Behind the Music

Behind the Music

1997 - 2014, Biopic, Other, Other
Profiles of well known musical artists.

Episode Guide

  • Behind the Music - T-Pain (Season 14 Episode 3)
    Season 14 Episode 3:


    The rise of T-Pain.

  • Behind the Music - The Game (Season 14 Episode 2)
    Season 14 Episode 2:

    The Game

    The Game becomes a successful rapper in the west coast in spite of his start as a young gangbanger from Compton.

  • Behind the Music - Pitbull (Season 14 Episode 1)
    Season 14 Episode 1:


    The career of rapper Pitbull.

  • Behind the Music - Ricky Martin (Season 13 Episode 8)
    Season 13 Episode 8:

    Ricky Martin

    Ricky Martin recounts his early days with the Latin pop group Menudo; his days as a soap opera star; his decision to come out as a gay man; and how he balances his life as a father of twin boys and as an international performer.

  • Behind the Music - Adam Lambert (Season 13 Episode 7)
    Season 13 Episode 7:

    Adam Lambert

    Adam Lambert has a unique take on pop music.

  • Behind the Music - Enrique Iglesias (Season 13 Episode 6)
    Season 13 Episode 6:

    Enrique Iglesias

    Enrique Iglesias experiences both highs and lows in his career.

  • Behind the Music - Mary J. Blige (Season 13 Episode 5)
    Season 13 Episode 5:

    Mary J. Blige

    The life and career of Mary J. Blige.

  • Behind the Music - Miranda Lambert (Season 13 Episode 4)
    Season 13 Episode 4:

    Miranda Lambert

    At a young age, Miranda Lambert becomes determined to make country music.

  • Behind the Music - Ice Cube (Season 13 Episode 3)
    Season 13 Episode 3:

    Ice Cube

    Associates discuss how Ice Cube has become the modern day Renaissance man.

  • Behind the Music - Missy Elliott (Season 13 Episode 2)
    Season 13 Episode 2:

    Missy Elliott

    Missy Elliott changes the face of hip hop.

  • Behind the Music - Nelly (Season 13 Episode 1)
    Season 13 Episode 1:


    Hip hop artist Nelly's rise to stardom from humble beginnings.

  • Behind the Music - Fantasia (Season 12 Episode 8)
    Season 12 Episode 8:


    Fantasia Barrino overcomes odds with her rise to fame.

  • Behind the Music - Usher (Season 12 Episode 7)
    Season 12 Episode 7:


    Usher becomes a popular R & B artist and an actor after being discovered at a local talent show.

  • Behind the Music - Jennifer Lopez (Season 12 Episode 6)
    Season 12 Episode 6:

    Jennifer Lopez

    Jennifer Lopez openly discusses her career and her life.

  • Behind the Music - Jennifer Hudson (Season 12 Episode 5)
    Season 12 Episode 5:

    Jennifer Hudson

    Jennifer Hudson finds success in spite of an early elimination from "American Idol."

  • Behind the Music - Courtney Love (Season 12 Episode 4)
    Season 12 Episode 4:

    Courtney Love

    Rocker Courtney Love discusses her music career, acting and being a mother.

  • Behind the Music - Eve (Season 12 Episode 3)
    Season 12 Episode 3:


    Eve discusses her rocky rise to fame as a successful female rap artist.

  • Behind the Music - Christina Aguilera (Season 12 Episode 2)
    Season 12 Episode 2:

    Christina Aguilera

    Christina Aguilera's road to super stardom was not an easy one.

  • Behind the Music - DMX (Season 12 Episode 1)
    Season 12 Episode 1:


    DMX overcomes a violent childhood and experience with the juvenile justice system to find success as a rapper.

  • Behind the Music - 50 Cent (Season 11 Episode 6)
    Season 11 Episode 6:

    50 Cent

    Growing up in the violence of Jamaica in Queens, N.Y., Curtis Jackson decides to chase his dream.

  • Behind the Music - T.I. (Season 11 Episode 5)
    Season 11 Episode 5:


    Dropped from his label and busted, T.I. decides to mentor troubled youth.

  • Behind the Music - Bret Michaels (Season 11 Episode 4)
    Season 11 Episode 4:

    Bret Michaels

    Bret Michaels.

  • Behind the Music - Bobby Brown (Season 11 Episode 3)
    Season 11 Episode 3:

    Bobby Brown

    Bobby Brown's career, from his days with the New Edition to his time as a solo artist.

  • Behind the Music - Pink (Season 11 Episode 2)
    Season 11 Episode 2:


    Pink uses her troubled childhood to fuel her earlier music and hopes to continue breaking new ground.

  • Behind the Music - Lil Wayne (Season 11 Episode 1)
    Season 11 Episode 1:

    Lil Wayne

    Having struggled at an early age, Lil Wayne uses rap as his ticket to a better life.

  • Behind the Music - New Kids on the Block (Season 10 Episode 1)
    Season 10 Episode 1:

    New Kids on the Block

    In spite of being driven to break up by the pressures of superstardom, New Kids on the Block reunite in 2008.

  • Behind the Music - Nick Lachey (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:

    Nick Lachey

    Nick Lachey.

  • Behind the Music - Pantera (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:


    Pantera saves the heavy metal genre from extinction when grunge becomes big.

  • Behind the Music - Ratt (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:


    Ratt finds success but gets torn apart by excessive partying.

  • Behind the Music - Kid Rock (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    Kid Rock

    Kid Rock.

  • Behind the Music - Backstreet Boys (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Backstreet Boys

    Backstreet Boys.

  • Behind the Music - New Edition (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    New Edition

    New Edition members use music to escape turmoil in the projects, then find success.

  • Behind the Music - LL Cool J (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    LL Cool J

    LL Cool J's celebrity spans music, television and movies.

