Surprise exits, a catfight and some very memorable performances make our list of the most memorable Idol moments.
Long before Eminem, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj created alternate personas, David Bowie, Bono, Joni Mitchell and even Hank Williams took on characters.
For songwriters, Johnny represents the American man. He has been angry, cool, magic, a rebel and, of course, marching home.
The king of Christian worship music explains talks about writing songs for troubled times.
The "Lowdown" and "Lido Shuffle" singer makes a habit of playing with the best in the business.
The lead singer/lyricist of The Beach Boys talks about coming up with the words for "Good Vibrations," "Fun, Fun, Fun," "Kokomo" and other classic songs.