage bag.
Bradley Cooper, Michael J. Fox, Rami Malek, Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow and George Clooney: Which actors really sang in their movies?
On Glen's résumé: hit songwriter, Facebook dominator, and member of Styx.
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