Behind the Music (1997– )

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Musical artists, their careers, their highs, their lows and everything in between are profiled and interviewed.

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One of two VH1 music biography series...this one profiles those artists not qualified to be "Legends", but have made enough contribution to be merited a subject of "Behind The Music". This series documents the ups & downs and personal & professional lives of the artists in question. Subjects have included Milli Vanilli, Jefferson Starship, Gloria Estefan, M.C. Hammer, and Selena. Written by hiphats <hiphats@aol.com>

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One of my favorite shows!
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BEHIND THE MUSIC instantly became one of my favorite shows when it first aired in 1997. It's a fascinating and entertaining look at musicians rise and fall from fame. However, there have been some episodes where I've changed the channel. It depends on the musician or band. If I like their music, I'll watch it. If I don't like their music, I'll turn it off. Overall, it's still an amazing show.


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