  • Behind the Music - George Michael (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    George Michael

    George Michael finds success with Wham and in a solo career in spite of struggles, heartache and loss.

  • Behind the Music - Guns N' Roses (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Guns N' Roses

    Guns N' Roses reinvent the metal scene, rise to stardom, then allow ego and turmoil to break them up.

  • Behind the Music - TLC: The Final Chapter (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    TLC: The Final Chapter

    In the past five years, TLC endures ego clashes, illness, motherhood and death.

  • Behind the Music - Spice Girls (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Spice Girls

    The Spice Girls become media icons in Britain and America.

  • Behind the Music - Britney Spears (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Britney Spears

    Britney Spears.

  • Behind the Music - Top Gun (Season 6 Episode 217)
    Season 6 Episode 217:

    Top Gun

    Tom Cruise stars in "Top Gun."

  • Behind the Music - Matchbox Twenty (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Matchbox Twenty

    Matchbox Twenty.

  • Behind the Music - Hootie and the Blowfish (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Hootie and the Blowfish

    College friends perform for fun and become the successful Hootie and the Blowfish.

  • Behind the Music - Cyndi Lauper (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Cyndi Lauper

    Cyndi Lauper gained fame for her unusual fashion sense and hits such as "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" and "Time After Time.".

  • Behind the Music - Aerosmith (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:



  • Behind the Music - 2 Live Crew (Season 5 Episode 206)
    Season 5 Episode 206:

    2 Live Crew

    Controversial rap group 2 Live Crew.

  • Behind the Music - Heartbreaks and Breakups (Season 5 Episode 28)
    Season 5 Episode 28:

    Heartbreaks and Breakups

    Gwen Stefani and Tony Kanal; Stevie Nicks and Lindsay Buckingham; Sean Combs and Jennifer Lopez.

  • Behind the Music - Raunchiest Revelations (Season 5 Episode 27)
    Season 5 Episode 27:

    Raunchiest Revelations

    Red Hot Chili Peppers' fans; Poison groupies; the Go-Gos; Motley Crue.

  • Behind the Music - Near-Death Experiences (Season 5 Episode 26)
    Season 5 Episode 26:

    Near-Death Experiences

    Tina Turner; Dave Mustaine; Nikki Sixx.

  • Behind the Music - Most Shocking Moments (Season 5 Episode 25)
    Season 5 Episode 25:

    Most Shocking Moments

    Ozzy Osbourne; Lisa Lopes; Leif Garrett.

  • Behind the Music - Riches to Rags (Season 5 Episode 24)
    Season 5 Episode 24:

    Riches to Rags

    M.C. Hammer; TLC; Willie Nelson; Dee Snider.

  • Behind the Music - Updates and Fresh Takes (Season 5 Episode 23)
    Season 5 Episode 23:

    Updates and Fresh Takes

    Rod Stewart; Ricky Martin; Sheryl Crow; P. Diddy.

  • Behind the Music - Bob Marley (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    Bob Marley

    Bob Marley.

  • Behind the Music - Boyz II Men (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    Boyz II Men

    Boyz II Men find success.

  • Behind the Music - Foreigner (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:



  • Behind the Music - Garbage (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:



  • Behind the Music - Sheryl Crow (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    Sheryl Crow

    Sheryl Crow.

  • Behind the Music - Anthrax (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:



  • Behind the Music - Busta Rhymes (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    Busta Rhymes

    Rapper Busta Rhymes.

  • Behind the Music - Hall and Oates (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    Hall and Oates

    Hall and Oates.

  • Behind the Music - The Cult (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    The Cult

    The Cult.

  • Behind the Music - Sublime (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:



  • Behind the Music - Salt 'n' Pepa (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Salt 'n' Pepa

    The image hip-hop artists Salt N Pepa cultivated of strong, independent women masked their real-life insecurities even as they rose to the top of the charts.

  • Behind the Music - Mary J. Blige (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Mary J. Blige

    Hip-hop artist Mary J. Blige sings about abusive relationships and drug addiction arising from real-life experiences.

  • Behind the Music - Lindsey Buckingham (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Lindsey Buckingham

    Musician Lindsey Buckingham infused Fleetwood Mac with a pop-rock sound while contending with a rocky affair with Stevie Nicks.

  • Behind the Music - Sinead O'Connor (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Sinead O'Connor

    Sinead O'Connor's musical career has gone from the top of the charts with "Nothing Compares 2 U" to a downward spiral immersed in controversy due to her beliefs.

  • Behind the Music - Aaliyah (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:


    Aaliyah's promising career as a pop singer and movie actress was cut short on August 25, 2001, when she died in a tragic plane crash.

  • Behind the Music - Sean "P. Diddy" Combs (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Sean "P. Diddy" Combs

    Sean "P. Diddy" Combs tells his life story, tracing his rise from the streets of Harlem to influential hip-hop artist and entrepreneur.

  • Behind the Music - Judas Priest (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Judas Priest

    Chronicling the history of heavy metal band Judas Priest. Includes interviews with Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton, K.K. Downing, Ian Hill, Scott Travis and Ripper Owens.

  • Behind the Music - Blind Melon (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Blind Melon

    Formed in 1990, Blind Melon found great success until Shannon Hoon's drug addiction led to his death and the decision to disband.

  • Behind the Music - Hair (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:


    How the musical "Hair" became a hit after debuting on Broadway in 1968 at the height of the Vietnam War, the civil rights movement and the sexual revolution.

  • Behind the Music - Twisted Sister (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Twisted Sister

    Frontman Dee Snider and the others speak candidly about the rise and fall of heavy-metal band Twisted Sister.

