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  • Madonna's experimental 'Ray of Light' turns 20 years old in 2018

    Madonna's experimental 'Ray of Light' turns 20 years old in 2018

    Madonna has been known for reinventing her image and sound over and over again since her debut in the early '80s. After giving birth to her daughter in the 1990s, she began work on her seventh studio album with Babyface and Patrick Leonard. Those sessions, however, failed and Madonna teamed up with...
  • Britney Spears' debut single '...Baby One More Time' turns 20 years old in 2018

    Britney Spears' debut single '...Baby One More Time' turns 20 years old in 2018

    20 years ago, the pop music world was changed and a young woman by the name of Britney Spears would forever reshape mainstream music. On Oct. 23, 1998, the hit “...Baby One More Time” was released in preparation for Spears’ debut album of the same name. Spears’ was in talks with manager Lou Pearlman...
  • Foo Fighters 'The Shape and the Colour' turns 20 years old in 2017

    Foo Fighters 'The Shape and the Colour' turns 20 years old in 2017

    The Foo Fighters are basically rock royalty nowadays, but that didn't come easy. The very first record, a self-titled effort by Dave Grohl in which he played almost all of the instruments, was a success and fans were expecting a similar follow-up. Grohl pictured a larger and more daring sound for...
  • Shania Twain's blockbuster 'Come On Over' turns 20 years old in 2017

    Shania Twain's blockbuster 'Come On Over' turns 20 years old in 2017

    In 1997, Shania Twain released one of the biggest albums in music history. Her third studio record Come On Over made Twain an international star even though she derived from the country genre. She is considered one of the greatest of all time and paved the way for many country stars crossing over...
  • The Backstreet Boys self-titled US debut turns 20 years old in 2017

    The Backstreet Boys self-titled US debut turns 20 years old in 2017

    It's hard to believe that 20 years has already gone by since the Backstreet Boys released their first LP in the United States. The debut album was self-titled in the U.S. only and is a collection of tracks from BSB's first and second international albums. This U.S. release shared the same album...
  • Céline Dion's 'Let's Talk About Love' turns 20 years old in 2017

    Céline Dion's 'Let's Talk About Love' turns 20 years old in 2017

    It's hard to believe that it has been 20 years since Céline Dion released her fifth English language album Let's Talk About Love which had a place for 1997's "My Heart Will Go On," the love theme from "Titanic." It followed up 1996's Grammy winning Falling Into You (Pop Vocal Album, Album of the...
  • Spice Girls 'Wannabe' reached No. 1 20 years ago; still best-selling single by female group in U.S.

    Spice Girls 'Wannabe' reached No. 1 20 years ago; still best-selling single by female group in U.S.

    It was 20 years ago that a pop phenomenon happened and the term "Girl Power" would become known worldwide. British girl group the Spice Girls reached America and became an instant hit. Their lead single "Wannabe" from the debut album Spice was released on January 7, 1997 in the United States (it had...
  • Céline Dion's 'My Heart Will Go On' turns 20 years old in 2017

    Céline Dion's 'My Heart Will Go On' turns 20 years old in 2017

    One of the most iconic and recognizable songs in the history of music and movies is about to turn 20 years old in 2017. When Céline Dion recorded "My Heart Will Go On" in May of 1997, she helped bolt the movie "Titanic" to the top of the box office as viewers flocked to theaters time and time again...
  • Elliott Smith's 'Either/Or' turns 20 years old in 2017

    Elliott Smith's 'Either/Or' turns 20 years old in 2017

    It may seem hard for fans of late, great indie singer Elliott Smith to believe his critically-acclaimed third studio album Either/Or turns 20 years old next month. Smith released the album on February 25, 1997 via Kill Rock Stars indie record label. Either/Or was produced Smith, Tom Rothrock and Rob...
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