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If you are a big fan of a particular band that has had great success in the business, then Behind the Music has probably done a segment on them. Behind the Music is a TV show that ran from 1997 to 2006. However, after its original run, it still made some Behind the Music specials from time to time. This TV series was, and still is, a very popular show because they went beyond what a band really was.

One of the aspects that made Behind the Music what it is today was their interviews with members of the band. The interviews usually revolved around the band's success, popularity, hardships and many other important factors. Aside from interviews, Behind the Music would also show clips and movies from the band's past. A great example would be clips from their childhood, high school years or any other times in their life.

Since a band's success is built on great songs, Behind the Music also focuses on which songs made them popular. They would also go into the band's discography and any hidden meanings behind the lyrics of their music. Going behind the music of a band also entails finding out any influences the band had during their ascension to popularity. The band's hardships is also documented and recorded for the show, which will show just how committed the band was to making their music work successfully. Usually, at the end of each show, Behind the Music wraps up by showing where the band is now.

Today, Behind the Music still does documentaries from time to time. However, you will find old reruns that air on TV every now and then. Checking out these types of documentaries can really help to get a sense of what the band had to go through to get where they are. You might even get to see your favorite band on Behind the Music, and see some of their inner workings behind the scenes.

Sunday 9:00 PM et/pt on VH1
14 Seasons, 246 Episodes
August 24, 1997
Celebrity & Entertainment
Cast: Jim Forbes
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Behind The Music Full Episode Guide

  • The life, music and career of rock singer, songwriter & producer Linda Perry.

  • Ludacris discusses his rise to fame and how he changed the game.

  • Take a look at the life and career of 50 Cent.

  • The life, music and career of pop-star P!nk.

  • The life, music and career of hip-hop star T.I., and the events that influenced him to change.

  • The life, music and career of Toni Braxton.

  • The story behind the band Gym Class Heroes.

  • The life, music and career of Nicole Scherzinger and her battle with bulimia.

  • The life, music and career of country superstar Carrie Underwood.

  • The life, music, and career of R&B artist Ne-Yo.

  • Musical group Train is profiled.

  • The life, music and career of actress-songstress Brandy.

  • The life, music and career of rapper Nas.

  • A look at Akon's life and success.

  • The Princess of R&B - Aaliyah is featured in this episode 10 years after her tragic death.

  • A look at rap artist T-Pain's climb from a humble begging in Florida topping the music charts.

  • Profiling Game's life and career.

  • Profiling Pitbull's life and career.

Behind The Music News

Adam Lambert's 'Behind the Music': Sneak Peek Video!

VH1's "Behind the Music" on Adam Lambert is coming up, and judging by this preview video, it looks like it's going to deliver on its promises of revealing more about Lambert's rise to fame than ever before. Did "American Idol" deliberately play up Lambert's sexuality in a bid to draw in more viewers? Lambert famous lost the "American Idol" crown to Kris Allen amid speculation that Lambert was gay. It was that fact that many think might have caused Lambert to lose, seeing as "Idol" winners are determined solely by a fan vote.

Enrique Iglesias Confesses: 'I Have the Smallest Penis in the World'

We're all for being honest with people and sharing your life with your fans, but come on, Enrique Iglesias, TMI. At a performance in Sydney, the incredibly popular Spanish pop singer, who happens to be sleeping with one of the most beautiful women on earth - Anna Kournikova - admitted that he has one really, really tiny problem. (Hint: it has to do with his junk)

'Idol' Adam Lambert Opens Up About Personal Struggles in New 'Behind the Music'

Adam Lambert made headlines when controversy hit his run on "American Idol" following the release of photos of him kissing another man. It took until after the end of the competition for Lambert to publicly come out, but in truth Lambert knew he was gay as early as the 6th grade. Now, VH1's "Behind the Music" aims to look into the life of Lambert, from his upbringing to his stint on musical tours to his meteoric rise to fame after "American Idol."

VH1 to Bring Back 'Pop Up Video'

Returning to their roots, VH1 is launching a new version of "Pop Up Video," a show that was huge around the time that music videos were huge but which left the airwaves because, even though they complain that they're not on the air much anymore, people just don't watch music videos that much anymore. The new version will incorporate the same format - music videos play while fun trivia bits and snarky commentary pop up in little bubbles at the corner of the screen - while making new use of interactive technology.

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