  • Behind the Music - REO Speedwagon (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    REO Speedwagon

    REO Speedwagon pioneered the power ballad, topping the charts in the '80s with "Keep on Lovin' You," "Take It on the Run" and others.

  • Behind the Music - Pat Benatar (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Pat Benatar

    Pat Benatar shakes up the music world with her powerful vocals and sexy image, winning four consecutive Grammy Awards.

  • Behind the Music - Neil Diamond (Season 4 Episode 35)
    Season 4 Episode 35:

    Neil Diamond

    Friends and colleagues discuss the long and industrious career of singer-songwriter Neil Diamond.

  • Behind the Music - Green Day (Season 4 Episode 34)
    Season 4 Episode 34:

    Green Day

    The punk band Green Day experienced a backlash from their "original" fans after hard work and a grueling tour schedule landed them a major label record contract.

  • Behind the Music - Notorious B.I.G. (Season 4 Episode 33)
    Season 4 Episode 33:

    Notorious B.I.G.

    The turbulent life of rapper Biggie Smalls, aka Notorious B.I.G., and why a former LAPD detective claims he was forced to drop his investigation into Smalls' unsolved shooting death.

  • Behind the Music - Rick Nelson (Season 4 Episode 32)
    Season 4 Episode 32:

    Rick Nelson

    The career of teen idol Rick Nelson, from his rise as a pop-rockabilly musician in the '50s, to his death in a fiery plane wreck on New Year's Eve 1985.

  • Behind the Music - 1994 (Season 4 Episode 31)
    Season 4 Episode 31:


    The year 1994 saw the marriage of Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley, the death of Kurt Cobain, the rise of Sean "Puffy" Combs and the O.J. Simpson trial.

  • Behind the Music - 1987 (Season 4 Episode 30)
    Season 4 Episode 30:


    The music scene in 1987, including George Michael, Public Enemy, the Beastie Boys, Bruce Springsteen, Poison, Whitesnake and others.

  • Behind the Music - 1981 (Season 4 Episode 29)
    Season 4 Episode 29:


    Sting, Pat Benatar, Debbie Harry, Andy Summers and others talk about the music scene in 1981 and the advent of MTV and music videos.

  • Behind the Music - Blues Traveler (Season 4 Episode 28)
    Season 4 Episode 28:

    Blues Traveler

    Blues Traveler bounces back after John Popper's emergency angioplasty and the death of 31-year-old Bobby Sheehan.

  • Behind the Music - 1975 (Season 4 Episode 27)
    Season 4 Episode 27:


    Music from 1975.

  • Behind the Music - 1972 (Season 4 Episode 26)
    Season 4 Episode 26:


    The idealism of the '60s gives way to cynicism as the United States pulls out of Vietnam; the White House conspires to silence John Lennon; the Rolling Stones release "Exile on Main Street.".

  • Behind the Music - Megadeth (Season 4 Episode 25)
    Season 4 Episode 25:


    Heavy-metal pioneer Dave Mustaine formed Megadeth after being kicked out of Metallica in 1982.

  • Behind the Music - Billy Idol (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    Billy Idol

    Billy Idol chronicles his career as a rock icon with the trademark sneer and spiky hair.

  • Behind the Music - Saturday Night Fever (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    Saturday Night Fever

    In spite of roadblocks, the film "Saturday Night Fever" became a pop phenomenon, breaking attendance records and kindling a disco dance craze.

  • Behind the Music - Flashdance (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:


    A new way of marketing movies on the fledgling cable channel MTV turned the low-budget film "Flashdance" into a smash hit.

  • Behind the Music - Rod Stewart (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    Rod Stewart

    The life and career of legendary rocker Rod Stewart, from his birth in war-torn London to his breakout hit, "Maggie May.".

  • Behind the Music - Doobie Brothers (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Doobie Brothers

    The Doobie Brothers disbanded in 1982 after being derailed by hard drugs, but they reunited in the late 1980s.

  • Behind the Music - Journey (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:


    The band members of Journey relive the chart-topping success they enjoyed in the '80s, as well as the challenges they faced in later years.

  • Behind the Music - Huey Lewis and the News (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Huey Lewis and the News

    The pop-rock band Huey Lewis & the News is comprised of six boyhood friends who are still touring after 20 years.

  • Behind the Music - Grease (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:


    From Broadway to the silver screen, the musical "Grease" continues to be enjoyed by audiences worldwide.

  • Behind the Music - 2000 (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:


    The year 2000 bristled with controversies, including the case against Napster, rapper Eminem's inflammatory song lyrics and other musical rows.

  • Behind the Music - Everclear (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:


    Musician Art Alexakis nearly died of a drug overdose at age 22 before cleaning up his act and forming the rock trio Everclear.

  • Behind the Music - John Lennon (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    John Lennon

    John Lennon's life from childhood to superstardom.

  • Behind the Music - John Lennon: The Last Years (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    John Lennon: The Last Years

    John Lennon's last five years of life are chronicled through archival footage and interviews with Yoko Ono, Julian Lennon and Lennon himself.

  • Behind the Music - Creed (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:


    Creed has sold over 10 million albums in five years despite being stigmatized as a Christian rock band.

  • Behind the Music - Snoop Dogg (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Snoop Dogg

    The life and times of rap artist Snoop Dogg, including his childhood in Long Beach, Calif., and the untimely death of his friend Tupac Shakur.

  • Behind the Music - Brian Setzer (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Brian Setzer

    Brian Setzer has pursued his musical passions for 20 years, and had a huge part in the resurgent popularity of both rockabilly and big-band swing music.

  • Behind the Music - Badfinger (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:


    The group Badfinger found great success after being signed to the Beatles' Apple Records label, but financial and legal troubles left them broken and led to suicide.

  • Behind the Music - Tiffany (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:


    Teenage pop star Tiffany rocketed to fame with the hit single "I Think We're Alone Now," but her private life was a nightmare.

