Sia Furler originally sent "Pretty Hurts" to Katy Perry, but she didn't see the email, so Beyonce ended up recording it instead.
When Petula Clark reached #1 in the US with "Downtown" in 1965, she became the first female singer from England to hit #1 in the US during the Rock Era (after 1955).
The Austin Powers theme is "Soul Bossa Nova," written by Quincy Jones in 1962 - the same year the first James Bond movie was released.
Adele's "Hello" was the first song to sell over a million downloads in a week.
"Dark Fantasy" by Kanye West opens with a reinterpretation of Cinderella as read by Nicky Minaj.
The first single to simultaneously top the UK and US charts was The Everly Brothers' "Cathy's Clown" in May 1960.
Cain talks about the divine inspirations for "Don't Stop Believin'" and "Faithfully."
Some songs get a second life when they find a new audience through a movie, commercial, TV show, or even the Internet.
Despite her reticent personality, Adele's life and music are filled with intrigue. See if you can spot the true tales.
With his X-wife Exene, John fronts the band X and writes their songs.
Fiona's highly-anticipated third album almost didn't make it. Here's how it finally came together after two years and a leak.
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