Young MC shows up in the George Clooney movie Up In The Air performing his hit "Bust A Move."
The CCR song "Run Through the Jungle" is about gun control.
Madonna wrote a song called "Love Won't Wait" that she didn't want, but became a UK #1 hit for Gary Barlow.
Ariana Grande's hit "Problem" started off as a track written by One Direction songwriter Savan Kotecha. He gave it the working title of "The Whisper Song," after a 2005 Ying Yang Twins hit.
The Strokes admitted to purloining Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' "American Girl" for their hit "Last Nite."
Lou Reed's 11-minute "Street Hassle" features a spoken part by Bruce Springsteen.
Long before Eminem, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj created alternate personas, David Bowie, Bono, Joni Mitchell and even Hank Williams took on characters.
When he joined Guns N' Roses in 1990, Matt helped them craft an orchestral sound; his mezzo fortes and pianissimos are all over "November Rain."
Can you name Def Leppard's only #1 hit in America? Get rocked with this adrenalized quiz.
One of the most popular classical vocalists in the land is lining up a trip to space, which is the inspiration for many of her songs.
Starting in Virginia City, Nevada and rippling out to the Haight-Ashbury, LSD reshaped popular music.
How a goofy detective movie, a disenchanted director and an unlikely songwriter led to one of the biggest hits in pop history.