  • Behind the Music - Chicago (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:


    Rock band Chicago survived the accidental death of singer-guitarist Terry Kath in 1978 to ride a second wave of success in the 1980s.

  • Behind the Music - Barenaked Ladies (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Barenaked Ladies

    Canadian pop band Barenaked Ladies achieved stardom, propelled by their antics and high-powered shows.

  • Behind the Music - Cat Stevens (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Cat Stevens

    After two near-death experiences, '70s pop star Cat Stevens turns his back on the music industry and embraces the Muslim faith.

  • Behind the Music - Anniversary Special (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Anniversary Special

    Kathy Griffin reviews the series' great moments and gives updates on featured musicians; celebrity testimonials.

  • Behind the Music - Ice-T (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:


    A veteran of L.A. street violence, Grammy award-winning rap artist Ice-T caused a furor with his 1993 single "Cop Killer.".

  • Behind the Music - 1977 (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:


    An eclectic group of bands finds popularity in 1977; includes Elvis Costello, Talking Heads, Sex Pistols.

  • Behind the Music - Styx (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:


    The rock band Styx broke up in 1984, after being pulled in two different directions by vocalists Dennis DeYoung and Tommy Shaw.

  • Behind the Music - Peter Frampton (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Peter Frampton

    Peter Frampton shot to superstardom in the 1970s after his live rock album sold a record-breaking number of copies.

  • Behind the Music - Rock & Roll High School (Season 3 Episode 124)
    Season 3 Episode 124:

    Rock & Roll High School

  • Behind the Music - Decision 2000: Favorite Diva (Season 3 Episode 110)
    Season 3 Episode 110:

    Decision 2000: Favorite Diva

    Viewers pick their favorite diva's episode of "Behind the Music."

  • Behind the Music - Decision 2000: Favorite Episodes (Season 3 Episode 109)
    Season 3 Episode 109:

    Decision 2000: Favorite Episodes

    Viewers pick their favorite episodes of "Behind the Music."

  • Behind the Music - Decision 2000: Favorite Bad Boy (Season 3 Episode 108)
    Season 3 Episode 108:

    Decision 2000: Favorite Bad Boy

    Viewers pick their favorite bad boy episode of "Behind the Music."

  • Behind the Music - Decision 2000: Favorite '90s Artist (Season 3 Episode 107)
    Season 3 Episode 107:

    Decision 2000: Favorite '90s Artist

    Viewers pick their favorite '90s artist episode of "Behind the Music."

  • Behind the Music - Decision 2000: Favorite '80s Artist (Season 3 Episode 106)
    Season 3 Episode 106:

    Decision 2000: Favorite '80s Artist

    Viewers pick their favorite '80s artist episode of "Behind the Music."

  • Behind the Music - Decision 2000: Favorite Teen Idol (Season 3 Episode 105)
    Season 3 Episode 105:

    Decision 2000: Favorite Teen Idol

    Viewers pick their favorite teen idol episode of "Behind the Music."

  • Behind the Music - Leif Garrett: Popped-Up Version (Season 3 Episode 103)
    Season 3 Episode 103:

    Leif Garrett: Popped-Up Version

    (Popped-up version) Leif Garrett becomes a teen idol, but drug abuse leads to a near-fatal accident.

  • Behind the Music - The Bangles (Season 3 Episode 40)
    Season 3 Episode 40:

    The Bangles

    The Bangles topped the charts in the '80s with highly polished pop hits like "Manic Monday" and "Walk Like an Egyptian.".

  • Behind the Music - Faith Hill (Season 3 Episode 39)
    Season 3 Episode 39:

    Faith Hill

    Country music singer Faith Hill grew up in Mississippi with her adoptive family before heading to Nashville, Tenn.

  • Behind the Music - Public Enemy (Season 3 Episode 38)
    Season 3 Episode 38:

    Public Enemy

    The rap group Public Enemy revolutionized hip-hop music while sparking controversy with militant song lyrics.

  • Behind the Music - Queen Latifah (Season 3 Episode 37)
    Season 3 Episode 37:

    Queen Latifah

    Hip-hop artist Queen Latifah is a modern-day Renaissance woman, starring in TV and feature film roles, as well as hosting her own talk show.

  • Behind the Music - The Monkees (Season 3 Episode 36)
    Season 3 Episode 36:

    The Monkees

    Brought together for a '60s TV series, the Monkees produced memorable pop hits like "I'm a Believer.".

  • Behind the Music - Bon Jovi (Season 3 Episode 35)
    Season 3 Episode 35:

    Bon Jovi

    Before assembling a band, Jon Bon Jovi cut demos while working as a janitor at a New York recording studio.

  • Behind the Music - AC/DC (Season 3 Episode 34)
    Season 3 Episode 34:


    AC/DC became a rock 'n' roll powerhouse in the '70s, forging an unmistakable hard rock sound characterized by the lacerating vocals of Bon Scott, who died in 1980.

  • Behind the Music - Ricky Martin (Season 3 Episode 33)
    Season 3 Episode 33:

    Ricky Martin

    A profile of Latin pop star Ricky Martin, who began his career as a lead singer for Menudo and later appeared on "General Hospital.".

  • Behind the Music - The Go-Go's (Season 3 Episode 32)
    Season 3 Episode 32:

    The Go-Go's

    The all-female pop group the Go-Go's emerged from the California punk scene in the early '80s to make a splash with a hugely successful debut album.

  • Behind the Music - 1992 (Season 3 Episode 31)
    Season 3 Episode 31:


    The music scene of 1992; Seattle bands; Los Angeles riots; farewell to hair bands; presidential hopeful Bill Clinton plays the saxophone on television.

