When people think about the top-selling bands of all time, they often pick the Beatles. Indeed, with 290 million records sold worldwide, the Beatles are at the top of many lists. Not surprisingly,...
There’s a Tina Turner song called “We Don’t Need Another Hero,” but 24/7 Tempo begs to differ. “The more heroes the better,” we say and so we’ve assembled a list of 50 of the best of...
“The fruit doesn’t fall far from the tree.” “Like father, like son” (and presumably “Like mother, like daughter”). “A chip off the old block.” In other words, children often end up...
During the widespread COVID lockdowns of 2020, scores of Americans decided to learn something new in their idle time, taking up sourdough baking, woodworking, or bird watching. Many also turned to...
A 24/7 Tempo analysis reveals that the artist with the most top of the chart hits is the Beatles.
The No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 is sought after by emerging and established artists alike, and an appearance in that position indicates that a song is a bona fide big hit. To identify the...
For a band or solo artist, reaching No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts can be a dream come true. It means that you’ve truly made it, and it’s an accomplishment that’s rightfully worth...
The past two decades have been very kind to fans of Marvel movies. The studio, which is a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios and is known for producing films based on Marvel comics characters, has...
As they often say in Hollywood, casting is 90% of directing. And when a film is cast well, it becomes nearly impossible to imagine the characters played by anyone other than the actors chosen. The...
A love of music can transcend genre boundaries and draw together all sorts of talented musicians who otherwise would never be seen or heard sharing a stage or a recording studio. Sometimes these...
Residents of every state have something they can be proud of. Whether it is great weather, a valuable natural resource, a famous event, or the fact that the local population tends to be healthy or...
Back in the old days, band names were simple. Some were christened for their leaders, like Stan Kenton and His Orchestra or Bill Haley and the Comets, while others meant to be stylish or at least...
Once wildly expensive and inaccessible but to the very rich, computers today are one of the most ubiquitous technologies worldwide. The most basic model of an HP 3000 sold for $95,000 in 1972, the...
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are more than 150,000 last names and at least 5,100 first names in common use in America. It stands to reason, then, that there would be a number of...