We asked the TheNews.Top Community to tell us the most interesting fact about a famous musician, and they didn’t disappoint. Here are the fascinating results.
1. Before she was famous, Madonna got fired from her job at Dunkin’ Donuts for squirting jelly on a customer.
2. André 3000 wrote “Ms. Jackson” as an apology to Erykah Badu’s mom for the break-up between the two hip-hop stars.
3. Nicole Scherzinger sang 95% of the songs featured on The Pussycat Dolls‘ first album.
4. Lady Gaga got her stage name from the 1984 Queen song “Radio Ga Ga.”
5. And Childish Gambino got his rap name from a Wu-Tang Clan name generator.
6. Dolly Parton is actually Miley Cyrus’ godmother.
7. Jimi Hendrix never learned how to read music.
8. Ed Sheeran slept on Jamie Foxx’s couch for six weeks before he made it big in the music business.
9. Paul McCartney, John Lennon, and a few of their friends would masturbate together in a circle.
10. Cher is the first artist to record a song using auto-tune for her 1998 hit, “Believe.”
11. Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez used to be on Barney & Friends together before they became iconic pop singers.
12. Tina Turner insured her fabulous legs for $3.2 million.
13. Prince loved the TV show New Girl so much, he asked Zooey Deschanel to be a guest star on it.
14. Freddie Mercury had four extra teeth in his mouth, causing him to have a major overbite.
15. Mel B and Geri Halliwell used to hook up during their Spice Girls days.
16. Aretha Franklin allowed Kanye West to sample one of her songs for his 2004 hit “School Spirit” if he didn’t drop any curse words.
17. After being nominated 13 times, Katy Perry still hasn’t won a Grammy award.
18. Whitney Houston and Dionne Warwick are actually first cousins.
19. And Carly Simon wrote the second verse of the legendary hit “You’re So Vain” about Warren Beatty.
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