  • Behind the Music - The Police (Season 3 Episode 30)
    Season 3 Episode 30:

    The Police

    The rapid rise of the Police, from a toiling punk rock trio in the late '70s to a record-breaking superband in the early '80s.

  • Behind the Music - 1984 (Season 3 Episode 29)
    Season 3 Episode 29:


    The musical milieu of 1984, including the impact of British music and the influence of women and "heartland rockers" such as Bruce Springsteen.

  • Behind the Music - No Doubt (Season 3 Episode 28)
    Season 3 Episode 28:

    No Doubt

    No Doubt's lead singer John Spence committed suicide in 1987, but the California band endured and released a chart-topping album eight years later.

  • Behind the Music - Oasis (Season 3 Episode 27)
    Season 3 Episode 27:


    The band members of Oasis recall their legendary music career as bad boys.

  • Behind the Music - Elton John (Season 3 Episode 26)
    Season 3 Episode 26:

    Elton John

    Flamboyant pop star Elton John talks about his bouts with alcohol, cocaine and bulimia, as well as his suicide attempts.

  • Behind the Music - 1970 (Season 3 Episode 25)
    Season 3 Episode 25:


    The politics and popular culture of 1970. Includes interviews with Paul McCartney, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Isaac Hayes, Bobby Seale, G. Gordon Liddy and others.

  • Behind the Music - Tina Turner (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    Tina Turner

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Tina Turner began her career singing in honky-tonks before being discovered by guitarist Ike Turner in 1956.

  • Behind the Music - Run-D.M.C. (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:


    The members of pioneer rap group Run-D.M.C. talk about their triumphs and setbacks. Interviewees include LL Cool J.

  • Behind the Music - Quincy Jones (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Quincy Jones

    Quincy Jones, a music industry giant, talks about his life and career. Includes interviews with Peggy Lipton and others.

  • Behind the Music - Russell Simmons (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Russell Simmons

    Russell Simmons presided over a hip-hop empire for almost 20 years before selling his label, Def Jam Records.

  • Behind the Music - Celine Dion (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Celine Dion

    After a final performance on New Year's Eve 1999, pop diva Celine Dion retires to spend more time with husband-manager Rene Angelil.

  • Behind the Music - Michael Hutchence (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    Michael Hutchence

    Michael Hutchence, front man for the Australian pop band INXS, was dogged by the tabloid press until his death in 1997.

  • Behind the Music - The Partridge Family (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    The Partridge Family

    Studio musicians and singers created the music behind the 1970s TV series "The Partridge Family." Includes interviews with David Cassidy and others.

  • Behind the Music - 1999 (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:


    Interviews with Red Hot Chili Peppers, Insane Clown Posse and Columbine shooting victim Richard Castaldo.

  • Behind the Music - Genesis (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:


    The members of Genesis rehash their history, from the early years with Peter Gabriel to their success with Phil Collins.

  • Behind the Music - Alanis Morissette (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Alanis Morissette

    The career of Alanis Morissette, from her first single to her record-breaking debut album, "Jagged Little Pill.".

  • Behind the Music - Barry White (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Barry White

    Known as "The Love Man," Barry White began as writer-producer for his wife's girl group before embarking on his own career.

  • Behind the Music - Dr. Dre (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Dr. Dre

    Rap artist-producer Dr. Dre talks about his controversial career, including his first rap group and his latest record label, Aftermath Entertainment.

  • Behind the Music - The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    A successful stage version of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" leads to a movie with a cult following.

  • Behind the Music - Thin Lizzy (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Thin Lizzy

    The legacy of 1970s rock band Thin Lizzy, whose front man, Philip Lynott, died of heart failure after a drug overdose.

  • Behind the Music - Alan Freed (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Alan Freed

    The tragic life of legendary disc jockey Alan Freed, who launched the careers of Buddy Holly and Little Richard.

  • Behind the Music - Sting (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:


    Sting's life and career, from his beginnings in Newcastle, England, to his megastardom with the Police and his success as a solo artist.

  • Behind the Music - Glen Campbell (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Glen Campbell

    Glen Campbell is a leading country artist in the 1960s and '70s.

  • Behind the Music - Bad Company (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Bad Company

    Interviews with Bad Company, which was the first group to sign with Led Zeppelin's Swan Song label in the 1970s.

  • Behind the Music - Goo Goo Dolls (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Goo Goo Dolls

    The members of the Goo Goo Dolls talk about the troubled times that preceded the release of their hit single "Iris.".

  • Behind the Music - Peter Tosh (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Peter Tosh

    The troubled life and career of reggae music artist Peter Tosh, who never achieved the level of fame as his childhood friend Bob Marley.

  • Behind the Music - Donny & Marie (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Donny & Marie

    Donny and Marie Osmond talk about life after their 1970s variety show, including anxiety disorders and children.

  • Behind the Music - Bay City Rollers (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Bay City Rollers

    Exploring the seamier side of '70s stardom for the Bay City Rollers, including lawsuits, prison and drugs.

  • Behind the Music - Woodstock (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:


    Those who promoted the 1969 Woodstock Festival; Joel Rosenman; John Roberts; Michael Lang; Artie Kornfeld.

  • Behind the Music - Melissa Etheridge (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Melissa Etheridge

    Interviews trace the career of rock star Melissa Etheridge.

  • Behind the Music - John Mellencamp (Season 2 Episode 51)
    Season 2 Episode 51:

    John Mellencamp

    How John Mellencamp, a small-town guy, made it in the world of rock 'n' roll. Includes interviews with his wife, parents, friends and two of his children.

  • Behind the Music - Natalie Cole (Season 2 Episode 38)
    Season 2 Episode 38:

    Natalie Cole

    After undergoing rehabilitation for heroin addiction, Natalie Cole recalibrated her career with "Everlasting.".

