The K-pop hit "Gangnam Style" became the most-viewed video in YouTube history months after it was released in 2012, a title it held until "See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa overtook it in 2017.
Irving Berlin said "God Bless America" was "not a patriotic song, but rather an expression of gratitude."
George Harrison's 1971 song "Bangla Desh" was the first major charity single. It was part of a concert held to bring relief to the people of Bangladesh, who were fighting for independence and suffering from a famine.
When the Christian band DC Talk covered Nirvana's "All Apologies" at concerts, they would change the line "Everyone is gay" to "Jesus is the Way."
The CCR song "Run Through the Jungle" is about gun control.
The Destiny's Child "Independent Women Part I" video was directed by the same guy who did the Hunger Games movies.
Mike Rutherford talks about the "Silent Running" storyline and "Land Of Confusion" in the age of Trump.
Does Angus really drink himself silly? Did their name come from a sewing machine? See if you can spot the real stories about AC/DC.
Surprise exits, a catfight and some very memorable performances make our list of the most memorable Idol moments.
An interview with Dr. John Covach, music professor at the University of Rochester whose free online courses have become wildly popular.
Sheryl Crow's longtime songwriting partner/guitarist Jeff Trott reveals the stories behind many of the singer's hits, and what its like to be a producer for Leighton Meester and Max Gomez.
In 1986, a Stephen King novella was made into a movie, with a classic song serving as title, soundtrack and tone.
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