Interview

(Courtesy of Capitol Nashville)

Behind the Song: Darius Rucker’s ‘Wagon Wheel’

“When I heard ‘Wagon Wheel’ at my daughter’s high school talent contest, I just thought, ‘Man some day I’m going to cut the song for a record.’ It was one of those lightning bolt things that I can’t even explain.”

01/09/2014

(James K. Lowell)

Behind The Song: Lorde’s ‘Royals’

“I think one of the first lines I wrote from that song,” Lorde told Radio.com, “which was, ‘We’re driving Cadillacs in our dreams,’ was in a diary that I had when I was like 11 or 12, so young.”

01/07/2014

(Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

GRAMMY Gourmet: Josh Homme On His Kinship With Anthony Bourdain

For this installation of GRAMMY Gourmet, we spoke with Homme about his relationship with Bourdain, his favorite recipe (sorry folks, recipe’s secret), and advice for all those aspiring chefs out there.

12/11/2013

(Courtesy Columbia Records)

John Mayer Talks New Single ‘Who You Love’ and ‘That Photo’ with Katy Perry

“You should take your head out of the equation a little bit when it comes to matters of the heart,” he said.

12/06/2013

(Courtesy RCA Records)

Interview: On Gavin DeGraw’s ‘Make A Move’, He Doesn’t Want to Be Anything But a Co-Writer

“I don’t want to be someone’s dog walker and I don’t want to bartend and I don’t want be a waiter and I don’t want to be bellhop or work at a newsstand anymore, or any of those jobs that I was doing,” he said.

11/20/2013

Jason Mraz (L) and Hunter Hayes (photo credits: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for T.J. Martell Foundation, Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for BMI)

Jason Mraz Says Hunter Hayes Duet Came Out of Chance Meeting

“We talked about collaborating, he emailed me a song he was in the process of working on, I lent my two cents, all by email. Then a couple of months later, we found ourselves appearing on each other’s stages.”

11/08/2013

(Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

What If Michelle Obama Wrote an Open Letter To Kanye West?

Grantland writer Rembert Brown decided to pen a letter to Kanye West in First Lady Michelle Obama’s stead, complete with struck-through asides and a whole lot of shade. Read satire at its best.

10/31/2013

(Gabriel Olsen for Radio.com)

Interview: Sara Bareilles Talks Going Solo, Her Gay Anthem and the Power of Beyonce

Right before last night’s (October 23), We Can Survive concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Sara Bareilles talked about going solo, the power of her song ‘Brave’ and being a woman in the music industry.

10/24/2013

(Gabriel Olsen for Radio.com)

Interview: Bonnie McKee on the Inspiration Behind Katy Perry’s ‘Roar’

Before hitting the stage for the We Can Survive concert, Katy Perry’s BFF spoke with Radio.com about her ’80s-inspired upcoming album, the inspiration behind “Roar” and the difference between writing songs for herself and writing for others.

10/24/2013

(Gabriel Olsen for Radio.com)

Interview: Tegan and Sara talk ‘Heartthrob’, Being Women in the Music Industry

The sisters talk about their views on the development of their critically acclaimed album ‘Heartthrob’, the difficulties that women still face in the music industry in the modern-age, and how the two manage to keep their bearings so far away from home.

10/24/2013

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