BEHIND THE MUSIC - MUSIC DOCUMENTARY SERIES (2021)
S1 E1 Ricky Martin
Ricky Martin chronicles his journey from teen heart throb in Menudo, to leading the Latin new wave. Ricky reveals how he finally was able to share his truth with the world and come out.
S1 E2 LL COOL J
LL COOL J chronicles his journey from surviving the tough inner city streets of New York to the ups and downs he faced becoming a legendary hip hop star and pop culture icon. Eminem provides insights on how LL has left his mark on the Hip Hop genre.
S1 E3 Huey Lewis
Huey Lewis chronicles his journey to stardom and his life-long love of music while discussing his on-going battle with Meniere's Disease and hearing loss. Jimmy Kimmel and Topher Grace share insight on his career as fans and good friends of Huey's.
S1 E4 Busta Rhymes
Busta Rhymes chronicles his journey as the outrageous renegade of rap who found a new voice after a near-death experience led to a physical and emotional transformation. OT Genasis shares insights on Busta's trajectory as a friend and fan.
S1 E5 Duran Duran
Duran Duran chronicles their journey from ambitious art rockers to one of the biggest bands in the world. For over four decades the band has continued their artistic evolution while managing interpersonal struggles.
S1 E6 Bret Michaels
Bret Michaels chronicles his journey from being the front man of the ultimate party band, Poison, to battling to get back on the road after life-threatening health scares. Corey Taylor adds insight into Bret's life and impact on the music industry.
S1 E7 New Kids on The Block
NKOTB chronicle their journey from the streets of Boston to the top of the charts. After leaving the spotlight, the band has reunited as grown men and are still as popular as ever with their fans. Tiffany provides insights on NKOTB's enduring success.
S1 E8 Fat Joe
Fat Joe chronicles his journey from the Bronx streets to becoming a hip hop icon who helped usher Latinos into the forefront of rap. Joe's resilience and consistency shine through as he finds clarity in his darkest times.
S1 E9 The Bangles
In 2000, the Bangles chronicled their journey from an all-girl garage band to one of the most popular groups of the 80's. After selling 10+ million albums, friction and jealousy brought the Bangles down for good, leading to a reunion 11 years later.
S1 E10 George Michael
In the most candid interview of his life, George Michael chronicles his journey from teen sensation in Wham! to solo icon, revealing his struggles with his identity and sexuality. This episode was filmed in 2004, 12 years before he passed away.
S1 E11 Lil Wayne
In this 2009 episode of Behind the Music, Lil Wayne chronicles his journey from battle rapping at age 9 to becoming known as the Best Rapper Alive. Despite his success, Wayne shares insight into his struggles including an early brush with death.
S1 E12 Pitbull
In this updated 2012 episode, Pitbull chronicles his rags to riches journey from Little Havana to becoming Mr. Worldwide. Pitbull shares how he brought Latin fused hip hop to the mainstream, while navigating hunger, family struggles, and deep loss.
S1 E13 Hall & Oates
In 2010, Daryl Hall & John Oates chronicled their journey to becoming the most successful duo in pop music history. After enormous success in the 80's, Hall & Oates struggled to remain relevant, eventually reconnecting with a new generation of fans.
S1 E14 DMX
In this updated episode of Behind the Music (2010), DMX chronicles his journey from the streets of Yonkers to icon. Despite his success, skeletons of his past were never far behind. In one of his final interviews, he shared hope and faith.
S1 E15 Leif Garett
In 1998, Leif Garrett chronicled his path from idol to addict. He charmed his way to teen idol glory in the late 70's, until an accident sent him on a downward spiral into addiction, self- destruction, and ultimately redemption.
S1 E16 Shania Twain
Shania Twain shares her journey to becoming the reigning queen of country music. From a humble beginning, she overcame tragic loss. But she shattered expectations of what a country star can be worldwide.
S1 E17 Alanis Morissette
In 1999 Alanis Morissette chronicled her journey to the top of the charts following her critically acclaimed album Jagged Little Pill. Fans embraced her unapologetic message as their own but she struggled with success & expectations.
S1 E18 Boyz II Men
In 2002, Boyz II Men chronicled their journey together, a story that started out as friends singing harmonies in a high school bathroom, to dominating the R&B charts in the mid 90's.
S1 E19 Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera shares her journey from Mouseketeer to trailblazing pop diva. From a humble beginning, she overcame abuse and mental health struggles. She found happiness in music and family.
S1 E20 Hootie & the Blowfish
In 2002, Hootie & the Blowfish chronicled their journey up the alt-rock charts after the success of their 1994 album Cracked Rear View. Battling racism and personal happiness, Hootie finally won fame and glory.
S1 E21 Motley Crue
Motley Crue chronicles their journey to becoming the most notorious rock band. Rising from the underground metal scene, they became a stadium act. But addiction and the tabloid mill almost destroyed them. But they rose from the ashes.
S1 E22 Gloria Estefan
Gloria Estefan shares her journey from Cuban refugee to an international superstar. She found happiness in singing and a partnership that would bring traditional Cuban music to the mainstream.
S1 E23 Pink
In this remastered 2012 episode, P!NK speaks candidly about her childhood, drugs, relationships and her wild ride to fame. Navigating through the world of pop-music, P!NK found her way to the top, breaking the mold for all pop-stars along the way.
S1 E24 TLC
Atlanta R&B pop trio TLC chronicle their initial journey up the charts to becoming the number one selling American female group of all time. Despite their incredible success, the group's path to fame was no easy ride.
S1 E25 Judas Priest
Profile of Birmingham heavy-metal band Judas Priest, who hit the headlines in 1990 when they were accused of placing subliminal messages in their music.
S1 E26 Boy George
Boy George reflects on his meteoric rise from outcast to 80s global superstar with Culture Club. A tumultuous love affair, intense fame, and addiction almost destroyed his career. But forty years on, he remains an LGBTQ+ pop icon.
S1 E27 Remy Ma
Remy Ma shares her journey to becoming the queen of NY hip hop. Her road to fame with the Terror Squad was paved with loss. A prison sentence almost ended it all. But her comeback inspired millions.
S1 E28 Jason Aldean
Behind the Music presents a brand new episode on country music sensation Jason Aldean. This small-town kid turned country superstar never backed down in life, changing the country music genre forever.
S1 E29 Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez reflects on key moments of her iconic career in music, film & fashion. But when questioned by critics & crushed by personal crisis, she battled self-doubt.