  • Behind the Music - Quiet Riot (Season 2 Episode 37)
    Season 2 Episode 37:

    Quiet Riot

    The band members of metal group Quiet Riot discuss death, drug addiction and the dissolution of the band.

  • Behind the Music - Poison (Season 2 Episode 36)
    Season 2 Episode 36:


    Members of the heavy metal band Poison talk about rock 'n' roll, groupies and drugs.

  • Behind the Music - Weird Al Yankovic (Season 2 Episode 35)
    Season 2 Episode 35:

    Weird Al Yankovic

    A profile of Grammy-winner Weird Al Yankovic, who launched his career as a comedy artist with "My Bologna.".

  • Behind the Music - Lenny Kravitz (Season 2 Episode 34)
    Season 2 Episode 34:

    Lenny Kravitz

    Rock musician Lenny Kravitz talks about his critics, childhood and short-lived marriage to actress Lisa Bonet.

  • Behind the Music - Donna Summer (Season 2 Episode 33)
    Season 2 Episode 33:

    Donna Summer

    Donna Summer's career plummets with the end of disco.

  • Behind the Music - Eric Burdon and the Animals (Season 2 Episode 32)
    Season 2 Episode 32:

    Eric Burdon and the Animals

    Singer-songwriter Eric Burdon talks about his early music career, broken marriages, bouts of depression and drug abuse.

  • Behind the Music - Red Hot Chili Peppers (Season 2 Episode 31)
    Season 2 Episode 31:

    Red Hot Chili Peppers

    Members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers talk about heroin abuse and the death of guitarist Hillel Slovak.

  • Behind the Music - Marianne Faithfull (Season 2 Episode 30)
    Season 2 Episode 30:

    Marianne Faithfull

    Singer/songwriter Marianne Faithfull endures a tumultuous career.

  • Behind the Music - Tom Petty (Season 2 Episode 29)
    Season 2 Episode 29:

    Tom Petty

    Profiling Tom Petty's career from his early bar band, through lawsuits, bankruptcy and a fire to success.

  • Behind the Music - Black Crowes (Season 2 Episode 28)
    Season 2 Episode 28:

    Black Crowes

    The Black Crowes' career has been marked by rebellion, sibling rivalry and drug use.

  • Behind the Music - Alice Cooper (Season 2 Episode 27)
    Season 2 Episode 27:

    Alice Cooper

    Seminal rocker Alice Cooper talks about his theatrical career, his battle with alcoholism and his comeback.

  • Behind the Music - Julian Lennon (Season 2 Episode 26)
    Season 2 Episode 26:

    Julian Lennon

    Singer-songwriter Julian Lennon discusses his famous father and his bruised relationship with Yoko Ono.

  • Behind the Music - TLC (Season 2 Episode 25)
    Season 2 Episode 25:


    Rap group TLC's meteoric rise to fame was followed by misfortune, including bankruptcy, arson and illness.

  • Behind the Music - Cher (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:


    A discussion with Cher about her life and career, including interviews with her children Elijah Blue Allman and Chastity Bono.

  • Behind the Music - Duran Duran (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    Duran Duran

    Members of Duran Duran become 1980s teen idols but succumb to personal demons.

  • Behind the Music - Vanilla Ice (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Vanilla Ice

    Rapper Vanilla Ice's rapid rise to fame and his downfall, which culminated in a drug overdose in 1994.

  • Behind the Music - Iggy Pop (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Iggy Pop

    A profile of the prototypical punk rocker Iggy Pop, including footage of Iggy performing in 1968 and giving a drunken interview in 1980.

  • Behind the Music - Grand Funk Railroad (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Grand Funk Railroad

    Grand Funk Railroad endures through lineup changes and legal battles.

  • Behind the Music - Depeche Mode (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Depeche Mode

    Members of the alternative rock group Depeche Mode discuss musicians who influenced them, their careers and personal lives.

  • Behind the Music - The Day the Music Died (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    The Day the Music Died

    The tragic 1959 plane crash that took the lives of rock stars Buddy Holly, J.P. Richardson and Ritchie Valens; includes interviews with actor Gary Busey and others.

  • Behind the Music - Heart (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:


    Sisters and Heart band members Ann and Nancy Wilson discuss their careers, personal lives and the future.

  • Behind the Music - Leif Garrett (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Leif Garrett

    The highs and lows in the life of 1970s teen idol Leif Garrett, including a reunion with his best friend.

  • Behind the Music - Bette Midler (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Bette Midler

    The life and career of Bette Midler, who has overcome the deaths of her mother, sister and close friends.

  • Behind the Music - David Cassidy (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    David Cassidy

    Actor-singer David Cassidy's career soared in the 1970s with the success of "The Partridge Family.".

  • Behind the Music - Motley Crue (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Motley Crue

    Members of the band Motley Crue talk about being dogged by tragedy on the road to success, including auto accidents, overdoses and death.

  • Behind the Music - R.E.M. (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:


    Interviews with members of R.E.M. and with the mayor of Athens, Ga., where the band got its start nearly two decades ago.

  • Behind the Music - KC & The Sunshine Band (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    KC & The Sunshine Band

    KC & the Sunshine Band topped the music charts in the 1970s, but later fell into obscurity. Includes interviews with family and friends.

  • Behind the Music - Rick Springfield (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Rick Springfield

    After a 12-year absence from touring, rock performer Rick Springfield returns to the road; the singer discusses the ups and downs of his career.

  • Behind the Music - Lionel Richie (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Lionel Richie

    From his success with the Commodores to international fame as a solo artist in the 1980s, Lionel Richie took hits in the media and was less visible in the 1990s.

  • Behind the Music - Metallica (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:


    Interviews with band members, friends and family members of one of rock's most influential and imitated heavy-metal groups, Metallica.

