Eminem's first hit was "My Name Is," which introduced his alter ego, Slim Shady.
MC Skat Kat was created for the remix of "Opposites Attract," which was released as the last single from her Forever Your Girl album. The team that created the Kat also did a-ha's "Take On Me" video.
Lindsay Lohan sued Pitbull for defamation over the line in his song "Give Me Everything (Tonight)," ""I got it locked up like Lindsay Lohan."
Fleetwood Mac's "Gypsy" is about Stevie Nicks' best friend, who died of leukemia.
Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" was the first US chart-topper to include the word "funk" in the title.
"I Can See Clearly Now" by Johnny Nash was the first reggae song to hit #1 in America on the Hot 100.
Justin wrote the classic "Nights In White Satin," but his fondest musical memories are from a different decade.
JJ talks about The Stranglers' signature sound - keyboard and bass - which isn't your typical strain of punk rock.
Writing with Phil Lynott, Scott saw their ill-fated frontman move to a darker place in his life and lyrics.
Soul music legend Bill Withers on how life experience and the company you keep leads to classic songs like "Lean On Me."
Michelob commercials generated hits for Eric Clapton, Genesis and Steve Winwood in the '80s, even as some of these rockers were fighting alcoholism.
Songs where something goes horribly wrong (literally or metaphorically), and help is needed right away.
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