The flip side to his constantly in over his head alter ego Roman Pierce, Tyrese has been delivering silky smooth R&B since 1998, even collaborating with the similarly styled Ginuwine and Tank for R&B supergroup TGT.
A huge fan of the band’s album Points on a Curve, director Wiliam Friedkin hired Wang Chung to compose every song on the soundtrack for his Secret Service action thriller, To Live and Die in LA in 1985.
Instantly recognizable and inextricably tied to Ferris Bueller and the 80’s, Yello’s “Oh Yeah” has been a juggernaut, appearing in countless commericals, movies and TV shows.
Can’t Fight the Moonlight was not only a major plot point of 2000’s Coyote Ugly as one of the songs written by aspiring songwriter/Coyote Piper Perabo but the version by LeAnn Rimes also exists and she shows up at the bar at the end of the film to sing it.
Ariana Grande and John Legend take over “pop version” duties from Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson for this coming Friday’s live action remake of Beauty and the Beast for the duet title song.
The main single off the Bad Boys II soundtrack, Shake Ya Tailfeather by Nelly featured “Executive Soundtrack Producer” P. Diddy and was number one on the Billboard charts and was Grammy winning in 2004.
One of two songs nominated for Best Original Song from La La Land, City of Stars managed to take the prize as one of La La Land’s six Oscars.
Since he co-starred with Jim Carrey in Ace Ventura, it made sense that Tone Loc would contribute a song to the soundtrack, which he did with “Ace is in the House”
The theme song for 1993’s Free Willy, Will You Be There was also the eighth single off the Dangerous album and the longest song (at least the album version) in Michael’s discography.
Appearing on the soundtrack for Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth, Motorhead performed a version of the song Hellraiser that Lemmy wrote with Ozzy Osbourne and Zakk Wylde and made a music video that features Pinhead himself, Doug Bradley.