  • Behind the Music - Stevie Nicks (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Stevie Nicks

    Examines the life and career of singer Stevie Nicks, whose voice and music helped propel Fleetwood Mac to the top of the charts.

  • Behind the Music - Shania Twain (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Shania Twain

    Singer Shania Twain's career, from an impoverished childhood in Canada to country-pop stardom. Includes interviews with her relatives and associates.

  • Behind the Music - Blondie (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:


    Blondie finds success in the early '80s after emerging from the new-wave music scene.

  • Behind the Music - John Denver (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    John Denver

    Singer-songwriter John Denver's 1970s rise to stardom, his comeback attempt in the '90s and his tragic death.

  • Behind the Music - Steppenwolf (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:


    "Born to Be Wild" is a 1970s success for the band Steppenwolf.

  • Behind the Music - 1968 (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:


    The chaotic year of 1968 featured the enduring music of David Crosby, Aretha Franklin and John Fogerty.

  • Behind the Music - Madonna (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:


    Exploring the many phases of Madonna's career, including interviews with Jean-Paul Gaultier, Anne Rice and Rosie O'Donnell.

  • Behind the Music - Gloria Gaynor (Season 1 Episode 38)
    Season 1 Episode 38:

    Gloria Gaynor

    1970s disco-singer Gloria Gaynor.

  • Behind the Music - Harry Chapin (Season 1 Episode 37)
    Season 1 Episode 37:

    Harry Chapin

    Harry Chapin dies in an auto accident.

  • Behind the Music - Jan & Dean (Season 1 Episode 36)
    Season 1 Episode 36:

    Jan & Dean

    Jan & Dean find success in the '60s, along with the Beach Boys.

  • Behind the Music - Gloria Estefan (Season 1 Episode 35)
    Season 1 Episode 35:

    Gloria Estefan

    The triumphs and troubles of singer Gloria Estefan, including her accident and deaths and births in her family.

  • Behind the Music - Tony Orlando (Season 1 Episode 34)
    Season 1 Episode 34:

    Tony Orlando

    Singer Tony Orlando discusses his problems with drugs and the death of close friend Freddie Prinze. Songs include "Knock Three Times" and "Candida.".

  • Behind the Music - Def Leppard (Season 1 Episode 33)
    Season 1 Episode 33:

    Def Leppard

    A profile of rock band Def Leppard, including footage of the group with family members and fans and a tribute to late guitarist Steve Clark.

  • Behind the Music - Robbie Robertson (Season 1 Episode 32)
    Season 1 Episode 32:

    Robbie Robertson

    Robbie Robertson reflects on his career with The Band.

  • Behind the Music - Culture Club Reunion (Season 1 Episode 31)
    Season 1 Episode 31:

    Culture Club Reunion

    Culture Club's Boy George discusses his relationship with band member John Moss, his drug addictions and the band's upcoming reunion tour.

  • Behind the Music - Deborah Harry/Blondie (Season 1 Episode 30)
    Season 1 Episode 30:

    Deborah Harry/Blondie

  • Behind the Music - Bonnie Raitt (Season 1 Episode 30)
    Season 1 Episode 30:

    Bonnie Raitt

    Bonnie Raitt's early roots in the blues and current success in rock 'n' roll.

  • Behind the Music - Keith Moon (Season 1 Episode 29)
    Season 1 Episode 29:

    Keith Moon

    Keith Moon, drummer for the Who, is remembered by Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend.

  • Behind the Music - Studio 54 (Season 1 Episode 28)
    Season 1 Episode 28:

    Studio 54

    A gathering place for glamorous people, the popular nightspot Studio 54 was viewed by some as the epitome of the dance culture of the 1970s.

  • Behind the Music - Joe Cocker (Season 1 Episode 27)
    Season 1 Episode 27:

    Joe Cocker

    Joe Cocker's career takes off after performing at Woodstock in 1969.

  • Behind the Music - Ted Nugent (Season 1 Episode 26)
    Season 1 Episode 26:

    Ted Nugent

    The life and music of guitarist Ted Nugent, from his rise to fame in the 1970s to his talk show and new band.

  • Behind the Music - Ozzy Osbourne (Season 1 Episode 25)
    Season 1 Episode 25:

    Ozzy Osbourne

    Singer Ozzy Osbourne's years as Black Sabbath's lead singer, his solo career and troubles with drugs, alcohol and lawsuits brought by a fan's parents.

  • Behind the Music - Takin' It to the Street (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:

    Takin' It to the Street

    Cross-culture of street musicians.

  • Behind the Music - Jefferson Airplane/Starship (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    Jefferson Airplane/Starship

    Jefferson Airplane's original members recall their early success.

  • Behind the Music - Selena (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:


    The rising career of Tejano music star Selena Quintanilla Perez is tragically cut short by a killer at 23; Selena's killer speaks.

  • Behind the Music - David Crosby (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    David Crosby

    David Crosby discusses his career and family.

  • Behind the Music - Rick James (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Rick James

    Funk musician Rick James talks about his rise to stardom, hits in the early 1980s and personal problems.

  • Behind the Music - Jerry Lee Lewis (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Jerry Lee Lewis

    Jerry Lee Lewis, from his roots in Louisiana through his recording career to his troubled personal life.

  • Behind the Music - Willie Nelson (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Willie Nelson

    The life and music of Willie Nelson from his roots in Texas to his success in Nashville, and his tax problems.

  • Behind the Music - Gladys Knight (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Gladys Knight

    A retrospective of Gladys Knight's music and offstage life, including personal troubles and career setbacks.

  • Behind the Music - Meat Loaf (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Meat Loaf

    The ups and downs of Meat Loaf's career are examined through interviews with the singer, his family and others.

