Organized Noize, a music collective founded in 1992, helped popularize Atlanta-based “dirty south” hip hop via their work with OutKast, Goodie Mob, TLC and more.
Songwriting refers to the creation of music or lyrics.
Stephen Sondheim can be considered “the father of the modern American musical”. Sondheim evolved the traditional American musical instead of adopting the more contemporary style of his peers.
Music theory and the basics of playing music (especially on the piano) can be understood through music intervals. All scales, chords, and most songs are based on intervals.
Disney songwriters the Sherman Brothers wrote more songs for movies than any other songwriting team in film history.
Jingle Bells may be one of the best known Christmas songs, but it was actually published in 1857 as a Thanksgiving song titled “One Horse Open Sleigh”.
Some popular rap artists use uncredited “ghostwriters”, often buying the song from the artist and claiming credit for the song themselves.