behind the song

The Story Behind Walk the Moon's 'Shut Up and Dance': WatchThese four guys from Ohio will tell you, it took a lot of writing to get to this particular gem. And even more inspiration of the best variety: real life.
GRAMMYs Behind the Song: Iggy Azalea Feat. Charli XCX - 'Fancy'When your first single from your debut album shoots up the charts, puts the competition in a stranglehold and doesn't let go for seven weeks in a row, you've got reason to brag. And boy, does "Fancy" do just that.
GRAMMYs Behind the Song: Jack White 'Lazaretto'To the surprise of many, Jack White's GRAMMY-nominated solo jam "Lazaretto" is based on a hip-hop classic.
GRAMMYs Behind The Song: Pharrell Williams - 'Happy'Watch Pharrell Williams talk about the creation of 'Happy,' and how the world's response has affirmed his faith in humanity.
GRAMMYs Behind the Song: Taylor Swift 'Shake It Off'When Taylor Swift sat down to write her now three-time GRAMMY nominated hit "Shake It Off," she wanted to create a song that brought the wallflowers to the dance floor.
GRAMMYs Behind the Song: Sia - 'Chandelier''Chandelier' is a classic case of a happy accident, a spontaneous flash of inspiration that turned into one of the biggest and most pervasive hits of 2014.
GRAMMYs Behind the Song: Paramore - 'Ain't It Fun'Paramore's song "Ain't It Fun" didn't just help Hayley Williams grow up, it also earned her and her bandmates a GRAMMY nomination.
GRAMMYs Behind the Song: Meghan Trainor - 'All About That Bass'Meghan Trainor is bringing booty back.
Behind the Song: Tim McGraw's 'Highway Don't Care'It's a moody anthem that serves as the closing song on his 2013 album' Two Lanes of Freedom.' McGraw was drawn to it's "timeless" quality.
Behind the Song: Kacey Musgraves' 'Merry Go 'Round'"When we were about to pick the first single I really lobbied for 'Merry Go 'Round' because I'm out there every night and I can tell you, hands down this is the one people are connecting with. I'm really glad that was my first thing to say to the world."
Behind the Song: Hunter Hayes' 'I Want Crazy'“‘Crazy’ was just my way of saying, ‘That’s real love. When you feel like you’ve gone crazy. That’s when you’ve actually gotten something right.’”
Behind The Song: Vampire Weekend's 'Diane Young'Frontman Ezra Koenig on about how their hit single from the GRAMMY-nominated 'Modern Vampires of the City' went through a rough ugly duckling stage until they figured out that vocal effect—you know the one.