Ellie Goulding's hit song "Lights" is about her fear of the dark, which forces the singer to sleep with the lights on.
A perfume called Wonderstruck was named after a line in Taylor Swift's song "Enchanted": "I'm wonderstruck, blushing all the way home."
Avicii's "Wake Me Up" was the first ever song to reach 200 million streams on the Spotify music streaming service.
"Soul Man" was a new term when the song was written in 1967. As defined by Sam & Dave, the "soul man" was a farmer "comin' to ya on a dusty road."
When "Nothin' On You" reached #1 on the Hot 100, B.o.B became the first American act whose name is a palindrome to top the chart. The other two who did so prior to the Atlanta rapper were both Scandinavian groups - ABBA and A-Ha.
Barry Manilow didn't write his #1 hit "I Write The Songs." Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys wrote it.
We've heard of artists putting their hearts into their music, but some take it literally.
When you free your mind, your ass may follow, but you have to make sure someone else doesn't program it while it's wide open.
Richie talks about the impact of "Amazed," and how his 4-year-old son inspired another Lonestar hit.
Into the vaults for this talk with Bolton from the '80s when he was a focused on writing songs for other artists.
A drummer for one of the most successful metal bands of the last decade, Chris talks about what it's like writing and performing with Slipknot. Metal-neck is a factor.
The Christian rapper talks about where his trip to Haiti and his history of addiction fit into his songs.
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