What makes a song a smash? Talent? Luck? Timing? All that—and more. Chris Molanphy, pop-chart analyst and author of Slate’s “Why Is This Song No. 1?” series, tells tales from a half-century of chart history. Through storytelling, trivia and song snippets, Chris dissects how that song you love—or hate—dominated the airwaves, made its way to the top of the charts and shaped your memories forever.
Inside the biggest stories in music, hosted by Rolling Stone senior writer Brian Hiatt. Featuring interviews with top artists, expert insight on new releases and breaking news from the Rolling Stone staff, and much more.
iHeartRadio presents “Inside The Studio,” an in-depth series featuring intimate conversations with some of music’s biggest stars and emerging talents. Each episode features an unscripted sit-down with artists on the verge of releasing new material – rounded out with a tour through their lives and discographies. “Inside The Studio” reveals previously unseen sides of artists, giving fans the sort of access that is missing from much of today’s music coverage. Inside the Studio is hosted by music journalist Jordan Runtagh (People, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, VH1), Co-Host of the iHeartMedia podcast "Rivals: Music's Greatest Feuds' and host of iHeartMedia's new podcast "Off The Record.'