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The Story Behind the Song: Kelly Clarkson, “Stronger”

“Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” Written by: Jörgen Elofsson, Ali Tamposi, David Gamson, Greg Kurstin Recorded by: Kelly Clarkson Peak Chart Position: No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 Walk us through a typical Day in the life of Ali Tamposi. Ali Tamposi: I wake up,...

Behind the Song: Dustin Lynch, “Cowboys and Angels”

Written by: Dustin Lynch, Josh Leo, Tim NicholsRecorded by: Dustin LynchPeak Chart Position:No. 8 Billboard Country When and where did you write “Cowboys and Angels?” Anything in particular about the vibe or your frame of mind while writing it? Two years...

The Story Behind the Song: Phillip Phillips, “Home”

(Left to right: Phillip Phillips, Greg Holden, Drew Pearson)How Did They Write That?Phillip Phillips, “Home”Written by: Drew Pearson & Greg HoldenRecorded by: Phillip PhillipsPeak Chart Position: No. 7 Billboard Hot 100, No. 1 Adult Pop & Triple AWhat is a...

Behind the Song: Little Big Town, “Pontoon”

Written by: Barry Dean, Natalie Hemby, Luke Laird Recorded by: Little Big Town Peak Chart Position: No. 1 Billboard CountryWhat's a typical day like in the life of Barry Dean? Dean: They're probably like most people -- busy, I have four...

The Most Common Chord Progressions for Songwriting

You may have seen one of the various online videos in which a musician will demonstrate ‘100 songs in 4 minutes’ or ‘play 50 songs with only these 4 chords’ and so on.There is a...

What Made The Beatles Successful Songwriters?

The Beatles were great because all four of the band members were strong songwriters and the band is considered one of the greatest of all-time. Paul McCartney and John Lennon were the primary writers, but as time...
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With Mika, It’s Pop, but So What?

“Because I was dealing with all this darkness, I wanted the songs to be even brighter.”

Billy Joel Announces Live Sirius XM Concert for December

SiriusXM announced that legendary musician Billy Joel will sit down for a special SiriusXM event at the Faena Theater in Miami Beach, on Thursday, December 5....
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