  • Behind the Music - The Mamas & the Papas (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    The Mamas & the Papas

    Surviving members of the Mamas and the Papas discuss the formation of the group, drug problems and relationships.

  • Behind the Music - Sonny Bono (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Sonny Bono

    Sonny Bono and his impact on music, television and government. Includes interviews with his family and friends.

  • Behind the Music - The Carpenters (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    The Carpenters

    The music of the Carpenters and a recent interview with Richard Carpenter and friends of Karen Carpenter.

  • Behind the Music - Jim Croce (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Jim Croce

    Jim Croce's success came mainly posthumously.

  • Behind the Music - Andy Gibb (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Andy Gibb

    A profile of singer Andy Gibb, from his rise to fame at 22 to his death at 30. Includes interviews with his brothers.

  • Behind the Music - Lilith Fair (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Lilith Fair

    Interviews with Lilith Fair organizer Sarah McLachlan and performers Jewel, the Indigo Girls and Shawn Colvin.

  • Behind the Music - Billy Joel (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Billy Joel

    Billy Joel's tumultuous rise to fame.

  • Behind the Music - Teddy Pendergrass (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Teddy Pendergrass

    Teddy Pendergrass scores a comeback after an accident leaves him paralyzed.

  • Behind the Music - Lynyrd Skynyrd (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Lynyrd Skynyrd

    The Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd rose to success in the 1970s on the strength of such hits as "Freebird.".

  • Behind the Music - The Image Makers (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Image Makers

    Photographers' influence on the music industry.

  • Behind the Music - Nowhere to Hide (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Nowhere to Hide

    Musicians and stalkers.

  • Behind the Music - Fleetwood Mac (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Fleetwood Mac

    The members of Fleetwood Mac discuss the good and bad times they shared as members of one of rock music's most successful bands.

  • Behind the Music - Boy George (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Boy George

    Boy George, Culture Club lead singer, talks about being a celebrity.

  • Behind the Music - MC Hammer (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    MC Hammer

    M.C. Hammer discusses his rise to stardom, his sudden wealth and subsequent financial losses in a roller-coaster career.

  • Behind the Music - Milli Vanilli (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Milli Vanilli

    Rob Pilatus and Fabrice Morvan discuss their sudden rise to Grammy fame as Milli Vanilli and their subsequent fall.

  • Behind the Music - Linda Perry (Episode 285)
    Episode 285:

    Linda Perry

    Linda Perry discusses her abusive childhood and turning her angst outward, as well as finding success as a songwriter.

  • Behind the Music - Ludacris (Episode 284)
    Episode 284:


    Ludacris discusses his struggle for notoriety and his alcoholic father.

  • Behind the Music - Gym Class Heroes (Episode 283)
    Episode 283:

    Gym Class Heroes

    Gym Class Heroes find success in spite of significant challenges.

  • Behind the Music - Toni Braxton (Episode 282)
    Episode 282:

    Toni Braxton

    Toni Braxton discusses the ups and downs of her career.

  • Behind the Music - Nicole Scherzinger (Episode 281)
    Episode 281:

    Nicole Scherzinger

    Nicole Scherzinger discusses her lifelong drive to be successful.

  • Behind the Music - Pink (Episode 280)
    Episode 280:


    Pink discusses career success and how motherhood has changed her life.

  • Behind the Music - Carrie Underwood (Episode 279)
    Episode 279:

    Carrie Underwood

    Carrie Underwood discusses sudden fame and "American Idol."

  • Behind the Music - Ne-Yo (Episode 278)
    Episode 278:


    Ne-Yo's start in the industry, heartbreaks, relationships and love of fatherhood.

  • Behind the Music - Train (Episode 277)
    Episode 277:


    Train forms in San Francisco, then finds success after a 2-year hiatus.

  • Behind the Music - Brandy (Episode 276)
    Episode 276:


    Brandy gets her start in the church choir and finds success in music and acting.

  • Behind the Music - Nas (Episode 275)
    Episode 275:



  • Behind the Music - Akon (Episode 274)
    Episode 274:


    Akon struggles to forge an identity in America after his start in Senegal, Africa.

  • Behind the Music - RHCP (Episode 238)
    Episode 238:


  • Behind the Music - Cindy Lauper (Episode 226)
    Episode 226:

    Cindy Lauper

  • Behind the Music - Eminem (Episode 219)
    Episode 219:


  • Behind the Music - Black Sabbath (Episode 208)
    Episode 208:

    Black Sabbath

  • Behind the Music - Megadeath (Episode 204)
    Episode 204:



  • Behind the Music - P. Diddy (Episode 193)
    Episode 193:

    P. Diddy

    Puff Daddy rises to fame after the death of the Notorious B.I.G.

  • Behind the Music - Crazysexycool (Episode 174)
    Episode 174:


  • Behind the Music - Queen (Episode 160)
    Episode 160:


  • Behind the Music - Geri Halliwell (Episode 148)
    Episode 148:

    Geri Halliwell

  • Behind the Music - Tori Amos (Episode 147)
    Episode 147:

    Tori Amos

  • Behind the Music - Beck (Episode 145)
    Episode 145:


    Beck Hansen rewrites the rules of pop music.

  • Behind the Music - Smashmouth (Episode 144)
    Episode 144:


  • Behind the Music - The Dixie Chicks (Episode 137)
    Episode 137:

    The Dixie Chicks

    The Texas trio became the first country band to top the pop charts.

  • Behind the Music - Enrique Iglesias (Episode 136)
    Episode 136:

    Enrique Iglesias

    Latin vocalist Enrique Iglesias.

  • Behind the Music - Behind the Life of Chris Gaines (Episode 120)
    Episode 120:

    Behind the Life of Chris Gaines

    Garth Brooks forges a rock persona.