Every pop star out there knows that if they want their song to be a hit, all they need to do is call Max Martin.
The Swedish super-producer behind some of the biggest and most iconic pop songs of all time recently earned his 20th No. 1 single when Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100.
July 31, 2001, may not seem like a special date to many, but some Top 40 aficionados will remember it as the day Now That’s What I Call Music 7 hit shelves and enlivened music lovers of all tastes with their favorite summer jams. Released just a few months before the arrival of the first iPod, this is the last Now album to find its home solely in the slot of Walkmans and CD players across the country.