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20 years ago, Michelle Branch out beat Tina Turner and Macy Gray to sing “The Game of Love”


Twenty years ago today — September 23, 2002 — Michelle Branch and Santana released their single “The Game of Love,” which hit the top five and won a Grammy for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals. Michelle tells ABC Audio the song came together “in such a bizarre way that you could only really say it was meant to be.” ... [Read Full Story]

Goo Goo Dolls' John Rzeznik is “shocked” but “grateful” for continued popularity of “Iris”

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On this day in 1998, Goo Goo Dolls released what would become their biggest album, Dizzy Up the Girl, which includes their biggest hit, “Iris.” Twenty four years later, “Iris” is still winning new fans: Demi Lovato is performing a snippet of it on their current tour, and it recently hit a billion streams on Spotify. Goo Goo Dolls singer John Rzeznik says he’s surprised at the song’s continued popularity, considering not everyone loved it back in the day.... [Read Full Story]